Academic Learning Center | Albright College

Academic Learning Center

Peer tutoring is available for many 100-200 level courses for up to two hours per week. Students work with a peer tutor to review course content, discuss questions, prepare for upcoming tests and assignments. Most tutors will have successfully completed the course and therefore will be able to provide additional insight and success strategies. At the peer tutoring appointment system, select the ALC Subject Tutoring schedule and “Limit” the schedule to the course you are looking for.

Make a Peer Tutor Appointment

academiclearningcenter@albright.edu

ALC Office Suite (Teel 309A)
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

ALC main office appointments are available by request; contact our front desk staff or call 610-921-7662.

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ALC Subject Tutoring Lab (in tunnel outside Jake’s Place)
Sunday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m
Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.


The Academic Learning Center provides Albright students with the opportunity to enhance their academic careers. The peer tutoring program and academic coaching offer students avenues to succeed at a higher level in their coursework while attending Albright. The ALC is committed to helping students through group work and one-on-one consultation. By collaborating closely with students’ faculty and academic advisers, and with other support units like the Writing Center and Student Success Specialists, the ALC helps provide a clear path to academic planning and success.


Welcome to the Peer Tutoring program! Tutoring is a free service provided to all Albright students. Each semester we offer tutoring for many 100-200 level general education courses, such as, subject areas such as Spanish, math, science, sociology, psychology and accounting. Our ALC tutors are trained in effective learning and tutoring techniques and they are supervised by the ALC staff. Tutors can offer you assistance in organizing course material, test preparation, homework, assignments, study guides, and more!

The philosophy of our Peer Tutoring Program is that tutoring peer to peer is a wonderful way for students to develop course mastery and learn new skills, too. Our peer tutors are committed to working with you on a weekly basis and have experienced firsthand the impact tutoring makes on their tutees learning and performance.


How Tutoring Works and Making an Appointment

Students log in to alb.mywconline.com to view the ALC Subject Tutoring schedule. Using the ‘Limit To’ drop down menu, select desired course to view available meeting times and schedule a meeting with a peer tutor. Tutors and students are encouraged to meet weekly as it allows for the ability to maintain the learning partnership. In-person and online sessions are available. Please note there is no guarantee of tutor availability for every 100-200 subject.

It’s important to know that tutors are not responsible for your grades; instead they are responsible for assisting you with study skills and course content. Tutoring is not a substitute for class attendance. Tutees are strongly encouraged to notify their professors if they are using the ALC tutoring service because it demonstrates effort and care for their class.

NOTE: Tutoring must be done in a public location, preferably in the Academic Learning Center Tutoring Lab.

ALC Subject Tutoring Lab

Tutoring Lab Hours (in tunnel outside Jake’s Place)

  • Sunday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m
  • Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Apply to Become a Tutor

The ALC is currently seeking new tutors for Albright’s Level 1 internationally certified Peer Tutoring Program. Peer tutors are viewed as academic leaders who are offered a unique opportunity to make a difference on campus. All peer tutors must meet the following minimum requirements: completion of at least one semester at Albright, overall GPA of 3.00 or higher, a B+ or higher in the course(s) one will tutor, and good standing with the college.

Learning Resources

The ALC, your tutors, faculty, and staff have worked together to create handouts on study skills and specific learning strategies. Please feel welcome to download these tip sheets.

Program Support and Requirements

All students on academic probation for the first time, or those continuing on probation, are required to participate in an academic support program. Our probation program is designed to provide students with multiple valuable skills which are needed to be academically successful at Albright College. With additional support and structure from the ALC, our student success data shows that students who avail themselves of our program better position themselves to reach their academic goals.

Students on academic probation must complete the following requirements:

  1. Successfully complete at least three classes.
  2. Meet with an ALC staff member at least 6 times a semester
  3. Meet with their faculty adviser at least three times throughout the semester which includes registration counseling and informing coaches, as appropriate.
  4. Attend the mandatory probation kick off meeting and at least five academic skills workshops offered throughout the semester by the ALC.
  5. Participate in regular tutoring sessions for their coursework, as appropriate.
  6. Sign a probation agreement that outlines these requirements and paves a clear path for reaching the student’s goal of getting off academic probation.
  7. Reach the required cumulative GPA at the end of the semester.

