Success Stories

The Academic Support Center at Notre Dame College highlights stories of our graduating students in our annual Reflections publication.

From a range of backgrounds and degree programs, our students have one thing in common – all are benefited by the services and support of our ASC staff!

The ASC helps students excel academically, provides support for navigating college life, and gives students the tools to plan their career path. Learn more about how the ASC has helped our past graduates!

One-on-One Tutors

“I love the relationship I had with my tutors because they got to know us one-on-one. They will do anything they can to help.”

–Kayla, 2018 Graduate, Pursuing Master’s in Art Therapy, 2018 Bosche Award Winner recognized for her 3.9 GPA, dedication to academic excellence, and commitment to community service.

Here to Help

“If you need help, don't be afraid to ask; there are so many people here to help you. If I had not come here, I would not have advanced to where I am today.”

–Tyler, 2017 Graduate, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

A Place to Call Home

“The ASC has given me a place to call home when I am at school. I live off campus, and in the ASC, I am able to set up a place to work. The tutors have been my rock.”

–Lauren, 2017 Graduate, Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Instilling Confidence

“The tutors help me by looking my work over and suggesting corrections, or offering advice. It has made me a more confident student because there is a feeling of support.”

–Gregory, 2017 Graduate, Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist License

Encouraging Success

“The help you get here makes a big difference...everybody really cares about helping students succeed!”

–Courtney, 2017 Graduate, Bachelor in Public Relations

A Valuable Resource

“Everyone at the ASC wants to see students succeed, so know that everyone is here to help you.”

–Brandon, 2017 Graduate, Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Development

Advice to Fellow Students

“Work hard every semester, even if it is an easy semester. That way you can stay in the rhythm so that if you have a difficult semester coming up, you can adapt more easily.”

–Talia, 2017 Graduate, Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science

Helping Other ASC Students Succeed

“After graduating with my Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Political Science, I earned a graduate assistantship working with the ASC. My goal is to become an FBI Agent and focus on victimology.”

–Madison, 2016 Graduate, completed her Master of Arts in National Security and Intelligence Studies at NDC in May 2018 and is now working for the Akron Police Department.

Always Ask Questions

“Assert yourself and ask questions, stay organized and develop a rapport with professors and faculty.”

–Hannah, 2016 Graduate, Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Explore the ASC Pillars of Support

Balancing Knowledge, Growth and Engagement


to thrive in the classroom.


to stay enrolled.


to meet post-grad goals.


to support student success.