ASC Staff

Frank Brannon, Tutoring Coordinator. Frank comes to the Academic Success Center from the NOVA Annandale campus, where he served as the Supervisor for the Math and Science Center. Prior to that he has been an instructor in the sciences as well as art, and most recently completed a one-year fellowship at the University of Virginia. He enjoys gardening, running, bonsai, opera and quesitos.


Rosemarie HarringtonLearning Specialist & Liaison to the Languages, Arts, and Social Sciences (LASS) Division. Prior to NOVA, Rosemarie worked in communications and development for non-profit organizations for 15 years. In  2012 Rosemarie came to NOVA as a writing consultant. In her position at ASC, Rosemarie oversees the ASC Writing Center, hires and trains LASS tutors, facilitates some writing workshops, and works with students as an academic coach. A member of a book club for 16 years, she enjoys author talks and book festivals.

woman with red hair in front of treesGwen McCrea, Learning Specialist
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 on other student success initiatives. Her other interests include travel, hiking, gardening, and science fiction. For more information about Gwen, please visit her blog.