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Meet Our Writing Consultants:

SPRING 2020

 

Writing Consultants
Heather Bass

Heather Bass

Certified Master Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Thank you Heather for giving me confidence to get over my block and write!
  • Heather was very helpful in helping me improve my thesis and make sure that my paper was organizing my thoughts as I thought they should be written.
  • Heather was extremely helpful with the format of my convoluted script. Thank you!
  • This was so incredibly helpful! Heather was personable and very informative and great at breaking down exactly what I needed to know.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Sophia Campana

Sophia Campana

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Anthropology

Minor: History

 

Some Student comments:

  • Sophia was very helpful and provided great feedback with my paper!
  • Great one on one time, Sophia really helped me plan my paper out the way I needed to.
  • Sophia made me feel still in control of my paper and helped me through all of my obstacles without any pressure! Thank you!
  • Sophia was very helpful and relieved a lot of my stress going into finals!
Portrait of Writing Consultant Tara Candelaria

Tara Candelaria

Certified Master Writing Consultant

Major: Creative Writing

Minor: English

 

Some Student Comments:

  • I was able to get final adjustments for my final draft. Tara was a lot of help.
  • Tara was awesome! Provided lots of relief and helped me finish my paper strong!
  • Tara helped a lot with my essay and I feel more clear about how to make it better.
  • Tara was exceptionally good. Helped me a lot today.
  • Tara was helpful and relatable and helped me to get my point across in my paper and make it flow better.
Davonna Cohen

Davonna Cohen

Certified Master Writing Consultant

Major: Social Work

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Davonna is very inspiring and encouraging. She is a great writing tutor and  I really appreciate her time.
  • Davonna was awesome and helped me with my ideas and proper format.
  • Davonna helped me to read my paper aloud to hear how it sounds and make corrections for punctuation!
  • Davonna was phenomenal! Amazing positive and encouraging personality! I enjoyed this experience so much and am excited to come back and get help and credit this to Devonna!
  • Davonna is the BOMB!!!!!
Mark Crook

Mark Crook

Certified Master Writing Consultant

Major: Geology

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Mark was super helpful!
  • I had a great time and I had much needed help on my paper. I will come back for sure.
  • Great! Helped me get my paper straightened up!
  • Mark taught me how to properly use full and in text citations so I do not plagiarize in the future.
  • Mark has a gift for going through a paper, very helpful.
Caitlyn Dark

Caitlyn Dark

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

  

Some Student Comments:

  • Caitlyn was very nice and helpful!
  • Extremely helpful. Will definitely be returning for more help. Really loved this resource.
  • I love the one on one with the tutor. It was made aware the things I lacked and what I should change.
  • Very helpful and nice.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Zachary Djamoos

Zac Djamoos

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Zachary helped tremendously with my paper and if I ever need help again I will be coming back.
  • Very helpful! I feel a lot more confident in my paper after visiting Zachary.
  • Zach was very helpful ,and created a relaxed atmosphere, that allowed me to feel really comfortable in expressing my ideas. I feel much more relaxed after my session.
  • Zachary was incredibly helpful and a really cool dude and now I feel like my paper doesn't suck so thank you.
  • Zach rules
Brianna Harris

Brianna Harris

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Creative Writing

Minor: English

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Very helpful!
  • Brianna did well explaining how to improve my essay.
  • She was very helpful with the structure of my paper and things like that. :) give Brianna a #raise!!
  • She did great!
  • Thanks for all your help Brianna. she was great.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Amanda Ice

Amanda Ice

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English Education

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Amanda was super helpful! I enjoyed my appointment!
  • Amanda was very helpful in giving me pointers to help realize the direction I want to go in with my final draft.
  • Amanda did a great job of describing to me the format of a Rhetorical Analysis!
  • Amanda was super helpful!
Samoane Ikard

Samoane Ikard

Certified Master Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Wonderful meeting with Samoane for Personal Narrative. We worked on paragraph structure, clarity, being concise, and fully addressing prompt.
  • Samoane was straight to the point and helped me help myself.
  • Very helpful and gave clear advice for my essay.
  • Thank you so much Samoane!!! this appointment was even more helpful than I thought it could be!
  • Samoane was insightful and gave relevant and useful feedback. (Thanks!)
Kelli Jacobs

