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Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC)

The Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) offers peer and professional tutors who teach students critical thinking questioning techniques and learning strategies for a specific content course. 

Our TLC tutors and academic coaches handle most anything that is not covered by the Math Center, Writing Center, Modern and Classical Languages Center, and Science Center.

Location

South Wing 320

TLC Printable Schedule

A-E

Accounting (ChristineJared, and Joe)

American Sign Language (Carly and Kendall)

Anthropology (Any Academic Coach)

Art History (Any Academic Coach)

Business Adm. (Christine and Jared)

Career & Technical Education (Any Academic Coach)

Communication (Any Academic Coach)

COM 215 (Ryan Kirkpatrick)

Computer Information Systems (Monica)

Creative Studies (Any Academic Coach)

Criminal Justice (Any Academic Coach for general; Victoria for CRJ 310 and 315)

Economics (Joe, Jared, and Christine)

Education (Any Academic Coach)

Engineering Tech (Monica)

English (Not writing) (Any Academic Coach)

Environmental Earth Science (Hailey)

Exceptional Education (Any Academic Coach)

F-P

Fashion & Textiles (Monica, FTT: Naomi and Tiffany)

Finance (Christine and Jared)

Geography (Hailey)

Graphic Design (Naomi and Tiffany)

Health & Wellness (Any Academic Coach for general; Wesley for HEW 225 and 204)

History (Any Academic Coach)

Humanities (Any Academic Coach)

Philosophy (Any Academic Coach)

Physics 100, 107 & 111 (Monica)

Physics 103 & 108 (Kaitlin)

Political Science (Any Academic Coach)

Public Administration (Any Academic Coach)

Psychology-general (Any Academic Coach)

Psychology statistics (PSY306/450): (Hannah)

S-Z

Social Work (Any Academic Coach)

Sociology-general (Any Academic Coach)

Sociology-both general and statistics (SOC299/300/302) (Rosa)

Speech & Language Pathology (Sarah S., Sarah K., Carly, Kendall)

Study Skills-general (Any Academic Coach)

Study Skills for ESL students (Please make an appointment with the Writing Center

Theater (Any Academic Coach)

Women & Gender Studies (Any Academic Coach)

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Tiffany Biddlecombe: Graphic Design and FTT 208

Peer Tutor

Subjects Tutored:

FTT 208, DES 270, 271, 277, 370, 374, 377, 378, 379, 382, & study buddy only for DES 472

Mondays and Wednesdays 3-4:30pm

Appointments

By appointment only! No walk-ins, please.

Tiffany will only report to work when an appointment is made with her through your Bengal Success Portal. Please make your appointments no later than 4:00 p.m. the previous day. 

 

 

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Joe Brzozowiec: Economics

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

ECO 101, 201, 305, 202, 307, 308, 424, 320 and study buddy for 401 and 405

BUS 312

Hours

Mondays: 3:00-5:00 pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays on call 10:00-10:30a.m. and 12:30-1:30p.m. (No walk-ins please)

Joe will be available for tutoring in economics via STAR-NY online tutoring from 7:00 p.m.-midnight Sunday nights.

Appointments

Walk-in or make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal system.

 

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Naomi Deer: Graphic Design and FTT 208

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

DES 270, 271, 277, 370, 374, 377, 378, 382

FTT 208

Hours

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Appointments

By appointment only! No walk-ins, please.

Naomi will report to work only when an appointment is made with her by 4:00 the previous day. Please make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal

 

 

 

Victoria: Criminal Justice

Peer tutor.

Subjects tutored

CRJ 101, 310 and "Study Buddy" for 315

Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 12:30-1:30 (by appointment only)

Wednesday 10:00-12:00 (by appointment only)

Victoria will report to work only when an appointment is made with her by 4:00 the previous day. Please make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal. Problems? Email Lauren Copeland, Coordinator of Tutoring Services, at copelala@buffalostate.edu or call (716)878-4196.