Tutoring

The ALC tutoring program partners with faculty to provide additional academic support for many 100-200 general education courses. Through faculty recommendations, consultations, and collaboration, the ALC is able to hire and train tutors to best support classes. Please reach out to us with any questions!

Tutors are available to meet starting the second week of classes through finals week. Individual tutoring is offered as a weekly commitment and on an as-needed basis. Individual tutoring is available for up to two hours a week per course. Weekly group tutor sessions held throughout the semester are arranged by request. If interested in a weekly group session for your course, please contact the center. Students with writing and reading related concerns are directed to contact the Writing Center.


New Tutors:

As part of our CRLA certification, all tutors must be recommended to tutor individual classes by their respective faculty member. If you have a stand-out student who you believe would be a great tutor, please tell us so we can reach out to them about applying. Please also fill out a Faculty Recommendation Form to confirm that the student is qualified to tutor your course.


Returning Tutors:

As our current tutors take new classes, we monitor their transcripts to determine if they may be able to tutor new courses. If a student earned at least a B+ in your class and you believe would be a good tutor, please fill out a Faculty Recommendation Form. Tutors must receive a faculty recommendation and earned at least a B+ in order to tutor the course.


Weekly Group Tutoring:

Weekly Group Tutoring is available upon request. The ALC is happy to run group tutoring sessions for courses where faculty find tutor-led group conversation and collaboration particularly helpful. Please contact us if you feel group tutoring would be a beneficial resource for your class. Weekly group sessions are run by tutors who have taken the course, earned at least a B+, and have received a recommendation from their professor.


Students are encouraged to consult with the director or faculty members in the ALC for any reason, at any time. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. If you have a question, problem, comment, interest, concern or anything else that might require a little attention from someone who can help, please DO NOT hesitate to e-mail us at academiclearningcenter@albright.edu, or to schedule an appointment by calling 610-921-7662. Or just drop by! Big or small we can try to solve any problem together.

Academic Learning Center Staff

Anne Coleman, Ph.D., Assistant Provost
Dr. Anne Coleman joined the Albright community in February 2021. With a PhD in Neuroscience, Dr. Coleman spent 20+ years as a professor and academic advisor until she switched her full time focus to Academic Support three years ago. She believes education is a right and is committed to supporting students through their academic journeys. Hot coffee first thing in the morning is a must for Dr. C. She credits her addiction to her grandmother who gave her first cup of coffee (milk with a few drops of coffee and sugar in a Popeye mug) before the age of 5. She also enjoys science fiction in any format. Dr. C says the best part of her Albright day is the time she spends meeting with students. Make an appointment or stop by her office, her door is always open.
Michele Cramer, Director of Student Academic Success
Michele Cramer is a Berks County native who has been at Albright College since 2010. She graduated from Shippensburg University with a B.S. in Chemistry and the University of Virginia where she earned her M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry. Prior to coming to Albright, Michele worked as a research and process chemist in the powder coatings industry. Michele’s current role in the Academic Learning Center is the Director of Student Academic Success where she coordinates the Academic Recovery Program, provides academic support, and administers the Lions’ Edge system. Michele greatly enjoys getting to know students and helping to support them as they figure out what is next along their path in life.
Professor Kauffman, Academic Coach
Shelley Kauffman is a native Pennsylvanian who studied geology at Juniata College before heading south for graduate school at the University of Virginia where she obtained an M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences. She has been teaching at Albright since 2004 and also became an academic coach in 2019. Through her work on outside grants, she has gained invaluable insight into science education and innovative teaching techniques. She is excited to work with students in the ALC to create a safe place to explore their academic and life journeys.
Rachel Liberatore, Director of the Writing Center and Tutoring Services
Rachel Liberatore has been working at Albright since 2009 as the Writing Center Director and as an instructor of ENG 101, ENG 102 and FYS, and she is excited about her newly expanded role also working with the Academic Learning Center. She has a BA in English and Education from Grinnell College, an MA in English from the University of New Mexico, and an MA in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies (TESOL emphasis) from the University of New Mexico. In her work with tutoring centers, she has a particular interest in tutor staff development that helps students gain new creative/professional identities and leadership roles. Please stop by her office or request an appointment if you would like to talk about any aspect of tutoring on campus.
Rebecca Makowiecki, Assistant Director of Tutoring Services
Becky has been with the ALC since June 2011, assisting with supporting students, faculty, and the campus community. She leads the Peer Tutoring Program for ALC subject tutoring. Becky grew up in the Reading area and is an Albright Alum, earning her bachelor’s degree in applied psychology/organizational behavior. She is familiar with the Albright Campus and feels at home here. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know the students of Albright and working with such a dedicated staff.
Melissa Manzano
Academic Coach and Coordinator of Act 101
Alina Morris, Administrative Assistant
Alina joined the Albright family in June 2021. She grew up in the Berks county area as a Conrad Weiser graduate. Alina enjoys working in higher education and supporting students. As the admin in the main office, Alina is here to welcome all visitors and direct students with their academic support needs.

Student Office Assistants

Talyn Cross ’23
Zoe Satterthwaite ’23

Zoe is a fashion merchandising and business co-major. She is the president of Club Vogue and a member of World Affairs Club. Her hometown is Kunkletown, PA.

Gigi Umstead ‘22

Gigi is a business administration marketing major. She is an ALC peer tutor, Student Ambassador, and a member of Lion Diplomats and Albright Improv. Gigi’s hometown is Chadds Ford, PA.

Tutor Managers

Leticia Borges ’22, Sciences & Math

Leticia is a biology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors CHE100, CHE105, BIO101, BIO151-152, BIO203, PSY205 and PSY206 courses. Her hometown in Philadelphia, PA. She is part of the Hispanic Culture Club and Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. Leticia enjoys tutoring because she wants to help those who are struggling so that others can reach their goal..

Cecelia Ensell ’22, Social Science & Humanities

Cecelia is a psychobiology major with a minor in evolutionary studies and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors BIO101, BIO151, BIO203, PSY200, PSY201, PSY205-206, SPA101-102 courses. Her hometown is Pennsauken, New Jersey. Cecelia is a Davis scholar, a teaching assistant for the psychology department, and the president of Psi Chi Honors society. She has always enjoyed tutoring others because she wants to help her fellow students achieve their academic goals.

Emily Stragapede ’22, Foreign Languages

Emily is a crime and justice major and legal studies minor and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She has also been the Tutor Manager of the Foreign Language Department since Fall 2021. She tutors SOC101, SOC210, SOC213, SOC251, POL101, POL205, POL216, POL231, PHI150, and SPA101-102 courses.

Gillian Umstead ‘22, Accounting and Economics

Gigi is a business administration marketing major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors ECO207, ACC100, ACC101, and GER101-201 courses. Gigi’s hometown is Chadds Ford, PA. She is an Admissions Ambassador, the president of the Dearden Honor Society, and a member of Alpha Phi Omega and Lion Diplomats. Gigi is passionate about helping others and enjoys helping peers achieve success in their classes.

Peer Tutors

Grace Andrefski ‘23

Grace is a criminology major and a legal studies minor and has been a tutor since Fall 2020. She tutors SOC211, SOC213, SOC251, SOC261, MUS126 and BUS250 courses. Her hometown New Ringgold, PA. She is also a member of the volleyball team. She is excited to be a tutor and to have the opportunity connect with her tutees.

Stephanie Barefoot ‘22

Stephanie is majoring in psychology. She has been a tutor since Fall 2020. Stephanie tutors PSY100, PSY200, PSY201, PSY206, and SPA101-202. Stephanie’s hometown is Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the National Organization of Women on campus. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to continue to keep Albright a community in which students can lean on each other.

CJ Bilik ’23

CJ is a Secondary Education of History and Political Science major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. He is a tutor of POL101 and SPA101-202 courses. His hometown is in Sussex County, New Jersey. In addition to tutoring, CJ is a member of WXAC. He enjoys tutoring because education has always been a passion and something he hopes to do as a career.

Tara Caldwell ‘22

Tara is a Criminology major with a minor in French. She has been a tutor since spring 2020. She tutors FRE101-202. Tara’s hometown is Newark, NJ. Tara is a believer in having an open mind to new ideas and maintaining your mental health. She enjoys tutoring because she loves the feeling to help students succeed to their highest potential. In addition, she enjoys tutoring because she loves to give back to her community and help others with challenging courses.

