Learning Center Staff

Mission Statement
The mission of the Rutgers-Camden Learning Center (RCLC) is to develop a supportive learning community and to provide an array of academic support services to assist students in achieving their academic goals and be successful within the university’s rigorous learning environment. To this end, we assist students in developing strategic learning strategies, through academic coaching, learning assistance and tutoring, and disability services support which support the university’s goals for learning and retention.

 

Sarah Vanacore, M.A., Learning Specialist
sarah.vanacore@rutgers.edu (856) 225-6769

Sarah Vanacore was hired as the Learning Specialist in January 2015. She is responsible for delivering learning assistance to students through academic coaching and academic support workshops.

Sarah graduated from Eastern University with a B.A. in English Literature in 2006. After college, she was a full-time Capuchin Franciscan volunteer at N Street Village, a comprehensive social services provider for homeless and low-income women in Washington DC. When her volunteer year was finished, she lived in a community house in Camden, NJ, and worked at Sacred Heart School, Camden Wellness, and The Work Group.

In 2009, Sarah graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an M.A in English and was hired as the Writing Coordinator at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. During her time at Moore, she co-founded the Writer’s Studio (the college’s writing center), managed the peer tutoring program, and assisted students with time management, study skills, and writing.

In her free time, Sarah dabbles in creative writing and cooking Italian food for her friends. She has volunteered with Project HOME and as a mentor for Mighty Writers in Philadelphia. Each summer, she tries to volunteer for a week at Camp Cedarbrook in the Adirondacks, which she considers her second home. 

 

Carrie Delgado, Administrative Assistant
carriema@camden.rutgers.edu, (856) 225-6442

Carrie graduated from Rutgers-Camden in 2008 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology. After graduating, Carrie worked for 3 years as a Special Education Paraprofessional and Substitute Teacher at LARC School in Bellmawr, NJ. Carrie worked with students whose age ranged from 3 to 21 years old who had various mental and physical disabilities.  Carrie tutored the students in various subjects while aiding in their motor skills and cognitive development.
 
In 2011, Carrie began working as a Security Officer with G4S Security Solutions. In 2012, Carrie transitioned to the University of Delaware Police Department where she aided in car stop searches, securing buildings, responding to calls and working specialized events. In 2014, she became an Administrative Assistant for the University of Delaware Police Department.  She worked supporting the Business Administrator and the Chief of Police’s office. In 2015, Carrie implemented a new scheduling system that provided Police Officers and Supervisors with an improved means of viewing shift work schedules and monitoring personal time. She was also in charge of keeping track of vacation, sick, annual leave time, and payroll for over 80 personnel. 
 
 She enjoys outdoor activities, and exercising. She also enjoys spending time her husband, and daughter.