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What it takes to be a tutor

What it takes to be a tutor
October 29, 2020

The Center for Student Excellence Tutoring Center is holding Tutors Appreciation Week from Oct. 26-30 to celebrate Tinsley Hall’s tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders. SI Leaders and tutors...

CSE continues to offer tutoring sessions through online format

CSE continues to offer tutoring sessions through online format
April 9, 2020

With face-to-face classes being suspended until the end of the semester, the Center for Student Excellence Tutoring Center has made changes to how they conduct tutoring sessions.  Where tutors and...

University gives update on Tinsley Hall renovations

For the past year, Tinsley Hall has been undergoing reconstruction to transform the space into a student resource center. The hall is expected to be finished in Spring 2020.
March 3, 2020

Renovations to Tinsley Hall are still underway, and the university administration is seeking to complete the finishing touches by the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Previously a classroom space for...

Preply undergoing updates to enhance language learning

Preply undergoing updates to enhance language learning
February 5, 2020

The start of another semester kicks off the search for new ways to study and more tutoring options. The university offers multiple different tools to help students with a wide range of subjects. There...

Get advised for spring classes

Get advised for spring classes
November 14, 2019

With the fall semester nearing an end, students and staff have begun preparing for the 2020 spring semester with student advising. Advising is different for all concentrations and classifications with...

Mentoring cubs into lions

Eric Summers, vice president for student affairs, and Angela James, director of the Office of Disabilities Services, chat with a student outside the War Memorial Student Union.
April 1, 2019

Students looking to find a career path, organizations to join or any other life advice can seek out a staff member to become a mentor. Dr. Eric Summers, vice president for student affairs, explained the...

Majors: A big decision with an even bigger impact

Left, Hannah Nemar, a senior communication sciences and disorders major, middle, Kayla Scurich, a graduate student, and right, Kassie deArmas, a graduate student, discuss the amenities offered by Center for Student Excellence.
March 25, 2019

Choosing a major is one of the most important decisions a college student has to make. The choice not only determines courses of study but influences career paths and affects lifestyles. While there are...

Tutoring hours expand to fit students’ schedules

Students study in the Sims Memorial Library. To help meet students' needs, the Center for Student Excellence will provide drop-in tutoring sessions on Mondays from 6-9 p.m. at the library.
February 19, 2019

A demand for additional tutoring hours in math and chemistry subjects motivated the Center for Student Excellence to open up another time slot for students. After expanding to provide services at the...

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.
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...

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