The Promise Scholarship

Dorcas Ngaliema

Promise Peer Mentor

Office Location

102 Bedford Street




Promise Peer Mentors play a pivotal role in helping to acclimate incoming first-year Promise Scholars to the USM community. Promise Peers serve as a mentor to students to aid them in their academic and personal success at the University. They connect with students through 1:1 meetings, as well as, community service projects and program events.

What's your major? Political Science

Favorite class your've taken at USM so far? RCE 299: Critical Race Theory

What other activities or student clubs are you involved in? Students Withour Borders and IDAC

What advice do you have for first year students? "Always check your emails."

What do you want others to know about you? "I get distracted easily, but I am working on it."