Contact the Academic Recovery Coordinator

The Coordinator for Student Success & Academic Recovery is an incredibly valuable resource for students who may be facing challenges in their academic journey. This role provides personalized support, guidance, and strategies to help students overcome obstacles, improve their academic performance, and reach their full potential. 

  • Contact Information

    Rohrbach Library, Room 11

    610-683- 4883 | 

    Current Students should make an appointment through Stafirsh here. 

  • How Sam Can Help

    Here are some of the academic recovery and support services offered:

    • Personalized academic support meetings where students can navigate setbacks and develop a recovery plan
    • Academic skill-building sessions for:  time management, study skills, note-taking, test-taking, goal-setting, and motivation
    • Referrals to other university resources like the Counseling Center, Disability Services Office, Student Assistance Office, and the Career Development Center
    • Assistance in navigating university policies and procedures regarding academic warning and probation
    • KU Succeed – an academic recovery program designed to help students improve their academic skills
    • Student Success Workshops – presentations designed to help students improve their academic skills

  • About Sam

    Samantha LaFlame grew up in northern Delaware, coming to Pennsylvania to attend Lebanon Valley College. Sam graduated from LVC with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2015. During her time at LVC she was engaged with multiple campus programs and held jobs in different campus offices. This began her love for working with students. Sam worked in the mental health field for 6 years before coming to KU to pursue her Master’s Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education. During this time, Sam worked as a graduate assistant for the Exploratory Studies department and as an intern for the Disability Services Office. As a person with a disability, Sam is passionate about disability advocacy and supporting students who need accommodations on campus. Sam began as the Coordinator for Student Success & Academic Recovery in 2024 and is excited to support students in their academic journeys.

Coordinator for Student Success & Academic Recovery- Samantha (Sam) LaFlame, M. Ed.

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