learning assistance center
Math and Science Learning Skills Specialists
Nena Babb is a native of Catawba County. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Math Education at North Carolina State University. She taught Mathematics at various high schools in South Carolina and North Carolina for twelve years. Nena also earned a Master of Arts degree in Mathematics and Education from Appalachian State University. She began teaching at CVCC in 1999. She is currently the Mathematics Coordinator for the LAC.
Phone: 828.327.7000, Ext. 4404
Office: CAD #171
David Propst is a full-time Learning Skills Specialist, working in the Learning Assistance Center on the first floor of the CAD building. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has a background in industrial automation. David provides learning assistance in Physics, Math (through Calc I), Engineering, Networking, Computer Science (programming C++, JAVA, Visual C++, etc.), Operating Systems, and 3D Computer Graphics (Maya, Blender, etc.). David also provides assistive technology and training on assistive equipment and software for qualified students.
Phone: 828.327.7000, Ext. 4384
Office: CAD #160
Randall "Randy" Williams provides tutorial help for Accounting and Math students. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting at Lenoir-Rhyne College and a Master of Science in Accounting from Appalachian State University. Randy has taught or is teaching ACC 120, 121, 140, 150, 220, 221, and 269; MAT 060 and 070.
Phone: 828.327.7000, Ext. 4524
Office: CAD #170
Joshua Kugel graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry. His first two years were spent at CVCC and while here, Josh tutored students in chemistry and math. Josh is preparing for graduate school in chemistry and will be with our team until then.
Helen Steele is a part-time math Learning Skills Specialist. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters Degree in mathematics from Appalachian State University. She also teaches math classes at CVCC as well as providing tutorial help to math students in the LAC.
Stephanie Moore is a part-time Learning Skills Specialist in mathematics. A native of Virginia, she holds a BA degree in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and a BS degree in Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, VA. Stephanie worked as a computer programmer and customer service support specialist for AT & T and IBM before becoming a mom. After being a substitute teacher for Catawba County Schools for two years, she began tutoring a CVCC in 2009.
Anna Russell is a part-time math Learning Skills Specialist. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Mathematics from the State University of New York College at Cortland. Anna is certified to teach mathematics in public school grades six through twelve. Anna is also a part-time math instructor at CVCC.