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Academic Learning Center

Academic Learning Center Staff

Inez Murtha
Director
Contact Information
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-6023
Favorite Quote: 

"Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now."  Denis Waitley

Dawn Larsen
Office Coordinator
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Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-6023
Favorite Quote: 

"If it is to be it is up to me." –Unknown 

Marieta Cardamone
Secretary
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Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-7427
Favorite Quote: 

"Choose to be optimistic and happy. Every cloud has a silver lining, you just have to look for it." -Unknown

Academic Achievement & Retention Services

Kathy Peters
Academic Learning Support & Retention Coordinator
Contact Information
Academic Achievement & Retention Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-6023
Favorite Quote: 

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” –Booker T. Washington

Lori VanHooreweghe
Academic Advisor
Contact Information
Academic Achievement & Retention Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-6023
Favorite Quote: 

"As a circle of light increases, so does the circumference of darkness around it." –Albert Einstein

College Reading and Learning Center

Emily Borcherding
College Reading & Learning Coordinator
Contact Information
College Reading & Learning Center
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2361
Favorite Quote: 

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." –William Butler Yeats

Examination Services

Michelle Galanits
Secretary
Contact Information
Examination Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-6023
Favorite Quote: 

"The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more things that you learn, the more places you’ll go."

–Dr. Seuss

Math and Science Services

Latricia Hylton
Math & Science Coordinator
Contact Information
Math & Science Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2361
Favorite Quote: 

"We have a responsibility as a leader to not be liked if that’s the case, but to make the right decisions, the tough decisions, and trust that the kids will come to understand later." –C. Vivian Stringer

Student Support Services

Nick Sullivan
Director
Contact Information
Student Support Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2179
Favorite Quote: 

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." —Plutarch

Colice Sanders
Advising Specialist
Contact Information
Student Support Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2179
Favorite Quote: 

“Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.” —Unknown

Jade Horning
Instructional Specialist
Contact Information
Student Support Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2179
Favorite Quote: 

"Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it." Julia Child

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Emily Stowe
Secretary
Contact Information
Student Support Services
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2179
Favorite Quote: 

"Creative people know no bounds when the universe serves as their daily creative muse."

—Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson

Writing Center

Deanne Gute
Writing Coordinator
Contact Information
Writing Center
Academic Learning Center
Phone: 
(319) 273-2361
Favorite Quote: 

"The brain that doesn't feed itself, eats itself." —Gore Vidal