Name: Brooke Anderson
Majors: English and Secondary English Education
Areas of Expertise: Literary Analysis, Short Story, MLA Citations
Why do I tutor? I love being able to help others and listen to people's ideas. I've learned something new in every session, and working at the Center for Writers is often my favorite part of the day!
What is my favorite beverage? SunnyD.
Name: Cody Goehring
Majors: English and Psychology
Areas of Expertise: Outlining Process, Drafting Process, Creative Writing, APA, Research Articles
Why do I tutor? I enjoy talking about writing in all its nuances.
What is my personality like? A fresh baked cookie, gooey and warm.
Name: Fredrick Gaisie
MA: English & Literature
Year: First Year Graduate Student
Areas of Expertise: I love creating and bringing new things to life, which is something that excites me. During tutoring sessions, brainstorming and helping students in the initial stages of their drafting assignments or research work helps them to think about their assignments from multiple perspectives. However, the goal is to give the students the opportunity to decide what works for them.
Why do I tutor? I am deeply motivated about helping others reach their full potential, which is rewarding for me. By tutoring, I get the opportunity to impact knowledge and help others realize their academic goals.
What is the favorite food I've eaten here in the US so far? Vegetable Beef Soup... hahaha.
Name: Grace Mcintyre
Majors: BA in English and BFA in Art
Areas of Expertise: Thesis Brainstorming, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Punctuation
Why do I tutor? To help explain and simplify writing so that students may find it more enjoyable.
What is my favorite book series? The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Name: Kira Eliason
Major: Environmental Engineering
Areas of Expertise: Drafting Process, Creative Writing, Rhetorical Analyses
Why do I tutor? I like to talk about writing! I also really enjoy working with both clients and other consultants, and I feel like I learn something new with every experience I have at the Center.
What is my favorite snack? I think my bloodstream is made up of around 80 percent Diet Coke at any given moment, so it would probably be disingenuous to say anything else.
Name: Laura Overbo
Minor: Strategic Communications
Certificate: Professional Writing
Areas of Expertise: Technical or Professional Writing – Resumes, Research, Editing (Spelling/ Grammar/ Punctuation) – Organization/ Structure, Wordsmithing, Brainstorming
Why do I tutor? I find tutoring to be both mutually beneficial and personally fulfilling to help others where I can. There's something to learn from everyone, and I love building new connections!
What is my favorite hobby? Either scuba diving, since I've been licensed since I was 15, or travelling, since I've been to almost 20 different countries!
Name: Sam Schotzko
Major: English Education
Areas of Expertise: Creative Writing, Literature Analysis
Why do I tutor? I love to see the sheer excitement in someone's face when they unlock an idea that they otherwise may have never thought of.
If I could become instantly skilled in any creative medium, what would it be? Game mechanic creation. I am a sucker for a unique yet vastly adaptable game mechanic, so to be able to create them would be a cool skill!
Name: Taylor Severance
Areas of Expertise: Literary Analysis, Scholarship Essays, Memoirs
Why do I tutor? I love helping students become writers they don't think they can be and helping them realize how accessible writing is.
If I could eat one fast food chain for the rest of my life, what would it be? Panda Express.