The Randy Fetterman School of Business announced the creation and naming of the Rose Center for Peer Mentorship at last week’s Leadership Summit luncheon. Thanks to the generous support of Meredith and Chandler Rose of Raleigh, this announcement is the culmination of more than a decade of her programmatic teaching within the school.
Fifteen years ago, the School of Business introduced Campbell University’s first first-year seminar, incorporating peer mentors as the foundation of the program. This program demonstrated that peer mentors play an important role in the psychosocial development of new students, helping them find belonging and develop a sense of community and identity. It helps to connect concretely and provide an important source of encouragement.
On September 7, the university board unanimously approved a resolution to establish the Rose Center for Peer Mentorship in the business school. This is a tribute to Meredith Rose and Chandler for her support of Rose’s program and Campbell’s unwavering dedication to students.
“You can’t talk about college today without the word ‘fit.’ Rose is ‘fit’ here at Campbell,” said Nathan Rice, Director of Development for Institutional Development, at the dedication ceremony. I was. “They, like their business, are driven by a mission to ‘double down’ [their] Blessing” and core values such as “Grace through Generosity” and “Before Us”. These values align seamlessly not only with our educational institution at Campbell, but also with the Center for Peer Mentorship. ”
Meredith Rose, Group Chief Design and Marketing Officer for the Rosewood Family of Companies, infuses the company’s vision of ‘Doubling Their Celebration’ by embracing Rosewood’s core values and promoting purpose-driven initiatives. , create a work environment that encourages professional growth and a spirit of excellence. .
“We all have something to give – words, time, knowledge, money, even your influence,” she said. , can open doors for you to learn, grow, and grow.We believe the Rose Center for Peer Mentorship does exactly this.These mentors bring the time, experience, knowledge, and connections and share them with new freshmen to give them the opportunity to have the best possible year. It’s a way to multiply your blessings. ”
Meredith Rose is a graduate of the University of Georgia and serves on the Advisory Board of the School of Business Administration.
Chandler Rose, group chief executive of the Rosewood Family of Companies, said he strives to instill a value-centric culture throughout his business. His passion for “doing the best with what you have every day” has driven him to create a company that is not only successful, but above all, maintains its values and integrity. He focused on giving back to the community and established a measure of success that enabled employees to improve themselves personally and professionally.
He has been recognized in the community on many occasions. Triangle Business Journal CEO of the Year, 40 under 40, Fast 50. The Roses philanthropy has earned Rosewood recognition as his RTP’s Top Philanthropic Firm. Triangle Business Journal Many times.
“The Rosewood Family of Companies, and my family and Meredith’s family, want to do charity work,” said Chandler Rose at the center’s dedication. “There’s no better place to see your blessings multiply than a college freshman.
“When we think [return] By investing in our students’ dreams, we imagine the exponential impact these young students will have on others throughout their lives. ”
With the support of the Rose Family, the Rose Center for Peer Mentorship purposefully grows. All Campbell Business students are influenced by peer mentors who build a fortified community and provide encouragement as students find a place to belong and a sense of security.
Program Director Renee Green said: “Not only do I love seeing the impact these mentors have on their mentees, it is also inspiring to see the growth of their fellow mentors. Leading others often makes them more confident in their mission and leadership. will have
Future enhancements to the Rose Center for Peer Mentorship will include expanded student leadership across Campbell Business’s range of programs and majors, involving more alumni in the process. A framework is now in place to fully reinforce the leadership culture within the school in an appropriate and unique way.
Kevin O’Mara, Dean of the School of Business, said: “It is very rare for a program to impact every student in a business school in such a memorable way at the early stages of a student’s college career. Influence, influence and grow.”