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Peer to Peer Support

SUBJECT AREA TUTORING

Academic Success' tutoring services empower peer tutors with the skills to share their content-area knowledge and guide their peers toward independent academic achievement.  Tutoring is provided to Stetson University students, faculty, staff, and alumni free of charge. Our trained peer tutors are available for appointment-based, walk-in, one-on-one, and small group tutoring to offer support in coursework, test prep and study review sessions for students. 

SPRING 2023 TUTORING SCHEDULE

Accounting

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Samantha Kmetz 

Samantha is a senior Accounting major and a member of the School of Music's Concert Choir. She is a very passionate student and her academic performance is the primary priority while in school. She thoroughly enjoys accounting and hope's to be able to provide help to her peers this semester!

Courses: ACCT 201, 202, 301, 303, 304, 421 

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Anatomy & Physiology I (Health & Wellness)

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Emma Hudgins

Emma is a second year student with a major in health sciences and a minor in English.  She plans on entering medical school after graduation, pursuing the field of epidemiology.

Courses: BIOL 141, BIOL 142, HLSC 119V, HLSC 201, HLSC 301

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday: 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m
  • Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

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Gabriela Padilla

Gaby is a senior pursuing a degree in Health Sciences with the goal of attending medical school.  She is a student athlete on the women's soccer team.

Courses: BIOL 141, BIOL 142, BIOL 302, HLSV 119V, HLSC 201, HLSC 202, HLSC 401

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Tuesday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m
  • Thursday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Anthropology 

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Devin Hernandez 

From Sanford, Florida, Devin is a History major with a minor in Anthropology and American Studies.

Courses: ANTH 101, ANTH 202, ANTH 206, ANTH 301, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Biology & Health Science

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Matea Susac 

Matea is a senior pursing a degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Her goal is to pursue a PhD and work as a research scientist. She has taken most of the biology courses with special interest in cell and microbiology and is excited to help with any biology questions. 

Courses: BIOL 141, BIOL 300,  BIOL 301, BIOL 302, BIOL 401, BIOL 415, BIOL 425

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Wednsdays: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday:11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Business Statistics

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Kelly Liu

Kelly (she/they) is a junior Marketing major and Creative Writing minor. She has been tutoring in the Writing Center for three semesters and would like to share insights from Dr. Thorne's business statistics corse. She enjoys supporting students academic growth. 

Courses: STAT 301Q, MATH 122Q, SOBA 203

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Thursday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
  • Friday:10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

 

Business Systems and Analytics

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Megan Oeste 

Megan is a senior in Business Systems and Analytics and wants to work as a data analyst. She enjoys using data to find patterns that can tell a story. 

Courses: BSAN 300, BSAN 398, BSAN 494 BSAN 465, SOBA 201, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Computer Science

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Asia Erickson

Asia is a sophomore majoring in Cybersecurity and minoring in Religious Studies and Art.  She is on the Stetson Women's Rowing Team, enjoys going to the beach, and loves cats.

Courses:CSCI 111, CSCI 141, CSCI 142, CSEC 141

Location: Elizabeth Hall 208/205

  • Monday & Wednesday: 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (EH 208)
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (EH 205)

Economics

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Grant Ellington

Grant Ellington is a current junior in the Honors program. He enjoys learning and helping others learn economic concepts and find's critical thinking engaging and fun. Outside of school, Grant enjoys playing video games and hanging out with friends. 

Courses: ECON 104S, ECON 180, ECON 201H, ECON 325V, ECON 204S, ECON 301, ECON 324, ECON 380, MATH 141Q, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday, & Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Laetitia Rizk

Laetitia Rizk is a second semester sophomore and part of the Stetson's Tennis team. She is majoring in economics and minoring in international studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Courses: ECON 104S, ECON 204S, ECON 300, ECON 301

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Wednesday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Finance

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Sugeeth Sathish 

Sugeeth is a sophomore majoring in Finance, Economics, and Accounting.  A fun fact about Sugeeth is that he is big Green Bay Packers fan!