Lillian Carney ’24

Lillian is an Early Childhood Education and Psychology co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors PSY100 PSY 200, and PSY206 courses. Lillian’s hometown is Hummelstown, Pennsylvania. She is the secretary of the PSEA club and is also a writing tutor. She wanted to be a tutor to help others by providing a different viewpoint to the material.

Evan Carr ‘22

Evan is a business administration major with tracks in economics and finance and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. He tutors SPA101-102 and ECO105 courses. His hometown is Bordentown, New Jersey and he is a member of the Men’s Soccer Team and SAAC. Evan enjoys tutoring because he enjoys helping people and seeing them succeed.

Taisha Charles ’24

Taisha is a Mathematics and Psychology co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors PSY205, MAT125, MAT131, MAT132, and FRE101-FRE202 courses. Her hometown is Brooklyn, NY. She is President of the Math Club and Albright College Dance Team and also works on campus as an RA and Admissions Ambassador. Taisha sees tutoring as an opportunity to help her fellow students and share study skills she’s gained through tough coursework.

Shelby Cheuvront ‘23

Shelby is a Business Management major with a focus in Sports Management and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors ACC100, ACCC101, and BUS250. She is from Finksburg, Maryland. Shelby is on the volleyball team and is involved in SAAC. She is looking forward to helping students in accounting.

Talyn Cross ‘22

Talyn is a biology/pre-med major and has been a tutor since Fall 2020. She tutors SPA101-201 and CHE105-106. Talyn’s hometown is Brown Mills, NJ. She enjoys tutoring because she loves see students finally understanding concepts that were unfamiliar to them.

Eli Davis ‘23

Eli is a game/simulation development major and started tutoring in Fall 2020. He tutors CSC141, CSC142, HIS122, and LAT101-102. Eli is from Columbia, Maryland. He is a part of the eSports team. He aims to assist students in understanding their subjects more thoroughly and meet their goals. He understands the difficulties of college life and courses and so wants to help students adjust and excel.

Kate Griffin ’22

Kate is a Psychobiology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors BIO101, BIO152, PSY200, PSY201, and PSY205. Her hometown is Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. She is a member of the Women’s Soccer Team and SAAC. Kate enjoys tutoring to help her peers persevere in the classroom.

Mia Hernandez ‘22

Mia is a Spanish and secondary education major with a minor in painting and has been a tutor since Fall 2020. She tutors SPA101-204 courses. Her hometown is North East, Maryland. She enjoys tutoring because her passion for education drives her to help her peers improve and succeed in their classes.

Quentin Ho ‘24

Quentin Ho is a Computer Science major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. He tutors ART265, MAT126, MAT131 and MAT132. Quentin enjoys tutoring because he loves to help people achieve their goals and be successful in their courses.

Chloe Howard ‘22

Chloe is a History and Anthropology major with a minor in Medieval and Renaissance history and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors SOC210, SOC213, LAT101 and LAT102. Her hometown is Westminster, MD. Chloe enjoys tutoring because she loves to see her peers achieve their academic success.

Tara Huffman ‘24

Tara is a Chemistry major with a minor in Public Policy and Administration and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors CHE105-107 and ESS101 courses. Tara is from Doylestown, Pennsylvania and is the Vice President of the National Organization for Women and a member of Sigma Kappa sorority. She enjoys tutoring to help others succeed in reaching their academic goals.

Carmen Johnson, ’22

Carmen is an English and Spanish co-major and has been tutoring since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-203 and MAT102 courses. Carmen became a tutor because of her love for learning and her desire to ensure that other students can be successful in their different courses.

Megan Keller ‘23

Megan is a biochemistry premed major and has been a tutor since Fall 2020. She tutors BIO101, BIO151, BIO203, CHE105, CHE107, CHE207-208, and SPA101-201 courses. Her hometown is Bel Air Maryland. She is also a member of SAC and a player of Albright’s field hockey team. She enjoys tutoring because she loves to help people and see people succeed.

Jonathan Leger ‘23

Jonathan is an Accounting, Economics and Finance major with a track in accounting, and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. He tutors ACC100, ACC 101, ACC201, ACC202, and SPA 101-102 courses. His hometown is Easton, Pennsylvania. Jonathan is an Admission Ambassador, Class of 2023 Treasurer, member of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity, and involved in various clubs and committees. Jonathan decided to become a tutor because he values the importance of practice and solidification of information that tutoring provides for students.

Taylor Lanier ’22

Taylor is a Physics and French co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors MAT131-132, FRE101-202, PHY201-202, and PSY100 courses. Taylor’s hometown is York, PA. Taylor enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others succeed in their studies and finding their potential.

Lisa Luu ’22

Lisa Luu is a French and English co-major with a minor in Asian Studies. She has been a tutor since spring 2020. She tutors FRE101-202 and her hometown is Reading, PA. Lisa decided to become a tutor because she enjoys seeing students realize their potential in overcoming their obstacles and succeeding.

Carleigh Molinaro ‘22

Carleigh is a crime and justice major with a legal studies minor and has been a tutor since Fall of 2020. She tutors PSY100, SOC101, SOC 210, SOC 213, and SOC251 courses. Carleigh’s hometown is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the secretary of the Pre-Law Society and is a member of the Women’s Soccer Team. She wanted to be a tutor to help other students to understand their course material better and to succeed to achieve their degree.

Gillian Pierce ‘23

Gillian is a biochemistry major with a double minor in public health and Spanish. She has been a tutor since spring 2022. Gillian tutors BIO101, BIO151, BIO203, SPA101-202, CHE105, CHE106, CHE207, HIS205, and PUH101. Her hometown is Selden, New York and she is a chemistry lab TA. Gillian is excited to be a tutor because she wants to be able to help others understand and be successful in their class by practicing active recall strategies that they can use for the rest of their academic journey.

Dallas Roberson ‘22

Dallas is a psychology and criminology co-major minoring in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She has been a tutor since Fall 2020 and tutors SPA101-102, SOC101 and SOC210 courses. Dallas became a tutor because of her drive to become a better peer, as well as to aid her fellow students in their academic journey.

Sarah Robinson ‘24

Sarah is a Computer Science major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. She tutors CSC141, CSC142, PSY100, MAT131, and ART265 courses. Sarah’s hometown is Doylestown, PA. She is eager to tutor because she believes a student-to-student approach is very beneficial in the academic process.

Sinthia Rodriguez ’22

Sinthia is a Psychobiology major. She has been a tutoring since spring 2020. She tutors CHE105, CHE107 and SPA101-204 courses. Her hometown is Philadelphia PA. She enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others.

Rachael Russo ‘22

Rachael is a Psychology major. She has been a tutor since spring 2020. She tutors PSY100, PSY200, PSY201, PSY206, PSY250, SOC251, and GER101-102 courses. Rachael is an active member of N.O.W (National Organization for Women). Her hometown is Downingtown, Pennsylvania. She enjoys tutoring because she wants those who struggle or those who simply like to collaborate on their schoolwork to feel like they have a safe place where they can better their academics and achieve their goals.

Shania Samuel ‘22

Shania is a music industry studies and Spanish co-major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors SPA101-204 courses. Shania’s hometown is Baltimore, MD. Shania is an avid believer in yoga and meditation. She enjoys tutoring because she has a desire to guide students to their fullest potential through a holistic approach.

Samantha Seador ‘23

Samantha is a Biology and Public Health co-major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors CHE100, CHE105, CHE107, SOC101, BIO101, BIO151, BIO152, and MAT110 courses. Her hometown is Lancaster, PA. She is excited to tutor because she loves watching others grow and achieve their goals.

Reem Shadid ‘23

Reem is a criminology and public policy & administration co-major with a legal studies and urban affairs minor. Reem has been tutoring since Fall 2020. She tutors in SPA101-102, SOC101, SOC210, SOC211, SOC251, and POL218 courses. Reem’s hometown is Bethlehem, PA. She is a member of the Pre-Law Society, SGA Member at Large, International Students Association, and Treasurer of AC New Liberals. Reem enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others overcome their academic struggles. She also loves to see others prosper and improve upon their daily goals.

Bria Stapleton ‘22

Bria is a Fashion Design and Merchandising major. She has been a tutor since spring 2020. She tutors ACC100, ACC101 and FAS208. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to do her best in order to help her peers succeed academically.

