Academic Support Coordinator
Dept: Academic Resource Center
Office: Rickey 370-A
Degrees: Master of Arts in Literature & Environment Studies, University of Nevada, Reno (2011); Bachelor of Arts in English Literature & Creative Writing, Marietta College (2009); Bachelor of Science in Biology, Marietta College (2009).
Year appointed: 2013
As the Academic Support Coordinator, Keira manages all aspects of the Academic Resource Center’s tutoring programs. Keira oversees both the Writing Center in Thomas 221 as well as the Tutoring & Learning Center in Bartlett 370 in the Rickey Science Center. She is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising all Peer Writing Consultants and Peer Learning Consultants. She also manages the Embedded Tutoring program, which was established in 2014.
In addition to administering the tutoring programs, Keira developed and teaches a specialized course, COLL 150, which helps students cultivate their critical thinking and reading comprehension skills. She also collaborates with faculty to provide in-class presentations and workshops on a variety of topics related to the tutoring programs, writing and citation styles, and study-skills.