Writing Center Tutors
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MEET THE WRITING CENTER TUTORS
Kelsey Bigelow, Professional Writing Major
When Kelsey’s not behind a book, you can find her in a Doudna practice room playing piano and singing. Also an active member of the Ballroom Dance Club, Kelsey is looking forward to her first year as a tutor with the fantastic people at the WATR. She's always loved to write, and is hoping to fine tune her own writing while helping students discover their voice. In her free time (when she has it), Kelsey enjoys spending time with her friends.
Emalydia Flenory, Forensic Investigation and Professional Writing Major, French Minor
Having always enjoyed writing, Ema came to the conclusion: "why not tutor?!" and applied to the Writing Center the next day. Now in her second year, Ema's favorite part of the Writing Center is the wide variety of papers and subject matter that she reads every day. When she isn't spending her time in the Writing Center, she's active in French Club, enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies, reading, and just being social!
Elliott Frieden, Professional Writing Major, Theatre Minor
After a semester as a biology major and two years as an education major, Elliot discovered his passion for writing and changed his major to professional writing with a minor in theatre and joined forces with the Writing Center. In his free time, he will most likely be reading, involved in a theatre production at the CFA, or spoiling himself with a Breaking Bad marathon.
Ashlee Frey, English Education Major
Ashlee is super excited to be working at the Writing Center. She wanted to help more students than just her friends and family revising writing projects, so she applied to the Writing Center to work with students on a regular basis. In her free time, she can be found hanging out with friends, watching a lot of movies, and writing short stories and poetry.
Logan Heim, Professional Writing Major
Logan Heim is a laid-back guy - feel free to call him Logi Bear. He hopes spend a lot of time with the Writing Center and is eager to help other students. In his free time, he likes playing League of Legends, Dota 2, and PlayStation 2 games. He enjoys reading and hanging out with his brothers at Sigma Tau Gamma. He also keeps up a semi-regular blog of short stories and poems after his homework is completed.
Luke Hughes, English Education Major
In his third year at UW-Platteville and his second semester as a writing tutor, Luke feels that the Writing Center is the "write" fit. He has always had a knack for writing, and after being asked numerous times to proofread papers for friends, he decided to take it to the next level and become a tutor. Wanting to make a career out of teaching and tutoring, he is very eager to help any student with writing. When he isn’t working at the Writing Center, he is mostly spending time with friends, watching Netflix, playing video games, or listening to really obscure music that no one has heard of.
Mustapha Kebbeh, Electrical Engineering Major, Computer Science Minor
Mustapha has always been exposed to different languages and dialects, and has therefore always had a passion for writing. He feels that the diversity of UW-Platteville offers a platform to share experiences with students through writing to continuously strive to become more academically and professionally effective writers. He has a strong interest in different cultures and is always in one way or the other trying to learn something new about someone or something not within his own cultural compass. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, writing poetry, and drawing.
Jerica Mlenar, Criminal Justice Major, Forensic Investigation & Psychology Minor
An avid reader for all of her post-toddler life, Jerica really appreciates the art of writing. She has won a few essay contests here and there starting as early as 5th grade, and even had one of her poems published in a book. Jerica is in her first semester as a tutor and is incredibly excited to help students discover their writing talents, and learn as much as she can from the people she meets and the papers she reads. When she is not reading, writing, or tutoring, Jerica works at the library on campus, volunteers, does homework, attends student organization meetings, cleans, or sings at the top of her lungs.
Beth Pieper, Animal Science Major
Beth, a sophomore majoring in Animal Science, is in her first semester as a writing tutor. She enjoys helping others and loves writing, so becoming a tutor at the Writing Center seemed like a great fit! She is looking forward to meeting new students and working with them throughout the writing process. When she isn’t at the Writing Center, Beth enjoys playing her clarinet, watching movies, and playing card games with friends.
Zach Rothmann, Electrical Engineering Major
Although Zach has always been a math-brained person, he started to appreciate the art of writing his freshman year. Looking to be more of a well-rounded individual, Zach applied to the Writing Center and loves taking a break from numbers to talk about words with student writers. Zach is also able to blend his two favorite skills together, serving as our STEM-focused writing tutor, with drop-in hours in Ottensman and Engineering Hall. When Zach is not busy with lab reports and compositions, he is usually watching whatever sporting event is on TV or playing video games with his competitive roommate.
Danielle Stern, Elementary Education Major
A tutor for kids throughout high school, Danielle wanted to continue working with others by helping them with their writing. Danielle works as both a writing tutor and writing partner, and loves the both experiences because she enjoys working with students. In addition, as a writing partner for English 1230, she gets great experience in a classroom. Danielle was published for her poetry twice in middle school and once in high school. Danielle is an active member of Gamma Phi Beta and the DRIVEN Scholars program on campus, and in her free time, enjoys watching The Big Bang Theory and Jeopardy.
Britt Till, English Literature & Professional Writing Major
Britt has always found comfort in the order that language can bring to her chaotic life. She hopes she can also persuade others to see this aspect of writing instead of considering it a daunting task. From Calligraphy courses to Creative Writing workshops, Britt enjoys scrutinizing what makes language work and what ideas are made of. This is her first semester as a tutor at the Writing Center, and she will graduate in May 2015. When she is not at the Writing Center, you can find her playing with her puppy, binging on Netflix, and paying late fees at the local libraries.
Raven Weems, English Literature Major, Ethnic Studies Minor
Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Raven began working in the Writing Center under the Writing Fellows Program in Spring 2013 and is now a seasoned writing tutor. One of her favorite parts of this job is learning new things from the many different papers she encounters. Outside of the Writing Center, she enjoys mentoring freshmen through the DRIVEN Scholars Program, dancing on FusionX Hip-Hop Dance team, and participating in organizations like Black Student Union and Every Woman. In her down time, she obsesses over Breaking Bad, Scandal, The Big Bang Theory, and reality television shows, as well as reading books, doing hair, and painting nails.
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