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ABIGAIL HORVATH - MATH

Hi! My name is Abigail Horvath, but you can call me Abi. I am a freshman here at UW-Whitewater and am majoring in Business Management. I'm from a small town in Fond du Lac County called Brandon. I work as a waitress in Eagle at two bars and at a bar back home. Other than work, I like to hang out with friends, hunt, and fish. In the future, I would like to have my own business, but I don't know what type of business yet.

ALEXA THORTON - MATH

 Hi! My name is Alexa Thornton. I am a Calculus SI this semester. This is my first year being an SI, and I am excited to be helping out! I'm a sophomore at UW Whitewater and am majoring in Secondary Education-Math. My dream job is to be a high school calculus teacher. In my free time, I love to travel and spend time with my family and friends. I love meeting new people and helping in any way I can, so don't hesitate to contact me. I'm looking forward to this new opportunity!

ALEXANDER KLOEPPING - CHEMISTRY

Hi, my name is Alex Kloepping. I am from the small town of Monroe. I am a chemistry education major with a minor in Spanish. I hope one day to be a high school chemistry teacher. In high school I took multiple chemistry classes and enjoyed them a lot. Outside of school I like to watch movies and hang out with friends. Feel free to send me an email and I would be glad to help you.

AMANDA DANNO - MATH

Hello! My name is Amanda Danno and I live in Lake Geneva, WI. I am currently a math tutor and hope to be a biology and chemistry tutor soon. My major is Biology with a Pre-Medicine emphasis. I am also double minoring in chemistry and music. I play the violin and was a past member of the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra. After attending Whitewater, I am planning on attending to Medical School to get my M.D. and Ph.D. My goal is to become a clinical geneticist to help diagnose and treat genetic disorders. I also plan to conduct genetic research. I currently am an Undergraduate Research student and participate in genetic research on campus. I look forward to assisting you with math and hopefully biology and chemistry in the near future!

AMANDA OTZELBERGER - WRITING 

Hi! My name is Amanda Otzelberger. I am from Mukwonago, WI and a senior at UW-Whitewater, although I still have two years left to complete my degree. I am majoring in elementary education and minoring in ESL. Some of my favorite things to do are travel and spend time with my family & friends. One day I hope to teach in another country! I love meeting new people and also helping them, so let me know if I can help you in any way at all!

AMBER WOLFE - ACCOUNTING

Hi! My name is Amber Wolfe, and I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I am a finance major with an emphasis in financial planning. I am from Wisconsin Rapids and graduated from Nekoosa High School. I love playing all sports, especially soccer and wheelchair basketball, traveling, shopping, and watching movies. If you need help with Math 143 or 243 or lower level accounting, feel free to contact me and I'd love to help you out!

ANNA FRY - CHEMISTRY

Hey there! My name is Anna Fry and I am from New Berlin, Wisconsin. Right now I am only a freshman, but my plan is to major in chemistry with an emphasis on liberal arts. As of the fall semester, I will have taken chemistry 102 and hope to help answer any questions that come up. I have tutored other students in the past with algebra during high school, so I learned to be patient and open-minded. Hopefully after four years of attending UWW, I can become a chemistry teacher and will spread the love for chemistry onto others. This topic can be quite difficult to understand, so please do not hesitate to ask for my help!

ANGELA BRANDL - CHEMISTRY, MATH, & BIOLOGY

Hello! My name is Angela Brandl and I am a Biology Education major from Huntley, IL. I transferred to UW-Whitewater as a junior from Harper College. Science is my passion; I very much enjoy biology and chemistry. After I graduate, I hope to be a high school biology teacher. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching sports, and hanging out with friends. I look forward to helping others in whatever way I can!

ARIEL FRIED - WRITING

Hi! My name is Ariel Fried and I'm in my second year here at UWW with a Junior status. My major is English with an emphasis in literature and my minor is psychology. I hope to become an English professor in the future. I've always loved English and reading--Harry Potter nerd for life!--so teaching English feels like a good fit for me. I also enjoy listening to music, dancing (badly), hanging out with friends and family, eating, and cuddling with my cat, Jasmine. I look forward to getting to know you and helping out in any way I can!

ASHLEY BARLETT - MATH

Hi, my name is Ashley. I am currently a sophomore at UW-Whitewater. My major is Elementary Education and I am planning to minor in English as a Second Language (ESL). I have wanted to be a teacher my entire life and I cannot wait to be in a classroom of my own one day. I’m from Woodstock, IL. Outside of school and work, you can find me hanging out with friends or watching Netflix. I look forward to meeting you!

AUSTIN ZAHN - FINANCE

Ban AhmedMy name is Austin, and I am currently a senior double majoring in Finance and IT. I am from Columbus, Wisconsin, which is located just to the northeast of Madison. I enjoy watching and playing various sports, travel, and entertainment. One of my other favorite interests is investing, which takes up a lot of my free time and is an industry that I one day hope to work in. Although I’ve held numerous job, I have never been an official tutor or SI before. However, both of my parents are teachers so we’ll see where this takes me!

