Ally Center Resources

The Ally Center is LBC | Capital’s hub for innovative academic services, resources and accessibility by which each student can expand his or her potential for servant-ministry leadership.

The Ally Center’s premier services and resources are available to every LBC | Capital student at no additional cost.
717-560-8210  |   allycenter@lbc.edu

 

Schedule an Appointment with the Ally Center

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Academic Mentoring Services

for any undergraduate students who request help with course work or general academic support.

Writing Services

for undergraduate, masters or doctorate students at any stage of the writing process.

Ally Center Offices

Lancaster & Online – Teague Learning Commons (TLC), 5th Level
allycenter@lbc.edu | Mon.–Thur., 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Fri. 8 a.m.–5 p.m.


Washington, D.C. – TLC Library, Mediascape Room
AllyDC@lbc.edu | Mon.–Thur. 2–6 p.m.
Additional appointment times may be available upon request.


Philadelphia – Computer Lab & Library
215.329.5400 ext. 5752 | AllyPhilly@lbc.edu
Mon., Tues. & Thur. 12–6 p.m.; Wed. 12–8:30 p.m.; Fri. 12–4 p.m.
Appointments may vary according to course schedule and tutor availability.

Utilize our Resources & Services

We have assembled a collection of mentoring, writing and accessibilities resources that provide a wealth of information to help you success.

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Meet the Ally Center Team

Our Ally Center Team is here to support you through your educational journey at LBC | Capital.

Meet Our Team

What is the Accuplacer Test?

The Accuplacer test is a tool used after admission to the College to determine placement into LBC’s writing curriculum. The test is administered by the Ally Center.

More Info & How to Prepare

What is Thrive@LBC?

Find out about our 3-week program designed for select traditional undergraduate students to provides a foundation for ongoing success at the college level.

Learn More About Thrive

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the most frequently asked question for the Ally Center. If after reading these FAQs, you still have a question, use this form to ask your Ally Center question.

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What do I need to know to schedule an appointment?

You will need to know your LBC username and password, the course you’d like to meet for, whether you would like an online or in-person appointment, and either a 30-or 60-minute appointment.

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Can I cancel my appointment?

Yes, visit our scheduling page. and log in to view your upcoming appointments. Simply click on the “X” next to any appointment to cancel it. Please cancel the appointment no less than two hours prior to its designated start time.

Can I reschedule my appointment?

Yes, first cancel your appointment following the steps under the “Can I cancel my appointment?” FAQ; then, schedule another appointment at a convenient time.

How many appointments can I make in a week?

You can have up to three one-on-one appointments for any reason in any given week. This excludes study groups and designated study hours.

Does my professor know if I attended an appointment?

Yes, your professor will automatically be notified of your appointment and given a summary of the visit if you select the correct course upon sign-in.

Your professor may require you to attend a Writing Center appointment for a particular writing assignment. Please note that your professor may designate a progress requirement to be completed before the session. The session will consist of a 30- or 60-minute one-on-one meeting with a peer writing mentor to go over your work.

How many study hours do student-athletes need?

Student-athletes who are required to log hours in the Ally Center may attend study groups, writing or academic mentoring appointments, math lab, or personal study hours totaling a minimum of three hours per week.

What is a required Writing Center appointment?

Your professor may require you to attend a Writing Center appointment for a particular writing assignment. Please note that your professor may designate a progress requirement to be completed before the session. The session will consist of a 30- or 60-minute one-on-one meeting with a peer writing mentor to go over your work.

How do I regain scheduling privileges if I have lost them?

If you have lost your scheduling privileges due to three missed appointments, please contact an Ally Center staff member to discuss regaining scheduling privileges.

Do the Writing Service include Master's and Doctoral Thesis editing?

The Ally Center’s Writing Services provide services for current course work but does not include asynchronous proofreading/editing services, nor do they guarantee assistance with grammar/syntax/

Master’s or doctoral students desiring asynchronous editing services for their course work or dissertation must individually contract with a third-party editor, for which the student will incur separate expenses.

The Ally Center recommends these editors to assist master’s or doctoral students.


Elaine Huber

elaine.huber@gmail.com
717.898.2880
Additional Information: Available via Zoom


Allison Byxbe

Write Right
allison@byxbe.us
803.200.9490
Additional Information: Available via Skype or Facebook Messenger


Sarah Mosser

ande4409@gmail.com
541.788.7876
Additional Information: Specializes in English Language Learners


Sharon Williams

Sharon Williams Consulting
sharonw413@gmail.com
 610.277.1729


Sherry Bell

bellscriveners.com
Sbell@lbc.edu