Meet Our Writing Tutors

SPRING 2016

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

Nick Crawford

Professional Writing Consultant

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

- Very beneficial. Made everything easy and helped my paper a lot. I will make sure to go to Nick again for anything i need help with.
- Great help with intro, conclusion, other ideas, and sentence structures throughout the paper.
- Nick was very helpful and I have a much better sense of how to organize my paper after meeting with him.
- Nick was so helpful!! Thank you!
- Mr. Crawford was great he helped me organize my ideas really well. I have a solid clear direction for my paper.
Rachel Schmidt

Rachel Schmidt

Professional Writing Consultant

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

- Rachel Schmidt deserves a gold star. 10/10.
- I understand the paper much better now and I am ready to start.
- Rachel was very helpful and offered great suggestions to strengthen my proposal and annotated bibliographies.
- She was really helpful in feedback for my paper, would definitely schedule an appointment with her again!
- Dude, this writing center was awesome and I will definitely be back!
Sam Askew

Sam Askew

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Film Studies & Computer Science

- Sam was very helpful and easy to talk to.
- This was awesome I am totally coming back to work with Sam.
- He's still awesome and very helpful.
- Very Helpful with sentence structure/flow and citations.
- Sam was very helpful. He knew a lot about my topic from a different perspective, which helped me make my paper more appealing to the other point of view. Very, very helpful!
Jen Pintao

Jen Bircher

 

Writing Tutor

English

In training
Jeff Bruinsma

Jeff Bruinsma

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

English

- Jeffrey was extremely helpful.
- Jeff was very helpful with the organization of my thoughts and ideas! I will definitely utilize the writing center more often.
- 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.
- Jeff was a great help in brainstorming and discussing my material!
- thanks Jeff!!! You da maaannnn!!!
Samantha Castagnino

Samantha Castagnino

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- y'all are the bomb.
- 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
- I <3 the writing center.
Morgan Chappuis

Morgan Chappuis

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English Education

- Morgan was very helpful, and I gained insight into my writing errors.
- She was very helpful in restructuring sentences. She is also very kind and uses positive constructive criticism.
- Was very nice! Helped me more than I could imagine!
- Morgan was very helpful and she had some great advice about my paper. I think this will help me with my paper a lot!
- Awesome tutor and super nice. Will be coming back!
Will Dean

Will Dean

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing &
English

- Will was great!
- He actually taught me something new (m dashes).
- Will was very helpful, and helped me on my transitions.
- Great! A lot of help!!
- AWESOME!
Cecily deForest

Cecily deForest

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Theatre

- Very helpful! Gave me great critiques and ideas. Cecily rules!
- She was extremely helpful!
- Very helpful! Grammar help and overall flow. Even though Cecily is not a science major, she was very helpful and knowledgeable on APA formatting!
- She was very helpful.
Erica Denton

Erica Denton

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- Erica was very helpful with the information that she provided for my research paper.
- She was great!!
Morgan Emery

Morgan Emery

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- She's awesome!!
- Helped me with my sources.
- She was very hellpful I am glad I came
Marissa Flanagan

Marissa Flanagan

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- VERY HELPFUL
- it was really help for me. thank you so much.
- Marissa was extremely helpful and so nice! I would definitely ask her to help me next time.
- It was a very helpful and insightful writing session.
- Marissa is fantastic. Always helpful and friendly!
Cliff 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 with layout of paper.
- very helpful with the sentence and paragraph structure of my paper. thanks man.
Stephanie Ivey

Stephanie Ivey

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Recreation Therapy & History

- 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!!
- Stephanie was really helpful and answered all of my questions. I will definitely make future appointments with her.
Ryan Lenzmeier

Ryan Lenzmeier

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

History

- Very helpful! I enjoyed my session with Ryan!
- Ryan was a great help. I had no idea the expanse of the resources available to me.
- Ryan was a cool dude. Very helpful and friendly.
- Ryan is extremely helpful, very enthusiastic, and willing to help with any problems I had. Now I feel a lot better about starting my annotated bibliography!
- Ryan Rocks (:
-Ryan was extraordinarily helpful in helping me narrow down the scope of my topic and I feel much more capable of handling my paper.
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.
- Griffin was extremely helpful and he helped me strengthen my essay.
Travis Merchant

Travis Merchant

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English & Film Studies

- he is patient and very helpful.
- so much help. wouldn't of completed it without him.
- Great, not only did we get all my work done but we also had great conversation. I also was able to learn how to start organizing my thoughts. Thank you!!
- He was very helpful, learned a lot about formatting APA, how to better paraphrase research and how to better compose the conclusion paragraph.
- Super helpful with paper. Will return in the future.
Ana Neville

