Mentoring the Next Generation

Featured on ABC, NBC, and Fox news affiliates Michael Benko is the co-founder of the Amazon Best Selling team the Student Success Academy. Michael's focus is to empower the next generation of students through providing personalized education within a creative framework for students to flourish. Since the start of the Student Success Academy in 2011 Michael has consulted high school students across three different states and worked with five different universities. His vision is to maximize the potential and increase the chances of success for every individual that comes into contact with the Student Success Academy.

Modern Mentoring the Good the Bad and the Better

Karen Russell's a Harvard-trained lawyer at Davis Wright Tremaine. She is the Firm-Wide Manager of Diversity Initiatives. Karen also works as an Inclusion consultant to help clients develop "best practice" proactive strategies for managing inclusion, diversity and multi-cultural issues. Karen is the proud Daughter of NBA legend Bill Russell, who was the first African-American coach in pro sports. He won eleven championships in thirteen years using a mentoring and teamwork model. Karen uses her Dad's winning leadership principles in her work. In addition to blogging on the Huffington Post, Karen's actively involved in charity work. She's an unabashed Political Junkie.

How to Get a Mentor

Mentoring and career expert, Professor Ellen Ensher, Ph.D., discusses tips on how to get a mentor during a TEDx talk at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.

The Power of Mentoring

Lori is the Director of Multicultural Services and Outreach at SCC. She earned a bachelor's in sociology from Gonzaga University and a master's in educational leadership from Washington State University. She has worked in education for over 12 years at universities throughout the region before landing at CCS. Lori is a member of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges, and serves as a board member with the Washington Council for Higher Education.

How Bad Can a Mentoring Session Go?!

When mentoring becomes a therapy session for a whacky mentee! aka "The Doctor is In" - A fun video to ease your concerns

ECE Dos and Don'ts For Interviewing

Preparing for your first interview? Wanting to brush up on your interviewing skills? This video highlights the important aspects of giving a successful interview.