Director Emerita of LSU's Center for Academic Success and retired chemistry professor Saundra McGuire The LSU College of Science will induct four new members into its Hall of Distinction during a banquet and ceremony on Friday, March 31st.
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LSU junior John Selloriquez, of Shreveport, La., is this year's recipient of the Best New Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader Award in recognition for his ready grasp of educating students in his first semester leading chemistry sessions.
LSU senior Joshua Edwards, of Baton Rouge, La., is this year's recipient of the Saundra Yancy McGuire Outstanding Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader Award in recognition for his love of teaching and learning.
LSU senior Harley Bordelon, of Morganza, La., is this year's recipient of the The D.D. and Fran Smith Outstanding Tutor Award for demonstrating excellence in the LSU Center for Academic Success (CAS) Shell Tutorial Center.
In 2015 the National College Learning Center Association named the LSU Center for Academic Success a Learning Center of Excellence, an honor bestowed upon only two centers. The center aims to help students develop critical thinking skills so that they become independent learners and proficient problem solvers long after graduation. By encouraging self-discovery and embracing learning as an active, ongoing process, the Center for Academic Success reinforces and extends classroom-based learning.