Learning Assistant Biographies

Academic Support Center, McCutchan Hall

Learning Assistant Biographies

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.

 ALEXIS BAKER - BIOLOGY & CHEMISTRY 

Hi! My name is Alexis Baker and I am a junior this year here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in Biology with a pre-med emphasis and plan to go to medical school after I graduate! I have taken several biology courses as well as some chemistry courses, including Organic Chemistry 1 and 2. I would be happy to help you with any questions you may have and hope to help you understand and enjoy biology and chemistry as much as I do! I absolutely love working with people and am an RA on campus this year in Knilans. I am a very friendly and helpful person and I look forward to working with you!

 ALMA BURWELL - BIOLOGY 

Hi, my name is Alma. I am from Oxford, MS and currently a Biology major here at UW-Whitewater. I am also a varsity swimmer here on campus, so if you see me at the Williams Center with soaking wet hair don't be surprised. I really enjoy Biology and my goal is to help you enjoy it as much as I do; it is a tough science but it can be learned with hard work! I love Packer football, some real fried chicken, water skiing, and drawing. Can't wait to get to know all of you, and don't hesitate to come to me for extra help!

 AMANDA MCCORMICK - MATH & ACCOUNTING 

Hello! My name is Amanda McCormick. This is my second year here at Whitewater. I have been working in the Math Center for just over a year now, and I still love it. This is my first time being an SI, but I am really excited to be helping people with both Math and Accounting 249 now. I am Finance major with minors in Actuarial Mathematics and Spanish. Someday, I hope to be an Actuary. I hope you find me helpful and approachable, and I hope to see you all soon!

 ASHLEY HALLETT - PSYCHOLOGY 

Hello, my name is Ashley. I am originally from Minnesota and have loved attending Whitewater. I am currently a sophomore and majoring in Psychology. Last semester, with the help of tutors, I was able to get my first A in the math class, Psychology Statistics. This is my opportunity to return the success given to me, and I am eager to help others! I have taken Psych 211, Psych 215, and am currently in Psych 216. Please let me know if I can help!

 ASHLEY HOEFT - SOCIAL WORK AND WRITING

Ashley Hoeft Tutor PhotoHello! My name is Ashley Hoeft and I am a senior here at UW-Whitewater. I am pursuing a degree in Social Work with a Human Services minor and plan to go on to graduate school right after I graduate from UW-Whitewater. I hope to one day work in the area of policy and legislation, perhaps at the National Association of Social Workers-Wisconsin chapter in Madison, Wisconsin. I’m very excited to be one of the Learning Assistants for the Social Work Research courses this semester and can’t wait to get started!

 ASHLEY SHEAFOR - MATH 

Hi, my name is Ashley, and I am a senior here at Whitewater majoring in early childhood/special education. Although I am from the small town of Trempealeau, WI, I spend my summers in Iowa working at a summer camp. Some of my favorite things to do are playing my flute, helping others, and hanging out with friends and family. I can't wait to meet you and start working with you!

 BAILEY KUPFER - HISTORY, GENED, & WRITING 

Bonjour, my name is Bailey Kupfer! I am a junior who is looking to graduate with a double major in History with a Public History Emphasis and Anthropology. I wish to work as an university professor and to work in the White House as a tour guide. I love watching movies, making art, cooking, and dreaming. I have high aspirations for myself. I am originally from Franklin, WI, but I have always wanted to live in Paris, France. I am told I have a story about anything, especially cool stories about digging up skeletons (ask me and I will not hesitate to tell). I am a member of Tri Sigma Sorority ,and I love hanging out with my sorority sisters. I have held various jobs on campus, including working as a Peer Mentor and research assistant, but currently I work at the Young Auditorium as a tech and at the Tutorial Center. My favorite color is Tiffany Blue, and I really want to be the owner of a 1964 Mustang Convertible someday, but only after I get my pilot's license. I am here to help you and more than willing to watch you succeed. I hope you have a great day.

 BAN AHMED - ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS & MATH 

Ban AhmedHello, my name is Ban Ahmed, and I am originally from the Middle East. I have lived in many countries, and this is my second year in the United States. I am fluent in both English and Arabic. I am working toward getting a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in economics. I enjoy math, accounting, and economics, and I hope to share my love for it with you. These subjects can be both challenging and frustrating, but I promise to do the best I can to make it a pleasant learning experience. See you soon!

 BROOKE WICKMAN - BIOLOGY 

My name is Brooke Wickman and I'm currently a sophomore. I'm pursuing a Physical Education major with a Health, Human Performance, and Recreation emphasis and a Biology minor with the ultimate goal of becoming a Physical Therapist. I'm from Wausaukee, Wisconsin and I graduated from Wausaukee High School in 2011. I began college at UW-Madison, but after a year I transferred to UW-Whitewater. I love that I found a college where I enjoy studying. I like attending sporting events and theatrical performances. I also enjoy traveling, exercising, cooking, and gardening. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you on your way to academic success!