BAILEY LOTTES - WRITING

Bailey LottesHi! My name is Bailey Lottes. I am a senior majoring in English Secondary Education with a minor in Film Studies. I graduated from Monona Grove High School in Monona, WI in 2012 and hope to one day teach there as a high school English teacher. I love reading and writing, as can be expected, but I also love camping, watching Netflix, and play board games. I spent the spring semester of my junior year studying abroad in Scotland and am always happy to share my experience and encourage others to travel, even if it’s just down the road. Adventure is out there! I have almost completed my English education requirements so I have been taught by some of the best in different forms of writing and ways of revision. I look forward to working with you on your drafting, editing, and writing skills.

BENJAMIN QUARTEMONT - CHEMISTRY

Benjamin QuartemontHello! My name is Ben Quartemont. I am a sophomore at UW-Whitewater and I am getting a degree in Chemistry Education with a Math Ed minor. Suffice to say I live and breathe Chemistry. I also enjoy comedy and theatre. Eventually I want to have my own TV show, similar to Bill Nye the Science Guy, called Ben Q the Science Dude. Please do not hesitate to email me and set up a time.

BENJAMIN PIKE - MATH

Benjamin PikeHello, my name is Ben Pike, and I am from Waunakee, WI. I am a junior and am in my second year at UW-W. I am a math major with a stats emphasis, and I also have a minor in actuarial science as well as music. I enjoy running, sports, and playing the french horn.

BRANDON RAPIER-CHILDS - CHEMISTRY

Brandon Rapier ChildsHello,  Brandon Rapier-Childs is the name and I am a Chemistry major and Spanish minor. You can call me Bran.  I am really passionate when it comes to the subject of Chemistry. My wish is for all of my students to embrace and enjoy the subject of Chemistry, have fun with it while learning. I want to make sure you first learn the concepts and slowly apply the mathematics in the process. We can add flavor to it. Feel free to email, If I am busy on a specific day we can work something out! 

BRIANNA ELAND - MATH & WRITING

 Hi! My name is Brianna Eland. I am a Sophomore here and I have a major in English Education and a minor in Math Education. I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin so Go, Pack Go! I hope to be a High School English teacher. This is my first year tutoring and I am very excited to help so do not be afraid to ask me!

BROCK SPLITTGERBER - SPANISH

 ¡Hola, bienvenido! My name is Brock Splittgerber and I’m a junior double majoring in Spanish and chemistry. My future career aspirations include attending medical school in pursuit of a career in emergency medicine. However, I also hope to become a certified medical interpreter before my career in medicine, which is where Spanish plays an important role. I’ve studied a number of topics in Spanish—linguistics, literature, history—so I feel that I am well-versed overall. I understand that learning a foreign language can be quite frustrating and confusing at times, so I’m here to help! Outside of academics, I enjoy playing my saxophone and spending time with friends. Feel free to contact me with questions!

CAROL ALVAREZ - SPANISH

Hola! My name is Carol Alvarez. I am a junior majoring in General Management. I am from Venezuela, and I have been living here in the US since 2010. I learned English as a second language, and this allows me to better understand the different learning strategies that we can use in order to master a new language. I love the fact that many people are interested in learning Spanish (my first language), and as a tutor, I will do my best to help you learn and love this wonderful language.

CHRISTIAN EILER - ECONOMICS

Hello, my name is Christian Eiler, and I am from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. I’m a senior pursuing a degree in Economics with high hopes to get a graduate degree. My favorite band is Mumford and Sons, and I enjoy watching Whale Wars (when it’s on). This semester, I’ll be tutoring Econ 201, 245, and 301. I look forward to start helping you. Please feel free to contact me.

CHRISTOPHER STASIEWSKI - ECONOMICS

Hello! My name is Chris Stasiewski, and I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I am from Greendale, Wisconsin, which is right outside of Milwaukee. My major is Pre-Pharmacy. This is my first year tutoring, but I enjoy helping others learn and am looking forward to being able to help others reach their goals. My hobbies include basketball (both playing and watching) and almost anything that involves the outdoors. Even though it isn’t my major, economics has always been interesting to me, and I look forward to meeting you all and helping you through economics.

CINDY ZHOU - WRITING

   Hi, my name is Cindy Zhou. I am a senior at UW-Whitewater majoring in English Literature and minoring in teaching English as a second language to adults. I am a SI tutor for the Intensive English Institute this semester. I have traveled a lot and during my travels, I've realized I'd like to teach overseas in the future. When I'm not in class or at work, I enjoy shopping, swimming, and hanging with friends.

 COLE PINNO - GENED 

   Hi! My name is Cole Pinno. I am a sophomore here at UWW, majoring in Secondary Education-English. I am from the small town of Clintonville. My dream job is to be a high school English teacher. Outside of school I like to travel, and hang out with friends. If you have any questions let me know, I'm always willing to help.

 CORISSA KRESSIN - MATH 

Hi! My name is Corissa Kressin, and I am a freshman. I am for Watertown, Wi and I am majoring in Special Education. I love working with people and helping them learn. I understand how math can be frustrating, but I will be there to be your own personal cheerleader! I promise you I will do my best to assist you. I love watching sports (football is my favorite) and I have four dogs! Feel free to contact me if you need help. I am looking forward to working with you!