Tobin Stone ‘23

Tobin is a Political Science, Public Policy and Administration co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. He tutors PHI230, POL101, POL205, POL206, POL207, POL218, and POL220 courses. Tobin’s hometown is Gypsum, CO. He is a research intern for Mathematica Policy Research. He is excited to tutor because he enjoys helping students and wants to be able to help every student at Albright succeed.

Jason Tai ‘23

Jason is majoring in Digital Communications, as well as minoring in Spanish. He tutors PSY100, ART103, ART265 and well as Spanish courses from SPA101 to SPA204. His hometown is Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Jason began tutoring since the spring semester of 2020 because he enjoys working and empathizing with fellow peers on their academic journey to success.

Melissa Tinoco

Melissa is a biology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2020. She tutors CHE105, CHE106 and CHE107 courses. Melissa’s hometown is Malvern, PA. She is a part of the Hispanic Culture Club, International Students Association, Pride +, and enjoys volunteering opportunities. She enjoys tutoring because it gives her the opportunity to help others and would love to help others succeed.

Jahfari Williams ’23

Jahfari Williams is a philosophy major and has been a tutor since spring 2022. He tutors PHI203 and philosophy writing. Jahfari is from from West Philadelphia, PA and is a member of the esports team. As a tutor he hopes to encourage more students to enjoy philosophy, engage in more philosophical conversation, and to experience teaching and education differently.

Taylor Williams ‘22

Taylor is an early childhood education & family studies co-major and has been a tutor since fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-201, MAT102, SOC211, and SOC213 courses. Taylor’s hometown is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help her peers succeed in their classes and have positive academic experiences at Albright College.

Shelby Woodard ‘22

Shelby is a child and family studies major with minors in music and political science and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors MUS111, MUS113, MUS120, MUS 211, MUS 212, SOC101, SOC210, SOC211, POL202, PSY100, PSY 205, PSY 206, and PSY240 courses. Shelby’s hometown is Penn Yan, NY. She is a member of jazz band, orchestra, and the tennis team. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to use the tips and knowledge she has learned in class to help others succeed.

Zuul Woodson ’22

Zuul is a Psychology major with minors in French and Evolutionary Studies. She has been a tutor since spring 2020. She tutors PSY 200, PSY201, PSY205, PSY206, and FRE 101-202 courses. She is a member of the Albright College Activities Council (AC2) and is a member of the Albright College Honors Program. Her hometown is Trenton, New Jersey. Zuul decided to become a tutor because she enjoys helping others and is passionate about French language and culture and psychological processes.

Zoe Satterthwaite ‘23

Zoe is a fashion merchandising and business co-major. She is the president of Club Vogue, a writer for Fashion Lion, and a member of World Affairs Club. She tutors FAS112 and FAS200. Zoe also works in the micro-library and in the ALC as an office assistant. Her hometown is Kunkletown, PA.

Stephanie Zolynski ‘24

Stephanie is a Psychobiology major on the molecular track with pre-med advising, and has been a tutor since Fall 2021. Her hometown is Auburn, Pennsylvania. Stephanie tutors PSY 100, PSY200, PSY201, PSY205, SPA101-102, and SOC261. She also participates in Women’s Volleyball, and SAAC. She holds positions in Tri-Beta, Sigma Kappa, and is a class of 2024 officer. Stephanie wanted to be a tutor because she enjoys being able to help and see tutees understand a concept that they may have struggled with.

 

Mission
The Academic Learning Center’s mission is to provide a variety of academic support and opportunities to enhance academic achievement for all students. The Center works collaboratively with faculty, academic departments, and student services to provide a comprehensive set of support programs tailored to meet each individual student’s needs. The Center offers a College Reading and Learning Association-certified peer tutoring program, academic workshop series, academic probation recovery program, and individualized academic coaching sessions to help students develop into scholars and leaders while supporting retention goals.
Goals

  1. Oversee and maintain peer tutoring program, which provides both individual and group tutoring for 100 and 200 level General Education courses.
  2. Provide academic coaching, specifically to freshman, sophomore and at-risk students, and manage the Academic Probation Recovery Program.
  3. Support faculty and their courses.
  4. Provide meaningful academic leadership and experiential learning opportunities for students through the CRLA-certified peer tutoring program.