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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: advising@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.

    Patrick Hueller
    Academic Skills Specialist

    Cathy Carter
    Transfer Specialist


  • news

    Making Waves, the Hamline University social justice theatre troupe, has been working with the Saint Paul Police Department to train the officers in de-escalation. The new project has been covered by the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, and KARE 11.

    The Hamline Cares 5K Run, Walk, Roll is on April 23, 2017. Registration and runner check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. at Lake Phalen in St.Paul, Minnesota. Hamline School of Business management students partnered with The Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota to organize the race which is designed to raise awareness and support veterans and their families.

    The Hamline Model United Nations team recently participated in the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in New York City where they received the Honorable Mention award for Best Delegation.