Welcome to tutoring at Buffalo State College! We encourage all students to strengthen their proficiency and confidence in writing, math, language and other content areas and aim to nurture students' ability to learn how to learn. Some of the best and brightest students seek tutoring to sharpen study skills and fully embrace subject content.
Buffalo State offers a variety of free tutoring across campus. A comprehensive list of all tutoring services can be found on the tabs to the left. To determine which tutoring center you’d like to visit, click on the subject you are seeking help with (below).
If you don’t see the subject you’re looking for, e-mail the Coordinator of Tutoring Services, Lauren Copeland, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she'll be more than happy to answer your questions and help find your tutor!
Buffalo State Tutoring Team:
Lauren Copeland, M.S., Coordinator of Tutoring Services
Dr. Janine Viglietti, Math Center Director
Dr. Maggie Herb, Writing Center Director
(Questions? Contact Lauren Copeland at email@example.com)
Math-All Levels: Director of the Math Center: Dr. Janine Viglietti
Writing: Director of the Writing Center: Dr. Maggie Herb
MISSION: The tutoring services at Buffalo State are committed to working with faculty to ensure the intellectual growth of Buffalo State's diverse student body through excellence in tutoring.
The long-term goal of Buffalo State tutors is to enhance student academic success, retention and graduation by applying the best practices of student learning theory and addressing student learning needs. This is largely done by cultivating the tutee’s academic independence.
Tutors are expected to think of their work as tutoring the individual in the learning process, helping the tutee move towards academic independence during each session, rather than just tutoring a subject. The tutor will ask questions that help tutees foster critical thinking, metacognitive development, and academic and personal success.
The learning center is a place where students and students’ needs come first.
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