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  • Academic Support & Access Center
    202-885-3360
    Fax: 202-885-1042
    asac@american.edu
    Mary Graydon Center, Room 243

    Monday-Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

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Academic Support and Access Leadership Team

Deborah DeMille-Wagman

Deborah DeMille-Wagman

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Director, Academic & Disability Support

Deborah DeMille-Wagman joined the staff at the Academic Support and Access Center in October 2005. Working as a part-time academic support counselor is a second career for her. Previously, DeMille-Wagman was a lawyer in the field of court administrat... [More]

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Marjorie Raley

Marjorie Raley

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Associate Director, Learning Resources

As associate director in the Academic Support and Access Center, Marjorie Raley helps students hone skills such as time management and effective reading, and oversees a variety of the center’s programs, including Supplemental Instruction and Tutoring... [More]

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Maureen Breslin

Maureen Breslin

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Assistant Director, Student-Athletes, ASAC

Breslin rejoined the staff of American University in the spring of 2007 after traveling from city to city with the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus. While working with "The Greatest Show on Earth," she ran a one-room schoolhouse with 17 stude... [More]

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Counseling Staff

Linda Mass

Linda Mass

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Senior Counselor

Linda Mass joined the counseling staff of the Academic Support Center in the fall of 1987. Her field of expertise is the impact of learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on the social, emotional, and academic development o... [More]

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Brian Lee

Brian Lee

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Counselor

Brian Lee joined the Academic Support Center in August 2009. Prior to American, Brian worked at a number of colleges and universities providing academic, therapeutic, and multicultural support to college students. Brian enjoys music, photography, sci... [More]

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Meaghan Molineaux

Meaghan Molineaux

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Counselor

Meaghan joined the staff of the Academic Support and Access Center in the spring of 2014. Meaghan has a background in providing academic and social support to students with disabilities. She has previously worked in both disability support and counse... [More]

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Sharyl Pattillo

Sharyl Pattillo

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Counselor

Shari Pattillo is the counselor for international students in the Academic Support and Access Center. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland, and an M.A. in TESOL from American University. Before coming to the Academic Support... [More]

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Learning Services Program Staff

Nancy Sydnor-Greenberg

Nancy Sydnor-Greenberg

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Coordinator, Learning Services Program

Nancy Sydnor-Greenberg has been Coordinator of the Learning Services Program in the Academic Support and Access Center since the fall of 2005. Prior to joining AU, she worked as a free-lance writer for national advocacy organizations, covering nation... [More]

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Jamie White

Jamie White

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Part Time Staff



Student-Athlete Support Staff

Ashley Rozendaal

Ashley Rozendaal

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Academic & Life Skills Counselor for Student Athletes

Ashley joined the Academic Support and Access Center staff as the Academic and Life Skills Counselor for Student-Athletes in August 2011. She joined AU in 2007, where she first served as the Faculty Coordinator in the School of Communication. In May ... [More]

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Shilah Richardson

Shilah Richardson

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Assistant Counselor-Student Athletes

Shilah joined the Academic Support & Access Center staff in August 2014 as the Assistant Counselor for Student-Athletes. Prior to AU Shilah received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in coaching and masters in Higher Educa... [More]

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Disability Accommodations Staff

Amanda Harrison

Amanda Harrison

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Accommodations Coordinator

Amanda Harrison joined the ASAC in fall of 2010. Amanda serves as an Accommodations Coordinator, helping students with disabilities access and participate in the AU community. She is also a doctoral student at American, studying European history.

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Jennifer Baron Knowles

Jennifer Baron Knowles

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Manager, Disability Services

Jennifer serves as the Manager of Disability Services in the Academic Support and Access Center. Previously at AU, she served as the Coordinator for Disability Support Services and as a Resident Director for all first-year students. Before working at... [More]

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Nicole Schoeb

Nicole Schoeb

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Accommodations Coordinator

Nicole joined the Office of Campus Life in November 2009. Nicole coordinates accommodations utilized by students including exams, note-taking, and sign language interpreting services.  Nicole supports the university as Staff Advisor to the Panhelleni... [More]

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Learning Resources Staff

Ira Fabri

Ira Fabri

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Coordinator, Supplemental Instruction & Tutoring Services

Ira Fabri holds an MA in International Communications, with a concentration in Global Media Studies, from AU's School of International Service. She also holds a Master's degree in foreign languages and literatures from the University of Torino, Italy... [More]

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Kamran Rasul

Kamran Rasul

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Assistive Technology Specialist

Kamran joined American University in 2007. His primary role is to provide adaptive technology support and services for students, staff and faculty with disabilities. He oversees the maintenance and support of all adaptive technology across campus, in... [More]

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Operations and Front Office Staff

Cathy McDonald

Cathy McDonald

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Coordinator, Operations & Administration

Cathy McDonald came to AU and the Academic Support Center in the summer of 2003, having worked previously in undergraduate admissions at another university. McDonald is committed to the mission of the ASAC and enjoys working collaboratively to provid... [More]

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Nicole Orphanides

Nicole Orphanides

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Senior Administrative Assistant

Nicole Orphanides joined the ASC staff in 2012 and currently serves the needs of students by connecting them with the academic support resources available at the university. Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts from the American University in History and... [More]

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