Bioscience

UA students gain math, science, writing tutoring at “Think Tank”

August 30, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

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University of Arizona students now have a central starting point, The Think Tank, to connect with writing, math and science tutoring, entry level course tutoring as well as weekly course review services, peer mentors and more.

The Think Tank, at the Student Academic Learning Center in the Nugent Building, houses these mostly free services that are available to any UA student.

A department within the Student Affairs division, the Think Tank evolved from an interest to streamline and centralize existing pockets of academic support services across campus. The program will collaborate with other existing academic support services and serve as a clearinghouse for other services available within UA colleges and departments.

“One of the things we did during our transformation in Student Affairs was to try and do things better and to save some resources. Our initial thought was to be able to centralize learning support in the Nugent Building,” said Melissa Vito, vice president of student affairs.

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