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Welcome Back AAC Scholars – Spring 2022

Welcome back AAC Scholars!! (and welcome new AAC scholars!)

We sure did miss you over the winter break and hope that you had a wonderful time of rest and reflection.

This new year we are ready to start with great excitement! We have some things to share about a few changes that occurred over break here at the AAC.

You will see some new faces in new places at the AAC!

NEW SPACE in Johnson Hall: Room 223E. Our Johnson Hall tutoring space and computer lab has moved from 119 upstairs into 223E. You can access the space by entering the SOUTH entrance of the building and hanging a right – the entrance to the 223 spaces are on the east side of the upstairs.

Audrey Herron– Audrey is our new Arrive Coordinator, she will be serving new students as they come in to the AAC!

Santiago Martinez – Santi joined us last semester remotely and this semester will be working out of Gibbons Hall as a retention specialist!

Juan Rivas – Juan accepted the Senior Coordinator for Academic Programing position! He will be here to support all academic needs and programing, including tutoring, supplemental instruction, study groups, and PASS. More information about signing up for those below.

Joel Barraza Nava – Joel has accepted a role this spring that supports his passion for tutoring and the growth and sustainability of our academic programs. He will be working alongside Juan and Hannah (our Tutor Coordinator) to assure you all have the best experience possible.

Retention Specialists – Your retention specialists are sending out those first of semester campaigns for 1:1 meetings. Don’t forget to sign up in those first four weeks!

AAC Communication – In addition to your retention specialist reaching out for your 1:1, you will be receiving more information about Arrive, Thrive, and Programs & Events.

Thrive – Our Thrive and Thrive-Grad have combined to just one experience, Thrive. Similarly, our Classic and STEM programs will not be labeled separately.

Come on by and check out our new space in Johnson Hall and our familiar space in Gibbons Hall!

Wishing you all the best,

-The AAC Staff