Organization Spotlight: African American Leaders Promoting Higher Achievement (AALPHA)
Offered as a designated subsidiary of the Academic Center for Educational Success (ACES) and under the Multicultural Student Academic Support Program, African American Leaders Promoting Higher Achievement (AALPHA) offers academic support resources for students of African, Black descent. This includes undergraduate, graduate and Doctor of…
LIFE UNIVERSITY’S ACADEMIC CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS EARNS NCLCA LEARNING CENTER CERTIFICATION
April 8, 2022 – The Academic Center for Educational Success (ACES) at Life University (Life U) has been awarded the National College Learning Center Association’s (NCLCA) certification.
Faces of LIFE – Keanya Harris
Keanya Harris is an Academic Support Coordinator in the Student Success Center at Life University. She was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and her family is from the South as well. Her mother is from Mobile, Alabama, and all her family is tight-knit and live in Georgia. She has had the opportunity to work at Kennesaw State University as well as Southern Polytechnic before the merge.
UNIVERSITY ADVISEMENT CENTER
Dr. Tameka Glass, Director of University of Advisement at Life University, recently completed her Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University. She also holds a certification in Leadership and Accountability, along with a Master’s in Adult Education and Training. Dr. Glass has worked…
One thing Archbold wants to tell the Life University Community is, “I appreciate you guys for your smiling faces and your positive feedback and positive attitude. I can feel the love that’s on campus and I can feel the love that’s in this community. I think we are a true community striving to make things happen together and it’s a beautiful thing.”
“When I went to college in Washington, D.C., I was always pushing myself to do more, and eventually felt like I couldn’t breathe. I really appreciate how the faculty, staff and students at Life University really take care of themselves,” said Cameron Bakkar, an Academic Support Coordinator in the Student Success Center. “Grades are obviously still important, but there’s a holistic recognition that they aren’t the only thing that makes up a person’s value. I love that energy.”
Lola Rodriguez, from Jayuya, Puerto Rico, is a Bilingual Academic Support Professional in the Student Success Center. Not long ago, a new division called Global Voices was created under the umbrella of Academic Support, and that is specifically where Lola works. She adds, “I work with undergraduate and graduate students and provide helpful resources to LIFE’s international students. We help with a little bit of everything because our students are certainly not alike and do not have the same needs.”