Stephanie Carter

Director of the Academic Center for Excellence and the Writing Center
Bryant University

Stephanie Carter is the Director of the Academic Center for Excellence at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. She is a respected leader in the field of student success and learning assistance. As an award-winning educator with over twenty-five years of experience helping college students mediate the challenges of the higher education environment, she has gained expertise working with first-years and their parents to insure a healthy transition from high school to college.

Most recently, Laurie and Stephanie have written a book, Your Freshman Is Off To College: A Month By Month Guide to the First Year (2016), which helps parents and families to effectively understand and support their first-year students transitions from high school to college.