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List of tutoring services offered at PCCC

Need tutoring but not sure where to go?  PCCC offers many opportunities for tutoring, it's just a matter of choosing the help that is right for you.  The alphabetical list below contains links to the various tutoring services offered at PCCC. 

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Academic Success Center

Tutoring for students in College-level Math, Accounting, Statistics, English, Psychology, Economics, History, ASL.  Tutoring for additional subjects will be added as needed. 

Deirdre Nance, Coordinator of Tutoring Services; (973) 684-5717; dnance@pccc.edu

CIS Lab

Tutoring for students in all CIS, Graphic Design, and Engineering courses. 

Francisco De la Cruz, CIS LAB Coordinator; (973) 684-5305 fdelacruz@pccc.edu

Developmental Studies Reading and Writing Lab

Tutoring, Study Sessions, and Assistance with pccc.mylabsplus.com (1 credit requirement for course) for students currently enrolled in DE 010 or DE 020.

Carol Kaminski, Lab Assistant; (973) 684-5329; ckaminski@pccc.edu

ELS Writing Center

Tutoring and workshops for students currently enrolled in ELS classes.

Helene Noor, hnoor@pccc.edu or Ruggiero Manente, (973) 684-5508

EOF Lab

The lab provides tutoring in basic skills, ELS, and certain college level courses for students who participate in the Equal Opportunity Fund Program.

Gayatri  Nehrusingh, Educational Assistant: (973) 684-5873; gnehrusingh@pccc.edu

eTutoring

All PCCC students have access to eTutoring.  ETutoring offers the Online Writing Lab where you can submit up to 3 drafts of your paper, Live Tutoring where you can chat with a tutor in a one-on-one tutoring session, and Offline Questions where you can leave a specific question for an eTutor.

Loren Kleinman, M.A., Director, Writing Center; lkleinman@pccc.edu; (973) 684-6160

Gateway Center for Academic Achievement

The Gateway Center offers, one-on-one, group, and online tutoring for general education courses that are being piloted within the center via Title V Grant.  Students must be enrolled in Gateway Courses in order to receive tutoring in the center.  Currently, the Gateway Center provides tutoring in EN 101, HI 101, and CIS 101.  Courses are added each semester. 

Suzanne Hickey, Director; shickey@pccc.edu; (973) 684-6909

Math Lab

Provides individual and small group tutoring for remedial and college-level Math courses.  Textbooks, solution manuals, worksheets, sample tests, calculators, and computers with Internet access are available.

Ibtisam Masri, Math Labs Coordinator/Education Specialist-Math; (973) 684-6771; imasri@pccc.edu

Professor Schwartzberg’s Math Forum

The Math Forum is open all year to all students enrolled in any Math Developmental Level course. Students review math concepts with tutors.  Math Boot Camp occurs at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters and lasts for one week.  It offers students an opportunity to advance to a College Level Math Course.  Math Prep (RAMP) runs for three weeks at the  beginning of Fall and Spring Semesters to provide students an opportunity to register for math classes in the Express Semester.

Professor Howard Schwartzberg; Email: hschwartzberg@pccc.mailcruiser.com

S.T.E.M. Lab

Tutoring for students enrolled in science majors courses (BS 101/102, CH 111/112/211/212, PY 101/102/120/121); related math courses (MA 108/115/120/121); engineering technology; and Computer and Information Sciences courses.

Thomas van Aken, MA, Coordinator of STEM Center; tvanaken@pccc.edu; (973) 684-4855

Science Lab

Tutoring for Intro to chemistry (Chemistry 103) and Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2.  Hours are posted on all 3 campuses:

  • Wanaque Campus: Student Lobby
  • Passaic Campus: Room P115
  • Paterson Campus:  Room A330

Flor Ruano, A&P Tutor, Paterson and Passaic Campuses; (201) 923-5232; famandacu71@gmail.com

Juan Lieva, CH 103 Tutor, all campuses; (201) 667- 1030; juanleiva@live.com

TRIO

Offers academic advising, tutoring, career counseling, transfer counseling, cultural trips, childcare vouchers, grant aid, book vouchers, and a six-week summer bridge math program.  Eligible students include US Citizens who are low income, disabled, and/or first generation college students enrolled full time or part time (at least 9 credits).

Email: sss@pccc.edu

Marva Cole-Friday, Director; (973) 684-6442; Mcole-Friday@pccc.edu

Writing Center

We offer one-on-one tutoring for students at all stages of the writing process, whether it is brainstorming a topic, structuring an essay, or editing and revising.  Consulting is available by appointment only. The Writing Center only assists students in college level and Writing Intensive courses as well as students preparing for the College Writing Exam (CWE).We also offer writing workshops, which are available to the whole college campus.

Loren Kleinman, M.A., Director, Writing Center; lkleinman@pccc.edu; (973) 684-6160 

 

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