Tutoring & Workshops

The Academic Success Centre provides tutoring services for students year round for a variety of subjects.

Tutoring is available for students from any of our campuses. If you are not able to make an in person appointment, online appointments are available.

See the chart below for available subjects dates, and times. Appointment can be booked by phone, email, or in person.



  • Suman

    Suman Kumar


    Suman has a masters in Zoology and in Christian Studies, and four years of research in Biotechnology on growth factors in serum, TESL and PIDP. With a vast experience in teaching Biology and English for almost 3 decades.
  • Steven Knowles

    Steven Knowles


    Steven enjoys getting to know the students at CNC while helping them improve their written communication skills. He believes that tutoring is best done in a positive friendly manner.
  • Dennis Straussfogel

    Dennis Straussfogel PhD


    Dennis is a tutor for Math, Physics,and Chemistry in the TTS and ARC. He has taught math, physics, and engineering at various colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. He has also done research and engineering work for NASA and the U.S. Navy. When not teaching, he has been known to run marathons and perform with his guitar.

Tutor Hours Spring 2024

 Tutors Specialties Hours
 Steven Knowles  ACDU & UT English, Proofreading, & Study Skills Monday           9:30am-11:00am, 2:00pm-4:30pm

Tuesday          9:00am-11:30am, 12:00pm-2:30pm
Wednesday     2:00pm-3:00pm

Thursday         9:00am-11:00am

Friday              9:00am-11:00pm, 11:30pm-2:00pm

Aboriginal Resource Centre
Wednesday      10:00am-1:00pm
Thursday          12:00pm-3:00pm

Library drop in hours
Monday             12:00pm-2:00pm


Yvette Relkoff

 ACDU & UT English, Proofreading, & Study Skills    

Wednesday & Thursday

                          3:30pm-5:30pm Online Only*

Colleen Ballantyne  Accounting

Monday            2:30pm-5:00pm
Tuesday           2:30pm-5:00pm

Dennis Straussfogel

ACDU & UT: Math, Physics, Chemistry & Biology

Monday           9:30am-11:30am
Tuesday          3:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday     9:00am-11:30am, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Thursday         1:00pm-3:00pm
Friday              9:00am-12:00pm,12:30pm-2:30pm

Aboriginal Resource Centre
Tuesday          11:30am-2:30pm
Thursday         9:00am-12:00pm

Library drop in hours
Monday            12:00pm-2:00pm

Suman Kumar ACDU & UT: Math, Physics, Chemistry & Biology               

Tuesday          3:30pm-4:30pm
Wednesday    3:30pm-5:00pm   

 Andrew Taylor  ACDU & UT: Biology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology

Monday           3:00pm-5:00pm *Online Only

Wednesday     12:00pm-1:30pm *Online Only

Thursday         11:30am-2:00pm *Online Only

 Elena Thomas ACDU & UT: Math, Biology, Anatomy, Physiology

Starting February 27th

Tuesday          2:30pm-4:00pm Room 2-732

Upcoming Workshops