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    About Academic Success


    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


    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

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    The Hamline University Department of Political Science will hold a panel discussion on the domestic and international impact of the 2016 elections on Wednesday, November 16 from 4-5:30 p.m. in East Hall 106. The speakers are professors Alina Oxendine, Binnur Ozkececi-Taner, Joe Peschek, and Zhenqing Zhang. The event is free and open to the public.

    With the first round of intramural sports coming to a close, that means it is almost time for a new season. Registration for 5v5 indoor soccer and 3v3 basketball is open through Monday, November 7 at 11:59p.m.

    The release of the Donald Trump/Billy Bush video, along with accusations against former President Bill Clinton, have sparked unprecedented U.S. media attention on issues of power, privilege, and gender-based violence and oppression. Join a diverse panel of male-identified students, staff, and faculty on Tuesday, November 1 from 6:30-8 p.m in Giddens Learning Center 100E for a panel discussion.