 

 

 

Rosa Hayes: Sociology

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

Specialty-statistics: SOC 299/300/302, also SOC 100/330/352/240

Hours

Thursdays and Fridays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Appointments

Make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

 

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Monica Heavey: CIS, Engineering Technology, Physics

Professional tutor

Subjects tutored

CIS 101, 151 ENT 104, 300, 301, 302

PHY 100, 107, 111

Hours

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Please note the following schedule change: Tuesday, 3/12 Monica will be in 11-12am and 2-3pm)

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

 

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Carly Hynd: Academic Coach, American Sign Language, Speech and Language Pathology (SLP)

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

Academic coach and American Sign Language (SLP 101 and 102)

Hours
Mondays, 10:00a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Tuesdays, 10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wednesdays: 1:30-5:00 p.m.

Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

 

 

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Hannah Kanouse: Psychology Statistics

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

PSY 306, 450, 471 and 340

Hours

Wednesdays: 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Fridays: 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Appointments

By appointment only. No walk-ins, please.

Hannah will report to work only when an appointment is made with her by 4:00 the previous day. Please make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal

 

 

 

 

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Sarah King: Academic Coach, Speech and Language Pathology

Peer tutor

Hours

Tuesdays: 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Fridays: 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

 

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Ryan Kirkpatrick: COM 215

Peer Tutor

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-2:30. 1st day: Tuesday, 4/9

By appointment only! No walk-ins, please.

Ryan only reports to work when an appointment is made through your Bengal Success Portal by 4:00 pm the previous day.

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Wesley Mills: HEW 225 & 204

Peer tutor.

Subject tutored

HEW 225 & 204

Hours

Mondays, 11:00 a.m. to noon (by appointment only). 

Wes will report to work only when an appointment is made with him by 4:00 the previous day. Please make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal. Problems? Email Lauren Copeland, Coordinator of Tutoring Services, at copelala@buffalostate.edu or call (716) 878-4196.

Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (group sessions for HEW 225)

Both walk-ins and appointments accepted, but to reserve your spot, it is recommended that you make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal.

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Jared Rasheed: Accounting, Business,Economics, Finance

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

BUS 312, 305, 320, 325, 334, 360, 430

FIN 110, 314, 389, 400, 414, 417, 418,

ECO 101, 103, 201,  202, 304, 305, 307, 308, 401, 424

Hours

Mondays: 10:15-11:45 on call only (no walk-ins)

               1:30-2:30 walk-ins and scheduled  appts

               2:30-3:30 BUS 312 group session

                3:30-4:30 Walk-ins and scheduled appts

Wednesdays: 10:30-11:30 ECO 305 group session

                       1:00-3:00 Walk-in and scheduled appts.

Fridays: 10:30-11:30 ECO 305 group session

               1:00-2:00 BUS 312 group session

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

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Richard Sanders: Academic Coach, Intern

Graduate intern

Hours

Mondays: 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: 2:30-5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

 

 

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Kendall Skuse: Academic Coach, American Sign Language, Speech and Language Pathology (SLP)

Peer tutor

Hours

Tuesdays: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

 

 

Hailey Whitney

Hailey Whitney: Geography

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

GEG 101, 360, 309, 325, 364 and GES 223, PLN 325

Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Appointments

By appointment only! No walk-ins, please.

Hailey will only report to work when an appointment is made with her through your Bengal Success Portal. Please make your appointments no later than 4:00 p.m. the previous day. 

 

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Christine Zhu: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

BUS 212,312,313

FIN 314,400,414,417,419,619

ECO 201 and 304 only

Hours

Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Thursdays, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Appointments

Make an appointment through Bengal Success Portal or walk-in.

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Kaitlin: Physics 103 & 108

Peer tutor.

Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:00-5:00

By appointment only! No walk-ins, please.

Kaitlin will only report to work when an appointment is made with her through your Bengal Success Portal. Please make your appointments no later than 4:00 p.m. the previous day. 

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