Increase Your Impact with TERN Mentoring



Ways to Get Started

Here are several ways you can get involved.

  • Register as a Mentor or Mentee at
  • Donate to support a student or as a gift to a peer or current (or recent) grad of JMU.
  • Learn how the TERN Mentoring platform can benefit your organization.
  • Engage TERN Mentoring to support your college or university.

Did You Know

87% of mentors and mentees feel empowered by their mentoring relationships and have developed greater confidence. (Source: Moving Ahead)

Recent Events

We are happy to host an educational session on the benefits of mentorship with your collegiate community, greek-lettered community, affinity group, or business. Many organizations approach us for insight into professional development, building a recruiting pipeline, and employee engagement.

Hear from Tommy Chambers about his experience with TERN Mentoring.

Reach out to us at [email protected] to learn more.

Event Interest

Join Our Zoomcast Series

TERN Mentoring values the importance of sharing insight and experience with the TERN community of mentors and mentees. We spotlight thought leaders across all sectors – business, academia, etc. – and capture key insights around meaningful topics. Recent speakers shared best practices and insights on financial wellness and networking.


Who We Want on
Our Advisory Board

We are seeking business leaders with 10+ years of experience in business growth, marketing, app development, as well as individuals with a passion for mentorship, philanthropy, and minority-owned businesses. Business leaders will receive a complimentary 2-year membership in TERN Mentoring as a Mentor.

The Advisory Board is a volunteer opportunity that is time-bound and related to the releases.

Interest Sign Up

Get Involved with
Our Advisory Board

The Advisory Board will be comprised of business leaders across industries with diverse experiences to inform the ongoing iteration of TERN Mentoring. The Advisory Board is a volunteer opportunity that is time-bound and related to the releases. We value the investment of knowledge and support from our community inside and beyond James Madison University.

Advisory Board Interest


Students for the Advisory Board

Student Advisory Board Members have an opportunity to engage in real-world business management. The Student Advisory Board will:

  • Decide which student write-in submissions will receive a TERN Mentee Scholarship.
  • Identify and determine the eligibility criteria for the student scholarship.
  • Juniors & Seniors may be on the Advisory Board.

Impact & Insights

Interview with Mentor & Friend Dr. Gabbin and Tina Fox, TERN Mentoring

Learn more about Dr. Gabbin here. In this Zoomcast, Tina Fox interviews Dr. Alexander Gavin, a professor at James Madison University, about his journey and his thoughts on making a difference for the greater population. Dr. Gavin discusses his belief...

Shaping the Future: How Mentorship Empowers Women to Thrive in STEM Careers

The realm of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) has long been a landscape predominantly navigated by men. However, as the winds of change usher in an era of inclusivity, women are staking their claim more than ever before. At...

Zoomcast 50 Mentees at 50 | Randall Belknap and Tina Fox Interview

Hear from Tina Fox, Creator and CEO of TERN Mentoring, and Randall Belknap, Regional Vice President of Checkmarx.