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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.

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.

ALEXANDRA SEALY - WRITING

Alexandra SealyI am a Sophomore here at UW-Whitewater studying Mathematics Secondary Education. I love Algebra specifically, but English does bring me a unique satisfaction. I enjoy writing for enjoyment and expanding my knowledge through reading modern medical journals and other informative articles. I have been on the Deans both semesters of my Freshman year, as well as the High Honors Roll at Mukwonago High School, my hometown (Go Indians!). Overall, my friends would describe me as charismatic, humorous, and motivated. Outside of class, I enjoy sports of any kind, longboarding and listening to good music. I am excited to begin my first year of obtaining the position as a supplemental instructor, and to work with fellow students! We all have the same goal- to be happy and successful; I am so pleased to have the opportunity to assist people in doing so.

ALEXIS KYANO - MATH

Hi, my name is Alexis, but you can call me Lex. I am a freshman this year. I am currently working towards a Special Education major with an EBD/LD emphasis. My plan is to graduate with a masters and continue my education at ministry school. I am a Boston Bruins fan at heart and I love watching sports! Tennis is a long term passion of mine, but I also love doing puzzles. I am super friendly and always willing to help so, don't be too shy to say hi! I am excited to start working to help students in mathematics!

ALYSSA ATHAS - SPANISH

   Hi! I am Alyssa Athas, and I am a sophomore here at UWW. I am a double major in biology and Spanish, and I am planning on going to medical school after my four years here. I have been taking Spanish for 9 years, and I have some great experience with great professors who have helped me along the way, and I am hoping to share with you what they have shared with me. Some interesting things about me are that I love cats, football and bowling. I am looking forward to helping people better their understanding of the language itself, and helping people be more comfortable with it as well!

ALYSSA BRUSH - MATH

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ALYSSA FERNANDEZ - CHEMISTRY

Hello! My name is Alyssa Fernandez and I am entering my fourth year here at UW-Whitewater. I am a Criminology major with a double minor in Chemistry and Forensic Science. This past summer I was awarded a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship grant to pursue research in the field of Forensic Anthropology and Chemistry. After graduation I plan to attend graduate school to pursue a degree in either Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry. I have taken Chemistry classes through Chem 251/261 and believe that I understand the course material well enough to help with any questions that you have. As Chemistry classes progress, the course material gets more and more difficult so please do not hesitate to ask LOTS of questions!​

ALYSSA MEGNA - MATH

Hi my name is Alyssa. I am a Senior here at Whitewater. I am an Middle Childhood Early Education major with minors in both math and general science. I am from Muskego, WI, which is about 30 minutes from Milwaukee. In my free time I like to paint, read, and watch Netflix. Math was never a strong point for me until I came to college, so I feel you when you say you are not a fan of math. I'm looking forward to getting to help students understand math better with this position.

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!

AMANDA SCHNEIDER - PSYCHOLOGY 

Hello there! I'm Amanda Schneider and I'm from North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. This semester I will be a junior on campus and majoring in History with a minor in Biology. Outside of school I love music, being outdoors, hanging with friends, and sports. I love playing and watching sports, especially volleyball. This is my first semester as an SI, and I'm excited to be able to help you out!

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!

ANTHONY CHAN - PHYSICS

Hi all, I am Anthony. This is my last year of physics. I'm going to graduate in the spring and hope to get to grad school. I am from Hong Kong, where it never snows. However, I love the winter here in Wisconsin: the snow and the cold temperature. I like reading mangas and Japanese novels (translated into Chinese). I am passionate about teaching. I look forward to working with you.

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!

AUSTIN HOFER - ECONOMICS

 Hi, I am Austin Hofer. I am from Janesville, WI. I am a junior at UW-Whitewater and am majoring in Business and Marketing Education. After I graduate, I hope to become a high school teacher. Sports are also a huge passion of mine and I plan on coaching either basketball or baseball when I become a teacher. Fell free to e-mail me if you need any help. I look forward to helping you!