Kelli Jacobs

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • She was amazing. Thank you very much.
  • I had a very pleasant experience with Kelli and I will surely be back to the writing center!
  • This really helped me in my writing process and will definitely come back again.
  • Really helped me to fix some things on my paper and get some good tips.
Karinn Lane

Karinn Lane

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Really helped me and was very beneficial.
  • Literally helped me to organize my ideas out of thin air. Very informative.
  • She was very helpful and made it very obvious that her main priority was to help me understand my paper.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Justine Lang

Justine Lang

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Environmental Studies

Minor: Spanish

 

Some Student comments:

  • She was very helpful, and easy to work with.
  • Very helpful remarks and gave me more confidence in my writing abilities.
  • Great session, provided a lot of clarity and guidance on my essay.
  • Great tutor, was really direct and helped me with the little problems throughout my paper.
Annie Malinda

Annie Malinda

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

Minor: Environmental Studies

 

Some Student comments:

  • Annie is awesome.
  • She was very helpful in helping me finalize my outline to make my paper better.
  • Annie was very helpful in my writing process for the assignment I need to complete. I will be back in the future.
  • BEST HELPER EVER, HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO ANYONE LOOKING FOR HELP IN THE WRITING CENTER!
Taylor Martin

Taylor Martin

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Music Education

 

Some Student comments:

  • Taylor Martin was amazing! helped so much and now I feel confident about my essay!
  • Taylor is great! I've recommended her to my classmates.
  • Taylor was incredibly helpful. I feel much more confident about the quality and flow of my paper.
  • Taylor is wonderful!
  • Taylor helped me figure out how to lengthen my essay to the page requirement and gave me great tips on how to better my writing and cohesiveness. Great experience!
Wes McGehee

Wes McGehee

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Wes is great.
  • Great tutor he really made things clear for me.
  • Wesley was extremely nice and helpful.
  • Wes was extremely helpful in revising and understanding how to expand on my paper.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Stevie McMillan

Stevie McMillan

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • I learned so much! Thank you Stevie.
  • great! super helpful!
  • Stevie created an outline with me, very helpful! Thank you.
Victoria Migneco

Victoria Migneco

Certified Writing Consultant

Majors: Marine Biology &
Environmental Studies

Minor: English

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Victoria was very helpful even though I had no idea what to do about my paper. I will be back :)
  • Victoria is super helpful and offered so much insight into how I could make my paper much better and how to utilize research sources more efficiently.
  • Victoria was awesome and very concise.
  • Victoria was very open to my ideas and she gave her honest opinion about my wording/sentences. Overall great experience! Thank you.
  • Victoria was the best.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Jules Miller

Jules Miller

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Creative Writing

Minor: English

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Jules Miller is astounding! Super sweet, comforting, and very helpful!
  • Jules was extremely helpful! 10/10
  • Jules is very friendly and makes the revision time comfortable.
  • Jules was very helpful advising me on my syntax errors and brainstorming future ideas for papers!
  • Jules is amazing!
Portrait of Writing Consultant Vasily Moschouris

Vasili Moschouris

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Creative Writing

Minor: Anthropology

 

Some Student Comments:

  • very helpful & patient, thanks!
  • The tutor was great! Very helpful and I asked to see him again for my next paper.
  • Super helpful and kind person, had wonderful suggestions.
  • Very thorough, helped out alot.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Malcolm Nicol

Malcolm Nicol

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Political Science

Minor: International Studies

 

Some Student Comments:

  • Malcolm was very helpful!
  • Very nice man, very helpful and easy to work with. Definitely will work with him again on future assignments.
  • Helped my paper's structure, and hopefully leads to a higher grade!
  • This was a very informative session and Malcolm was a great help.
Sam Pulliam