 CALLIE HORTON - PSYCHOLOGY 

Hi, my name is Callie. I am a junior, and I am from Franklin, WI. I am a Psychology major with a minor in Family and Health Studies. I am currently doing undergraduate research with a psychology professor this semester. I plan on graduating in May of 2015 and then going on to get my Masters in either psychology or social work. My ultimate goal is to one day work one on one with children. I am a very patient and personable person and love helping others. I am looking forward to tutoring and seeing students succeed in subjects that they are struggling in. I would love to answer any questions you may have, and look forward to working with you!

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.

 CARYN NAMES - MATH 

My name is Caryn and I'm from Delafield, WI. I am a junior majoring in Accounting with a minor in Spanish. This year LIT and the Residence Hall Association have given me more opportunities to get to know people than I could've imagined. I love putting on programs for my complex, baking, reading, and watching Disney movies. I am Safe Zone certified, which means you can talk to me about anything and be free of judgement. I love helping people, and my original major was Spanish Education. I changed majors recently because of my passion for working with numbers.

 CARMELLE MASSAMBA - FRENCH 

Salut! My name is Carmelle. I'm a junior majoring in international relations with languages emphasis, minoring in Spanish. I'm originally from The Republic of Congo, and my first language is French. I've been living in the US for four years now. I love helping others, learning differents languages, meeting new people, traveling and especially learning about differents cultures. I also love trying differents type of activities and hobies. Because English is my second language, and I had to learn it coming in the US, I can related to those who struggle and are frustrated to learn another language. It will be my pleasure to help you. So feel free to contact me if you have any question or need any help. I'm so excited to meet you and work with you. A la prochaine!

 CESAR TAMAYO - SPANISH 

Cesar TamayoHello everyone! My name is Cesar Tamayo, and I am a junior pursuing a major in Spanish Education, with a minor in ESL and Bilingual Education. I am from Illinois and transferred from Northern Illinois University after my freshman year. I have been studying Spanish grammar for six years now. In my spare time, I like meeting new people, playing video games, and working out. I am also on the executive board of the Spanish Honor Society and of the Spanish Club. I have always been interested in Spanish; it was my first language and I enjoyed having the opportunity of to become bilingual. For that reason, I am excited to share my experiences of the language with anyone who wants additional help in Spanish. I would be more than happy to assist you. Please don’t hesitate to contact me to schedule an appointment.

 CHRIS HAUTALA - MATH 

Hi, my name is Chris Hautala. I am currently a sophomore studying Mathematics Education and a minor in Physics. I am also an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America organization. This will be my first year as an official tutor, but I have tutored in the past with some students in my previous classes. I look forward to the new school year and what it will bring.

CLARA FAILE - JAPANESE

Hi! My name is Clara. I am from Greendale, Wisconsin, and am currently a Japanese Studies major here at UW-Whitewater. I have been self taught in Japanese for nearly a decade. Since the age of nine, I've been finding new and improved ways to shape how I learn. It's a skill I'm most passionate about. My plans after receiving a diploma is to become a certified ESL teacher in Japan. Working among children is a great goal of mine, and I am working to make it a reality. My tutoring skills can be rewarding, engaging, and beneficial to you. I'm looking forward to getting to know you! Feel free to get in contact with my if you need any help.

 CLAUDIA HAGERMAN - MATH 

Hello! My name is Claudia Hagerman and I am studying Business with a possible minor in math. I love to dance, play volleyball, and spend time with my family. I am looking forward to working with those who need help with lower level math classes. I haven't discovered the reason why, but I love math! So, if you are having troubles within your math course, I am more than willing to help you.

 COLTON LARSEN - ACCOUNTING 

Hey everyone! My name is Colton Larsen. I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I'm studying Theatre Management/Promotions with a Finance minor. I am involved in the theatre department and an active participant on the Forensics team! I served as the representative of the College of Arts and Communication on SUFAC this fall. I am also on the Cultural Affairs Committee. I really enjoyed taking Accounting 244 and look forward to helping anyone out! I love working with people and cannot wait to get to know you!

 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 RICHARD - MATH 

Hi, my name is Dan Richard, and I am a double major in Mathematics (Statistics Emphasis) and Spanish, double minoring in Actuarial Science and Philosophy. I hope to become an actuary after school. I am very passionate about these subjects and would be more than willing to help you through any trouble you might be having with the subject. I love helping people, so if you have any questions feel free to visit me, email me, or any other way of getting in contact with me so that I can work with you.

 DAYNA MACKIE - MATH 

Dayna Mackie Hey everyone! My name is Dayna and I'm a senior here at UW-Whitewater. I'm a Secondary Math Education major with a Special Education minor. When I'm not in class or working, you can normally find me at Warhawk Alley because I am a member of the Women's Bowling team, we are ranked top 8 in the nation! In my free time I like to bowl, go on walks, color, watch movies and hang out with friends. Although it's my first year working for the tutorial center, I've been tutoring for several years and look forward to helping anyone who comes in with their math problems.

DEREK MUELLER - ACCOUNTING

Hi! My name is Derek Mueller. I am originally from a real small town called Chilton, WI. I am a junior here at UW-Whitewater studying Accounting. I plan on continuing my education and receiving my Master's in Professional Accountancy. After graduating, I will sit for the CPA. My goal is to work in public accounting in either tax or audit. I love accounting and would really like to help you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me. Good luck and see you soon!

