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Tutor Biographies

Sharifah Abdallah

Year: Senior
Major/Minor: Biology, minor in Psychology
Other Languages: Arabic 
Personal Interests: Traveling, socializing, reading, community service
Availability:  Tuesday 11:30-1pm LSC


Mitchell Baum

Year: Junior
Major/Minor: Secondary Education and Math
Other Languages: None
Personal Interests: Running, Reading, Socializing, Traveling, Eating, Community Service
Availability: Monday 10:00am-11:00am, LSC


Taylor Bradshaw

Year: Sophomore
Major:
Business Management
Minor:
Spanish & Communication Studies
Specialties:
Brainstorming, UCWR essays, sentence structure, and thesis development
Personal Interests:
Reading (especially Harry Potter), golfing, community service, yoga, watching Game of Thrones
Schedule:
Monday 4:00-5:00 WTC and Wednesday 1:30-12:30 WTC


Karolina Brukalo

Year: Senior
Major: Philosophy
Specialties: Brainstorming, Organization, Grammar & Syntax, 
Other Languages: Polish
Personal interests:  Traveling, reading, organizing, skiing, enjoying quality time with my family and friends & MAJOR Grey's Anatomy fanatic. 
Schedule: Thursdays 4-6PM LSC

 

David Cho

Year: Senior
Major/Minor:  Biology/Philosophy
Specialties:  Critical Analysis of English Literature, Philosophy, Idea Formation, Organization
Other Languages: Korean,Spanish (not fluent)
Personal interests:  Christianity,basketball, violin, thinking, learning, eating,
Schedule:  Friday 12:00-1:30 pm, LSC


Kevin Collins

Year: Senior
Major/Minor: English
Specialties: Literary Analysis, thesis and conclusion formation, brainstorming
Other Languages: None
Personal Interests: Performing arts (music & theater), journalism, social justice, LGBTQ, outdoors/nature
Availability: Thursday 5:00-7:00, LSC

Gwen Davis

Year: Sophomore
Major: French and Art, minor in Business
Specialties: Organization and outlining, Brainstorming, Thesis development, Lit analysis
Other languages: Some French
Personal interests:  Travelling and exploring, skiing, cooking, drawing, tennis, piano, and spending time with friends and family.
Schedule:  Tuesday 12-2pm, LSC


Ashley Fitzgibbons 

Year: Senior
Major/Minor: English and Political Science
Specialties: thesis development, organization, and textual analysis.  
Personal Interests: travel, service, literature, theatre, and films.
Schedule: Tuesday 4:00-6:00pm, LSC

Anna Hullinger

Year: Senior
Major: Accounting
Specialties: Textual analysis and synthesis, structural organization, brainstorming
Personal Interests: Yoga, Excel, and Grey's Anatomy
Availability: Tuesday 6:00-8:00 pm, LSC


 

Nikki Jarvis

Year: Senior
Major/Minor: History/ Black World Studies, Sociology
Specialties: Brainstorming ideas, speeches, paper organization, personal statements, ESL writing  
Other Languages: Spanish, Amharic
Personal Interests: Running, lifting, teaching, working for change
Schedule: Wednesday 10am-12pm, LSC


Jennifer Jun

Year: Junior
Major/Minor: Secondary Education, English, & ESL
Specialties: Brainstorming, outlining, and thesis development.
Personal Interests: Books, shoes, and smoothies. Oh, and destroying the patriarchy.
Availability: Thursday 3:00-5:00, LSC


Samia Khan

Year: Junior

Major: Biochemistry

Other languages: Hindi, Urdu, Bengali 

Specialties: Organization, Analysis, Brainstorming 

Personal Interests: Traveling, Learning new things, Socializing, Trying new food, The Big Bang Theory, and Bollywood! 

Availability: Mondays 11:30am - 1:30pm, LSC 

Stephanie Kist

Year: Senior
Major: Secondary Education and Italian
Minors: English and ESL
Specialties: Idea Generation, thesis development, citations
Personal Interests: travel, reading, playing with my dog
Availability: Monday 1:00-3:00pm, LSC


Alicja Kukulka

Year: Senior
Major/Minor:  Elementary Education major, Sociology minor
Other language: Polish
Specialties:  ESL, Honors
Personal interests:  Traveling, playing sports, reading, spending time with family and friends, cooking (and eating)
Schedule:  Tuesday 4-5pm and Thursday 11:30-12:30, LSC


Natalie Landfair

Year: Junior
Major/Minor: Health Systems Management, minor in Statistics
Specialties: Citations, research papers, resumes, sentence structure
Personal Interests: Volunteering, Health Care, cleaning, cats
Availability: Monday 10am-12pm, LSC


