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Bringing Staff, Students, and Faculty Together with Keigh-Cee Bell, Episode 1 of 2

7 April 2021

Press play to listen: Our biggest hurdle was engaging students when outreach was completely virtual. Our biggest win is seeing a large comeback in our tutoring numbers In episode one of a two-part interview with Keigh-Cee Bell, Coordinator for the Carole A. Tate Teaching and Learning Center at Southwest Michigan...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: #5. Data Collection for Continuous Improvement

3 March 2021

In the final part of a short series of podcast episodes, we conclude a discussion with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, about another foundational pillar upon which to successfully build your college or university Learning Center.   Her book, Everything You Ever...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: #4. Establish Rapport with Your Students

4 February 2021

In part four of a short series of podcast episodes, we speak with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, regarding another foundational pillar on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Her recent publication, Everything You Ever Wanted...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: #3. Resourcefulness

6 January 2021

In part three of a short series of podcast episodes, we continue our discussion with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, regarding another foundational pillar on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Inspired by her most recent...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: #2. Support from Faculty and Administrators

2 December 2020

In part two of a short series of podcast episodes, we speak with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, about another foundational pillar on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Inspired by her most recent publication, Everything...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: 1. Professional Development

30 October 2020

In part one of a short series of podcast episodes, we sit down with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, to discuss some of the foundational pillars on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Inspired by her most...

Can Academic Centers still support students Virtually?

20 April 2020

At this point it seems that all schools have been shut down and resources that were once readily available to support students have been forced to go virtual without all the tools needed to do so. These are uncertain times for academic centers and most importantly, students. Now could possibly...

What to Do If You’re a College Student Amidst a Global Pandemic

30 March 2020

As college students, we are already allowed a normal dosage of anxiety throughout our daily lives. You probably have a complied list of tasks, just like me, which might include going to work, completing homework, studying for exams, working-out, trying to get 8 hours of sleep and the list can...

Ways to Prevent Student Appointment ‘No-shows’

13 March 2020

You've hired and trained your staff. You are striving to continuously improve the practices and processes of your academic center. You have enhanced your list of services and put the word out to faculty and deans. Students are discovering you and traffic is growing. The center is bustling and your...

Creating an Inviting Student Services Center

19 February 2020

When it comes to connecting with your students and encouraging repeat visits to your academic service center, first impressions are extremely important. The people, the physical space and appearance make an impact on the emotional and psychological perception of the students of your college or university. In the tutoring centers,...