DEVON ROSSETER - FRENCH

Hello! My name is Devon Rosseter, and I'm currently a Freshman enrolled in 322 and 340 for the Spring Semester. Currently, I am declared as a French Education major, with a minor in Spanish. I am a lover of languages, and in spite of my youth, I'm looking at Graduate School as an option to hopefully be a French Professor one day! I grew up with four siblings, so I’m very social and I love teaching people. I'd be more than happy to help anyone with French - it's what I want to do for a living after all!

 DUSTIN RONDEAU - PRAXIS, HISTORY & WRITING 

Hey everybody! My name is Dusty Rondeau; I'm from Howards Grove, WI and this is my junior year here at Whitewater. I am a secondary education history major with a Spanish minor. I love helping others and explaining concepts to people in new ways. I enjoy providing people with new and unique study techniques, as well as editing papers and making suggestions. I'm also looking forward to helping people study and prepare for the Praxis Core, and hopefully make the test seem a little less intimidating. Whatever it is that I am helping with, I guarantee it will be to the best of my ability, and that I will do my best to make it a fun, enjoyable time. I look forward to meeting and assisting tons of great people in my time at the tutoring center!

 EDWIN WINCEK - MATH 

Hello, my name is Edwin Wincek and I am a transfer student from UW-Platteville. I am a sophomore with my new major as Finance. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, and I play tennis and basketball in my free time, and played both at the varsity level in high school. I enjoy mathematics and have completed Calculus III, so I look forward to helping students with math here at Whitewater, particularly in calculus.

 ELIZABETH STUDNICKA - WRITING 

Hi, my name is Ellie. I'm from Waukesha, WI and I graduated from Waukesha North High school in 2011. I'm a senior here at UW-Whitewater, and am majoring in English Literature. I really love to read, and my other hobbies include doing yoga and watching a lot of Doctor Who! Writing a good paper is hard, but it's something I enjoy and I'm looking forward to helping you with yours.

 EMILIA CEDRON - CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH & WRITING 

Hello! My name is Emilia and I am a junior here at Whitewater. I am majoring in Elementary/Middle Education with minor in ESL and Bilingual studies. I was raised in California before my family moved to Wisconsin, and I've lived here ever since. I love to travel and experience new places, cultures, and people. I plan to teach internationally once I graduate and let the world take me away.

 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!

 EMILY SODEMANN - CHEMISTRY 

My name is Emily Sodemann, and I'm currently a senior at UW-W. Chemistry is my favorite subject - so I am looking forward to tutoring it! I am a Chemistry Major, and I am also getting a Secondary Education license. I like to play tennis and go running in my free time. Psych is my favorite TV show - it's great, everyone should check it out! I look forward to meeting new people this semester through tutoring!

 ERICA HAGLUND - WRITING, EDFOUND, COMM, PRAXIS, & GENED 

Hello! My name is Erica Haglund, and I am English Education and English with an emphasis in Professional Writing and Publishing double major here at UW-Whitewater. Originally, I attended Boston University in Boston, MA, but ultimately found a better fit here at UW-Whitewater. After graduating, I hope to work as a publicist in children's book publishing, and I am still trying to figure out how I can fit an educational aspect into my career plan. I am essentially a literature fanatic and love to write. On campus, I am involved in the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma, InterVarsity, and SWEA. I also have studied abroad just outside of London. Simply email me to set up an appointment and we can get started! I look forward to working with you.

TCHAPDA EVRARD ADE - MATH

Hello! I grew up in Cameroon (West Africa)m and it was not until a year ago that I moved to the US to continue my studies as an international student. My best sport is SOCCER!!!! I am currently a sophomore majoring in Biology with an emphasis in pre-med.
GEORGE "DREW" UIHLEIN - ECONOMICS

Hello, my name is George Uihlein, but everyone calls me Drew. I am from Cedarburg, Wisconsin where I graduated from Cedarburg High School. This is my fourth year here at UW-Whitewater and I am double majoring in Finance and Economics. I am also the VP of club tennis here on campus. This is my first time being a tutor and I am excited to have the opportunity. I’ve been a tennis instructor my whole life, so I really enjoy anything that involves teaching. Not only does tutoring provide me with satisfaction, but it also helps me understand the material more. I look forward to meeting new students through tutoring!

 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!

 JACLYN KRIZKA - MATH 

Hello, my name is Jaclyn. I graduated in 2012 from Hononegah High School in Rockton, IL. I am currently enrolled as a freshman at UW-W, and I am planning on majoring in secondary math education with a Spanish minor. I am also a member of the women's volleyball team. I have tutored the last two years in mathematics, and I am looking forward to helping you succeed.

 JENNA HOEFFERT - MATH 

Hello! My name is Jenna Hoeffert and I'm a senior here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Mathematics. I am the President of the Future Teacher Student Organization and involved in the Future Teacher Program here on campus along with serving on the College Of Education Dean's Advisory Board. I look forward to another semester of math tutoring and gaining experience in the field.