DANIEL LOLLAR - MATH

Hello, my name is Daniel Lollar, and I am from Whitewater, Wisconsin. Currently I am majoring in applied math with a minor in computer science, with math being my stronger point. My future goals in life are hopefully to further my education and strive for personal excellence, neither of which I am hoping is out of reach. Outside of class, my interests include chess, politics/current events, listening to music, and reading. I am a member of chess club and the Student Math Association. I look forward to working with you on various math-related topics up to a certain level.

DORSHE' JACKSON - WRITING

  Hello All, my name is Dorshe' Jackson. I am a Junior here at the university studying English Professional Writing and Publishing, with a minor in Health Promotion. I love to understand what is in front of me, and being able to reexplain it as simple as possible so please contact me when help is needed. I choose English with the end goal of always being challenged and always being able to improve reading and communication skills. Outside of English and Health I enjoying yoga, soccer, meditation, and exploring new places. After college my plan is to take a year off and become involved in City Year. After that I will be perusing my masters degree in Health and Wellness with hopes of opening up community centers for wellness and tutoring in high targeted urban communities. 

ELIJAH SCHUMACHER - HISTORY & GENED

Hi, my name is Eli Schumacher. I am currently a sophomore at UW-Whitewater from Juda, Wisconsin. I am a History Education major and Political Science minor. I am extremely passionate about history and politics, and hope to be a high school history teacher in the future. I am mostly interested in United States history and politics, especially the Constitution and how it has been used throughout United States history. In my free time I enjoy reading fiction, watching movies, and listening to music. I hope I can help you with any questions you may have about your history and political science classes. Please feel free to email me with any question you may have!

 EMMA SALO - MATH

 Hello! My name is Emma Salo. This is my first year being a Math SI tutor and I am excited to be helping out this semester. I’m a Sophomore at UW Whitewater and my major is Elementary/Middle school education with a minor in special education. In my free time, I love to spend time with my family and friends. I am also in the UW Whitewater marching band Colorguard. I love meeting new people and helping in any way I can, so don't hesitate to contact me. I'm looking forward to this new opportunity!

 EMILY CLIFFORD - BIOLOGY

Emily CliffordHi, my name is Emily Clifford and I’m a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I’m majoring in biology with an emphasis in marine biology. My home town is the beautiful city of Milwaukee. In my free time I enjoy photography and hiking, basically anything out in nature! My goal after graduating is to get my master’s degree in biology and to research sharks. I’m very passionate about helping people succeed, so feel free to contact me any time if you need assistance; I’ll be happy to help you!

 EMILY GILDNER - WRITING

 Hello! My name is Emily Gildner. I am going into my senior year at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and am studying towards a General Business major. I have lived in the city of Whitewater for the past 16 years and love this city despite its small size. Outside of school, I enjoy reading, swimming, and watch movies. I love to travel! I’ve been to Australia, Bali, New Zealand, and Canada and wish to see even more of the world. I am looking forward to tutoring in the fall.

 EMILY KNOERR - MATH 

Emily Knoerr Hi! I’m Emily Knoerr and I’m a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater! I’m from New Berlin, WI and am majoring in Math Education and minoring in Spanish. Not only do I love math but I love helping people and seeing them succeed! So I’m going to do whatever I can to help you succeed! In my free time I love spending time skiing, taking pictures, hiking, spending time with my family, and listening to music! I’m excited to be a math tutor this year and can’t wait to meet you!

 EMILY LECLAIR - WRITING

Emily Leclair Hello! My name is Emily Leclair and I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Journalism. My passion has always been writing, which led me to work for the Royal Purple newspaper here on campus. I am the Assistant News Editor, so if you’re ever bored go read one of my articles! I plan to make a career out of writing. All you have to do is spend about five minutes with me to find out that I am completely obsessed with the San Francisco Giants. One day I plan to be a writer for MLB magazine so I can write about my favorite team for the rest of my life. I love to write, I love reading other’s writing, and I love to help out whenever I can so don’t hesitate to ask!

 GRACE DEVINE - WRITING 

Hello, my name is Grace Devine. Currently, I am a freshman, and I graduated last year from Hamilton High School, located in Sussex, WI. As of now I am undecided in my major, but am leaning toward a degree in Communications or Public Relations. I believe that my major will become clearer to me with a few more semesters under my belt. I've always enjoyed writing and I'm eager to work with you and help you in any way possible. I love the feeling of finishing a great paper and can't wait to help finish yours! When I'm not in class, you can usually find me at the pool because I am on the UWW Swim and Dive team. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, running, yoga and making crafts.

 HALEY HENTRICH- MATH 

Haley HentrichHello, my name is Haley Hentrich and I am a sophomore. I am from Lancaster, WI and I am majoring in Secondary Math Education with a minor of Athletic Coaching. I plan to be a high school math teacher and coach either Gymnastics or Volleyball. This is my first year tutoring, and I am looking forward to working with you and helping you in any way I can, please don't hesitate to ask!

