Meet Our Writing Tutors

Fall 2014

Writing Tutors
What UNCW students have to say ...
Nick Crawford

Nick Crawford

Professional Writing Consultant

 

Certified Writing Tutor

- You really help alot when it coms to brianstorming. Thanks a lot !

 

- Great help with intro, conclusion, other ideas, and sentence structures throughout the paper.

 

- Extremely helpful and very informative on how to go about structring my paper.

 

- Very helpful!

Jamie Joyner

Jamie Joyner

Professional Writing Consultant

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

- Jamie Joyner is such an amazing help! Thank you!

 

- Jamie was really nice and friendly. She made me feel confident about my paper!

 

- Jamie was extremely helpful!

 

- You are fabulous!

 

- Very helpful in reorganizing my thoughts and going over footnotes and styles professors want.

 

- SHE ROCKS!

Hank Blanton

Hank Blanton

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- Hank was an awesome tutor, thanks so much for the help!

 

- Very helpful in showing grammatical errors and how to fix them with good metaphors without actually fixing them himself. Also very helpful in breaking down sentences to find prepositional phrases.

 

- Very helpful with developing specific argument.

 

- My session was very helpful. Hank provided useful input about how to improve my paper.

Jeff Bruinsma

Jeff Bruinsma

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

English

- Jeffrey was extremely helpful.

 

- Another helpful session at the writing center, I definitely will take the advice and apply it to my paper.

 

- Jeffrey had not experienced APA before, but he and I learned together. He was a great help and worked extremely well with me even though I didn't have most of my paper done.

 

- Encouraging and helpful.

 

- Great tutor!

 

- The writing center was definitely very helpful and I will be coming back!

Phillip Bryant

Phillip Bryant

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Film Studies & Politcal Science

- He was a great help not only to this specific paper, but also in general with some other grammar issues I've been having.

 

- Very helpful, knowledgeable.

 

- Thank you for your help and the booklet!

 

- Very helpful and pleasant.

LeTriece Calhoun

LeTriece Calhoun

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- Excellent help. Thanks.

 

- I am so glad I went she was a great help to me !!!!

 

- My tutor was awesome, she seemed like she wanted to hear more of what I wanted to say and pushed me to keep going in the direction I was going. She also helped me with organizing my ideas and finding a concentration.

 

- totally coming back

Samantha Castagnino

Samantha Castagnino

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- This really helped me get on the right track

 

- Samantha was very helpful

 

- Sam did an excellent job helping me and gave me great input for my assignment

 

- Great session.

Kelly Cronin

Kelly Cronin

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Geology

- She really helped.

 

- very helpful. I will go back to Kelly.

 

- She really helped me a lot with my writing and is very friendly.

 

- Kelly was super helpful. She gave me great practical feedback. I feel so much better about my paper. I will be back. I highly recommend Kelly!

 

- very helpful and understanding!

Amber Hodge

Amber Hodge

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- Very helpful!!!

 

- It was awesome!!!

 

- It was very awesome and helpful.

 

- Great and very helpful!

 

- Amber is so awesome!

Sam Horstmann

Sam Horstmann

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- This really helped me clarify points in my paper where I was unsure about where I was going.

 

- Very friendly and helpful.

 

- Great work here with Thesis

Clifford Howie

Clifford Howie

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English & Philosophy

- Helped greatly with formatting APA and word phrasing

 

- Very helpful for determining what needed to be done for my current essay assignment.

 

- Very helpful in starting paper.

 

- Very helpful and personable.

Stephanie Ivey

Stephanie Ivey

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Recreation Therapy & History

- Huge help.

 

- Stephanie gave so many helpful suggestions!

 

- Stephanie was incredible patient and knowledgeable. I enjoyed working with her and she helped me refine my topic. Thank you!

 

- She was very helpful and answered my questions in a way that made the paper topic easier to understand.

 

- Stephanie was very kind and helpful!!

Parker Jones

Parker Jones

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- The session was really helpful and I think my paper will really improve.

 

- Awesome guy with great help with my paper!

 

- Very helpful, will be returning!

 

- Parker was very helpful!

Alexis Kapczynski

Alexis Kapczynski

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- It was awesome!

 

- It was fun and productive.

 

- Alexis - you rocked!! Thanks for your help!

 

- Very helpful!

Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- Jack is great. Awesome dude, lots of help! Thanks for the support!

 

- I had a great time and I learned how to lessen or gain more words on my responses in order to make a stronger argument.

 

- Very helpful with structure, and citation help. Also help with adding length and other useful ideas.

 

- He helps me squeeze more description into my paper and narrow down my topic.

 

- Lots of help with citing. Super helpful!

Molly Klemarczyk

Molly Klemarczyk

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing & English

- Molly is amazing and made me feel so much better about the work I had done.

 

- Very helpful, I had no clue what to do for my paper and she assisted pushing me in the direction I needed to go with my paper. I will be back!

 

- Molly is a great helper.

