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John Haslem

Director, Center for Teaching & Learning

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Director, Center for Teaching & Learning - John Haslem


John Haslem

Director, Center for Teaching & Learning

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Academic Counselor - Sara Bates


Sara Bates

Academic Counselor

Student Success Coordinator Laura Bush


Laura Bush

Student Success Coordinator

Work History
Prior to working at Knox, Laura worked at Carl Sandburg College as a counselor/retention coordinator for the TRIO Student Support Services program and taught psychology part-time. Outside of higher education, Laura has experience as a human resources and marketing manager for a timber frame construction and restoration company, as well as time spent in private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Teaching Interests

Peer tutoring, learning theory, career exploration
Academic expertise
Administration academic support programming
Student retention
Academic and personal counseling
Study skills enhancement
Resiliency and wellness

Personal Interests

Laura enjoys spending time with her two children, family, and friends. Teaching and practicing yoga, therapeutic horseback riding, and enjoying the outdoors are her passionate pursuits. Interests in sustainability and wellness inspire her holistic approach to student development.

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