ASC Staff


Gwen McCreaGwen McCrea, Learning Specialist Liaison for the Liberal Arts Division
Gwen’s background is in lifelong learning, from outdoor learning for children to adult education. She started at NOVA as a Writing Consultant in the Writing Assistance Center. In her position at ASC, Gwen oversees the academic skills workshop programming, works with students individually as an academic coach, and works closely with faculty in the Liberal Arts Division. Gwen is finishing her Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Minnesota. Any free time she has left over after that is spent with her family and pursuing her other interests, including travel, hiking, gardening, and science fiction. For more information about Gwen, please visit her blog.

Courtney Boland
, Coordinator of the Academic Success Center
Courtney joined the ASC team in July 2014 from West Virginia University. As the Coordinator of ASC, Courtney oversees all of the ASC Services and currently serves as the chair of the Tutoring Service Working Group. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys sightseeing, shopping, hiking and spending time with her furry babies, Sammy and Sophie. For more information about Courtney, please visit her blog.

Rosemarie HarringtonLead Consultant                        Rosemarie began volunteering in the Writing Center in February 2012 and soon was hired as a writing consultant. As lead consultant in the ASC, she continues to promote student writing through consultations and writing workshops; she also creates ASC’s online newsletter. Outside of NOVA Rosemarie tutors reading for a non-profit after-school program and helps its high school seniors with college essays.