Courses: FINA 303, FINA 311, FINA 320, FINA 380, FINA 414, SOBA 201, SOBA 202, SOBA 203 

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

History

Ryan Mason

Courses: HIST 104H, HIST 152H, HIST 200, HIST 207H, HIST 208H, HIST 242H, HIST 270H, HIST 342S, HIST 356V, HIST 382H, ARTH241A, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: HFSSC, 2nd Floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Math & Physics

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Lindsey Richmond (Calculus and Algebra)

Lindsey is a senior majoring in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Financial and Actuarial and minors in Spanish and Accounting.  She is from Vero Beach, FL, loves going to the beach, and hanging out in Palm Court with friends.

Courses: MATH 141Q, MATH 142Q, MATH 211Q, MATH 221Q, MATH 243Q, MATH 321, MATH 343V, MATH 391V Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Georgia Goering (Calculus) 

As a junior at Stetson University, Georgia is a team captain on the Stetson women's lacrosse team and a double major in Finance and Applied Mathematics with the desire to earn her BBA and BS. 

Courses: MATH 141Q, MATH 151, MATH 142Q,MATH 221Q, MATH 232Q, MATH 343V, MATH 391V, Microsoft Excel

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Wednesday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Miranda Bihler   

Miranda is a junior involved with a few organizations on campus, including Hatters on the Run, Tri-Alpha Honor Society, and Stetson Chorale.  She knows not everyone is a fan of math but she hopes with the right tools it'll be possible for everyone to understand it.

Courses: MATH 125, MATH 180, MATH141, MATH 142, MATH 211, MATH 243, STAT 301Q, STAT 440, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Lucas Quinby (Calculus, Algebra, Higher Level Math) 

Lucas (pronouns are he/him) is the second oldest of nine kids who was raised in a small city just a short hop away from Nashville.  He is currently in the last semester of his Mathematics degree and is a firm believer that anyone can be good in math - his goal as a tutor is to help students to connect with the material outside of the classroom setting.  He can't wait to see y'all in the Hollis Family Student Success Center again!

Courses: MATH 141Q, MATH 142Q, MATH 211Q, MATH 221Q, MATH 243Q, MATH 321, MATH 331, MATH 341, MATH 372, MATH 411, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Location: HFSSC, 2nd Floor duPont Library

  • Tuesday: 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Halle Block (Algebra, Calculus and Physics) 

Halle graduated from Boone High School in 2020 as Valedictorian. She is now in her third year at Stetson as a Physics Major and plans to pursue a career in Engineering after graduation. Halle has made the Dean's list each semester and withholds an overal 3.8 GPA. Halle is an inducted member of the Sigma Pi Sgma, Physics Honor Society where she demonstrates scholastic ability and leadership. 

Courses: MATH 141Q, MATH 142Q, MATH 243Q, PHYS 141P, PHYS 142P, PHYS 243, PHYS 304, PHYS 312, PHYS 380, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Suite, Mathematica, KaleidaGraph

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Tuesday & Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Madison Hill (Statistics)

As a senior at Stetson University, Madison is double majoring in both mathematics and psychology with specialization in statistics.

Courses: MATH 125Q, MATH 141Q, MATH 142Q, MATH 211Q, MATH 221Q, MATH 243Q, MATH 321, MATH 371, MATH 411, MATH 498, STAT 440Q, STAT 460Q, CSCI 261, PSYC 306Q, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday:  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Modern Languages

German, Russian, French, Spanish and Portuguese tutoring can be found in Sampson Hall in the Modern Languages Lab.

Modern Languages Tutoring Schedule

Music Theory, Musical Style and Analysis, and Functional Keyboard

Music Theory, Musical Style and Analysis, and Functional Keyboard tutoring are located in the Presser Hall Keyboard Lab, Room 200

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Abbey Brodnick   

Abbey is currently a senior piano performance major. She began her musical studies at the age of seven and is committed to sharing her knowledge with others.

