The Lion's Roar

New at CSE: Academic coaches aid students in exploring academic and future career options

ACE director Brad Bergeron conducts an ACE session via Zoom in his office at the Center for Student Excellence. Students who are no longer freshmen and do not have a freshman advisor can utilize the CSE’s Academic & Career Exploration program for help in deciding on a major as well as exploring future career options.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2020

The Center for Student Excellence is offering “Academic & Career Exploration,” a new service designed to assist and support students who no longer have freshman advisors through their academic journeys and their career searches. Referred to as ACE, the services began in Spring 2020, but the pandemic, in addit...

What does an academic advisor really do?

Brittney Speakman works as an SE 101 teacher and academic advisor. She earned her bachelor’s degree in general studies with a minor in psychology and her master’s degree in counseling.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Every first-semester freshman takes Southeastern 101 with their academic counselor. For the counselors themselves, the workload goes beyond classroom instruction and academic advising. With 18 full-time employees at the Center for Student Excellence and 115 sections of SE 101 this semester, the CSE...