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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

    Boone Dryden
    Interim Writing 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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    Hamline's 2018 commencement events featured cool weather, caps, gowns, processions, happy parents, blooming trees, and green grass in a historic campus setting. Faculty in full regalia cheered students on as they processed to the ceremony site in front of the 1884-built Old Main.

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    At the 2018 Commencement ceremony on May 19, Hamline is proud to honor a class of leaders and trailblazers. Among the graduating class is Zinzile Sibanda, who will be giving the senior speech about the role of community during her time at Hamline. Also being recognized this day are two honorary degree recipients, Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD ’68 and Anne McKeig JD ’92, who have dedicated their professional lives to making the world a better place.