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Academic Support provides a variety of services to both the Lisle and Mesa campuses. These services are included in student tuition, so take advantage of them. These services include:

Taffie Duzan

Ms. Taffie Duzan
Study Skills Learning Specialist
Assists students with study strategies applicable to all courses such as time management and test preparation. Ms. Duzan also coordinates the academic accommodations program.

Marian Flattum

Ms. Marian Flattum
Math Learning Specialist
Assists students with all levels of math through Calculus II, as well as statistics and biostatistics.
Book Appointment

Carol Fendrick

Dr. Carol Fendrick
Science Learning Specialist
Helps students with a variety of topics within the sciences.
Book Appointment

Anne Marie Smith

Ms. Anne Marie Smith
Writing Learning Specialist
Helps students with papers in all classes and with personal statements. She can help with any stage of the writing process including topic development, organization, writing style, citations, and revisions.
Email to make an appointment


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Academic Support Center

Benedictine University

Taffie Duzan
Interim Director of Disability Services
and Learning Specialist
(630) 829-6032
Efax (630) 596-8440
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Michelle Schaefer
Office Assistant
(630) 829-6041
Efax (630) 829-8440
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