 JENNIFER TITO - BIOLOGY 

Hi, my name is Jen Tito and I am a junior this year. I am from Huntley, IL and I am a Biology major with a Pre-Biomedical emphasis. I plan on going into Veterinary medicine and am looking at University of IL or Madison for graduate school. I spend most of my time doing Biology, including undergraduate research with Professor Lisberg. I also love animals, and I volunteer at the Touched By A Paw animal shelter downtown. I have a lot of Biology classes under my belt including Biology 141, 142, 251, 257 and 253 so I am willing to help with any confusion or questions you may have. I know it can be a tough subject, but I enjoy it and can't wait to help someone else understand it. I also intern at a vet clinic so I have some knowledge and guidance for you pre-vets out there! Along with being a subject area tutor, I tutor students with disabilities in a variety of subjects and was an SI last year, which helps me to be very versatile! I am here to help you understand this subject and get through it. I am a very open person and am easy to talk to. Feel free to contact me for any help and I look forward to meeting you!

 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!

JESSE MCCANN - MATH

Hello, my name is Jesse McCann. I am a junior here at UW-Whitewater. My major is Secondary Math Education. I’m from the very small town of Raymond, WI. When I’m not getting stumped on math problems, I am playing video games and hanging out with friends. I look forward to help you, and be warned, I quote a lot of movies.

 JESSICA AYRES - WRITING 

Hi! I'm a junior right now, majoring in Secondary English Education with a Special Education minor. I'm from Lake Geneva, WI and in my free time I love reading (when I can,) listening to music (any Tenth Avenue North or Hillsong United fans out there?!) and hanging out with friends. I'm also going to use this time to give a shameless plug and talk about how involved I am with Cru (short for Campus Crusade for Christ) here on campus. Someday I'd love to work with high school students; whether it will be in a traditional classroom or through some sort of Ministry/Missionary context I'm not quite sure yet. I love writing so I'd love to help anyone who needs support, however I can. Let me know if you ever need anything!

 JOSHUA DAY - MATH 

Greetings, I am Joshua Day. I am a double major in mathematics and computer science with a minor in German. I have been tutoring on campus since my freshman year, and have really enjoyed helping people to build more confidence while making math less intimidating. Over the years that I have been tutoring, my students have ranged from a nontraditional student striving to get through a beginning mathematics course, to students in Calc III and beyond. In a nonacademic setting I enjoy rock-climbing, hacky sack, and scuba diving. Most of all I enjoy learning, so I look forward to meeting you all and sharing in this learning experience.

 JOSE ZENTENO - ECONOMICS & SPANISH 

Hi, my name is Jose Zenteno and I am a junior pursuing a major in International Business. I am an international student from Mexico. In my free time, I like participating in intermural sports and meeting new people. I am also in the executive board of the Econ Society. I came to the United States to get my high school diploma from Pius XI in Milwaukee. During my senior year at Pius, I was asked to tutor students in all Spanish classes and I truly enjoyed it. For that reason, I would like to share my knowledge of the language with anyone who needs help in any Spanish class. Also, if you need any help with Econ 201 or 202 as well as GenEd 110, 120, 130 or 140, I would be more than happy to assist you. Please don't hesitate to contact me to schedule an appointment.

JOSEF MAURER - GENED

Hello! My name is Joe Maurer and I'm a History Major with an emphasis in Public History and a Minor in Political Science. I hope to get a PhD. someday in Historiography and become a college professor. In my free time I like to read, hangout with friends and watch Netflix. I started coming to SI sessions my freshman year and I loved them. The people who taught them were awesome and I thought that would be something I would like to do someday. I love to teach and help people so if you have any questions regarding History, just send me an email and I'll see what I can do to help you!

 JOZEF PISULA - HISTORY & GENED 

Hey everybody! My name is Jozef and I'm a senior from Kenosha here at UW-Whitewater. While I'm a History major/Spanish minor, my academic interests include all of the social sciences and humanities, especially history, political science, sociology, philosophy and literature. My dream job is to someday be a teacher, something that I am quickly gaining experience with in my service hours at a local elementary school. Some of my hobbies include camping, music and photography. I look forward to assisting you with anything from historical questions, review for an exam, using Chicago/Turabian style or just writing in general!

 JUSTIN SMITH - HISTORY 

My name is JD Smith, and I am a junior from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. I am a History major with plans to teach high school history. I enjoy skiing, reading, and running cross-country. I went to SI when I was a freshman to assist with making the change from high school work to college level work, so now I hope to help other student make the same transmission that I did. If you ever need help or would like to work one-on-one with anything related to history courses just send me an email and I would be happy to help.

KATHERINE BISHOP - WRITING 

Hi, my name is Katherine Bishop but most people call me Kat. I'm from Lindhurst, IL and this will be my third year on campus. I'm a finance and IT major and a Spanish minor. I'm the Advocacy Director of the UWW Freedom Force and the Treasurer of the Harmonizing Hawkettes. In my free time, I love reading, anything related to music, and watching scary movies. I'm a self-proclaimed aficionado of the Grammar Police and I will do my best to have an open schedule for anyone who needs help in writing.

 KATIE BARKER - PSYCHOLOGY  

Hey there! I am Katie Barker, and I am from Wausau, Wisconsin. I am a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Business. I am more than willing to you help with either subject! Besides helping students here at the tutoring center, I am also active in Undergraduate Research. After my time here at UW-Whitewater, I hope to continue on to graduate school to obtain my Master’s Degree in Counseling. My dream job is to become a Career Counselor at a University. Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have, and I will do my best to help you out!

