Skip to Main Site Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Footer
Back To Top
decorative element

Mathematics Achievement Center (MAC)

The Mathematics Achievement Center (MAC) is a free math tutoring service offered by the the Mathematics Department. The Director of the MAC is Mrs. Kathleen Dale. Mrs. Dale coordinates the student tutors, all of whom are selected for their math ability by the Mathematics Department faculty. All of the student tutors are also certified. Math faculty will also be staffing the MAC. You can contact Mrs. Dale at: dalek@easternct.edu or 465-4589.

Mathematics Achievement Center (MAC) FAQs

  • The MAC is located on the first floor of the J. E. Smith Library, Room 130. The MAC phone number is (860) 465 - 0383.

  • The MAC is equipped with textbooks and software accommodating all courses for which the center will service.

    The software includes:

    • MyLab & Mastering (formerly MyMathLab/CourseCompass)
    • Maple
    • Geometer's Sketchpad
    • Minitab
    • SPSS

    The Mathematics courses serviced by the MAC are:

    • MAT 099 Algebra Essentials
    • MAT 135P Math for Liberals Arts Plus
    • MAT 139P Number Systems Plus
    • MAT 155P Precalculus Mathematics Plus
    • MAT 135 Mathematics For Liberal Arts
    • MAT 155 Precalculus Mathematics
    • MAT 195 Calculus I for BUS, BIS, & ECO
    • MAT 216 Statistical Data Analysis
    • MAT 230 Discrete Structures
    • MAT 243 Calculus I with Technology
    • MAT 244 Calculus II with Technology
    • MAT 300 Abstract Algebra
    • MAT 310 Applied Linear Algebra
    • MAT 315 Applied Probability and Statistics
    • MAT 340 Calculus III
    • MAT 350 Numerical Analysis
    • MAT 360 Topics in Math
    • MAT 372 Advanced Mathematics for High School Teachers
    • MAT 375 Mathematical Astronomy and Astrophysics
    • MAT 380 Geometry
    • MAT 420 Real Analysis I
    • MAT 421 Real Analysis II
    • MAT 450 Complex Variables
  •  

    Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • As stated on the course syllabus, all students enrolled in MAT 099, MAT 135P, and MAT 155P must work in the MAC for a minimum of 12 hours during the semesterMAC participation will be counted as 10% of your final course grade.  

    The midterm grade calculation will be based on completing 9 hours in the MAC by Monday, October 11, 2021. The final grade calculation will be based on completing a total of 12 hours in the MAC by Monday, November 29, 2021.  

    Student MAC hours will only be recorded when the MAC is officially open, and tutors are on duty.  Students are not allowed to miss class in order to attend the MAC.  Students should be proactive in keeping track of their required MAC hours. To assist with this, download the form: MAC Student Personal Tracking Sheet.

  • As part of the Academic Services Center, the MAC is here to make your Eastern educational experience as successful and stress free as possible. While in the MAC, students may be engaged in the following activities:

    • Take assessment tests
    • Work with the TI-83/84/89 calculator
    • Work with one of the previously mentioned software products on a computer
    • Have a conference
    • Homework
    • Work through practice sheets
    • Review quizzes or test
    • Study skills, work on time management and lecture notes
    • Tutoring
    • Use of applicable textbooks
  • First, you need to bring your Eastern ID because you will need to scan in and out of the MAC. Secondly, you need to sign in and out on the login sheet in order to receive credit for the time spent in the MAC. You will only receive credit for your time when the MAC is open for business. You will not be credited with any time if you show up before the MAC is open.

  • Tutoring is available on a non-appointment basis.

  • The MAC does not guarantee that you will receive one-on-one tutoring. The volume of students in the MAC will determine whether tutoring occurs in small groups or individually.

     

  • You should make an appointment at Tutoring Services, also located in Library Room 130. Please note that when you arrive for that scheduled appointment, you will still need to scan in and out of the MAC and sign in and out on the login sheet if you are enrolled in MAT 099, MAT 135P, or MAT 155P.

  • Yes, the Mathematics Achievement Center is open during Make-up/Reading days and the week of final exams.

    MAC Hours Week of Final Exams:
    9:00 am - 7:00 pm.

  • We welcome your input. Please contact the Department Chair person. Please indicate that you are providing feedback about the MAC.

Student Tutors

  • Student Tutors

    Ray Flegert
    Ray flegert
    Monday: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Tuesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Sunday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Courses:  099, 135P, 135, 155P, 155, 195, 230, 243, 244, 310, 315, 320, 340, 355, 356, 371, 372, 373, 380, 395, 400, 420, 450

    Megan Gatheral
    Megan Gatheral
    Monday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Tuesday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Thursday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm          
    Courses: 099, 135P, 135, 155P, 155, 195, 216, 243

    Natalie Iacocca
    Natalie Iacocca
    Monday: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Tuesday: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Friday:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Courses: 099, 135P, 135, 155P, 155, 195, 230, 243, 244, 310, 315, 320, 340, 341, 420

    Karissa Paul
    Karissa Paul
    Monday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Tuesday: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Thursday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Courses: 099, 155P, 155, 195, 230, 243, 244

    Will Pochette
    Will Pochette

    Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Thursday: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  and 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Friday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Courses: 099, 155P, 155, 195, 230, 243, 244, 310, 340

    Megan Rewers
    Megan Rewers
    Monday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Courses: 099, 135P, 135, 155P, 155, 195, 216, 230, 243, 244, 340

    Muriel Sprague
    Muriel Sprague 

    Monday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Tuesday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Thursday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Courses: 099, 155P, 155, 195, 230, 243, 244, 340

Mrs. Kathleen Dale - MAC Director
Email: dalek@easternct.edu
Phone: 465-4589

 Kate Dale
Monday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Courses: 099, 135P, 135, 139P, 155P, 155, 216