Courses: MUSA 111, MUSA 112, MUSA 313, MUSC 100, MUSC 125, MUSC 151, MUSC 152, MUSC 172, MUSC 174, MUSC 175, MUSC 176, MUSC 225, MUSC 259, MUSC 271, MUSC 272, MUSC 273, MUSC 274, MUSC 277, MUSC 300, MUSC 311, MUSC 312, MUSC 371, MUSE 305, MUSE 331

Location:  Presser Hall 200

  • Monday: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Luis Quiroz Galvez

Courses:   

Location: Presser Hall 200

  • Thursday: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

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Brittney Pflanz 

Brittney is a percussionist and theorist at Stetson University.  Her research interests include music for multi-media (films and video games), aleatoric muisic, and cognition.  She is also an active member of the Tri-Alpha Honor Society for first-generation college students.   

Courses: MUSC 171, MUSC 172, MUSC 173, MUSC 174, MUSC 175, MUSC 176, MUSC 271, MUSC 272, MUSC 273, MUSC 274, MUSC 275, MUSC 276, MUSC 371, MUSC 379, MUSA 111

Location: Presser Hall 200

  • Sunday: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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Kayli McClafferty 

Kayli is a senior music theory and music competition student.  She plays flute and piccolo in the Stetson University Symphonic Band and is very excited to tutor the music theory students this semester!

Courses: MUSC 100, MUSC 112, MUSC 151, MUSC 152, MUSC, 171, MUSC 172, MUSC 173, MUSC 174, MUSC 175, MUSC 176, MUSC 252, MUSC 259, MUSC 271, MUSC 272, MUSC 273, MUSC 274, MUSC 275, MUSC 276, MUSC 277, MUSC 279, MUSC 311, MUSC 312, MUSC 371, MUSC 375, MUSC 376, MUSC 379, MUSC 389, MUSC 396, MUSC 475, MUSC 498,MUSE 320, MUSE 322, MUSE 325, MUSA 11, MUSA 112, MUSA 312, MUSX 358, MUSX 362

Location: Presser Hall 200

  • Tuesday: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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Samantha Kmetz

Samantha is a senior Accounting major and a member of the School of Music's Concert Choir. She is a very passionate student and her academic performance is the primary priority while in school. She thoroughly enjoys accounting and hope's to be able to provide help to her peers this semester!

Courses: MUSC 100, MUSC 115, MUSC 116, MUSC 118, MUSC 151, MUSC 152, MUSC 171, MUSC 172, MUSC 174, MUSC 175, MUSC 176, MUSC 216, MUSC 259, MUSC 272, MUSC 273, MUSC 274, MUSC 276, MUSC 277, MUSC 300, MUSC 311, MUSC 312, MUSC 318, MUSE 111, MUSE 301, MUSE 303, MUSE 305, MUSE 311, MUSA 111, MUSA 112, MUSA 312

Location: Presser Hall 200

  • Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Psychology

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Lou Pavek 

Lou Pavek is a senior majoring in Psychology and she graduates in Spring 2023. She has been involved as a Research Assistant for Dr. Eskenazi and Dr. Garcia, as well as the president of Stetson's psychology honor society Psi Chi. She is also a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and has had several internships in psychology. Lou is happy to help students that have questions about psychology careers. Outside of school, Lou like's singing, practicing yoga, and doing interior design!

Courses: PSYC 101S, PSYC 201, PSYC 203, PSYC 221,  PSYC 251V, PSYC 297V, PSYC 303, PSYC 313V, PSYC 334, PSYC PSYC 343, PSYC 451, BIOL 141P, BIOL 142P, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Grace Herzog 

Grace is excited to continue tutoring psychology in the spring semester.  In addition to psychology, Grace loves photography, reading, and her dog, Keebler as well as meeting new people.  Come see her for your psychology tutoring needs in the Hollis Family Student Success Center!