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 have almost completed my English education requirements so I have been taught by some of the best in different forms of writing, analysis, and revision. I look forward to working with you on your drafting, editing, and writing skills.​

BENJAMIN JOHNSON - MATH & CHEMISTRY

Benjamin JohnsonHello, my name is Ben Johnson. I am a junior at UW-Whitewater and I am majoring in chemistry education with a minor in Coaching. I graduated from Logan High School in La Crosse Wisconsin. I am very passionate about education and chemistry. In my free time I play on the lacrosse club team and various intramurals. Please do not hesitate to email me and set up a time.

BENJAMIN QUARTEMONT - MATH & CHEMISTRY

Benjamin QuartemontHello! My name is Ben Quartemont. I am a junior 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. I can help with most math classes up to Math 355. Sorry for my bad jokes. 

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.

BRAEDEN MICHAEL - MATH

    Hi, I am a Physics - Engineering Major here at UWW minoring in Math and Computer Science! I'm also a part of the Cross Country and Track teams here as well, but have always really enjoyed soccer and hockey as well. I look forward to helping to the best of my abilities in helping you learn!

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!

BRITTANY KUTKA - SPANISH

   My name is Brittany Kutka. I am a Junior who has recently transferred from MATC. My major is Spanish with a minor in ESL. I am very passionate about learning Spanish, and I also have a general interest in learning languages. Greek is the next language I'm trying to learn. After I graduate I plan to either be a Spanish or ESL teacher. I enjoy playing guitar, singing, knitting, and being outdoors and active in general. I can help with any level Spanish, I am currently taking Spanish 322. I am excited to help out in any way I can, so do not hesitate to send me an email.

BRITTANY REDDEN - SOCIAL WORK

   Hello, my name is Brittany Redden. I am from Rockton, IL and am currently a junior. I am majoring in social work with a minor in world religions. I plan on being a social worker for an adoption agency after I graduate. In my free time, I love to volunteer, read, and write poetry. This is my first year tutoring, and I am looking forward to helping you in any way I can!

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!

CALLIE BARBEAU - MUSIC THEORY

    Hello! My name is Callie Barbeau and I'm a senior at UW-Whitewater. My hometown is Fond Du Lac, WI and I'm majoring in Music Education, with a Spanish Education minor. I plan to teach high school band and music theory. Outside of music, I enjoy playing tennis, running races, skiing, and traveling. I love music theory and am excited to help out other students studying the subject! if you need help in any music class, feel free to contact me!

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.
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.

 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.

 CONNOR LARSEN - ACCOUNTING 

   Hello, my name is Connor Larsen. I am a Junior and plan majoring in Accounting along with a Spanish minor. I am currently in Accounting261 and Accounting 249. I look forward to helping any Accounting 244 students needing help with homework or preparing for test.

DAKOTA MOXLEY - CHEMISTRY

Hey there! My name is Dakota Moxley and I am a Biology major, Chemistry minor, and a Cellular Physiology emphasis. I am from Milton, WI and am currently a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I have a very outgoing and fun personality so hopefully we can joke around while we work. I have tutored while in high school and am very patient. You can ask me as many questions as you have and no question is a dumb question! I am willing to set up regular appointments if you wish and I will do my best to answer emails as soon as possible. I am big into sports, lifting, outdoor activities, and just about anything you want to talk about. Later in life I would like to become a chiropractor and help people live a healthy lifestyle. Hopefully I get to see you soon and help you pass your class!

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.

DEREK RAMSEY - MATH

Hello, my name is Derek Ramsey and I'm from Middleton, Wisconsin. I'm a sophomore with a Secondary Math Education major. I've always been super passionate about math and I love teaching it to students.  I can't wait to help you with any questions that you have!

ELEANA ALVAREZ - SPANISH

Hola a todos! My name is Eleana Alvarez. I am originally from Venezuela and I have been studying in the United States for the past six years. I am a senior pursuing a degree in Economics. I currently study abroad in Germany and I am learning German as my third language. Spanish is my native speaking language, and English is my second language. I have great tools and techniques on learning a new language, especially with Spanish. I look forward to start helping you one on one. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

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 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!

 ERIK SCHMELLING - MATH

Erik Schmelling Hi! My name is Erik Schmelling and I'm from the town of Merrill, WI. I am a senior at UW Whitewater and majoring in Secondary Education-Math with a minor in Political Science. Upon graduation I intend to teach math in a high school somewhere in Wisconsin. In my free time I'm usually studying or playing video games (console and PC). Feel free to come on in or contact me and we can get you on the road to success!​

 ERIN KAVANAUGH - PSYCHOLOGY

 My name is Erin Kavanaugh and I'm from the Appleton area. I'm majoring in psychology and set to graduate in spring of 2017. In my spare time I enjoy hiking with my dog, reading, and painting.

 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 WIEDERHOLD- MATH 

Haley WeiderholdHello! 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!

HANNAH TAYLOR - ACCOUNTING

I'm currently a Senior majoring in Accounting. I am also proud to be a member of the UW-Whitewater's Women's Golf and Softball programs, a program that plays competitively at the NCAA DIII level. In addition to playing college sports, I have made an effort to volunteer in our athletic volunteer program to better our community on and off campus. Aside from my athletics, I enjoy skiing and fishing.;

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!

HELEN JOHNSON - GERMAN

Hello! My name is Helen Johnson, and I am a freshman here at UWW. I am majoring in German Education and minoring in French and ESL. This is my first year tutoring, and I am looking forward to helping you reach your academic goals! My plan for the future is to do the Peace Corps teaching English and hopefully end up teaching English somewhere in Europe. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me! p>

HOPE RUTTER - ENGLISH

Hope RutterHi! My name is Hope Rutter, and I'm currently a Junior at UW-Whitewater. My major is Communication Sciences and Disorders, and my minor is Psychology. I hope to become a Speech Language Pathologist in a hospital setting one day. In my free time, when I have some, I love going for runs. I completed my first half marathon last year and hope to do another very soon. Besides that I love cats and pretty much any animals. Feel free to send me an email and set up a time to further your knowledge of language studies!

JACOB GREEN - ACCOUNTING

Hi my name is Jacob, and I'm from Columbus, Wisconsin. I am an accounting major that intends to complete my masters in accounting along with acquiring my CPA license. I will be a member of the honors accounting society this year, as well as participate in volunteer tax work. For fun I enjoy spending time with friends and family, listening to music and following the NBA. If you need any help with accounting, please do not hesitate to contact me.

JAKE BABIUK - BUSINESS STATS

My name is Jake Babiuk and I am a sophomore here at UWW pursing a major in finance and a minor in international business. I'm from a smaller town called Mount Horeb about 15 minutes west of Madison. In my free time I love to play soccer, golf and basketball, along with binge watch loads of Netflix series. One of my biggest goals her at UWW is to study abroad a semester before I graduate!

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. I really enjoy working with Math and love solving problems, so I would always love to help all of you!

JAMIE SHARP - GENED

 My name is Jamie Sharp. I am a first generation, non traditional, transfer student. Currently in my Junior year at UWW, I am pursuing a BA in History and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies. I am from Michigan and currently reside in Lake Geneva, WI.

 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.

 JOHN GUY - GENED 

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 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.

 JORDAN GARRISON - SPANISH 

Hi, my name is Jordan Garrison. I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater and am majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. This is my first year being a Spanish SI tutor. I am a very small town called Monticello, WI. In my free time, I love to play sports, spend time with my family and friends, and watch Netflix. I work at Duluth Trading Company, babysit, and coach back home. I love helping others so feel free to email me!

 JORDAN VAN ZUMMEREN - MATH 

 Jordan is a Junior here at Whitewater pursuing a degree in Mathematics Education with a Theatre minor. She is the Vice President of Hawkappella, one of the two awesome a cappella groups on campus, and she loves to be involved with music in any spare time she can get. Jordan is also a big reader; some of her favorites include: Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and The Great Gatsby.

 JOSEF MAURER - HISTORY

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 JOSHUA BOLLIG - ACCOUNTING 

 Hello! My name is Josh Bollig and I am a graduate student in the accounting program. I'm originally from Mt. Horeb, WI. I am a huge sports fan and enjoy playing all types of sports as well. You can always catch me cheering on the Packers, Bucks, Brewers, and Badgers. Also, I enjoy hanging out with friends, playing video games, and going out to eat. If you have any questions regarding accounting, feel free to contact me through email. I am more than willing to help you out!

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 DONLINGER - 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.

KATHRYN EDWARDS - MATH

Hi, my name is Kathryn Edwards, but most call me Katie. I am from Beloit, Wisconsin. Currently I am sophomore majoring in Biology with an emphasis on Pre-vet. Hoping to continue my schooling to become a large animal Veterinarian. I am however a SI for math 041. I understand the struggle math brings to some, so I am here to help you!

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!

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.

KEELY GORSE - SOCIAL WORK

Hi, my name is Keely Gorse. I am from Mukwonago, WI and I am senior here at UW- Whitewater. I am majoring in Social Work and minoring in Psychology. Some of my favorite things to do in my free time are going hiking, traveling, playing soccer, and hanging out with friends. If you need help with your Social Work Research class feel free to contact me. I look forward to helping you!.

KIMBERLY HARRY - ENGLISH & MATH

Hello, I am Kimberly Harry, but you can call me Kim. I am a double major in Pure Math and English Literature. Currently, I am working on getting my Bachelor's Degree in both areas. I was a former math tutor at UW-Waukesha for three years and am excited to tutor here at Whitewater. Math has always been one of my favorite subjects. However, I have grown to love literature and enjoy expanding my knowledge in English. I will be tutoring both Math and English this semester.

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!

LISA LANG - ACCOUNTING

Hi my name is Lisa Lang. I am currently in graduate school to obtain my Master's in Professional Accountancy (MPA), because four years of it was apparently not enough! I am a Supplementary Instructor for Accounting 244 and Accounting 261. I have a passion for accounting and enjoy teaching and helping others succeed in their accounting classes. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have!​

LOUISA FREDRIKSSON- WRITING

Hi! I'm Louisa Fredriksson. I am a Social Work major with a minor in Family, Health, and Disability. I graduated from St. Joseph's High School in Kenosha, Wisconsin. I have always loved writing, but I'm also a huge fan of reality TV shows, board games, and music. Please feel free to schedule an appointment with me so that I can help you with any of your writing projects!

 MARTA BURWELL - ACCOUNTING 

I'm from Lapeer, Michigan and a senior accounting major at UW-W. I am also a varsity swimmer at UW-W as well as a member of Beta Alpha Psi. Last summer I had an accounting internship in Milwaukee which has affirmed my aspirations to pursue public accounting. I'm enrolled to complete my MPA at UW-W starting in January. With all of these activities keeping me busy, I understand the importance of time management and academics. I have utilized the tutoring services on campus throughout my college career and it has helped immensely in difficult classes and it will help you too! 

 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!

 MASON MURPHY 

 Coming Soon!

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!

MEREDITH BYAR - WRITING

Hi, my name is Meredith. I am an elementary education major minoring in science and business. I originally planned to graduate in May of 2017, but I switched my major from business to education. So, I am now set to graduate in December of 2018. In my free time you can probably find me outside, either riding horses or playing sand volleyball with friends. I am a huge animal lover and own a very fluffy, sassy cat named Holly. I have always enjoyed writing and hope to help you out in any way that I can. I look forward to meeting you!"

MELINDA DUPONT- CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH

Hi, My name is Melinda DuPont. I am a Social work major with a minor in ESL for Adults. I'm a transfer student for Rockford,IL. I enjoy reading, working and spending time with my friends and family. I look forward to working with you.

MELISSA MAUER - GERMAN

Melissa Mauer Hi, my name is Melissa Mauer. I am a senior at UW-Whitewater and I am from Racine, Wisconsin. My major is Elementary Education with a minor in ESL. I have always wanted to teach English, and thought it would be a great opportunity to teach students where English is their second language. Besides teaching I am also passionate about reading, baking, and art.

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.

MOLLY ROBBINS - MATH

Molly Robbins is a freshman from Kenosha, Wisconsin. She decided to come to Whitewater to pursue her passion of teaching because she loves math and wants to help people understand it better. Being a tutor on campus is literally a dream come true for her. She is majoring in Math Secondary Education, currently undecided for a minor, but she hopes to incorporate her love of crafts into her future career. Her goal is to teach a high school calculus class because that was her favorite class before college. She also aims to graduate with honors, as she is in the University Honors Program and also involved in Honors Student Association. Before she graduates, she wants to hike through UW-Whitewater's 110-acre nature preserve, and receive a positive score on the National Putnam Exam (a very prestigious math competition). Outside of class, Molly loves to go thrift shopping, play with puppies, get crafty, and play card games with her roommate. She also enjoys eating off campus for any occasion. On campus, she is very involved with the Navigators group and bible study, as well as her complex's Leadership Involvement Team. On Sundays, you can catch her at the volleyball courts, as she loves playing intermural sports with her friends. More than anything, she loves math and hopes that she can help you love it too!

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.

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.

OLIVIA STREET - MATH

 Hello, my name is Olivia Street. I am from Helenville Wisconsin. This is my third year at UW Whitewater and I am majoring in Integrated Science and Business. I am tutoring for math 143 because it is something I excel in.

PAIGE TAYLOR - MATH

 Hello! My name is Paige Taylor I am an Accounting Major from Evansville, WI and a freshman here at Whitewater. Ive always enjoyed math and Im excited to SI this semester. In my free time I enjoy movies, video games, and taking naps.

 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 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!

REGAN MCCAULEY - MATH 

Regan MccauleyHi, my name is Regan. I am a Secondary Education Mathematics major here at Whitewater. I hope to be a high school math teacher in a couple of years. I am a sophomore from Racine, Wisconsin. In addition to my passion for math, I also love music and enjoy playing the guitar and singing in my free time. I am so excited to work in the Walk-In Math Center and I look forward to helping you in any way that I can. Please feel free to contact me and I would be more than happy to work with you!

RENETTA KITZMAN-KELLY - WRITING 

Coming Soon!

ROBERT NOAH PADGETT - MATH 

Coming Soon!

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.

RYAN HONECK - PSYCHOLOGY

Hi, my name is Ryan Honeck and I am a Junior majoring in Psychology with an emphasis in Biology. I have been researching behavioral neuroscience underneath Dr. Waraczynski since I was a freshman here and I recently started an electrophysiology project with a few classmates along with both Dr. Waraczynski and Dr. Yavuzcetin. When I’m not hiding in the basement of Upham Hall, I’m typically either at my job at a psychiatric hospital in Milwaukee or doing something active with my friends. I hope to someday study adolescent suicidal behavior from a neural and an epidemiological perspective. If you have any questions about neuroscience, undergraduate research or want to talk about mental health, I’m your guy!

SABRINA SCHRECK - MATH

 Hi, my name is Sabrina Schreck and I'm from New Berlin, WI and I went to Divine Savior Holy Angels High School. I'm a sophomore majoring in psychology. I am on the women's golf team and I enjoy rock climbing, camping, and photography. I look forward to working as a math tutor this year and can't wait to meet you! Please feel free to contact me if you need to, I'd be happy to help!

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 HOWE - SPANISH

I’m currently a Spanish major, International Business minor, and I love languages! I have studied Spanish, French, and Arabic, and I am eager to learn more. I studied abroad in the fall of 2016 in Spain, and I had a fantastic time meeting new people and practicing the language, all while traveling everywhere I could possibly go!

SAMANTHA KRAUSE - WRITING

 Hi, I am Samantha Krause. I am a Senior 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.

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 TIFFANY - MATH

Samuel AverillComing Soon!

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!

SARAH WEAVER – WRITING

My name is Sarah Weaver and I am a Senior this year. I am an English Education major and an Adaptive Education minor. This is my first semester at the tutoring center and I am really excited to apply what I have learned in my classes as a tutor. I became a writing tutor because I want to help my peers find the purpose behind what they are writing. My favorite part about writing is finding the purpose and creating a piece of writing that is meaningful. I hope to encourage and help my peers the best I can as they work on their own writing. Please contact me if I can help you with your writing projects!

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.

SETH KOPCZYNSKI - ACCOUNTING

 Hey I'm Seth Kopczynski, and I am a sophomore majoring in Finance. I'm from Kenosha, Wisconsin. My plan is to graduate from Whitewater and obtain a solid financial career that hopefully is at least somewhat fun. In my free time, I enjoy sports, TV, working out, and hanging with friends. Accounting has been one of my best subjects, and I enjoy helping others. So if you would like to set up a meeting, feel free to contact me, and I'll be happy to help.

SEUNGWON SEO - MATH

 Hello! My name is Seungwon Seo, but you can call me Won. I am a Junior majoring in Statistics and minoring in Business Data Analytics. I am from Seoul, South Korea. I know math can be a challenge, but I can help you out. So feel free to shoot me an email and I would be more than happy to assist 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.

STACI HASLER – SOCIOLOGY STATISTICS 

Hi! My name is Staci Hasler and I am a senior here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in psychology with a minor in criminal justice. I will graduate in May and hope to be a part of the Counseling Masters program here at UW-Whitewater next Fall. I hope to take my degree and education and become a family and mental health counselor. I love sitting down with people one on one and just taking the time to get to know them and learn about their passions and strengths. I love sports, (I actually played volleyball here for 4 years) as well as hiking, and just being active in general. I am also very strong in math. My mom is a high school math teacher and has drilled math into my brain since the day I was born! I look forward to getting to know you all and helping you out however I am able!

STEPHANIE BALL - SOCIAL WORK & WRITING

Stephanie BallHi! My name is Stephanie Ball and I am a sophomore at UW-Whitewater. I am from Highland Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. My major is Social Work with a minor in Creative Writing. I plan to be a social worker who specializes in geriatric care. In my free time, I write fiction and spend time with my friends and family. I look forward to working with you!

STEPHANIE NIGON - ACCOUNTING & MATH

Hello! My name is Stephanie Nigon. I earned my undergraduate degree in accounting from Whitewater and went through the internship program. I am currently an accounting graduate student and studying for the CPA Exam. I am more than happy to help with any questions about scheduling, classes, or anything else related to accounting! Please feel free to reach out to me anytime.

TAYLOR BEAVER - 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.

TAYLOR GRIFFITH - ECON

 coming soon!

TESSA WEBER – WRITING

Hello! My name is Tessa Weber. I am a senior studying education here at UWW. I am from Kenosha, WI. I am a retired athlete from the NCAA volleyball team on campus. I enjoy playing volleyball on the beach and in coed tournaments with my friends. In my spare time you can find me hanging out with my friends and family. I love going to the movies, going shopping, and trying out new restaurants. I look forward to working with you and improving your writing!

THOMAS STAUTLAND - COMPUTER SCIENCE 

Hello, my name is Thomas Stautland, I'm a sophomore International Student here at UWW from Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, a city about half the size of Milwaukee where it rains on average 231 days per year. I'm majoring in Computer Science and my minor is Bioinformatics. Both my recreational and academic interests vary a lot, but I like reading, watching movies and listening to music. I've considered studying pretty much everything including Medicine, Philosophy, and Aeronautical Engineering until I took a Computer Science course as a part of a math program and I haven't looked back since. I'm enjoying what I do very much and I look forward to helping you!

TIERRA WILLIAMS - SOCIAL WORK 

Hi! My name is Tierra Williams. I am a senior majoring in Social Work and minoring in Psychology from West Allis, WI. My dream job is to become a counselor. I am an outgoing person who loves to help. I am also an Resident Assistant (RA) and love meeting new and different kinds of people every day! I hope to learn from others as they learn from me.

TIFFANY TIMPEL - MATH 

My name is Tiffany Timpel and I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Mathematics. After graduation I am planning on working as a first or second grade teacher. I enjoy playing sports, doing crafts, and enjoy the outdoors. I am excited to be able to help out other students, so please feel free to contact me- I would love to help!

TAYLOR SCOT - MATH 

Hello my name is Taylor Scot and I am a freshman here at UW-Whitewater. My major is Business-Economics and I plan on minoring in communications! On my free time I enjoy hanging out with my friends and enjoy golfing with my dad, and friends as well. I am part of the UW-Women's Golf team here on campus and the Relay for Life Student Organization. I enjoy math and can't wait to help others who are struggling.

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.

VANESSA CASAS - SPANISH 

Hola todos! My name is Vanessa Casas. I am sophomore transfer student majoring in Biology. I am from Colombia and this is my first year living here in the US. I learned English as a second language and I want to use my own experience to help you, as a tutor, to improve this new language.

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!