The Learning Center


As a part of the Academic Success Center that also includes the Library, the Learning Center’s purpose is to provide academic support for students to achieve success in their course work.  Fifteen computers and one printer are available for research, writing papers, or individual study and study groups.

The Center is open to all students from 8:30 -5:00 / M-Th, providing professional tutors in English, math, science, and in study skills for other subjects.


Room 106, Barker Learning Center (BLC)


Sandra Lee Tompkins, Ph.D.
(423) 442-2001, ext. 1842, or (423) 420-1914


Name Subject Days/Times Available
Karen McLeod Developmental Math, College Algebra, Biology, Basic Chemistry, Equine Studies and Agriculture Tuesday 1:30 - 4:00 
  Thursday 11:00 - 1:00 
Sandra Tompkins Developmental English, Freshman Composition, Literature, Education, Study Skills and Essay Assistance for all courses.  Monday - Thursday 2:00-5:00
  Friday by appointment 9:00-5:00

Library Hours:

Monday through Thursday 8:00am-10:00pm (Wednesday, closed 11-noon)
Friday 8:00-5:00 Sunday 5:00-10:00

Evening Tutoring @ the Library:

Name Subject Days/Times Available
Bill Holdman Math, Biology, Chemistry, ESL Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
    5:00-10:00 p.m.
Stephanie Nelson Composition, Research Papers, Literature Tuesday
  5:00-10:00 p.m.