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Center for Student Success

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Compass is an online platform that connects you to campus resources. It can help faculty & staff support you when you need it.

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Adjusting to college life can be challenging. We are here to help.

At the Center for Student Success, we help you seamlessly transition into your first year. Whether you need guidance academically or personally, we are here to help first-year students get started on their journey. Our first-year advisors will point students in the right direction. For returning students, we can help with academic registrations and administrative and financial questions.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU.

Regular Business Hours (GSU 230): 
Monday—Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Phone: 860.768.4999

Email: css@margateneverruns.com

Tutoring

Do you need help with a subject?—Stop by the Center for Student Success for help!

Tutoring for a specific course/subject: 

Receive free, one-on-one tutoring in a course/subject you are looking to get some help with. In most cases, tutoring will be offered by an upper-class student, who has received an A in the class. 

Reading, writing, and studying: 

We also offers free individualized assistance to anyone in the University community who wants to develop efficient strategies for reading, writing, and studying. Professional and peer consultants help with writing issues such as generating ideas for papers, writing research papers, and organizing and editing drafts. They also teach flexible and effective strategies for managing time, taking notes, reading, and preparing for exams.

Center for Student Success Staff

Katie Kitchens
Assistant Vice President of the Division of Student Success
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Julie Spring
Executive Director, CSS
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Alan Carlstrom
First-Year Advisor
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Ja Hannah
First Year Student Advisor & Success Coach; Co-Coordinator, Instructor S.T.R.I.D.E Program
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Arlene Maddox
Associate Director
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Sean O'Donovan
Director of Orientation
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Dan Covino
Assistant Director, Student Success
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Nicole Girouard
Student Success Coach & Advisor
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Denise Werner
Student Success Coach/Advisor
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Alicia Harrington
Student Success Specialist
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Andrés Madera
Center of Student Success Specialist
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Tee Merced
Assistant Director; First Year Advisor, Student Success Coach
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Lesley Muchnick
Senior Student Success Specialist & CSS Trainer
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Sharon Dunn
Student Success Specialist
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Joseph A. Rocca
Assistant Director
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Carole Richards
Student Success Coach/Advisor
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Sabrina Torres
Student Success Coach and Academic Advisor
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Rachel Lloyd-Taylor
Student Success Coach and Academic Advisor
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The Center for Student Success is here to Help