Paul Spencer Peterson II

Academic Success Analyst, Business Advisor

Adjunct Faculty - Counseling

Counseling

Office: BP 43A - Room: BP 56 (Business Advising Office)

480-461-7222

480-461-7000 (alt)

Notices

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Office Hours

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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM2:00 PM - 6:00 PM2:00 PM - 6:00 PM2:00 PM - 6:00 PM1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Profile

Paul Spencer Peterson has over 30 years of experience providing leadership in higher education.  He has an extensive background in comprehensive strategic enrollment management with an emphasis in providing quality care and service excellence in Academic Advisement with the goal of enhancing the student experience.  In addition to his positions with MCC, Spencer has also worked at Northern Arizona University and Benedictine University (AZ).

Spencer completed his B.A. degree in Physical/Health Education from Saginaw Valley State University (MI) and his M.A. degree from Northern Arizona University.  He is an active member of his community and is an Academic Success Analyst (Business Advisor) with the MCC Academic Advising Team and Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field coach.

Classes Taught

Spring Flex Start 2024

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success 1 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29358

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29358 Students may contact instructor at: spencer.peterson@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success 1 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16213

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: spencer.peterson@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success 1 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15625

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: spencer.peterson@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

Bachelor of Arts, Saginaw Valley State University (Michigan)

Master of Arts, Northern Arizona University

 

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