About Us

4 Main Programs
The LC supports students with 4 unique programs- SI, drop-in tutoring, Math Emporium ULAs, and PASS
130+ Student Staff
The LC has all student staff, trained and certified.

 

Location: The Learning Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Library, across from the 3d Printing desk.  The Math Emporium is located on the bottom floor of the Library, down the hall from the Books and Brew.  

Mission:  The mission of the GC Learning Center is to provide academic support in mathematics, physics, economics, kinesiology, and science courses throughout the core curriculum.

Learning Center Fall 2022 Hours

  • Mondays- Thursdays, 9am-9pm
  • Fridays, 9am-2pm 
students sit at table for tutoring, all masked with books and laptops open

Meet Our Staff

The Learning Center

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Jeanne Haslam

Jeanne Haslam

Director
231 W Hancock Street
4784451179
Education
  • BA Social Work and BBA (Business Administration), Wesleyan College
  • MBA, Georgia College & State University
Biography

Jeanne has worked in higher education and academic support for the past ten years. Earlier work provided a wide variety of educational and managerial settings including non-profit work, homeschooling, running a private school, and directing a camp. One common denominator to her experiences has been to challenge and help young adults succeed and continuously grow their proficiencies and skill set. Ms. Haslam has been active with the John Gardner Institute as the Campus Liaison and the USG STEM initiatives. She is currently serving as a Sector Lead for State Universities and as Co-PI for GC’s current STEM IV grant.

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Rebecca Cofer

Rebecca Cofer, EdD

Assistant Director
231 W Hancock Street
4784458704
Education
  • Doctorate of Education- Higher Education Leadership- Georgia Southern University
  • Master of Arts- English Literature- Virginia Tech 
  • Bachelor of Arts- English, History- Virginia Tech
  • National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Learning Center Leadership certification- Level 3 certified since 2018
Biography

Rebecca Cofer has worked in higher education learning centers since her time at The Writing Center at Virginia Tech in 2004. Since then, she has worked as the tutor coordinator for Texas Tech's TECHniques Center and at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Academic Achievement Center, and now serves as the Assistant Director at the Learning Center. Cofer's experience also includes work as an academic advisor for majors like undecided and pre-nursing. Regardless of her role, Rebecca's passion lies in helping students succeed in higher ed and beyond, however they view success. She also serves in multiple leadership roles for the College Reading & Learning Association and the Georgia Tutoring Association. 

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Michael Thomas

Graduate Assistant
Biography

Michael is pursuing his graduate degree in management information systems and currently serves as one of 2 GAs for the Learning Center. During his undergrad, Michael worked for a local global company called Thiele Kaolin from 2021-2022 in information services where he was responsible for leading projects maintaining and upgrading electronic infrastructure. Michael will be aiding us and completing projects to improve the data analysis process at the LC.

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Victoria Massey

Graduate Assistant
Education
  • B.S. in Public Health with a Global Health Studies, Georgia College 
  • In progress - Master of Management Information System, Georgia College
Biography

Victoria is pursuing her graduate degree in Management Information System and currently serves as one of 2 GAs for the Learning Center. While an undergrad at Georgia College, she served on the executive committee of Zeta Phi Beta as Program Chair during her time as an undergraduate at Georgia College. Victoria also worked as a First Year Guide for First Year Experience where she was responsible for mentoring first year students, assisted academic advisors during registration, and attended weekly seminar meetings. Prior to her work as a GA with us, Victoria worked for the Learning Center as a Administrative Coordinator where she was responsible for managing the tutor schedules, tutor certification hours, and managed aspects of the budget.