Our Stories

University of Calgary's mentors and mentees all have inspiring stories to share about their nursing studies and careers. Discover more about the people taking part in NurseMentor and their insights, lessons learned and personal take on the profession.

Mia Torres (BN’15) & Samantha Garcia (Term 5)
When mentors open their nursing lives up in real time to their mentees, wonderful moments can...
Emily Johnston (Term 8) & Jennifer Dorman (BN’07)
Sometimes luck can play a large role in the matching of a mentor/mentee relationship. Such is the...
Noor Bhatti (Term 6) & Katherine Polsky (BN’12)
Shortly after meeting, mentee Noor Bhatti (Term 6) shared with mentor Katherine Polsky (BN’12) her...
Tyler Hume (BN’13)
Tyler is driven each day to work to his full scope of practice while supporting patients and their...
Alston Seto (4th year student)
Alston has been a strong advocate for peer mentorship as an undergrad student. Best placement you...
Erin Eady (BN’17)
Erin is a recent grad who helped shape the NurseMentor program while she was an undergraduate. Your...
Hannah Priestap (BN ’17)
As a new RN, Hannah is ready to make her mark in any area of nursing! Best placement you had as a...
Leslie Chau (4th year student)
Leslie is an undergrad involved in student government who looks to her family as role models. Best...
Mia Torres (BN’15)
Mia begins each shift with the idea that “it’s going to be a good day.”  Her positivism carries her...