Find a Coach

Need help in a specific class or with a specific skill? Not sure which Academic Coach to pick? Use the lists below to see which Academic Coaches can work with you. Once you've found a coach, head over to Harvey Knowledge Center on Starfish to make your appointment or call our office at 540-831-7704.

Accounting

  • 211 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting -- Courtney Streeby, Darius Rowe, Rachel Garrison
  • 212 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting -- Courtney Streeby
  • 312 Accounting Information Systems -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 313 Intermediate Accounting I -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 314 Intermediate Accounting II -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 411 Federal Taxation-- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 413 Advanced Financial Topics -- Courtney Streeby

American Sign Language (ASL)

Anthropological Sciences

  • 203 Critical Inquiry in Anthropological Sciences -- Luc White

Art

*For ARTS courses, please see Studio Art below

Art History

Astronomy

  • 112 General Astronomy II -- 

Biology

Business Law

Chemistry

Communications

  • 104 Basic News Writing -- Laura Spangler
  • 114 Introduction to Public Speaking -- Laura Spangler
  • 130 Introduction to Communication -- Laura Spangler
  • 146 Media Performance -- 
  • 204 News Reporting -- Laura Spangler
  • 226 Digital Imaging -- Laura Spangler
  • 304 Electronic News Gathering --
  • 326 Web Production -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 383 Social Media -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 400 Media Law and Ethics -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)

CORE

Criminal Justice

  • 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice -- Jayla Robinson
  • 233 Courts and the Criminal Process -- Tatiana Tshibuyi
  • 235 Police and Society -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 238 Corrections -- Jayla Robinson
  • 320 Criminal Investigative Theory -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 365 Diversity Issues in the Criminal Justice System -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 370 Crime and Criminal Behavior -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 385 Research Methods in Criminal Justice -- Courtney Streeby

Economics

Education

Educational Foundations

English

Finance

  • 251 Personal Finance -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 331 Introduction to Buisness Finance -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 332 Intermediate Business Finance -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 361 Financial Innovation: Features and Applications -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)

French

 

Geography

  • 101 Europe and the Americas (World Geography) -- Sabrina Bauserman
  • 102 Africa and Asia (World Geography) -- Sabrina Bauserman
  • 103 Introduction to Human Geography -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 140 Introduction to Environmental Studies -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 201 North America -- Sabrina Bauserman
  • 211 Perspectives in Geography -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 305 Population Geography -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)

Geology

  • 105 Exploring Earth -- Darius Rowe

Geometry

Geospatial Science

  • 125 Introduction to Geospatial Data -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 490 Field Research Methods -- Coaches are TBA for Fall 2021 (For support refer to NetTutor)

Health Education

History

Information Technology

  • 109 Problem Solving and Programming --  Kevin Mattix
  • 110 Principles of Information Technology -- Kevin Mattix, Alejo (Zachary) Cobos
  • 120 Principles of Computer Science I --  Kevin Mattix, Alejo (Zachary) Cobos
  • 205 Data Communications and Networking -- Darius Rowe
  • 220 Principles of Computer Science II -- Kevin Mattix, Alejo (Zachary) Cobos
  • 225 Web Programming I -- Kevin Mattix
  • 281 Data Management and Analysis with Spreadsheets -- Courtney Streeby, Darius Rowe, Rachel Garrison
  • 320 Procedural Analysis and Design --  Coaches for Fall 2021 TBA (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 324 Principles of Computer Science III -- Kevin Mattix
  • 325 Web Programming II --  Coaches for Fall 2021 TBA (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 340 Database I --  Coaches for Fall 2021 TBA (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 345 Introduction to Information Security -- Kevin Mattix
  • 370 Software Engineering I -- Kevin Mattix
  • 441 Database II --  Coaches for Fall 2021 TBA (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 442 Database III --  Coaches for Fall 2021 TBA (For support refer to NetTutor)

International Studies

Latin

Management

  • 322 Organizational Behavior --  Coaches for Fall 2021 TBA (For support refer to NetTutor)
  • 333 Business Analytics for Decision Making -- Courtney Streeby

Marketing

Math

Music

Nursing

Nutrition

Peace

  • 280 Introduction to Mindfulness --

Philosophy

Physical Science

  • 350 Physical Science --  

Physics

  • 111 General Physics -- 
  • 112 General Physics -- 
  • 221 Physics -- 
  • 222 Physics -- 
  • 305 Modern Physics -- 
  • 309 Electronics Laboratory -- 
  • 330 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics -- 
  • 406 Geophysics -- 
  • 421 Electromagnetic Theory -- 

Political Science

Psychology

Religion

Sociology

Spanish

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Statistics

  • 130 Understanding Statistics in Society -- 
  • 200 Introduction to Statistics -- Courtney Streeby

Studio Art

Study Skills

Any of our academic coaches can assist with:

  • Organization Skills 
  • Study Skills
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Time management
 
For subject specific study skills

Time Management

Any of our coaches can assist with time management, including how to keep a planner, managing study time, and balancing your workload. 

They are: Alex DemingAmber FunderburgAyana Nichols, Charlene Galvez, Courtney StreebyDaniela Rocha, Drew ReavisEmily MeadeJayla RobinsonKenny Woods, Kevin MattixLuc WhitePaige Sproul, Sabrina BausermanTatiana Tshibuyi, Taylor McCaleb

Women's and Gender Studies

Writing

Our Writing coaches are: Alex DemingAmber FunderburgDaniela RochaEmily MeadeJayla RobinsonPaige Sproul

Writing coaches can support you at any stage of the process including:

  • Understanding the assignment
  • Generating ideas and brainstorming
  • Research
  • Drafting
  • Organization
  • Style and mechanics
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Citation styles and formats