Father James Gray Academic Centre for ExcellenceThe Father James Gray Academic Centre for Excellence or ACE provides the support to help students succeed in their studies. Sessions on topics such as essay writing, creative writing, research, exam-writing, time management, critical thinking and reading comprehension are offered.
The center is named after Father James Gray, OSB, a Benedictine priest, well known for his 38 years of teaching the virtue of excellence in all things through the study of English literature. Father James mentored writers, students, the novitiate, and others who sought his guidance.
Academic Support Sessions
All sessions are located at the Academic Centre for Excellence in the Library from 12:15pm-1:00pm, unless otherwise stated.
Session 1.1: University: What to Expect
Wednesday, September 12th
Session 1.2: Note-Taking
Tuesday, September 19th
Session 1.3: Reading to Remember
Wednesday, September 26th
|English (Literature and Composition), Writing|
|English as an Additional Language, Writing|
|Time management, Study skills, Learning styles|
Faculty Drop-In Hours
Faculty offer free tutoring by discipline during their drop in hours or by appointment. Tutoring may be done in person or by phone, SKYPE, or email. If you are unable to meet with your professor during the below time, contact them to arrange another time to meet.
|Allan Casey||English||Saturday classes are email@example.com|
|Allan Safarik||English||Mondays 6:00-7:00 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Amir Farhani||Physics||Thursdays 3:00-4:00 p.m. - Rm. email@example.com|
|Anna Szmigielski||Chemistry Lecture||Mondays 3:40-4:40 firstname.lastname@example.org|
Mon., Tues., or Wed 1:30-4:30 p.m. or by appointment.
In ACE (Back of the library)
|Clint Hunker||Painting||Saturdays classes are held noon-1:00 p.m. or by email@example.com|
|Dee Hobsbawn-Smith||English||Wednesday 11:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00, please email for firstname.lastname@example.org|
Sociology, and Indigenous Studies
|Wed. noon-1:00 p.m.; Fri. noon-1:00 email@example.com|
|Mondays 6:00-7:00 p.m., please make firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Glyn Kennell||General Engineering||Fridays 4:00-5:00 email@example.com|
|Grant McConnell||Drawing||Thursdays 12:00-1:00 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Joy Agnew||General Engineering||Thursdays 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Room 310)||email@example.com|
|Julie Roy||Cree||Thursdays 6:30-7:00 p.m. or by firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kim Cross||Biology||Tues. 12:00-1:00 p.m. & 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Fridays noon-1:00 email@example.com|
|Br. Kurt Van Kuren||Psychology||Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 p.m. (ACE, back of the library)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mojtaba Biniaz (Moji)||Chemistry Lab||Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 email@example.com|
|Nancy Lee||Economics||Thursdays 3:00-4:00 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Osama Bataineh||Math and Statistics||Mon. 2:00-4:00 p.m. and Wed. 11:00 a.m.-1:00 email@example.com|
|Raymond Khan||Commerce||Thursdays 6:00-7:00 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shannon Forrester||Kinesiology||Thursday 3:00-4:00 email@example.com|
|Stavros Stavrou||Math 102||Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 firstname.lastname@example.org|