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We Are YOUR Academic Support Center

Herkimer's Academic Support Center prides itself in having accessible, friendly, and knowledgeable staff available to support students of all skill levels. In addition to our professional staff, the ASC also has several student employees, including peer tutors and student receptionists.

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Moore Marjorie 

Marjorie Moore

Director of the Academic Support Center

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8288

B.A. History, Western Michigan University

M.S. Reading Education, SUNY Cortland

Front Desk

 Lanza Josh

Josh Lanza

Front Desk Manager/Technical Assistant

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8275

A.S. Music, HCCC

B.A. English, Utica College

M.A. English & Creative Writing (Fiction), Southern New Hampshire University

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Rob Powers

Student Receptionist

Services for Students with Disabilities & ESL Services

 Cornish Leslie

Leslie Cornish

Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8331

B.S. Speech, Emerson College

 Netti Kathleen

Kathleen Netti

Technical Assistant

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8773

A.A.S. Early Childhood Education, HCCC

 Zogby Kim

Kim Zogby

Learning Disabilities Specialist

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8773

B.S. Fashion Merchandising, Marymount College

M.A. Special Education, College of Saint Rose


 Louis Josh

Josh Louis

Academic Support Center Specialist (English/Writing)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8549

A.A. Liberal Arts, General Studies, HCCC

B.A. Creative Writing, SUNY Oswego

M.A. English & Creative Writing, Southern New Hampshire University

 Pietruch Jeremy

Jeremy Pietruch

Academic Support Center Specialist (Math)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8275

B.S. Secondary Education (Mathematics), SUNY Oswego

B.A. Mathematics, SUNY Oswego

M.S. Accountancy, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

 Powell Sharon

Sharon Powell

History Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8512

A.A. Social Science, HCCC

B.A. History, Utica College

M.A. American History, American Public University

 Thompson Justin

Justin Thompson

Criminal Justice/Social Science Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8512

A.A.S. Criminal Justice, HCCC

B.S. Criminal Justice, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

M.S. Criminal Justice, Grand Canyon University

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Kasper Cuda

Science Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8275


B.S. Biomolecular Science (Major), Biology (Minor), Clarkson University

B.S. Chemistry, Clarkson University

M.H.A. Health Administration, Utica College

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Hector Alarcon

Math Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8275

A.S. Computer Science, HCCC

B.S. Petroleum Engineering, University of Houston

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James Hunt

Math Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8275

 Perry Gillian

Gillian Perry

Embedded Tutoring Program Assistant/Lead Embedded Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8438

A.S. Business Administration, HCCC

B.S. Accounting (Major), Finance (Minor)

 Richards Korina

Korina Richards

Embedded Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8438

A.S. Business Administration, HCCC

 Forte Dawn

Dawn Forte

Math Tutor (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8275

A.S. Computer Science, Mohawk Valley Community College

B.S. Mathematics, SUNY Brockport

M.S. Education, Secondary Mathematics, SUNY Potsdam

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Wyatt Ditton

Peer Tutor (Criminal Justice, Writing)

 Academic Support Center Staff 6

Charles Schermerhorn

Peer Tutor (Social Science, History)

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Jamie Muir

Peer Tutor (Business, Writing)

Academic Support Center Staff 2

Robert Powers

Peer Tutor (Social Science, Math)


Hannah Ouderkirk

Peer Tutor (Writing, Science)


Kaitlyn Jenks

Peer Tutor (Communication & Media)

Academic Coaches

 Brookins Vince

Vincent Brookins

Academic Coach

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8780

B.A. General Studies, University of Iowa

 Heinrich Keith

Keith Heinrich

Academic Success Coach for Students with Disabilities (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8777

B.S. Business, SUNY Buffalo

M.S. Organizational Behavior, SUNY Binghamton

 Edick Jody

Jody Edick

Academic Coach (P/T)

(315) 866-0300 ext. 8738

A.A. Social Science, Fulton-Montgomery Community College

B.S. Elementary Education Pre-K-6 (Social Science), Plattsburgh State University

M.Ed. Special Education, University of Vermont