 HALEY WIEDERHOLD- MATH 

Haley HentrichHello! My name is Haley Wiederhold and I’m from Andover, Minnesota. It is my first year here at UW Whitewater and I plan on double majoring in psychology and sociology with a minor in German. I have always enjoyed solving math problems and helping others understand it as well. I look forward to meeting with you!

HARSH PARIKH - MATH

Hrash ParikhI am a second-year finance major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. I am from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended Franklin High School. My primary goal is to graduate college with honors and work as a financial advisor in the future. I enjoy interacting with others and learning more about other cultures. During my first semester, Harsh visited nursing homes and interacted with the elderly. I enjoy skiing and tennis. In the past, I have worked as a Courtesy Associate at WalMart. I have often helped my classmates with their various homework assignments, ranging from editing papers to performing math expressions. I always remain calm and take the time to assist them, regardless of how frustrated they get. 

HEINRICH BERNHAGEN - WRITING

Hello, everyone! I'm Henry Bernhagen, a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater and transfer from UW-Platteville. Although I am a Marketing major, I do very much enjoy writing and working with the English language. Equally so, helping people improve their grammatical mechanics and develop their own writing style is of great personal interest to me. In my free time, I'm like most of our fellow pupils in that I love being with friends and watching Netflix, and I also enjoy working out and playing guitar. If you find yourself in need of help or just want a second opinion, please contact me and we'll get it taken care of! I look forward to meeting you!

JAKE WATSON - ECON

 Hi, my name is Jake Watson, and I am a junior here at UWW. I am passionate about business and am eager to share that passion with students. If you ever need help, please don’t hesitate to ask!

JAMES MCNEIL - MATH

Hello! My name is James McNeil. I am from Brookfield, Wisconsin. I have been a student here for 4 years now, and I am a Mathematical Statistics major. I currently work in the Math Center, and I am also an SI for Math 141. I really enjoy working with Math and love solving problems, so I would always love to help all of you!

JULIE DUNFORD - WRITING

  Hello! My name is Julie Dunford and I was born in Watertown, WI. I am currently a senior at UW-Whitewater and I will be graduating in May with a degree in English Lit B.A. And a minor in teaching ESL to Adults. I work as an S.I. for the Intensive English Institute. I love literature and helping students understand and comprehend reading and more than willing to help with any questions!

 JENNYFER SEDALL - ACCOUNTING 

Hi my name is Jenny, and I am from Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. I am currently a junior, and am majoring in Accounting with a minor in Spanish. My plan is to continue my education in the MPA program and ultimately sit in for the CPA. I would love to eventually become a forensic accountant! On campus, I have participated in the Institute of Management Accountants, Phi Eta Sigma, and Honors Student Association. Throughout these groups, I have met many new people, which I love to do! I enjoy working on accounting and can't wait to help all of you hopefully enjoy it as much as I do, so please don't hesitate to ask for help!

 JOEY LIBERMAN - MATH 

 Hi, my name is Joey Liberman. I am a sophomore majoring in elementary education with a minor in math. I one day hope to be an upper-elementary school teacher. I spend much of my free time working with my student organizations (SWEA and SaVE) and volunteering with children. I enjoy the performing arts, especially theatre and choir, and I watch more television that I should. I am so excited to be working as an SI for Math 148 and 149 and getting the opportunity to work with so many other education majors.

 JON KARNOWSKI - BIOLOGY 

My name is Jon Karnowski and I am currently a sophomore here at the university of Wisconsin whitewater.  My current major is Human Health and Performance but I was previously a Pre-Med Biology major. I have a good background in the biology and chemistry courses here.  My goal is to become a physical therapist.  Anything to do with the human body fascinates me.  My interests are watching, coaching, and playing a variety of sports including Baseball, football, basketball, and volleyball.  I love being able to share the knowledge I have with others and watch them succeed with it.  I hope to meet and assist many of you in the upcoming future.

KARA KARGARD - IEI & WRITING

 Hi, my name is Kara Kargard. I was born in Delafield Wisconsin and I have lived there for most of my life. I am a senior at UW-Whitewater and I am majoring in English Education with a minor in ESL. I am s SI tutor for the English Language Academy, and I love my job because I gives me a chance to work with students from all around the globe and it has helped my understanding of other cultures. I look forward to working with with students. 

KAREN SOLFEST - MATH & CHEMISTRY

Hello! My name is Karen Solfest. I'm from Burlington, WI and this is my freshman year at UW-Whitewater. I'm majoring is Biology, with an emphasis in Pre-Biomedical Professions. After I finish school, I want to be a pharmacist! This is my first year tutoring, and I'm really looking forward to working with you and helping you towards success!

KARINA WESTRICK - PSYCH

 Hi! My name is Karina and I'm a senior here at UW-Whitewater. I'm a psychology major with a biology minor. Someday, I hope to become a clinical psychologist. I'm particularly interested in working with clients with eating disorders, and currently engage in undergraduate research related to eating behavior. For fun, I enjoy spending time with my sisters and my dog, Blaise. I look forward to helping you succeed in your classes.

