Counseling & Learning Assistance


AAC Counseling Services provides free confidential counseling for any AAC student. Counseling is available for students on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

To set up a counseling appointment, email [email protected]

Meet Your Counselors:

Py Surber - Room S255

Py graduated in 2017 with her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from University of the Cumberlands. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Py has also obtained a B.S. in Psychology and an A.S. in Health Care Management and Medical Records. Py has a life-long dream of being a psychologist and is passionate about helping people.

[email protected]

Tutoring Services

The AAC employs a writing tutor and studio tutor to offer additional instruction and guidance outside the classroom.

Stephen Kenny, the Studio Tutor, and is available by appointment for: Techniques in: Figure Drawing/Human Anatomy, Value, Perspective, Composition Material, Any Drawing/Painting media, Bookmaking, Printmaking & 3D/Sculpture Concept/Idea Generation, and Time Management.

Contact Stephen Kenny at [email protected] to make an appointment.

Brett Price, the Writing Tutor and is available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 - 12:20 in Room N213. Brett can be reached at [email protected] for an alternative appointment, as well. The writing tutor provides help with:

  • Proof reading
  • Editing
  • Content organization and coherence
  • Sentence structure
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary choices
  • Reasoning and idea development
  • Punctuation

For more information, contact Mack Maynard, Director of Student Services.

Students with Disabilites

In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, accommodations are available to students with disabilities with appropriate documentation. Arrangements to receive accommodations should be done as early in the year as possible. Students who wish to request accommodations must contact Mack Maynard, Director of Student Services. The DSS will review the student's documentation requirements and develop an accommodation plan to share with the student's instructors. Throughout the entire process, the student's right to privacy and confidentiality will receive the utmost respect.

Accommodations might include extended time, testing in a distraction free environment, class notes provided, sign language interpreters, etc. For more information on guidelines related to students with disabilities,click here