 KAYLA TRIMBORN - SPANISH 

Hi all! My name is Kayla Trimborn. I am a junior with a double major in elementary education and Spanish. I have been taking Spanish courses consecutively for the past six years. I love to help others, and have a talent for explaining a concept in multiple ways. In 2011, I studied abroad in Costa Rica and loved learning a new culture and being able to submerge myself in Spanish. I have taken courses such as advanced composition, phonetics, advanced conversation, along with the basics and would love to help you out in any of those subjects! I am a friendly, responsible, supportive peer looking forward to help you in your academic goals!

 KELSEY KOHLBECK - PSYCHOLOGY

Hello! My name is Kelsey Kohlbeck, and I am a junior with a major in Special Education and a minor in Psychology. I enjoy reading on my new Kindle, watching Netflix, and swimming on the swim team here at UWW. While my passion is teaching, I have a particular love for psychology. So, I would love to be able to help you find this same desire or simply help you succeed and understand the material. I am only one class away from completing my minor and am looking forward to help the best I can!

 KENNETH PENZKOVER - WRITING 

Hello, my name is Kenneth. I am a junior here at UW-Whitewater from Mukwonago, WI. I am currently majoring in political science with an emphasis in legal studies and a minor in theatre. After I complete my undergraduate program, I am planning to go to law school and become an attorney. I have been tutoring for three semesters now. I am also involved on campus and currently serve as the President of the UW-Whitewater Law Society and as the Secretary of the UW-Whitewater College Democrats. I look forward to helping you succeed academically this year.

KILEY MULCAHY - ACCOUNTING & MATH

Hi, my name is Kiley Mulcahy, and I am from Madison, Wisconsin. I am currently a sophomore, and I am double majoring in Accounting and Finance. My plan is to continue my education in the five-year Master’s program, and I would love to become a Financial Planner. I enjoy assisting others in achieving their academic goals, and explaining concepts in different ways to fit the individual student’s way of learning. So please don’t be afraid to ask me for help! I look forward to meeting with you, and helping you succeed in any way that I can!

KIWANE KEMP - PSYCHOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY

Hello! My name is Kiwane Kemp and I am currently a senior majoring in psychology. I am from the westside of Chicago, Illinois. I undertake research with Dr. Carolyn Morgan that focuses on how the relationship between psychological traumas relates to moral consciousness. I am set to graduate in the spring of 2015, and then I am transitioning into graduate school in order to pursue a Ph.D. in industrial organization. Essentially, I have plans on becoming an influential figure in the area of public policy. I am open and willing to work with all students who want assistance in challenging classes. Moreover, I am determined to put forth my best efforts to make sure that students are getting the best out of their education.
KYLE HUEBNER - MATH

Hi, my name is Kyle Huebner. I am an accounting major with an actuary minor. I hail from Delafield, WI, which is about an hour away from Whitewater. I hope one day to be an actuary. I am currently the VP of the men’s ultimate frisbee team here on campus. This is my first year at the tutorial center, and I am looking forward to this experience! I can help you out with math as well as accounting 244 or 249! Hope to see you soon!
 LAURA EIDEM - BIOLOGY & CHEMISTRY 

Hello! My name is Laura and I am a senior majoring in biology with a pre-biomedical emphasis. My plans for the future include a career in the medical field. I find biology and chemistry very interesting, and would love to help you feel the same. Aside from tutoring and being an SI instructor, I have also been involved with Best Buddies, America Reads, ULEAD, LIT, Catholic Student Coalition, PHAT Club, HSA, and a health center internship. In my free time I enjoy spending time with friends, cooking, working out, listening to my favorite Olly Murs and Maroon 5 songs, and traveling. Feel free to contact me with ANY questions, and I will do my best to help you answer them!

 LAURA LAMMERS - PSYCHOLOGY 

Hi! My name is Laura Lammers and I am from Lake Zurich, Illinois. I am currently a sophomore and am currently majoring in psychology and plan on going to grad school later on. I have a lot of schooling ahead of me and I know the difficulties associated with it, which is why I want to help students master all subjects. I am more than willing to go above and beyond to help students achieve their goals.

LEAH SUCHOMEL - MATH
My name is Leah Suchomel. I am currently a senior majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. I work in the office of the tutoring center (this will be my third year!) and tutor for Math 148. This is my first year tutoring, but I really enjoy helping students understand the material better. I am always happy to help whether it be in the office or as a math tutor! Some of my hobbies include spending time with my friends and family, staying active, and watching the Packers, Badgers and Brewers! I look forward to helping as much as I can in the tutorial center, so feel free to ask!
 LISA LANG - ACCOUNTING 

Hi my name is Lisa Lang and I am a junior accounting major. I am involved with two accounting orgs on campus. This will be my second semester tutoring and I am also going to be an SI for Accounting 244. So I will definitely know the book front to back! Feel free to contact me via email. Hope you have a great semester and good luck!

