by Sabrina Z. Salutations, Friends! Welcome to 2019! We at the ACE hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a safe New Year. We are jumping right into the new semester, as the traditional semester begins on Jan. 14 here at the Main Campus. Getting down to business, we are aiming to open the Writing … Continue reading Welcome to 2019!!
by Sabrina Z. Salutations, Friends! Before I get into some reflections of 2018, let's do some housekeeping. The university will be closed from Dec. 22 to Jan. 3rd in observance of the holidays. The Spring 2018 ACE Schedules will be available on the following dates: Math and Tutoring: TBA MFD Writing Center: starting Monday Jan. … Continue reading Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year from The Academic Center for Excellence!
by Kristi R. Johnson StudyCon returns tonight for students at the San Antonio campus of Our Lady of the Lake University. The Academic Center for Excellence will have food, games, workshops, and, for the first time, a Foam Dome! Feel free to take out all of your test-taking anxiety on your friends in a massive … Continue reading Fall 2018 StudyCon
by Jason Martinez, Writing Consultant Now that we're about the midpoint of the semester, take a moment and reflect on how often the urge to stop what you are doing has overtaken you. And think of how much progress you lost because of various factors, some within your control and some outside of your control. … Continue reading Getting Back On Track: Tips For Student Writers
by Kristi R. Johnson It was a hot one for those of us in south Texas this summer. So what better reason, other than the brutal summer heat, to stay inside under the air conditioning reading books? I gladly stayed inside and whittled down my ever-present 'to read' pile, but only to end up adding … Continue reading My Summer in Books – 2018 Edition