Courses: PSYC 101S, PSYC 203, PSYC 306Q, PSYC 221, PSYC 231, PSYC 241, PSYC 242, PSYC 290, BIOL 121P, MATH 125Q, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Suite, Google Drive, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, Canva, Wix, DSLR camera

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sales

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Robert Choate

Robert is a current junior, double majoring in Professional Sales and Investment Finance. Outside of the classroom, he is involved in the Centurion Sales Program, the Roland George Investment Program, Stetson Men's Rowing Team, Director of Rituals of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, member of SAAC, and runs his own business. He is exceptionally grateul to be afforded the sales tutor position because it allows him to utilize content-area knowledge in sales to empower his peers and guide them toward independent academic achievement both in the classroom and in the sales world. 

Courses: SALS 230, SALS 330, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Suite

Location: Centurion Sales Lab, LBC 111

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

SOBA 201

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Michael Cook

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Michael is a senior with an Investment Finance major and a Sales minor.  He has been a financial analysis tutor since March 2020 and has hands-on experience from an internship at Calamos Investments' headquarters in the 2022 Summer Cohort and three (going on four) semesters of the Roland George Investments Program (RGIP).

Courses: SOBA 201, STAT 301Q, MATH 122Q, Microsoft Excel

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sociology

 

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Mia Bendlin

My name is Mia Bendlin, I am a Junior Sociology major with a doule minor in family enterprise and sports business. I fell in love with sociology during mmy intro class freshmen year and since then I have been amazed with all the theriers that make us think outside the box in sociology. I love getting to learn new things with this subject and helping others learn them as well. 

Courses:  SOCI 101S, SOCI 204, SOCI 290, SOCI 337V, SOCI 375, SOCI 495, SOCI 496

Location: HFSSC, 2nd floor of the duPont-Ball Library

  • Monday & Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday : 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Russian Studies

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Mira Monroe

Mira is a senior pursuing a double major in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies in addition to American Studies.  She studied abroad in a Russian-speaking space, Kyrgyzstan, in the fall 2022 semester.

Courses: RUSS 101L, RUSS 102L, RUSS 201L, RUSS 202L, study abroad in Kyrgyzstan (16 units, lessons taught in Russian)

Location: SPREES Building

  • Monday: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Severa Erdanova 

Severa is a freshmen and is majoring in business administration. She speaks 5 languages and is from Kazakhstan, which is in central Asia. 

Courses:

Location: SPREES Building

  • Monday & Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

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Sofia Erzhenina

Sofia, an international student from Russia, is a sophomore majoring in Digital Arts and minoring in Spanish.  She loves languages and is happy to help you!

Location: SPREES Building

  • Monday: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Ilya Deadoff

Ilya is a third year biochemistry student and a Russian Languages & Studies tutor as well as a Chemistry SPI (Stetson Peer Instructor). He is polyglot in multiple languages and is looking to continue his studies in both organic and biochemistry after completing his undergraduate degree to forward his studies in pharmaceuticals.  He loves teaching and expanding people's knowledge.

Courses: RUSS 101, RUSS 102, RUSS 201, RUSS 202, RUSS 301, RUSS 302, RUSS 401

Location: SPREES Building

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Writing

The Writing Center is located in the duPont-Ball Library.

For questions related to Tutoring or SPI please contact Marlene Vinciguerra, email [email protected] or call 386 822-7345.

STETSON PEER INSTRUCTION (SPI)

The Stetson Peer Instruction (SPI) program is designed to assist students enrolled in Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, and Logic classes with tailored support in course content, exam preparation, and study habits/skills. Please visit the link below to access the Spring 2023 SPI hours and locations.

» SPI Hours and Locations

Tutoring Referral Policy

Academic Success provides tutoring to Stetson University students, faculty, staff and alumni. It does not provide tutoring to any individual who is not a member of any of the aforementioned groups. Academic Success does not keep a list of available tutors for outside tutoring, nor does it have the capability of generating a list of available tutors.

For questions related to Tutoring or SPI please contact Marlene Vinciguerra, email [email protected] or call 386 822-7345.