 MARGARET ANGELI - BIOLOGY, WRITING, & GENED 

My name is Margaret Angeli, and I am a junior studying Biology major with a prebiomedical emphasis, and Chemistry and Psychology minors. My dream job would be a nurse practioner or physician's assistant. I absolutely love biology, and I would love to help you with it, as well as technical writing. I know science and writing can be frustrating, but I believe that any student can master these if they try!

MATTHEW KRAJCIK - ACCOUNTING

Hello, everybody! I am an Accounting major from Menomonee Falls, WI. This is my third year of my five year program to become a CPA. I am tutoring accounting 244, 249, and 261. I know these classes can be extremely stressful, but hard work will make a huge difference! I'm more than willing to give you all the guidance I can offer, so please do not hesitate to ask me for help!

 MATTHEW SCHIELD - CHEMISTRY 

Hello, my name is Matt Schield and I am from Wausau, Wisconsin. I am currently a junior majoring in chemistry and biology with a pre-medical emphasis. I've taken multiple chemistry and biology classes here at UW-Whitewater, and I can help you out with your questions about either subject. After I graduate from Whitewater I hope to to go to medical school to become a cardiologist. I enjoy helping people figure out how to do chemistry and biology because they are their own language and can be pretty difficult. Don't hesitate to ask any questions if you have them. I hope to see you soon!

 MATTHEW SOBCZAK - WRITING 

Hello! My name is Matthew Sobczak, and I am from Germantown, Wisconsin. I am currently a sophomore at UW-W, and I am majoring in English Education with a minor in speech. I love helping people with English. My specialty is English literature. Making old (boring) literature feel new, relevant, and fun is very important to me, and I feel that this is the most important part of the literature learning process. I would be thrilled to help you with your writing, so feel free to come on down and I can answer any questions you have. Whether the problem is big or small, I would love to help you with it, so set up an appointment and I will see you there!

MATTHEW VINEY - ECONOMICS & GERMAN

Hello! I’m Matt, a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater double majoring in Economics and German. I am from Belleville, WI, which is only twenty minutes from Madison. Next year, I plan to study in Frankfurt, Germany while focusing on my interest of International Economics. I enjoy helping others learn the material, not only to see their improvement, but also to improve my own understanding. After I graduate, I plan to pursue my masters in Economics at a German university. Outside of school, I enjoy watching the Badgers and Bucks, playing basketball, and spending time with friends. If you have a question about Economics or German, all you have to do is contact me. I look forward to helping you!

 MELISSA KENNEDY - WRITING 

Hi! I'm Melissa Kennedy, but you can call me Missy. I'm a senior student at the University, and I'm double-majoring in Professional Writing & Publishing and Marketing. I started my undergraduate career here in the Biology Department, and since then I've taken a lot of different courses at Whitewater, so I'd be happy to help your writing in just about any subject. Just ask! I look forward to working with you!

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.

NATALIE GERLOFF - GENED, PHILOSOPHY, & POLITICAL SCIENCE

Hi, I'm Natalie! I am a Political Science Legal Studies Major with a double minor in Philosophy and Spanish. I have a specialty in knowledge about any Ancient Political and Philosophical Readings (i.e. Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, etc.) as well as Logic and Legal Processes. After I graduate, I would like to eventually take the LSAT and go to Law School to become an attorney; a career path I have wanted to follow since 12 years old. Outside of a full class schedule, I work on campus at the UC, usually at Ike Schaffer Commons or Graham Street (so if you've seen me before, that's probably why). I also work at home (New Berlin, WI) at Express at Southridge Mall in Greendale, WI. I am a long time color guard member, including being involved with the Warhawk Marching Band (the dancer girls with the flags and rifles). I'm also an Honors Student, an active member of the Legal Eagles Learning Community, Law Society member, Conduct Board member, LIT Executive Board member in Starin, and part of the UWW WELS Campus Ministry. I'm a very busy and fun-loving student who would love to lend a helping hand to anyone who needs it! :)

NATHANIEL HAYWORTH - WRITING

Greetings! My name is Nate. I am a Junior at UW-Whitewater, majoring in Finance. I am a ballroom dancer of eight years, a drummer, and I love sports (I just can't get enough of volleyball!). Of course, I enjoy the internet, video games, and movies, but I also appreciate literature and the arts. I find the order and structure of English to be fascinating, and I'd love to help you out and (hopefully) make it interesting for you too!

 NICOLE BURKE - BIOLOGY 

I am Nicole Burke and I am currently a junior.  I am a Biology major with a Pre-Med emphasis.  After many more years of schooling I hope to be an ER doctor for the US army.  I am really involved with my major, I and have been apart of two different undergraduate research labs in my time here at UW-Whitewater.  I really love running SI sessions.  Including this semester, I have ran 7 different SI sessions.  I love interactive group learning! Please feel free to contact me for help.

 NICHOLE LATTIN - MATH & GERMAN 

Hi, I'm Nichole. I'm from Browntown, a small town near Monroe, WI. I'm a senior at Whitewater, double majoring in German and Math. I love studying German because the culture has so much to offer, especially here in WI, and in today's close knit world, knowing a language is very valuable. My favorite part of math is algebra, especially solving equations. Eventually I'd like to use my problem solving skills to solve global issues, like third world poverty, disaster relief, and world hunger. Math holds potential to achieve enormous things, and you do too! So, please don't hesitate to ask questions. I look forward to tutoring and learning with you ~ Smile!