 

- The tutor was really helpful in helping me with the overall essay. She gave me helpful tips on how to correctly cite my sources and she gave me insightful advice on some of the phrasing I had trouble with. She is a great tutor with a very positive attitude and I enjoyed working with her. Thank you!

Brittney Knotts

Brittney Knotts

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- The Writing Center is a gift from above. I have no idea how I would get anything done without this. Every school, including primary schools, should have one.

 

- She was very helpful in getting me started with the paper. She allowed me to organize my ideas and break it into small chunks.

 

- Very helpful.

Ryan Lenzmeier

Ryan Lenzmeier

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

History Education

- Very helpful! I enjoyed my session with Ryan!

 

- So helpful! Really understanding and explained new ideas very well.

 

- Ryan was a cool dude. Very helpful and friendly.

 

- Awesome resource!!!!!!!!

 

- Ryan Rocks (:

Griffin Limerick

Griffin Limerick

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- Griffin was very helpful and friendly, giving me positive and constructive feedback. A very resourceful experience.

 

- First time in here and I will most certainly be back. Griffin was extremely helpful.

 

- Harsh in a good way.

 

- Thanks Griffin! You're great. You were very personable and helpful.

 

- I couldn't have done this paper without the guidance here at the writing lab...Thank you

Joe Lowe

Joe Lowe

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English, Journalism & Criminology

- He was so helpful! I am really glad I came here and I plan on coming another time.

 

- Experience was great. Helped me gain insight on how to start my paper and and to look for scholarly resources. Also, by me reading it aloud hello me notice my mistakes.

 

- The session help me get clarity on how to finish my essay.

 

- Joe was super helpful and gave me specific feedback. He helped me organize my thoughts and with proper citations. Thanks!

Gabe Moseley

Gabe Moseley

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- It was very helpful to go over my paper with my tutor. He gave me good points to focus on for my re-write.

 

- Helped me out tremendously. Appreciated Mr.Gabe taking an hour out of his day to work with me. Will be back for future papers.

 

- Very helpful, helped organize my paper. Prompted me to make connections and decisions on my own without telling me what I should do.

 

- Tutor was very informative and helpful. He made sure that all of my questions were answered.

 

- Solid visit.

Ana Neville

Ana Neville

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Elementary Education & English

- Ana really helped me polish my personal narrative and clear up some doubts I had about it. Thank you, Ana!

 

- Thanks, Ana! You are such a joyful presence :)

 

- Ana really helped with my transitions and composition. She's really good at spotting things I wouldn't normally see.

 

- Ana is absolutely lovely!! :)

 

- So helpful! She really knows how to help get ideas flowing and how to help write a good paper! Thank you so much :)

Erin O'Quinn

Erin O'Quinn

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- I would like to thank Erin so very much for her assistance of my Personal Statement. She was a joy to work with.

 

- Very helpful.

 

- Erin was very helpful and made me much more comfortable with my writing!

 

- Excellent!

Melina Reed

Melina Reed

 

Certified Writing Tutor

English

- Melina was very sweet and helpful, makes me want to come back for all my papers.

 

- She was super awesome and was really helpful!

 

- She was awesome! I was able to really get a grip of what I needed to do for my essay.

 

- This was very helpful.

 

- Awesome - loved Melina! 12 box steps really works!!!

Bethany Tap

BethanyTap

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- It was extremely helpful.

 

- Super helpful.

 

- Very very helpful, recommended.

Mekiya Walters

Mekiya Walters

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing & Psychology

- Very helpful!

 

- He was awesome!

 

- Thank you for your assistance.

 

- The tutor was a great help. He answered all my questions.

Kailyn Warpole

Kailyn Warpole

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Film Studies & Creative Writing

- Kailyn helps me a lot to improving my writing skill.

 

- She really helped me with my paper!

 

- Great help organizing my outline!

 

- Thank you! Great help!!! First time here and will definitely be coming back!

 

- Very helpful. Tutor was very informative. Glad I came and a wonderful resource.

Jamie Watson

Jamie Watson

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English &
Studio Art

- Jamie was very helpful. She helped me organize my paper to where I am confident I will get a good grade.

 

- Jamie was very helpful with her suggestions on how to add another dimension to my paper. She read it out loud so I could hear any grammar mistakes, and she guided me in the right direction.

 

- Very helpful and fun.

 

- Even though I only had an outline, I feel much better about my paper. You were very informative, helpful, and friendly. I appreciate your time!

 

- Jamie was extremely helpful in figuring out what else was I needed to include in my essay besides what I had presented to her in my outline.

Lori Wilson

Lori Wilson

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing & Journalism

- Lori is wonderful at helping me stay focused and has helped me become a more confidant writer!

 

- Coming here was a huge help. I still have work to do on it, but I have more faith in my paper now.

 

- Lori was very kind & helpful! She rocks!

 

- Super helpful! Learned a great brainstorming technique.

 

- Lori knows her stuff. THANKS!

 

- FUN!

 


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