POP Leaders at Albright
What is a POP?
A POP is a Peer Orientation Person, tasked with guiding a group of First Year students through summer on-boarding, Welcome Weekend, and throughout their first year on campus. Each FY student has 2 POP mentors that lead their group and are essential resources to help all students transition to Albright and find their home within our community.
Who leads the POPs?
All POPs are hired, trained, and guided by the Steering Committee which is made up of 8 Student Leaders, and the office of OSIL. Meet this year’s 2021 SC…
Front row from Left to Right:
Alayna McCarty – New SC Member, Class of 2022, firstname.lastname@example.org
Allison Melahn – Returning SC Member, Class of 2022, email@example.com
Regina McCarter – New SC Member, Class of 2022, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vanessa Baker – New SC Member, Class of 2022, email@example.com
Back Row from from Left to Right
Olivia Frey – New SC Member, Class of 2022, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dylan Cope – Returning SC Member, Class of 2022, email@example.com
Brooke Schlott – New SC Member, Class of 2022, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon Maroney – New SC Member, Class of 2022, email@example.com
What is Expected of the POPs?
POPs are expected to participate in a Spring 2021 training event, virtually for the summer 2021 on-boarding days, August 2021 POP training days, and Welcome Weekend. Their charge is to hone their mentorship skills to better assist all incoming students in their transition to Albright. POPs are expected to maintain their mentorship role throughout their mentees first full year.
2021 POPs Mandatory Dates
|February 1, 2021||9AM||Applications Open|
|February 19, 2021||3PM||Applications Due (no applications after 3PM will be accepted)|
|February 21, 2021||10AM – 3PM||Selection Day – 2 sessions, must attend one|
|March 10, 2021||9AM||Decision letters sent via email|
|March 15, 2021||3PM||Acceptances/Declines due back to OSIL|
|Last 2 weeks in June||varies||All POPS asked to participate virtually in one FY onboarding session with your POP group.|
|August 2021||8am-6pm daily||POP training and Welcome weekend – Official dates still pending|
Who can be a POP?
You can apply to be a POP if you are a rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in good judicial standing with the school, and with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Applications are currently closed for the 2021-22 academic year.