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Learning Enhancement Center

The purpose of the Learning Enhancement Center is to provide academic support and transition services to students. This is the central resource for academic help on Rend Lake College’s campus. Tutors are available to help students in core subject areas and workshops are conducted to provide transition assistance. Dr. Rhodes and the LEC Staff are on hand to assist students with their learning needs. The Learning Enhancement Center is conveniently located in the North Oasis.



Communications Lab Hours

Monday 1:00 – 7PM (Virtual)

Tuesday: 1:00 – 7PM (Virtual)

Wednesday: 1:00 – 7PM (Virtual)

Thursday: 2:00 – 6PM (In person by appointment)


Evelyn Aden
Phone: 618.437.5321 Ext. 1311

Math Lab Hours

Monday - Thursday, 8AM 4:30PM


Room 101 in the North Oasis
Phone: 618.437.5321 Ext. 1346
Email: [email protected]  

 Writing Center Hours

Monday       12PM - 8PM On Campus
Tuesday        2PM - 6PM (Virtual)
Wednesday 12PM - 8PM (Virtual)
Thursday     12PM - 5PM (Virtual)


Bryce Wylie
Room 101 in the North Oasis
Phone: 618-437-5321 Ext 1312
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Please contact Dr. Kirk Rhodes ([email protected]) or email [email protected] to setup hours with a tutor.

You may also email in to the writing center for proof reading and format checking at: [email protected]

Please include your name, written work, Warrior Tag (800#), professor, and a brief description of your assignment.

For questions regarding tutoring please contact Dr. Kirk Rhodes by email at [email protected] or phone at 618-437-5321 ext. 1769

If you are not able to meet during any of these times listed or do not see a subject that you would like tutoring in, please contact Dr. Kirk Rhodes ([email protected]) for further assistance.




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Located next to the Theatre the Learning Resource Center has resources such as books, periodicals, newspapers, DVDs, CDs, a Children’s Library, as well as many electronic resources that can be accessed without coming to campus. It has facilities for study, research, leisure reading, class preparation, and internet access. We encourage you to come in and use the many resources and services the LRC has available to make your Rend Lake College experience even more successful!

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Located in Learning Resource Center Room 142, the CTE Success Center is a place where students majoring in healthcare and technical education programs can find a variety of services that ensure students are successful in their vocational and educational goals, while keeping them up to date with industry needs and demands.

Faculty & Staff

Learning Enhancement and CTE Success Centers Coordinator
Phone Extension: 1204
Building: North Oasis
Office: 130
Ph.D., Walden University | M.P.A. Southern Illinois University Carbondale | B.S. University of Central Missouri Dr. Rhodes is a Carbondale, IL native and United States Army Veteran returning to the area after an award winning, 19 year career as a special educator at the Gow School in South Wales, NY.  His published research focused on "Self-Perception as a Predictor of Academic Performance in Adolescents With Learning Disabilities" (2015).  Dr. Rhodes’s passions include: In Touch Ministries, the Buffalo Bills NFL Team, coaching & playing lacrosse, Shriners Hospitals, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., and Star Wars.

Located in the North Oasis
Current Hours of Operation:
Mon. and Fri. 8:00 - 4:00, Tues.- Thurs. 8:00 - 8:00

Department Phone Number: (618) 437-5321 ext. 1204
Department Email: [email protected]
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: LEC
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: LEC