 PAUL STEPHENSON - MATH 

My name is Paul, and I'm currently a freshman majoring in mathematics. I hope to someday teach high school mathematics. I enjoy watching basketball and football, but I enjoy playing almost any sport or activity. While this is my first year of official tutoring, I am catching on fast in trying to help clarify student problems.

 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.

 PETER TRUELL - PSYCHOLOGY 

Hi! My name is Peter. I am in my second year of graduate school in the Professional Counseling program. Before coming to Whitewater, I went to UW-Oshkosh and got my bachelors degree in Psychology. In addition to my statistics and research classes, I did a research project in Brazil in 2011. I look forward to helping students succeed in their classes and in their overall college experience!

 PHUONG NGUYEN - MATH 

Hi! My name is Phuong Nguyen, but you can call me Pharrell. I am a freshman majoring in Business. I graduated from a high school in Hanoi, Vietnam. I had some experience with tutoring in high school, and I am eager to gain more here. Helping people and seeing them succeed has always been my passion, so I am glad that I have the chance to be a tutor. I am very easygoing and approachable, so don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions! I'll do my best to help you out!

 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 GREEFKES - ENGLISH

Hi there! My name is Rachel Greefkes and I am a senior here at UW-Whitewater. I am a Communication Sciences and Disorders major and will attend graduate school to become a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist. I enjoy writing, English, and sciences. In my free time, I like to take part in activities such as photography, volleyball, and dancing. I am a people person and enjoy working with others. I became a tutor because I have an aspiration to help others.

 RACHEL LEWANDOWSKI - MATH 

Hello! My name is Rachel, and I am a sophomore majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. I am originally from Milwaukee, but spend my summers living here in Whitewater and working at a summer camp as a counselor. I spend my free time laying on the club Ultimate Frisbee team, hanging out with my roommates and reading. My true passion is teaching, and I am excited for this opportunity to help and work with others. I can't wait to meet with you, and feel free to come to me for any help you need!

 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!

 REBECCA KARNOPP - WRITING 

Hello! My name is Rebecca Karnopp and I'm currently a sophomore majoring in English and minoring in Professional Writing and Book Publishing. I've always loved to read and write, and writing papers for school is often a challenge for me, but one I am always excited to undertake! Other interests of mine include reading, gardening, listening to music, watching TV, and being involved in the WELS ministry here on campus. I look forward to working with you and helping you with your papers in any way that I can!

 RICHARD GRUNEWALD - GENED, ECON & HISTORY 

Hello, my name is Richard Grunewald, and I am a History major. I will be a senior as of fall 2014 and am looking forward to graduating and pursuing my Master's Degree in either Middle Eastern Studies or Middle Eastern History. Outside of school I enjoy working out, spending time with friends, and being outside as much as possible. I am very excited to share my interest and knowledge in history with students in SI and one-on-one sessions. I also have some knowledge in economics and am available for individual sessions for this subject as well. SI is a great tool that the Academic Support Center offers and I hope many of you utilize it and end up in my session sometime! If you would like to set up a individual session, feel free to send me an email and we will be in touch."

 ROBERT DUGAR - MATH 

Hi, my name is Robert and I'm a freshman at UW-Whitewater. I am from Racine, WI and graduated from Park High School. I'm majoring in accounting and hoping one day that I can be a personal accountant for someone. This is my first semester as a tutor and I can't wait to help students! I'm very outgoing and love meeting new people as well. I really enjoy math and finding the answers to any math problem because it's like a mystery to me. I'm so excited to be a tutor at Whitewater!

SAMANTHA ABBOTT - BIOLOGY & PSYCHOLOGY

Samantha AbbottHello, my name is Samantha Abbott and I’m from Rice Lake, Wisconsin. I am a junior here at Whitewater with a psychology major and biology minor. I hope to ultimately gain a PhD in Neuroscience and become a professor. I began my college career as a chemical biology major at CSB-SJU in Minnesota and transferred to UW-Whitewater halfway through my freshman year. I have taken many psychology and biology courses and look forward to helping others understand the material that I love! Outside of class, I participate in women’s rugby and do undergraduate research. Feel free to contact me if you need any help!

 SAMANTHA MCCUMBER - MATH 

Samantha McCumberHi! I'm Sam McCumber, I'm from Kenosha, WI and I graduated from Bradford High School. I'm a sophomore majoring in art education. Art and math may seem like polar opposites but they are more alike than you would think. Math can be difficult to understand sometimes, and although this will be my first year tutoring, I've helped fellow students in the past. I'm very excited to be tutoring this year and I can't wait to see what this year has in store.

 SAMUEL AVERILL - MUSIC 

Samuel AverillMy name is Sam Averill. I am a junior music education major from Waunakee, Wisconsin. I have performed with the UWW Symphonic Wind ensemble at Carnegie Hall in New York and Symphony Center in Chicago. I have remained in great academic standing, having made the dean’s list every semester I’ve been here. I am able to tutor most music classes that are offered. I am flexible in my scheduling and can offer a variety of different ways to learn about the subjects I tutor.

