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SCC Staff and Services

The Student Success Center (SSC) is located on the second floor of the Lindner Tower. Listed below are the staff and services provided. The center is staffed from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and it closes at 1:00 a.m. every day. (Please note: Writing Center Coordinator Karen McKeever's office is located in the Benjamin P. Browne Library).

Student Success Coordinator 
Marshanell Ferguson- Student Success Coordinator
Specialty Area: Proctoring, LBD101, Advising, & Workshop Coordinator
Phone: 847-628-1511 
Tutoring and ADAA 
Gineen Vargas - Tutoring and ADAA Compliance Officer
Specialty Area:  Tutoring, ADAA Accommodations and Advising 
Phone: 847-628-1556
Writing Center
Karen McKeever, MA- Writing Center Coordinator
Specialty Area: Writing Assistance, Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty
Email Karen at: 
Phone: 847-628-8518 
Career Services
Doris Haugen, MA, LPC - Director of Career Development
Specialty Area: Career Planning, Job Search and Advising for Undecided Majors
Phone: 847.628.1510

Bridge Program
Jill DeHaven-Bridge Program/ESL and Mentor Coordinator
Specialty Area: Bridge Program director, Mentoring and Advising
Phone: 847-628-1517
Student Support
Jaimee Bartha - Director of Retention and Orientation
Specialty Areas: Student Resources, Withdrawal Concerns/Issues, Advising
Phone: 847.628.2514



The mission of the Student Success Center (SSC) at Judson University is to assist students in achieving their academic, personal, and professional goals. The SSC is an integrated approach, combining curricular and co-curricular experiences to serve students through a variety of personalized and structured resources. These services help students embrace their potential to be effective ambassadors for Christ.


The goal of the Student Success Center at Judson University is to provide resources designed to     

1) Support the academic mission of the institution      
2) Encourage the student to identify and attain personal goals      
3) Assist the student to identify and attain professional goals

The mission, goals and strategies of the Success Center empower students to take responsibility and control of their academic progress based on their personal level of development and maturity. Students will be encouraged to reach their full potential by mastering the talents necessary to achieve their goals.