College of Professional Studies Academic Support Center

Doane’s College of Professional Studies Academic Support Center is dedicated to offering students a variety of resources and tools to help them achieve their educational goals.

Our services and resources include one-on-one tutoring; help desk hours; a variety of workshops to help students gain the skills needed for multiple disciplines including APA formatting and effective reading strategies.

To get in contact with our Academic Support Center, please call 402-466-4774 or email  

For assistance with Disability Services, please contact Coddy MacNeill at 402-467-9031 or

Services offered to our Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha, and Online program students include:

Online Resources 24/7

  • Blackboard Resources - GPS Academic Support Center
  • Proofreading service available through Blackboard or by sending Word documents to

Writing Assistance

  • APA format and structure
  • Writing and grammar assistance

Reading Assistance

  • How to set up a course reading schedule
  • How to read for deeper comprehension
  • How to increase reading rate

Math Assistance

  • Math study strategies
  • How to manage math anxiety

Time Management

  • How to set up a paper planner or an electronic planner
  • How to set up a study schedule
  • How to use daily to-do lists

Test Taking Strategies

  • How to manage test anxiety
  • Test wiseness strategies
  • Test analysis

Active Study Strategies

  • Note Taking Strategies
  • Paper/pen(cil) note taking strategies

Memory Concentration

  • Mnemonic Devices

Stress Management

  • Negative VS Positive stress techniques

Goal Setting

  • How to set grade goals and track them during a term


Academic Support Center Director
Tere Francis


Assistant Director of Academic Support
Coddy MacNeill



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