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Calmar Learning Center

The Calmar Learning Center provides services to all students free of charge. Students may receive assistance with their homework as well as receive supplemental instruction in reading, writing, study skills, note-taking, test taking, time management and computer skills. Assistance is available in many areas of study including:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Health science
  • Nursing
  • Accounting
  • Electrical theory
  • Technology

Calmar Learning Center instructors work with students individually or in small groups. ACT Compass® and HESI test preparation is available. Peer tutoring from students who have already mastered a course may be scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Writing Center

The Calmar Writing Center is free and available to all NICC students. The writing center instructor helps students with written assignments for any class as well as résumés and scholarship applications. In one-on-one conferences, the writing instructor offers suggestions at all steps of the writing process including brainstorming, drafting, revising and editing. Students may receive assistance in correcting punctuation, grammar and spelling errors. They also may receive guidance in formatting documents, creating citations and outlining speeches. Students may call or visit to schedule appointments with the writing instructor.

Instructor Areas and Schedule

Instructor Areas
InstructorArea of Specialty
Carl
Ext. 472
Certified nursing assistant, dosage calculation, physics, basic math, pre-algebra, algebra (all levels), tech math, pre-calculus, math for
liberal arts, finite math, trigonometry, AC/DC theory, Microsoft Office
Carolyn
Ext. 316
Anatomy & physiology, biology, microbiology, introductory chemistry, fundamentals of nursing, medical/surgical nursing, obstetrical
nursing, pediatric nursing, pharmacology, dosage calc, basic math, pre-algebra, algebra (all levels)
Julie
Ext. 411
Reading comprehension and the writing process including brainstorming, research, drafting, organizing, revising and editing of grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure
Pat
Ext. 256
Basic math, pre-algebra, algebra (all levels), tech math, pre-calculus and calculus, statistics, math for liberal arts, finite math,
trigonometry, AC/DC theory, business math, office accounting, financial and managerial accounting, payroll accounting
Monica
Ext. 394
Basic math, pre-algebra, algebra (all levels), statistics, math for liberal arts, tech math, pre-calc, trigonometry, DC/AC theory, digital electronics I and II