KATELYN LOFGREN - BIOLOGY

Hello! My name is Katie Lofgren and I am a sophomore majoring in evolutionary biology and minoring in leadership. I graduated from Hudson, WI in 2014 as an honors student. Music is my passion and listening to it keeps me going every day. I love the winter and snowboarding/skiing and the outdoors. These activities make me feel free and it’s one of the best feelings. I want to be able to work out in the field researching the origin of species. It goes along with my love of the outdoors and biology. I have taken multiple higher-level biology classes prior to being a bio 214 tutor and have excelled in each one of them. I also like finding ways to make things easier for people when studying; I like to make the content connect to each student, which makes it easier to understand and remember.

KATHERINE DONDLINGER - FRENCH

Hello! My name’s Katie Dondlinger. I’m from Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, and I’m an Early Childhood Education major. I want to be a kindergarten teacher after graduation, and I’m excited to start my education classes next semester! I have French and Music minors, and am very invested in both. If you need help with beginning or intermediate French up to level 321, I can help you! Feel free to contact me and we can set up a session.

KATLYNN BENITEZ - BIOLOGY 

Hello there! My name is Katlynn, but you can call me Katie. I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater with a major in biology and a pre-vet emphasis. I am from Greendale, Wisconsin, and I love to help people. I am also an RA in Knilans, so make sure you stop and say hi! I plan on going to veterinary school after I graduate and hopefully become a small animal veterinarian one day. If you have any questions about biology or anything for that matter, don’t be shy to contact me!

KAYA KLOTH - ECONOMICS

Hi! My name is Kaya, and I am a junior here at Whitewater. I am double majoring in Accounting and Finance. I am a part of Sigma Sigma Sigma, and I am currently the treasurer. You may also find me working the front desk at Wells. I enjoy watching action and scary movies, and I love to read! After I graduate from college, I want to travel, and I want to do missionary work in another country. I love being able to help out other people!

KAYLA FISCHER - MATH

Hi, my name is Kayla. I am an Elementary Education major with a math minor. Math has always been a strong point for me and it really interests me. I am excited to help with any questions you may have. I am from Cedarburg, Wisconsin which is about 20 minutes north of Milwaukee. Back at home I work as a Customer Service Specialist at Dick’s Sporting Goods. I have 2 younger siblings and 2 very large gold fish. In my free time I love spending time with my family, camping, and anything outdoors.

 KRISTOPHER HEILMAN - MATH

 Hello! My name is Kris, and I am a Sophomore majoring in Operations and Supply Chain Management. I am originally from Minnesota about half an hour south of the Twin Cities. I used to be a math tutor back at home for about 3 years. I can't wait to meet with you, and feel free to come to me for any help you need!

KYLE BROOKS - GENED, HISTORY, & POLITICAL SCIENCE

Hello! I am a junior political science major and history minor. I am originally from Algonquin IL, but have made Whitewater my adopted hometown. I really enjoy what I am studying in political science and history, and hope one day to use what I am learning to work in government. I am also a Peer Mentor, and love having the opportunity to work with students to help them succeed. When I am not in class or studying, I enjoy spending time with my friends and watching sports. Feel free to contact me at any time, and I am always happy to help anyone who needs it!

LEAH RICHTER - BIOLOGY & PSYCHOLOGY

Hi, my name is Leah Richter, and I am from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. I am pursuing a biology major with psychology and Spanish minors, and I plan on going to graduate school to become a veterinarian. In my free time, I love hanging out with my friends, playing sports, and board games! I look forward to working with you!

LEONARD BROX - MATH

Hello everyone! My name is Leonard and I am a sophomore majoring in computer science. I am born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Two years ago I graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran High School. This past summer, I spend my time in Whitewater as a Summer Assistant and working for University Housing. This is also my first year as a tutor and I am excited for many more years to come. I enjoy playing different kinds of sports, but the two sports I love the most are soccer and basketball. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have!

MADISON SMITH - PSYCHOLOGY

Hi! My name is Madison Smith. You can call me Madi or Madison, which ever you prefer. I am a junior at UW-Whitewater with a major in psychology and a minor in biology. I am in love with psychology and hope to attend medical after undergrad to become a psychiatrist. I work as a line therapist for kids with autism during my free time. Other than school and work I really enjoy spending time with my friends, family, and my two puppies Lola and Rory. I look forward to getting to know you!

 MARGARET ANGELI - BIOLOGY, WRITING, & GENED 

My name is Margaret, and I am a Biology major with minors in Chemistry and Psychology from a small town called Belgium, Wisconsin. I've been a tutor here and at the CSD since my third semester. I would one day like to be an ER Nurse Practitioner, but before that, I want to work with Doctors without Borders. I know that classes such as biology and chemistry can be a challenge, but I believe that any student can master them! I would love to help you find what science study method works best for you, as well as assisting with papers for any class, especially technical writing. One of my favorite things to do is help others learn and enjoy science, so please let me know if you need help! 

 MARTIN BEARSON - ACCOUNTING 

 I’m a junior here at UWW, and I am studying business. I'm passionate about learning, and I'll do anything to help you understand the class material better!

