Tag Archive | "Tutoring"

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Come Celebrate Writing Day Today

Posted on 16 October 2018 by

Today, Tuesday, October 16, Housatonic will be hosting its annual “Reading Day.” According to the HCC homepage, “‘Reading Days’ are used as study days and/or… make up class time.” Classes will be canceled, but students can use this day to study, to make up any missing work, or to work with tutors in subjects that […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Starts New Program to Maximize Students’ Success

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

On Monday, February 8, 2016, the Supplemental Instructional (SI) Leaders entered their classes that they are assigned to for the first time. This program was made to help students gain study skills and maximize academic success. The SI leaders are students who have taken the classes prior and have  a  B+ or higher average in […] Continue Reading…

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To CAP It All Off…

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

When you’re stuck choosing between there, their, or they’re and don’t even know what an algebraic function is, who you gonna call? The Center for Academic Progress, that’s who! Fondly referred to as CAP, this division of the Academic Support Center aids new and continuing students alike in math and English. Andrew Pelletier, Coordinator of […] Continue Reading…

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A Story of Scales: Fighting Inequality By Day, Mastering Music By Night

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Andrew Pelletier has made a career out of serving underprivileged students. The 34-year-old has worked at Housatonic since May 2014, and he previously spent six years at Naugatuck Valley Community College. These two schools are located in cities – Bridgeport and Waterbury – that are notorious for their urban poverty and deprived school districts.  But […] Continue Reading…

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A Cure for Blank Page Blues and First Draft Fuddles

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

HCC’s Writing Across the Curriculum Center welcomes all students to come for one-on-one tutoring appointments for help with any writing task. Literary analyses, APA research papers, arrest reports, internship application essays…tutors are happy to assist on practically anything with words. Beyond the center’s Lafayette locale lies its Beacon Hall annex in the second floor lounge, […] Continue Reading…

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Mega Help for Students

Posted on 15 October 2014 by

When overwhelming school work and incomprehensible formulas are pulling you down, the “Mega” student-help classes are there to perform the rescue. In Lafayette Hall room B120, the Academic Support Center offers a quiet space where students can meet with helpful instructors and tackle their most difficult subjects together. The support center offers tutor assistance in […] Continue Reading…