Max MacCready

Year: Junior
Majors: Business Marketing
Minor: None
Other Languages: None
Personal Interests: Sports, Music, Netflix, Eating New Foods, Exploring New Places Traveling
Specialties: Thesis Development, UCWR/UCLR papers, Literary Analysis, Creative Writing
Schedule: Not Scheduled this Semester


Jackie Martin

Year: Senior
Major: Elementary Education, Emphasis in English and Science
Minor: Reading Teacher
Specialties:  ESL Tutoring, Brainstorming, Thesis Development, Structural Organization, Sentence Structure
Personal interests: Teaching, Music, Movies, Theatre, Shopping on Michigan Avenue, watching various episodes of Modern Family :)
Schedule:  Thursday 3-4pm, LSC


Daeja Marzette

Year: Sophomore
Major:
Psychology
Minors:
Neuroscience, Spanish
Specialties:
organization and outlining, thesis development, textual analysis, Spanish
Personal Interests:
reading, running, music, cooking, and cats
Tutoring Schedule:
Tuesdays 4:00-6:00 PM, LSC


Samantha McClure

Year: Junior
Major: Advertising and Public Relations
Minor: Visual Communications
Specialties: UCWR papers, thesis statements, and introductions
Personal Interests: Drawing, shopping, crafting, cooking, and dance
Availability: Monday 3:00-5:00, WTC


James O'Brien

Year: Junior
Major: International Studies
Minor: Economics
Specialties: Thesis/Topic generation, structure, and analytical or argumentative papers
Personal Interests: Writing, reading, skiing, and tennis
Availability: Monday 4-5pm, LSC


Sean Powers

Web Content Manager

Year: Junior
Major: Biology/Pre-Med
Minor: Bioethics
Specialties: Brainstorming, Outlining, Summary/Analysis, Research Papers, and Satire.
Personal Interests: Skiing, Hiking, the Bulls, and DAAA BEARS
Schedule: Wednesday 3:00-5:00, LSC


Emily Renn

Year: Senior
Major/Minor:  Psychology Major; English and Sociology Minor
Specialties:  idea and content development, paper organization, grammar
Personal interests:  Running, lifting, Derek Jeter, watching baseball, and spending time with my friends and family
Tutoring schedule:  Tuesday 6-8, LSC


Donny Schiek

Year: Junior

Majors: Secondary Education and History

Minors: ESL Education and Political Science

Specialties: Thesis Development, Diction, Sentence Structure, Organization and Flow, and Historical Analysis

Personal Interests: Singing, The West Wing, Cooking, Scrabble, Biking, and the Cubs

Schedule: Monday 5:30-7:30pm, LSC

 

Shelby Scott

Year: Senior
Major: English Minor: Medieval Studies, Women's Studies
Specialties: Thesis Development, Literary Analysis, Theoretical Analysis, Organization
Special Interests: Medieval Iconography, One Direction, A Song of Fire and Ice, Reddit, GrubHub, Improv, Sheryl Swoopes, London, Kimye, Metalwork

Hours: Thursday 10-12, WTC


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Lizzie Sextro

Year: Junior
Major/Minor: Theology, minor in Catholic Studies
Specialties: Theological Papers, Literary Analyses, reflections, paper organization
Personal Interests: I love to sing, dance (specifically tap), meet new people, hang out with friends, play volleyball, and play frisbee! :)
Availability: Monday 2:00-4:00pm, LSC


Jenna Severson

Year: Sophomore
Majors/Minors: English, Women’s Studies and Gender Studies/ Peace and Conflict Studies, International Studies
Specialties: Organization, outlining, thesis development, sentence structure, citations, German.
Personal interests:  Pugs, feminism, Northern Michigan, and ice cream.
Schedule:  LSC: Monday 2-3, Thursday 1:30-2:30

Christina Skopec

Year: Senior
Major/Minor: English and Communications with Psychology Minor
Specialties: Literary Analysis, UCWR Papers, & Thesis Statements
Personal Interests: Blackhawks, Bears, White Sox, Music, Reading, & Movies
Availability:  Monday 11:30am-1:00pm, WTC


Thy (Tiffany) Vuong
Year: Sophomore
Majors:
  Nursing
Specialties:
  ESL/ELL Writing, Thesis Development, Organization, and Sentence Structure/Flow.
Personal Interests:
 Spending time with family, cooking/baking, volunteering, traveling and trying new things.
Schedule:
 Tuesdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM WTC

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