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    About Academic Success

    Purpose

    Our purpose is to support students’ academic experience by offering writing center and tutoring consultations, as well as academic skills assistance. The Hamline Academic Support unit is committed to helping Hamline students develop the skills needed to succeed academically and become independent, lifelong learners. It is our goal to foster an environment that supports and encourages individuals by creating a positive, open and intellectually-stimulating environment.

    Academic Success is located in the lower level of Bush Library.

    Our core hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Additional tutoring and Writing Center Hours are on the schedules available on the specific web pages.

    Phone: 651-523-2912
    Email: cas@hamline.edu

    Staff

    Julie Bach
    Writing Career Specialist


    Lisa Nordeen
    Director, Academic Success

    Lisa earned her Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Sociology from the University of Minnesota. Lisa comes to Hamline from the University of Minnesota where she worked as the Coordinator of Academic Skills Programs within the Gopher athletic department. In her spare time Nordeen loves to participate in sports. She played two years of Women's Professional Football with the Minnesota Vixen and continues to participate in rec-league basketball and softball. In addition to sports, Lisa enjoys reading and traveling.


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    Those going to the Minnesota State Fair this year should be sure to stop by the Hamline University booth in the education building for great giveaways and new ways to connect with students, faculty, staff, alumni, prospective students, and the public.

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