ABOUT THE HERBST ACADEMIC CENTER

 

 

Our Mission

The Herbst Academic Center will be a premier academic support unit for student-athletes by providing an unparalleled level of service in an inclusive community, defined by excellence in the areas of good academic standing, retention, and graduation rates.

Supporting Student Athletes at CU
Students who are varsity athletes experience college much differently than those who are not. Travel for competition in all sports interrupts regular study routines and class attendance. Additionally, when athletes are in town, team practices, weight training, film study, and scouting reports are consistently part of weekly coaching expectations. For these reasons, the Herbst Academic Center maintains a brisk flow of traffic in and out of its office space on the second floor of the Dal Ward Athletic Center. Academic Coordinators in the Herbst Center partner with campus Academic Advisors to assist students in putting together an academic schedule that progresses towards undergraduate degrees, yet still allows flexibility for athletes to be present for practices and competition.

In addition, the Herbst Center maintains 35 stations in the computer lab for use by athletes. Laptops can be checked out for overnight travel or weekend use. Subject tutors frequent the  study areas, and computer lab in order to be accessible to student-athletes.

The Herbst Academic Center is named after Clancy A. Herbst, Jr., a former swimmer and student at the University of Colorado. Mr. Herbst has donated resources so that the academic center can provide each athlete with additional academic support while they compete and represent the University of Colorado.

Our Staff

 

Kris Livingston

Associate Athletic Director/Student Success

Admissions Liaison

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Ceal Barry

Senior Associate Athletic Director

Senior Woman Administrator

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Mindy Sclaro

Associate Director for Academics

Men's Basketball, Women's Golf, Volleyball, Lacrosse

303-735-2491

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Ryan Kataoka

Associate Director for Academics

Football, Soccer

303-492-1068

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Katie Bason

Director of Football Academics

Football

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Corey Edwards

Academic Coordinator

Tutor Coordinator, Cross Country, Track & Field

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Chris Howlett

Academic Coordinator

Women's Basketball, Men's Golf, Skiing

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Medford Moorer

Assistant Director for Academics

Football, Tennis

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Michele Brannigan

Senior Learning Specialist

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Megan Evoe

Learning Specialist

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Jedediah Herb

Learning Specialist

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Kevin Brennan

Academic Mentor

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Robin Maras

Academic Mentor

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Dave Callan

Director of Student-Athlete Leadership

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