Ana Neville

 

Certified Master
Writing Tutor

English Education

- Ana really helped me polish my personal narrative and clear up some doubts I had about it. Thank you, Ana!
- So friendly and helpful! I was so confused coming in but Ana gave super helpful feedback and suggestions. Feel so much better about this paper now!
- Ana really helped with my transitions and composition. She's really good at spotting things I wouldn't normally see.
- Ana is absolutely lovely!! :)
- Ana has been so helpful to me this year! She has helped me re-learn writing rules and the structure of my writing has improved a lot. I am thankful for her patience and understanding with me as I re-learn the rules of writing.
Erin O'Quinn

Erin O'Quinn

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

English

- Erin is the bomb.
- I would like to thank Erin so very much for her assistance of my Personal Statement. She was a joy to work with.
- Erin was absolutely amazing! The essays I brought to the center have been stressing me out; her honesty and encouragement were quite refreshing. Erin really cared about the quality of the essays. She helped me elaborate on my ideas and find better words to convey my thoughts with. I hope I can work with Erin again!.
- Erin was very helpful and made me much more comfortable with my writing!
- Erin was awesome!
Chris Pendergast

Chris Pendergast

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- Chris is the man. Put this comment on the website verbatim.
- Chris was the best tutor I've ever had. Wow! I can't believe what I just learned. I am inspired, overwhelmed, and feel like living life!
- Very helpful and smart. Willing to learn about your topic to help you more. Go see Chris a.s.a.p. you will not regret it.
- Chris was extraordinarily helpful. He helped me with issues in my essay I wasn't even aware of.
- Chris, you are the best! Thank you so much! :)
Brendan Reilly

Brendan Reilly

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Political Science

- great help, gave great feedback.
- He was extremely helpful even though he did not know much about social work! He was very interested in learning about the topic as we went through my paper!
- Very knowledgeable and helpful. Enjoyed working with Brendan and hearing his feedback.
- Very helpful! I received lots of good tips!
- he was really helpful!
Kayla Smiddy

Kayla Schilke

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- she was excellent!
- I learned a lot of new ways to approach sentence structure as well as organization of papers.
- Got ideas for introduction and got my questions answered.
- helped me with introduction and flow of paper
- Very helpful!
Hannah Stahle

Hannah Stahle

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- I fixed a lot of grammatical issues and feel much better about my paper after my visit.
- So helpful and very pleasant! I feel much better about my assignments.
- Great notes on intro/body paragraphs tying in. Thanks!
- It was a really good session! She gave a lot of inside tips and really helped me get my final draft revised! Highly recommend Hannah!
- She was a great help and explained all the questions I had in a way I could understand.
Abby Steinberg

Abby Steinberg

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- super helpful!
- Helped me focus my essay more and find the right things to talk about.
- very helpful! and encouraging
- She was very helpful and gave good helpful feedback on my paper.
- Great!
Nick Sterling

Nick Sterling

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Philosophy and Religion & Physics

- lots of great feedback
- I was able to establish good techniques to brain storm my paper thanks to Nick
- very helpful!
- Very helpful, friendly, and easy to work with. 5/5 would recommend
- He was a great help!
Courtney Swick

Courtney Swick

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

Psychology

- Courtney is awesome!
- Such a help! I learned a lot.
- Really helpful. Thanks for working with me on my conference paper. I feel more prepared to present and research more.
- Fabulous help and resources!
- AWESOME!!!!
Bethany Tap

BethanyTap

 

Certified
Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- It was extremely helpful.
- very beneficial.
- Great experience!
- Very very helpful, recommended.
- A VERY GOOD THING FOR MY PAPER!!!!!!
Nick Welch

Nick Welch

 

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- I learned a lot from Nick. This was a great experience.
- Nick was super helpful!
- Nick was very helpful in helping me break down different necessary components for my paper.
- Great Instructor,
- Very helpful! Thank you
Morgen Yarasheski

Morgen Yarasheski

 

Writing Tutor

Psychology

- Morgen was awesome and such a great help! (:
- Best help in writing I have ever received!
- very helpful, allowed me to reflect on my paper differently from prior drafts
- Morgen is extremely thoughtful with her remarks and advice. I immediately connected to her cheerful personality! I was pleased to find that she took time out of her day to research the topic I was writing about and give me some additional information. Above and beyond.
- Morgen was very helpful and easy to understand. Her feedback was very beneficial to writing my rough draft. Thanks Morgen! You rock

 


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