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​Meet the Learning Center Staff

Get to know the team at the Learning Center​.

Questions? You may email our staff, or call us at 781-239-5509.

Mary Powell

Mary Powell


Mary Powell is the director of the Learning Center at Babson College. She oversees the operations of the Learning Center which includes the Office of Disability Services, the SPARK Peer Tutoring Program, and the Academic Mentor Program.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Providence College and her master’s degree in reading, language and learning disabilities from Harvard University.​

Anthony Contarino

Anthony Contarino

Graduate Assistant

Anthony Contarino is a graduate assistant in the Learning Center. He manages consultant training and development for the SPARK Tutoring Program and the Academic Mentor Program.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Education from Bucknell University, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education, concentrating in student affairs, at Boston College.​​​​​​