Sam Pulliam

Certified Master Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Helped with strategies to help improve my understanding commas.
  • It went very well, I received great advise on editing my rhetorical analysis paper.
  • I got help on forming my thesis statement!
  • Sam was super helpful in explaining literature reviews. She showed me some great resources and examples so I can write a better paper!
  • Thanks for the help!
Meg Robertson

Meg Robertson

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Meg was incredible, and made me feel like [I could] write the world!
  • Meg was so great and helped me really understand how I could make my paper better!
  • Meg is awesome!!!
  • Thanks you rock!
Tess Robinson

Tess Robinson

Certified Advanced Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • I enjoyed this session and learned a lot. Tess is a wonderful tutor.
  • Tess was an excellent help. Helped rebuild the structure of my paper and provided additional resources. Thanks!
  • Tess helps me feel confident about the content of my writing.
  • Tess was very helpful with the grammar and how to compose correct citations. She also provided me with some good informational assets to help with my formatting.
  • Tess was very helpful! She was able to break down my rhetorical analysis and help figure out where I needed to fix things. Definitely go to her!
Portrait of Writing Consultant Jamie Ronan

Jamie Ronan

Certified Advanced Writing Consultant

Major: Education

 

Some Student comments:

  • Jamie was super helpful and concise!
  • Very helpful reading over the paper out loud with an extra set of ears.
  • Very helpful. I was able to start on my assignment.
  • Jamie was very helpful with reviewing the start of my essay.
Jess Stallings

Jess Stallings

Certified Advanced Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Jessica was super helpful and encouraging. I am very glad I came I was nervous at first.
  • I was able to connect with Jessica and that made my experience a lot easier. I learned some new tools that I can implement in my writing and hopefully it will make my work flow better (and save time).
  • Jessica is super encouraging and helpful. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.
  • It really helped clear my head and Jessica helped answer any question I had.
  • Jessica was very helpful.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Hayley Swinson

Hayley Swinson

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • she was great! thanks! :)
  • LOVED IT! Hayley really helped improve my paper. I will be back!
  • I feel so much better about my paper!
Michaela Taylor

Michaela Taylor

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Public Health

Minor: Forensics

 

Some Student comments:

  • Michaela is awesome!
  • Michaela was super helpful brainstorming my research paper.
  • Michaela was really helpful in revising my paper. She also really helped in giving advice on how to break down my paper into smaller parts because I was struggling on meeting page requirements.
  • MICHAELA WAS SUPER NICE AND HELPED ME UNDERSTAND MY PAPER! SHE WAS SUPER HELPFUL, AND I WILL BE BACK.
  • Michaela was great, very nice and was concise and helpful with her feedback!
Portrait of Writing Consultant Jenna Tripp

Jenna Tripp

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: English &
Communication Studies

 

Some Student comments:

  • Really sweet, and will help you out with even the dumbest questions.
  • Jenna was very helpful in going over my paper and picking out things that I should fix and talking through it with me.
  • Jenna was very knowledgeable and extremely patient. She has great supportive qualities.
  • Jenna was very helpful :)
  • Jenna is the coolest kid on the block.
Portrait of Writing Consultant Shelby Watson

Shelby Watson

Certified Writing Consultant

Major: Film Studies &
Communication Studies

 

Some Student comments:

  • Amazing! Shelby was super helpful and I hope to see her again!
  • Shelby was very helpful with my personal narrative. She had a lot of helpful suggestions on what I could fix to make my paper stronger.
  • Shelby was very helpful, patient, and helped me answer my questions!
  • Shelby helped so much! She was great and we got so much of my paper outline done in my session with her! Will visit her again!
  • Shelby was great!
Bella Wick

Bella Wick

Certified Advanced Writing Consultant

Major: Creative Writing

Minor: English

 

Some Student comments:

  • Bella was very kind, knowledgeable, motivated to pursue her dreams and provided excellent advise regarding the paper.
  • Bella was incredibly helpful!
  • Bella was a great tutor. Very organized, took notes about what I'm doing, and showed me how to find my research. I'm going to continue coming to her on a regular basis.
  • thanks bella!
  • This is a great resource. Isabella really helped me go over my paper and see some things that I would not have noticed myself.