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Center for Academic Excellence

The Testing Center

This is a picture of the testing center.The testing center will provide students a centralized place to complete tests for disabilities accommodations, online, and standardized testing. The testing center will feature 40 individual computer stations with retractable monitor, a command station for the instructor, and four private testing rooms.

Baptist College Experience

Two students discuss work in the library.Baptist College Experience (BCE) is a seven-week first-year experience course that assists the new Baptist College student with information and skills to be successful in their academic career at Baptist and beyond. The course is strengths-based and focuses on each individual’s unique strengths as determined by the StrengthsFinder instrument.

CAE Staff

CAE Staff

Carolyn Danley
Director, Center for Academic Excellence
carolyn [dot] danley [at] bchs [dot] edu

Mary Akin-Deko
Activity Director, Center for Academic Excellence
mary [dot] akin-deko [at] bchs [dot] edu

CAE Hours/Location

Staffed Operating Hours*:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00a.m – 7:00p.m
Friday: 8:00a.m – 3:00p.m
Saturday: 10:00a.m – 4:00p.m

Success Coaching

A woman helps a student as they work at a table with books and papers.There's more to being a student than just going to class.  Students often juggle work, family, and other committments.  At Baptist College, we want our students to thrive, and we offer success coaching through the Center for Academic Excellence.  Students can learn about time management, test-taking skills, study habits, and more.

Learning Center

A woman points to a part of a model of the heart while a student looks on.The Learning Center (LC), which is located in the Science Building at 22 N.

Mary Akin-Deko

Activity Director
Campus Location: 
Science Building
Contact Email: 


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