 SARAH ISBERNER - WRITING 

Hello, I'm Sarah! I'm currently a junior majoring in English with an emphasis in Professional Writing and Publishing. I'm doing minors in both German and World Religions as well, so I guess you could say that I have very eclectic interests! Helping people improve their writing is something that I love, and I've been informally helping people with their writing since high school. Since starting at the tutoring center, I've been able to work with a wide variety of students, and I particularly enjoy working with International students. I'm fairly involved on campus, but I will always make time to help someone out with whatever they need. I'm really looking forward to being able to work closely with you!

SARAH SPARBER - WRITING & SPANISH

Hi! My name is Sarah Sparber. Originally I am from Crystal Lake, Illinois, but I have grown fond of Wisconsin and call it my home. I am a senior here at UWW majoring in Spanish Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. I plan to teach high school level Spanish and work as a case manager for ELL students. I am a native English speaker, and I have studied the Spanish language and culture for over 9 years. I even spent the Spring 2014 semester abroad in Seville, Spain! Please don’t hesitate to contact me to set up a time for help with either Spanish or English. We will have fun navigating the Spanish and/or English language(s).

 SHANNON STARAL- MATH

Hi, my name is Shannon Staral, and I'm currently a freshman. I'm from Muskego, Wisconsin. I am studying physical education in hopes to become a trainer or physical therapist in the future. I love helping people as well as watching them learn and grow. I am always willing to help and look forward to tutoring this semester.

 STEFINIE WINTER - MATH & GENED 

Hi, my name is Stefinie. I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater from Park Ridge, IL. I?m involved with the University Honors Program and Alpha Sigma Lambda. During my high school career, I went on various missionary trips with my church youth group and taught Kindergarten Sunday School. In my free time, I enjoy baking, traveling, and hanging out with friends. I really enjoy helping others, and I am very excited to be tutoring the GenEd and Math 141 classes. Please feel free to contact me anytime, as I am here to help you!

 STEPHANIE NIGON - ACCOUNTING 

Hello! My name is Stephanie, and I am from Rudolph, WI where I work at a local cheese factory during break. I embrace the WI stereotype and love cheese! This is my junior year here at Whitewater as an Accounting major with a Mathematics minor. My ultimate goal is to get my CPA certification after graduating with my MPA from Whitewater and work for an international accounting firm. I have participated in Institute of Management Accountants and Phi Eta Sigma. These groups really helped me learn more and make connections. I have taken Accounting 244, 249, 261, and 343. I enjoy traveling, dancing, and can speak French. I hope you contact me with any questions and am excited to meet you!

TANNER LETOURNEAU - SPANISH


Hello! My name is Tanner LeTourneau and I am a junior majoring in International Studies with an emphasis in language and area studies. I am from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. In my free time I play Rugby for Whitewater, spend time with friends, and play frisbee golf. I have been studying Spanish for roughly seven years, and am also a member of the Spanish Honor Society. I’m looking forward to meeting and helping you!

 TAYLOR PELTIER - MATH 

Hi, my name is Taylor and I'm currently a sophomore majoring in Math (with a Statistics emphasis) with a minor in Actuarial Math. I am an officer for the Student Math Association here on campus and I am also involved in intramural sports. Outside of school, I like to hang out with my friends and family as well as workout and watch my favorite TV shows when they're on every week. I have been a tutor for two years now, and I look forward to meeting you and helping you love math as much as I do!

THOMAS BALAGUER - FRENCH

My name is Thomas. I’m originally from Paris, France and now I’m living in Marseille down south on the French Riviera. I love traveling, arts, sports, philosophy, and communicating with people from all over the world. I’m willing to help students at any level with their French and do some conversation lessons in which we could take some time just to talk in French and work on the accent. Feel free to contact me at any time!

TRAVIS DRING - GENED

Hello, my name is Travis Dring. I am an accounting major with an interest in Political Science. I am from the Madison area and have lived in Wisconsin my entire life. My dream is to become a Certified Public Accountant. I hope that I will be able to assist you in reaching goals that you have set for yourself. Please feel free to contact me if you need anything.

 TYLER FILIPIAK - HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION, & COACHING 

Hi! I'm Tyler from Geneva, Illinois. I plan on double majoring in Health and Human Performance and Biology Pre-Med looking to become a physical therapist. I am an ambitious and driven student who is fun loving, laid back and ready to answer all of your Structure and Function of the Human Body questions.

WENDY SPENCER - WRITING
Wendy Spencer

My name is Wendy Spencer. I am a senior majoring in English Education with a minor in Special Education. I am from Kenosha, WI and I graduated from Bradford High School in 2011. I am really looking forward to my future as a high school English teacher. At the Academic Support Center, I work in the main office and I am also a writing tutor. In my free time, I love to read fantasy novels next to my labradoodle.

 YAYA BAH - CHEMISTRY 

Hello, my name is Yaya Bah. I am originally from the small West African Country of The Gambia. I am a Chemistry Major and an IT minor. I find chemistry very fun and interesting, and would like to help fellow students find it fun and interesting, too! I have many interests and am very outgoing; I love all sports, especially soccer. I love to travel and see what the world has to offer.

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