MERARI MORALES - SPANISH

 Hello! My name is Merari Morales. I am currently a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish. I am from Milwaukee, WI, where I also work at McDonalds. In my free time I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, and hanging out with my friends. I plan on entering the legal field when I am done with school. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at any time. I'm here to help!

MICHAEL MARCHESCHI - WRITING

My name is Michael Marcheschi, I am a Senior and I'm majoring in History and minoring in Sociology and Philosophy. I am from Wheaton, Illinois which is a suburb of Chicago. I hope to work as an education policymaker in the urban framework after I finish my schooling, and ultimately retire as a Principal. Outside of school I enjoy going to concerts and music festivals across the country and I also work as a landscaper when I return home for the summer. I am also an avid poet, and I am currently working on publishing my first book. I am looking forward to helping students in any shape or form while I am a tutor. I have worked three years as a youth mentor at the YMCA in my hometown, and it was through this experience that I found my passion for educating individuals. My roles as a mentor were to not only lead the children in a positive direction but also to help them read and write. My fondest moment at the YMCA has to be the summer when I taught a group of five year olds how to read. I started the summer by reading to the campers but by the end of the summer my campers we're reading to me. This is my first time in a tutoring position, but I believe my prior experiences working with children and instructing them will allow me to have a positive impact on the students I tutor.

MICHAEL TOTH - MATH

Hi, my name is Michael Toth. I am a freshman here at Whitewater. I am majoring in Mathematics and possibly minoring in computer science. I am from Muskego, Wisconsin.

MICHAEL WILLIAMS - MATH

   Hi, my name is Mike Williams and I’m a Senior here at UW-Whitewater. I’m from Oak Creek, WI and I am majoring in Math with an emphasis in Statistics. Eventually I hope to become a high school math teacher and teach calculus. In my free time I enjoy playing almost any sport. I will be in the walk in center in Anderson Library but feel free to contact me whenever you need help with math.

MORGAN CAMPBELL - RELIGIOUS STUDIES & ASIAN STUDIES

 Hello! My name is Morgan Campbell, I am currently a second semester junior at UW-Whitewater. I am going for a BA in psychology with a minor in world religions. I have lived in Wisconsin for 16 years, my family and I moved from Watertown, NY when I was 5. I attended Kettle Moraine High School, where I was one of three captains of our varsity football team. I have studied philosophy and religions, namely eastern philosophy extensively both personally and in an academic context. I look forward to assisting you! Please do not hesitate to contact me! 

MORGAN STEBBINS - ACCOUNTING

Hello! My name is Morgan Stebbins, and I am a junior, and an Accounting major here at UW-Whitewater. This is my first time as an SI, but I loved Accounting 244 so I am excited to be a tutor for it! I hope to be a CPA someday, and I am thankful for the opportunity to help others pass this tough class and work towards their goals as well! I like to help people understand, no matter the subject, and since 244 is such a problematic class for many, I hope I can help make it easier to understand, or maybe even enjoyable.

NICHOLAS RITTER - BIOLOGY, GENED, & HISTORY

Hello, my name is Nick Ritter, and I’m currently a junior majoring in elementary education. Being skilled in several subjects like history, social studies, biology and earth science – as well as learning about education and teaching others – I’m very enthusiastic about having an opportunity to work with students on campus. I see every student and their college experience as important, and I can provide great help to anyone who needs assistance and I look forward to tutoring anyone who needs me!

NICOLE DUNN - CHEM

 Hello! My name is Nicole Dunn and I am from Hudson, WI and graduated as an honors student in 2014. I am now junior majoring in Environmental Science in the Natural Science track with an emphasis in Chemistry. I love being outdoors whether I am hiking, canoeing, or just relaxing in the sun. Once I finish school I hope to be able to work outside in the field every day. I have taken several chemistry and biology courses and I am an SI for intro level chemistry and biology. I look forward to helping you succeed in your college career.

NICOLE MUTCHLER - MATH

 Hello! My name is Nicole Mutchler. I am from Kenosha, Wisconsin, and I am majoring in Secondary Math Education with a minor in Spanish. On my time off, I like to listen to music and watch movies. I also enjoy helping people, which began when I tutored my peers during high school. One day, I hope to become a math teacher. In the meantime, feel free to come ask me any math question that you might have.

 PEDRO ARANDA - MATH 

Hello, my name is Pedro Aranda. I am currently a sophomore and my major is Information Technology - Business Application Development. I am from Whitewater, Wisconsin, so as a resident here choosing to attend UW-Whitewater was easy. I graduated from Whitewater High School with a graduating class of about 136 people in the spring of 2013. Outside of school I enjoy biking and playing video games, especially Pokémon. I had always liked math. I had taken AP Calculus my junior year in high school, so during my senior year I decided to take math classes at UW-Whitewater during the fall and spring of that year. Throughout middle school and high school I have always tutored my friends when they needed help. I look forward to being of service.

PAYTON PERRY - MATH 

Hi! My name is Payton Perry and I am working towards an elementary education major and minoring in math. I am from a small town, Two Rivers, WI and I graduated from Manitowoc Lutheran High School. I enjoy playing sports, math, snowmobiling, and traveling around the world. I have been to many different places and hope to travel to more. I like country and pop music and love taylor swift. I also love dogs, I have one Aussey-doodle who has the place in my heart. I enjoy helping others and can't wait to become a teacher!

