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Academic Support Krew (A.S.K)

A.S.K.

Academic Support Krew

A.S.K., which is an acronym for Academic Support Krew, is a new program within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion that strives to provide individualized academic assistance to ethnic and racial minority students who may be experiencing difficulty in the core areas of math, science, and/or English. Students seeking academic assistance or tutoring should identify as an ethnic or racial minority and have 48 credit hours or less. If you are interested in recieving more information please contact diversity@longwood.edu  

 

 

 Mission/Vision:

Through small group tutoring and educational interventions, the Academic Support Krew is committed to enhancing the academic success of Longwood students belonging to historically underrepresented ethnic and minority populations.

Objective:

The A.S.K. program seeks to provide academic support in an environment free of unwanted and/or perceived stress or pressure. The A.S.K. program will accomplish its mission through providing:  

·         Peer one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions

·         Workshops on topics regarding academic and professional success

·         Referrals to outside academic offices and  resources

 

The goal of the A.S.K. program is provide students with the support necessary to reach high scholastic achievement within the classroom, specifically in the core areas of English, math, and science. In addition, The A.S.K. program seeks to increase the retention and graduation rates of Longwood students who encounter varying levels of challenge within their academic experience.

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