Tag Archives: Learning Resource Center

Butler combats learning disabilities

MARAIS JACON-DUFFY NEWS EDITOR Sophomore Breanna Mueller is quiet in her public speaking class COM101, even when the rest of the class talks about television show premieres. Her notebook is color coordinated, highlighted and neat. Mueller’s diligence during class results from years of compensating for academic challenges. She has Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and dyslexia.

Programs help students explore possibilities

Tables lined the Reilly Room Tuesday for the Majors Fair, where faculty represented all different majors and were available as students came in for information. “I think we had wonderful support from the faculty and the departments,” said Jennifer Griggs, Learning Resource Center director. Griggs said the Majors Fair was geared toward everybody and is

Three student employees honored

Alex Davidson, Katie Youngen and Stephanny Tauber won awards last week for their stellar performance in campus jobs. Davidson, who has been working in the Learning Resource Center for three years, won the Student Employee of the Year award. Davidson works with transfer students and the peer tutoring program. “I was a transfer student myself,

Expansions reflect rise in students with disabilities

Butler University’s Student Disability Services and Learning Resource Center both expanded this fall to better accommodate the rising number of students requiring additional academic services. Student Disability Services Butler’s number of students with disabilities rose from 160  students in fall 2007 to approximately 230 at the start of this year—representing about 5 percent of the