 PROMISE TRIPLETT - MATH 

Promise TriplettHi, my name is Promise Triplett. I am a sophomore Political Science major and Math minor from Milwaukee, WI. I have always been good at math, but I do know that it can be hard sometimes. I can help you to get over that hill and be able to understand the problem. For fun I like to read and cook for my friends.

RACHEL FEHRMAN - BIOLOGY & CHEMISTRY

Promise TriplettHey, everyone! My name is Rachel. I’m from Watertown, WI and am currently a Biology major here at UWW with a Spanish minor. My hope is to become a Genetic Counselor in the future, but right now I hope to help you all in the area of biology! Outside of class, you will probably see me enjoying a nice cup of coffee while reading a book. Please do not be afraid to contact me if you need a little help with biology because I am more than happy to help!

 RACHEL MURPHY - MATH

Hello! My name is Rachel Murphy and I am currently a sophomore majoring in Elementary/Middle school education with a Math minor. I graduated two years ago from Kettle Moraine High School and am from Delafield, WI. I am involved in a few different Honors Clubs on campus and love to hang out with my friends. I have always had a strong passion for math and want to help others to enjoy it as well. I myself have struggled at times with math and know it can be frustrating but, I want to share my teaching techniques with you to help you overcome the complications that you may encounter during your math class. I LOVE coming up with new ways to help people memorize things and am always eager to learn new things as well. I am a one-on-one tutor and also hold weekly SI sessions. Please feel free to contact me if you need any help at all and I will be happy to assist you. Can’t wait to meet you!

 RACHEL NABORS - COMPUTER SCIENCE

I am a sophomore at UW- Whitewater majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Legal Studies. After graduation, I plan to attend law school with hopes of becoming a member of congress and a civil rights attorney in Washington D.C. I am currently involved in several student organizations, including UW- Whitewater Cheer and Stunt Team, Pathways for Success, Black Student Union, 91.7 the Edge radio station, and UWW Cable 19 TV station.

RACHEL SIEMON - GENED 

Hi! My name is Rachel Siemon. I am currently a junior majoring in Secondary History Education with a minor in Spanish. I’m from Crystal Lake, IL, which is a suburb of Chicago. I love to play tennis, read, and spend time with my friends and family. I have always had a passion for learning about history. I hope one day to be a high school history teacher and share my passion for history with others. I look forward to meeting and helping you in any way that I can! Feel free to contact me at anytime!

RILEY HARDING - MATH 

Hello! My name is Riley Harding, and I am a Sophomore majoring in Mathematics (Statistics Emphasis) while minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. I also work for the Sports Information Department and will be a manager for the men’s basketball team this season. This will be my first semester working for the Academic Support Center, and I look forward to meeting you all!

RYAN MARSHICK - GERMAN

Hello, my name is Ryan Marshick. I’m from Janesville, Wisconsin, and I am a sophomore Accounting major, with minors in German and Economics. I have always been interested in the German language and German culture and hope to somehow incorporate German in my future as an accountant. Outside of school, I enjoy reading, watching TV, and playing with my three adorable dogs.

SABRINA SCHRECK - MATH

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SAMANTHA BABCOCK - WIRITNG

 Hello, I’m Samantha Babcock, but you can call me Sammi. I’m a junior majoring in English, with a minor in Professional Writing and Editing. I transferred to UW-W in fall of 2015 from UW-Rock in Janesville, Wisconsin. I enjoy reading, writing, theatre, camping, and hiking. After I graduate I hope to find a job, but eventually want to go to graduate school, and become a professor of English. I look forward to being a tutor and helping you as best as I can. Please don’t hesitate to contact me for help with your work!

SAMANTHA KRAUSE - WRITNG

 Hi, I am Samantha Krause. I am a Seinior majoring in French Education with a minor in ESL Education. I work as a hiring agent for Schneider INC, and sa an SI tutor for ESL this semester and hope to go abroad teaching English after I graduate. When I am not in class, I like to work-out, paint, draw, or hang out with my friends.

 SAMUEL NEWTON - CHEMISTRY

Samuel newtonHello! My name is Samuel Newton, but most people just call me Sam. I am from Western Spring Illinois, but I came to UW Whitewater because both my parents came here when they were at college and for its great education program. I am a junior hear at UWW with a major in Chemistry Education and a minor in Math Education. My lifelong dream is to become a high school Chemistry teacher and work at the high school that I went to when I was there. My favorite show would have to be Supernatural and my hobbies include videogames and jogging in my free time. When it comes to chemistry, you can ask me any question and I will help you to the best of my ability. I hope to get to know you, so don’t hesitate to set up an appointment any time.

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SARAH FUERSTENBERG - ACCOUNTING

Samuel AverillHi, I’m Sarah Fuerstenberg. I am a second year student at UW-Whitewater and majoring in Accounting. I’m from Waunakee, which is just a little bit outside Madison. I enjoy going to sporting events and use to play ice hockey and softball in high school. Otherwise I like to just hang out with friends and play cards and talk. I’m very friendly and outgoing and look forward to helping out Accounting students!

