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The Albion College Academic Skills Center is located in the Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center, part of the Stockwell-Mudd Library complex. Contact the center at 517/629-0562 or through the form below.

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Academic Skills Center

Everything you need to stay on track.

The Academic Skills Center (ASC) supports Albion College students in a variety of academic areas. Located on the second floor of the Mudd Learning Center, the ASC includes the Quantitative Studies Center and the Writing Center.

Mission

The Academic Skills Center strives to help students improve their learning process, by gaining awareness of learning strategies and skills, and by assessing learning styles, strengths, time management, and other factors that affect learning.  

Quantitative Studies Center

The Quantitative Studies Center (QSC) assists all students with services that focus on topics related to mathematics, statistics economics, and the sciences.  Students who want to increase performance in quantitative courses utilize QSC services including peer tutoring and individual consultations with the Director.  In addition, the QSC works to support students preparing for the quantitative portion of standardized exams such as the GRE, GMAT, and Michigan Professional Readiness Test for Teachers (PRE). 

Writing Center

The Writing Center supports the entire college community. Peer consultants work one-on-one with student writers at every stage of the writing process—from initial brainstorming to writing drafts, and from organizing ideas to final editing. Writing Center consultants help students with writing taught in different academic disciplines, as well as other kinds of writing they might need to do while at college (e.g., cover letters for internships, résumés for job applications, personal statements for scholarships or graduate school). In addition, the director of the Writing Center, in consultation with the individual student, may plan a program of writing practice to meet the student's needs.

Career and Internship Center Staff

Albion College's Career and Internship Center provides comprehensive services designed to assist students and alumni in the career exploration and decision-making process. We strive to teach students the skills necessary to be successful with their career pursuits. Get to know us!

Troy Kase, Director of the Career and Internship Center Troy Kase

Director
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Troy joined Albion College as Director of the Career and Internship Center in February 2013. He comes to Albion from Idaho after working at the Career Center at Idaho State University for fourteen years. Troy received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and Master of Counseling in Student Affairs and College Counseling from Idaho State University, and continues to complete coursework toward a doctorate in higher education.

Dawn Hernandez, Operations Manager Dawn Hernandez

Assistant Director
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Dawn is an Albion College alumna and Albion community resident. After graduation, Dawn pursued a career in social work in the Ann Arbor area. Several years later, she returned to the Albion area and began working at the Albion District Library. Upon completing her master's degree in Library and Information Science at Wayne State University, Dawn worked in public libraries for over a decade. Dawn brings her skills as a social worker and librarian to the Career and Internship Center to help benefit the students at Albion College.

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Operations Manager
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Jenny joined the Albion College Career and Internship Center in September of 2013. She graduated from Albion College in 1998 in English and a concentration in Environmental Studies. She brings a passion for helping others and an endless commitment to Albion College.


Julia Julia Roberts

Peer Career Advisor
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Julia is a Psychology and Communication Studies double major. She will be graduating in May of 2016.  She is a part of the student marketing team in the Career and Internship Center.

 

Margaux Kabodian

Peer Career Advisor
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Margaux is a Business Marketing and Management major. She will be graduating in May of 2016.  She is a part of the student marketing team in the Career and Internship Center.

Career and Internship Center

From who you are to who you’ll become.

Welcome to the Career and Internship Center at Albion College—we are committed to assisting students and alumni as you plan for and move into your future. Our staff is dedicated to helping you through the maze of information available, no matter which career path you choose. As a key component of the Albion Advantage, we work closely with faculty mentors and the College's institutes and centers to help you prepare for your next step.
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