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Support Operations for Academic Retention

Dr. Michelle Kiser - Director
(806) 742-3664

The Learning Center
The Learning Center offers a wide variety of services designed to increase students' academic effectiveness as well as enabling them to get the most out of their education. Located in Room 80 in Holden Hall.

Patrick Bohn - Associate Director

Programs for Academic Development and Retention
PADR provides opportunities for students to acquire and build learning strategies for college. Located in Room 80 Holden Hall.

Katelin St. Clair - Assistant Director
Supplemental Instruction
SI targets historically difficult entry-level academic coursese and offers students regularly scheduled, modified forms of discussion sessions conducted by SI.

Corie Hernandez - Assistant Director

Texas Success Initiative(TSI)
The TSI development program strives to improve student readiness for the successful completion of college-level work. Located in Room 78 Holden Hall.

Christopher Corona - Assistant Director

Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) division of SOAR focuses on creating
applications to improve the learning experience for all Texas Tech students.
IT also provides daily support for all staff members and students in

Sylvia Graham - Programmer Analyst II