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Academic Centers

If you are seeking academic excellence, you're in the right place!

With more than 90 degree and certificate programs, MVCC Learning and Academic Affairs connects you with educational and career pathways that will guide you to your goals. 

You are welcome here!

We are eager to support your courage and your interest in new opportunities and new adventures. Here you can build a brighter future for you, your community, and our world.

Your Academic Center is your home base.

MVCC organizes its degrees and certificates into five interdisciplinary Academic Centers. The Centers give students the advising and support they need to succeed, and offer opportunities to broaden scholarly and professional horizons. Familiarize yourself with the Academic Center that houses your degree or certificate program of choice--it's your home base for all things academic. On the Academic Centers' Web pages you'll find faculty contact information and office hours; lists of degree and program offerings; and advising information.

Learning and Academic Affairs Mission Statement

Learning and Academic Affairs is dedicated to a dynamic and student-centered learning environment distinguished by excellence, collaboration, and creativity.

Department Contacts

Arts & Humanities
Lewis Kahler - Dean
Todd Behrendt- Interim Associate Dean
(315) 792-5537

Learning and Language Design
Jennifer Boulanger - Dean
Julie Dewan - Associate Dean
(315) 792-5439

Life & Health Sciences
Kathleen Linaker - Dean
Joe Woodrow - Associate Dean
Pamela Fess - Associate Dean of Nursing & Allied Health
Gary Broadhurst - Associate Dean of Athletics & Physical Education
(315) 792-5500

STEM Center
Seyed Akhavi - Dean
Alan Chace - Associate Dean
(315) 792-5366

Social Sciences, Business & Information Sciences
Marianne Buttenschon - Dean
Natalie Carraway - Associate Dean
(315) 792-5629