SARAH WAGNER - ACCOUNTING

 Hey Everyone! My name is Sarah Wagner and I am from Manitowoc, WI. This is my second year at Whitewater and it’ll be my first semester as an SI. My major is Accounting and I hope to earn my CPA license after I finish my degree here. In my free time I enjoy baking a wide variety of desserts, working out, and traveling to new places. I am looking forward to working with you and helping in anyway I can!

SANGEUN OH - MATH

 Hi, my name is Sangeun Oh. I am from South Korea. I have studied in America for 3 years. Before I transferred to UW-Whitewater, I attended to UW-Marinette campus. I am studying Actuarial Science as my major and Marketing as a minor. I want to be an Actuary one day. I like mathematics and helping friends to solve problems together. My favorite thing is watching Korean drama/shows and solving math. Also, I love traveling so much, which makes my brain refresh. I really hope many students come see me and work on math together in tutoring center. I am looking forward to see many of you.

SHAQUILLE BOSWELL-DOWNEY - PSYCH

 Hi, my name is Shaquille Boswell-Downey and I am a senior at UWW majoring in Communications. I am involved in campus and community activities such as the President of TIFU Cultural Ensemble, and LGBT Peer Educator, and an aspiring member of the Dean’s Student Advisory Board. I would like to finish school and get my PHD, open up my own practice in the future that ministers to young men around my age and give back to my community. On my free time I love to write music, play the piano, sing, dance, produce music, and write poems and short stories. I am very willing to help my fellow students succeed so feel free to contact me for help.

SOUTONNOMA "SIMON" OUEDRAOGO - ECONOMICS

Hello everyone! My name is Simon Soutonnoma Ouedraogo, and I am in the Masters of Applied Economics program here in Whitewater. I did my undergraduate in Economics with Math emphasis at UW-Madison. I am from Burkina Faso in West Africa. My experience of tutoring started at UW-Madison, I did tutor students in math and economics. I have also helped students with French because it is my first language. I like soccer, tennis, basketball, football, and, of course, I am a fan of the Big Green Bay. I have always been interested in economics and my goal is to go for a Ph.D. in economics. For that reason, I am so excited to share my understanding in economics and math. I would be more than happy to assist you. You are the most welcome to make appointments.

TAYLOR BEAVER - ECON

 coming soon!

TAYLOR GRIFFITH - MATH

 Hi. My name is Taylor Beaver. I am a freshman majoring in Human Resources at UW Whitewater. This will be my first year being an SI, and I am excited to devote my time to help others. My favorite subject is math, so I look forward to the opportunity of helping out. In my free time, I like to watch Netflix on the daily, shop, hangout with my friends, and travel. My dream job is to be a CEO of any fortune 500 corporation, but I currently work in retail back home in Milwaukee.

TIMOTHY RICHTER - MATH

I'm from Racine, Wisconsin and I am a Physics major with a minor in Mathematics. After I graduate I plan on getting my teaching license to become a teacher. My goals while at UWW is to help other students who are in need. I once was stumped on many assignments and exams so I know what it is like to struggle and feel frustrated with your classes. Physics majors do a lot of math and most of the degrees require a lot of math courses to even graduate so my mathematics background is heavy, especially with some of the professors at this school. I started at 'rock-bottom' for math here at Whitewater starting with Math 041, so I had the time to actually relearn everything I learned in high school. I am very stubborn with getting things right and work hard to understand how something is solved. If you enjoy persistence and seeking more than just an answer, I'm the right guy.

WILLIAM "JACK" PETRY - GERMAN

Hello, my name is William Petry, but I go by Jack. I am a Sophomore at Whitewater, and am a triple major in Public History, Art History, and German, but German is by far my largest passion of the three. I am obsessed with the grammar of the German language, and am really excited to discuss linguistic and practice German as a tutor.

YUYA NISHIMURA - JAPANESE

Konninchiwa. My name is Yuya Nishimura. I am a transfer student from Osaka, Japan, and this is my sophomore year with my new major in Accounting. I used to study Spanish in Japan as my major and I studied in Spain for one year. This is my first year in the US, and I am still struggling with learning English, cultural differences and many things. However, I am enjoying the experience. I am happy you are interested in studying Japanese and am looking forward to helping you. Don't hesitate to contact me if you need any help.

ZACHARY LOESL - WRITING & ACCOUNTING

Hi, my name is Zach, and I am a senior Accounting major from Slinger, Wisconsin. Before heading to UW-Whitewater, I attended UW-Washington County in West Bend, Wisconsin. My goal is to be a Certified Public Accountant. I enjoy following the Bucks, Brewers, and playing fantasy football. If you strive to improve your academic performance, please feel free to contact me!

ZIYUE "ELENA" ZHANG - MATH & CHINESE

Hi! My name is Ziyue Zhang, but you can call me Elena. I am a freshman here at UW-Whitewater, and I am majoring in Accounting. I am a math tutor and a Chinese tutor. I am from China. I love learning and working with people, so please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions or need some extra help! I would love to get to know you!