Fred Gertz Center for Academic Success

The mission of the Center for Academic Success (CAS) is to support all Alfred University students to become engaged with and empowered by the learning process. Through academic consultation, tutoring, and the provision of other resources and accommodations, our staff assists students in developing the mindset and skills that they need to be successful learners-in college and throughout their lives.

Student Services

Supplemental Instruction
Writing Center
Academic Consultation
Access & Accommodations
Faculty & Staff

CAS Staff

  • Liz Shea, Director
  • Chris Gause, Assistant Director
  • Vicky Westacott, Director of the Writing Center
  • Beth Niles, Administrative Assistant
  • Ally Church, Senior Academic Consultant
  • Alicia Zielenski, Senior Academic Consultant
  • McKenzie Miller, Academic Consultant
  • Kelly Sanford, Academic Consultant
  • Nina Mostowfi, Academic Consultant
  • Barbara Spaulding, Academic Consultant
  • Allison Tanner, Academic Consultant
  • Emily Rush-McClintock, Academic Consultant

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm or by appointment

2nd floor of Herrick Library

Contact Information
Phone: 607-871-2148
Mailing Address: 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802

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