Excel Languages and Social Sciences Center

Learning Technology Center LTC

The Languages and Social Sciences Center (LSSC) is available to all CU students, faculty, and staff.  Our space, skills, and services are here to best support community building, intercultural growth, and student success.

The LSSC technology classroom (room 272) has 15 networked computers running Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2010 with Language Packs. Each computer has a headset and microphone.  Additionally, the LSSC has partnered with the Kraemer Library in providing an online access to the Mango Language Learning software offering support for 51 languages and English as second language, as well.  The link is available through the Kraemer Library Home page; click on databases; "m" for Mango and then select Mango.  Any UCCS student has access to this software from any location.

We have three LCD monitors with multi-format VHS/DVD players for multi-regional media viewing. We have a media library (available for checkout and on-site viewing) as well as language reference materials for students studying in the center (room 270).  The LSSC also has a dedicated session room (room 266) for students to do group work or record ASL assignments. 

In addition, we offer the following FREE services and resources:  

  • Drop-in individualized tutoring  
  • Study skills advising and mentoring 
  • Placement and diagnostic language proficiency testing
  • Access to international media (magazines, VHS, DVD)
  • LCD projector
  • Television
  • All region/all format VCR/DVD Player
  • Digital audio recorder for use in recording students
  • Video recorder for language faculty check-out
  • Computers for online homework 
  • Scanner for student use
  • Networked printer for student printing needs
  • Studio equipment/lighting and backdrops for ASL video recording

Excel Languages and Social Sciences Center
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Phone: (719) 255-3690 | Location: Dwire Hall 270
Director: Dr. Sandy Ho | Phone: (719) 255-3691 | sho@uccs.edu