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Ann Seavey, M.Ed.
Director, Academic Success Center
Ann has worked in the Academic Success Center at Gordon for over 20 years. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Gordon College and a Masters in Education from Northeastern University.
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Alyson Longacre, M.A.
Assistant Director, Academic Success Center
Alyson has worked in Academic Success for over 15 years. She has a B.A. in Social Work and Sociology from Gordon College and a Masters in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
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Pam Mulvihill, M.S.W.
Pam has worked in the Academic Success Center since 2005. She previously worked for the Admissions Office and was a Resident Director at Gordon. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Gordon and a Masters in Social Work from Boston University.
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Lynn Marcotte, M.A.
Writing Center Coordinator
Lynn is the Coordinator of the Writing Center at Gordon and is also on the English Faculty. She has a B.A. from Ohio State University and an M.A. from Salem State College.
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Judy Swanson, M.A.
ELL Academic Counselor
Judy has worked in the Academic Success Center since March 2015. She has a M.A. in teaching English as a Second Language from Salem State University.
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Matt Tragert, B.S.
Academic Counselor for Accessibility & Assistive Technology
Matt has worked in the Academic Success Center since May 2016. He has a B.S. in Management with a focus in Organizational Behavior from Lesley College. Matt recently returned to the North Shore after working at Ohio University for over ten years as an Assistive Technology and Accommodations Coordinator.
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Jordan Yaworski, B.A.
Administrative and Academic Accommodations Assistant
Jordan has worked in the Academic Success Center since August 2018. She graduated from Gordon College with a B.A. in English.
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The mission of the Academic Success Center is to encourage and equip students to achieve their God-given potential for academic success, acknowledging that Gordon's community of learners is made richer through the contributions of all students. Students are encouraged to develop self-awareness as learners and to investigate new strategies and techniques for effective academic performance. Professional staff members are available to assist all students with issues related to disabilities or other concerns that affect a student's general academic progress. Special academic accommodations are arranged for students who qualify for such services.
The Center's programs are holistically designed to meet the individual needs and learning styles of students and to recognize and develop the gifts of each student. This approach values student growth as a process and encourages students to utilize their strengths and to seek assistance for academic development. The ASC is committed to helping all levels of students from underprepared to advanced.
To fulfill its mission, the ASC provides:
The Center also facilitates communication with the faculty through: