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Hi, my name is Abby Tadysak and I am currently a Sophomore. I am majoring in Psychology and minoring in Criminology, and my current career goal is to be a school psychologist! Outside of the classroom I enjoy, writing, fishing, and hiking. I am very passionate about psychology and I am happy to help anyone who needs it!


Hi, my name is Abdoul Diop you can call me Lucky. I am a Mathematics major with an emphasis in actuarial science, and a minor in Finance and French. I love traveling and I speak 3 languages including French. So, don’t hesitate to send me an email if you need some help in French.


Hi, I’m Abraham Martinez and I am an accounting major at UWW. I am from Fort Atkinson, WI and plan on joining the Americorps after graduation. I also am a freelance choreographer for show choir and musical productions. I spend my time with loved ones and playing board games. I enjoy helping others succeed so feel free to reach out if I can do anything to help!


Hello! My name is Aiden Scherff, originally from Mukwonago WI. I am currently a second semester Freshman and an Art major and a Psychology minor. I hope to be able to either teach high school or college level art classes or to be a free lanced artist. I’m very patient and explain things out in the best way I know how. I love reading and knitting, and also watching movies in my spare time. I am looking forward to meeting and helping you!


Hey, my name is Alexander Tyler, but I tend to go by Alex. I am a Senior at our fantastic school UW- Whitewater. I am currently a Math Major with a Statistics emphasis and a Psych minor. I live in Waupun Wisconsin otherwise known as the town with three prisons. I enjoy playing the latest Nintendo games in my free time or any video game in general really. In the future I would love to become a professor myself in stats. I’m always willing to help so do not be afraid to shoot me a email!


<My name is Alexa Rosenzweig, and I will be a Junior this year. I am an elementary education major with a minor in adaptive education, and my dream career is to be an elementary school teacher. Outside of classes, I am also involved in dance, and I am a member of Delta Zeta as well. I also write for the Odyssey! I really enjoy writing, so I'd be happy to help anyone, whether you're struggling or just need a quick look over!


Hi, I’m Alex Veit and I’m a mathematics and computer science double major at UW Whitewater with an emphasis in pure mathematics. Outside of the classroom I enjoy playing board games and video games, specifically Settlers of Catan and Chess. I look forward in helping people in developing their abilities to do mathematics.


Hello everyone! My name is Alyssa Brush. I grew up in the small town of McHenry, Illinois (about 15 minutes from the Wisconsin border). I am currently majoring in elementary education with a minor in adaptive education and am starting my fourth year here at UW-Whitewater. I love working with children and hope to become a fourth or fifth grade teacher after graduation. In my free time, you can find me playing sports or enjoying the great outdoors. I find math to be an extremely interesting subject and cannot wait to provide others with helpful tips and tricks!


Hi, I’m Amanda Strzyzewski, I’m an Elementary Education major with a minor in Geography and I am a sophomore this year. I’m from Mukwonago, WI which is about a half hour away from Whitewater. Outside of class I like to watch Netflix and listen to music in my free time. I hope to be a 5th or 6th grade teacher when I graduate. I have always been good at math in school and am looking forward to helping students this semester.


Hi! My name is Anna Johnson, and I am from Wauwatosa Wisconsin. I am pursuing a degree in marketing, and I am involved in DECA and various other student organizations. In my free time I like to enjoy music and theater. I may not be a math major, but I love helping students so feel free to reach out to me if you need any help!


Hey, my name is Aubin Koutaba but I go by Louis, I am an international student, French speaker and I am in my first year in Biology/ Pre-med at UW Whitewater. I enjoy playing basketball, video games and watch action movies. I really look forward to meet new people and I will do my best to help you become a good French speaker.


Hi, I’m Aubrey! I'm a double major in English Professional Writing and Publishing and Religious and Literary studies! I’m from the Appleton, WI area and live in a small town called Sherwood. I know writing can be hard, but it’s always nice to get help or have a second pair of eyes look over your paper! I look forward to working with you at the tutoring center.


    My name is Baily Hornstein, and I am a junior majoring in Biology Education. I am an SI for Biology 142 and a member of the UW-Whitewater Track and Field team.


   Hi! My name is Ben Corridon and I’m currently a junior studying for an IT degree at UW Whitewater. I’m very adaptable to different learning styles and always patient. When I’m not at school or working, I’m usually part of a D&D game or being a part of Geekkon as their Tabletop Coordinator. I look forward to meeting you!


    Hello! My name is Breana Feely. I am from Racine, WI. My major is Secondary Education - Mathematics and a minor in Coaching. I hope to teach high school math and be a track and field coach once I graduate. In my free time you can usually find me on my phone, or watching TV and relaxing. I am very excited to start helping people with something I love doing!!​


   Hello there! My name is Cam Cudnohowski, and I am from Watertown, Wisconsin. I am in pursuit of a History-BSE major, with a Sociology minor. My hobbies entail watching Japanese anime, listening to heavy metal music, and doing personal training at a YMCA. I spent the summer of 2018 in England, digging up bones for an archaeology project. I am an SI for History 155 with Dr. Brown. I’m happy to help!


  Hello! My name is Cameron Gaulke. I am a junior majoring in Math with an Actuarial Emphasis and I am minoring in Finance. I am from a small town in Wisconsin near Stevens Point. I enjoy playing basketball as much as I can during my free time. I really like the badgers when it comes to basketball and football and I follow them closely. I also really like dogs and cats, I have two cats and a dog at my house. I am looking forward to the possibility of helping you!


   Hi my name is Connor, I’m a senior studying Computer Science and Applied Math here at Whitewater. I’m from Waukesha, WI and Enjoy hunting and fishing. In my free time I develop iPhone apps and play soccer. I’ve completed multiple different software engineering internships over the past few years and I hope to find a job in California after graduation.


   Hey everyone! My name is Darcy Majeske, and I go by Darcy. I am a sophomore majoring in Marine Biology and Freshwater Ecology. I am the youngest of three and am from Hoffman Estates, Illinois. I am on the club lacrosse team here at UW-W. In my free time I enjoy watching superhero movies and hanging out with my friends. This will be my first semester holding an SI for Introduction to Genetics. I am excited to meet you all!


   Hello, my name is Daylen Fisher and I am a sophomore this year. My major is Biology because I intend to be a Family-Medicine Doctor. I am involved in Intramurals, a Christian organization called CRU, and a Peer Mentor. I love to play sports and also, just love hanging with my friends. I aspire to help people so I am looking forward to helping students with the mechanics of writing and all other facets of writing as well!


    My name is Domynick Milis. I am a sophomore from Omro, WI majoring in elementary education. Some of my hobbies include running, biking, and just being outdoors. Upon graduation I hope to teach in my hometown or somewhere near it and coach cross country and track. If you ever need help feel free to contact me with any questions.


    Hello my name is Drake Deno! I’m a junior social work major/theatre minor here at UWW. Originally I’m from Middleton Wisconsin (right outside of Madison). If I’m not in class you can probably catch me watching the Bucks play while furiously live tweeting the game. After college the goal is to try and act in movies/TV so hopefully one day you’ll be watching me on the big screen. Feel free to reach out if you have any social work/theatre questions, I’d love to help! I look forward to working with you!

Elisabeth Zhe- English

Hi there! I'm Elisabeth Zhe and I am a Junior at UWW. I am an English Major with a Film Studies Minor and in the future, I'm hoping to teach English to high school students.​ I am looking forward to being an SI in English 101 as well as being an English tutor through the Writing Center. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!


Hey there! I'm Liz and I am a New Berlin native. I am an education major studying English and History with the goal of becoming a high school teacher. Outside of class, I compete on the track and field team here at Whitewater as a multi. I have a passion for education and love both learning and teaching. I look forward to working with you!



Hi! My name is Emma Kroeger and I am a sophomore here at Whitewater. I am an English Education major with the intention of becoming either a middle school or high school English teacher. One of the main reasons I decided upon this career path is because in my free time, I love to write in any sense of the word whether it is poetry, journaling, or even essays. Currently, I am working on a draft of a novel. My minor is Communication Sciences and Disorders so one day, I could also become a Speech and Language Pathologist if I go to graduate school for that.


Erik SchmellingHi, my name is Evan Seghers. I am a junior at UW-Whitewater and I am majoring in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Environmental Studies. My hometown is in Muskego, WI and my hobbies are running cross country and playing chess. I’m always willing to help out and I have a very flexible schedule so don’t be afraid to send me an email.


Gustav Baltes Hi, my name is Gustav Baltes, a junior at UWW and I am majoring in Spanish Education with a Sociology minor. I am from Janesville, WI and graduated from Milton High School. I absolutely love Spanish and will be an SI for Spanish 252. I really enjoy helping people out and hope I can help you really enjoy Spanish - it’s a fun language! I play guitar, bass, and sing. Music is my life and will pursue it outside of teaching. My dream is to be a teacher but still be in bands, play gigs and record music. Feel free to contact me with any questions and I will do my best to help ya out!


Hello! My name is Hang Yin (it’s pronounced Hung or HOng.) I am currently a freshman this year at UW-Whitewater, and I’m currently on the route for a biology major with a pre-biomed emphasis, second major in finance and a French minor. Outside of academics, some of my other hobbies include playing tennis, biking, and just being active in general. I’m originally from China, but my family moved to Wisconsin when I was six, so I’ve grown up with a love for traveling too! I’m very excited to become a tutor, so please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.


Hi there, my name is Hannah Maes. I am an Entrepreneurship and International Business double major, with a minor in French. Even though I am a business student, I have a passion for writing, history, and the arts. In my (very limited) free time I do freelance writing for a variety of different media companies. I am pursuing a career in business so that one day I can hopefully start my own company. I have a specific interest in running a non-profit organization in the future.


Hi! My name is Holly Spaulding, I am majoring in Psychology and studying to become a counselor. I am from Waukesha, Wisconsin. I played soccer in high school and in my free time, I love playing music and watching Netflix. I look forward to meeting you!


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  Hello, my name is Jessica Kienbaum. I am studying Physics with an emphasis in engineering and a minor in Chemistry. I grew up just down the road in Fort Atkinson WI, but spent the last ten years in the Air Force. I’m excited to be back home and finally attending college. I hope I can share my love of the natural sciences with many Chemistry students as I tutor Chem 102.


  Hello, my name is Joe Delaney and I am a freshman from Neenah, Wisconsin. I am a Business Administration major and I love to help people learn. After I graduate, I hope to get a job as an executive trainer. I love history and always have found it interesting, I enjoy teaching. I’m a very relaxed person and in my free time I love fishing, playing video games and watching football. I look forward and am excited to help out in gened 120 this semester.


 Hello, my name is Johnna Dykstra. I'm a senior here at UWW and majoring in biology with an emphasis in cell/physiology and a minor in chemistry. When I'm not studying, I enjoy watching a good movie and hanging out with my friends. I hope to be helpful with any math help you may need.


 Hello, my name is Johnna Dykstra. I'm a senior here at UWW and majoring in biology with an emphasis in cell/physiology and a minor in chemistry. When I'm not studying, I enjoy watching a good movie and hanging out with my friends. I hope to be helpful with any math help you may need.


Hello everyone! My name is Julia Graybill and I am a junior here with junior credits. I am studying Mathematics with an emphasis in Actuarial Science and I have a minor in General Business. I am from Menomonee Falls, WI which is a village about 30 minutes from Milwaukee. This is my second semester tutoring here and I also tutored calculus in high school. I hope to graduate in three years and continue my education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison getting my masters in Actuarial Science. In my free time, which is rare, I love working out or watching MTV’s Are You The One. I hope that I am able to answer any questions you have!


Hello, I’m Kayla DeRosia from Racine, WI. I am a General Business Management major with an emphasis in sport programs. I enjoy playing sports and watching movies on my free time. I hope to one day work at a college athletic department bringing success to a program. I am ready provide help in math and look forward to meeting you all!


Hi, my name is Kayla Harrison! I am a junior majoring in Secondary Math Education with a Special Education minor. I am from Mukwonago, WI. I like to travel and in my free, I love to go to the gym and watch movies! I am excited to start tutoring here and to meet tons of new people and answer as many questions as I can.


Hello, my name is Kayla and I am an Instrumental Music Education major with an ESL minor. I tutor for the English Language Academy as a way to help build my strengths as an educator as well as interact with many different people. In the UWW Music Department, I play cello and bass. Feel free to say hi any time, I love talking to people and am happy to help!




Hello! My name is Lauren Schur. I am a sophomore majoring in Biology with an emphasis in marine biology and freshwater ecology and minoring in Chemistry. In my free time I love to listen to music, relax and to be outdoors and to. I am very excited to start to start helping you!


My name is Lea Mueller and I am an Early Childhood Major. I am from Downers Grove, Illinois about 30 min west of Chicago. I am a freshman at Whitewater and am in the Learning Community Live and Learn. I hope to become a second grade teacher and help the students find a passion for school. I SI for math 148 and hope to help people find a better understanding for the math that they are doing.


Hello, my name is Logan Docherty and I am a Media Arts and Game Development Major with a communication emphasis and a computer science minor. I am from the far away town of Monticello, Minnesota. I enjoy playing and making video games in class and outside of class. I am involved as a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and love doing community service. I enjoy helping in any way I can.


Hi, my name is Luke Eiden and I am currently an Accounting major but I am looking into adding a second major in either Finance or Economics. Outside of class, I enjoy playing guitar and bass and going to the gym. If you need help with Econ 201, feel free to send me an email!


Hi, I’m McKinley! I’m a social work major with a double minor in sociology and family, health, and disabilities studies. I’m from Hasting, Minnesota and am loving my time here at UWW! I enjoy being outdoors, volunteering, and coloring! I’m very excited to getting to know you and help out any way I can!


Hi, my name is Megan Bartz, and I am a Spanish and Psychology major. My goal is to become a mental health counselor that can practice with both English and Spanish speakers. I enjoy traveling and have had the opportunity to use my Spanish language skills once in Costa Rica and twice in Spain. I love the Spanish language and the culture, and I hope to help others love it too! Feel free to always reach out!




 My name is Maggie Brill, and I am a freshman here at UW- Whitewater. I am majoring in elementary education major with a minor in elementary math. I hope to teach in fifth or seventh grade classroom. I spend a lot of my free time watching Brooklyn 99 or The Office. I am excited to be able to help students with math!


Hi! My name is Molly Kenton and I am a Junior with a General Business major and a French Minor. I have a strong passion for different cultures which led me to my French studies. I’ve been studying French since middle school and although it’s been a long ride to learning the language, I’ve gathered many helpful hints and tips along the way to help you with your language journey. Outside of class and work, I love to be outside; especially fishing and playing with my dog! I look forward to working with you!


I am a math education major from Kenosha, Wisconsin, and I decided to come to Whitewater to pursue my passion of teaching because I love math and I want to help people understand it better. Being a tutor on campus is a dream come true for me.  My goal is to teach in a high school calculus class because that was my favorite class before college. I also aim to graduate with honors, as I am in the University Honors Program and also involved in Honors Student Association. Before I graduate, I want 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). More than anything, I love math and hope that I can help you love it too!


Hey, everyone. My name is Nadia Tahiri and I am a Spanish Education major and ESL minor. After graduating, I would love to return to Spain to teach English as a second language and receive a master’s degree at the University of Barcelona. I enjoy baking, reading, hanging out with friends, and playing with my kitten! Feel free to contact me with any questions! I would love to help!


Hi, my name is Rachel Fielding and I am a freshman Mathematics major here at UWW. I am originally from Elburn, Illinois and I am very happy to be attending college across the border. Along with my major, I am pursuing a minor in General Business. With my degree, I hope to either find a job as an actuary, or I hope to get accepted into graduate school to continuing studying mathematics. In my free time I enjoy hanging with my friends and working way ahead on homework. I am always here to help, so do not be afraid to ask!


Hi, my name is Ryan and I’m a senior here at Whitewater. I’m majoring in biology with a pre-med emphasis while also minoring in Spanish. I’m from Racine, Wisconsin, and I hope to one day become a medical missionary to impoverished communities in Central and South America. Apart from that, I spend my free time playing music, volunteering, and doing undergraduate research here at the university. If you need help in Psychology 215, let me know!

Sabrina Dubbert - Writing

Hello! My name is Sabrina Dubbert, I'm from Saint Charles, Illinois, and I am a junior here at UW-Whitewater. My major is English with an emphasis in Creative Writing, and I also have a music minor. You can see me perform in the Warhawk Marching Band with my flute but I also enjoy practicing tae kwon do, writing poems and short stories, knitting, and spending time in nature. I'm a writing tutor, so feel free to contact me if you need assistance with writing papers!


Hey, my name is Sarah Riendeau, I am a junior this year. I am an elementary education major with minors in math and art. I hope to be an elementary teacher in the future. I enjoy drawing, playing video games, and reading books in my free time. I am happy to help you with anything your struggling on. Don’t be afraid to send an email or ask in person.


 Hi. My name is Taylor Beaver. I am a junior 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.


 Hello, my name is Taylor Frodel, and I am a sophomore here. I am from Cambridge, Wi which is just outside of Madison. I am majoring in communication sciences disorders and minoring in Spanish. I hope to someday work in a hospital, but I am not sure what I want to specialize in. I spend almost all of my free time watching The Office. If you need any help with psych 215, feel free to contact me.


My name is Tiffany Timpel and I am a senior 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!


My name is Tori Peters and I am a stats major here at Whitewater. My main focus for tutoring is in Math 141. My hobbies include playing board games, hanging with friends and napping with my cat Baxter.


Hi, my name is William. I’m a junior majoring in Finance at the UW-Whitewater. Currently I’m the president of a student ORG called Excelerators, which helps student advance their excel skills. If you need help with Econ 245, just email me and I will get back to you as soon as possible.


Hi! My name is Zach Ashauer and I am from Greenville, WI. I am a Sophomore at UW Whitewater and am currently majoring in History BSE with a minor in Political Science. This is my first year being a Math SI Tutor. Upon Graduation I hope to teach High School history somewhere in Wisconsin. In my free time I enjoy playing video games or doing a sport outside. Feel free to contact me if you need any help!


  My name is Zach Jasinski, I am a junior here at Whitewater with a major in Mathematics and an emphasis in Statistics. I have a minor in Information Technology. I am currently on the track team here at Whitewater and am entering the outdoor season of my junior career. A fun fact about me is that I love to snack, and I am constantly eating throughout the day.


 Hello, everyone. This is an introduction of a Chinese girl. She is very interested in Chinese culture. Although she is not smart and not so fun, she likes smiling. Her special advantage is poor English grammar and a totally foodie. Last but not least, Chinese and Cantonese as her first language. If you need help, She is glad to be your tutor!