ASC's Student Staff

Get to know our Tutors, SI Leaders, Academic Coaches and more!

ASC's Student Staff
Get to know our Tutors, SI Leaders, Academic Coaches and more!
 
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Jenna Bal

I am studying:

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I hope to pursue my masters while working for a magazine publication.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am involved in student media as a blogger for The Burr and a writer for Her Campus. I am also a sister of Chi Omega!

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I'm vegetarian!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being an Academic Coach because I get to help fellow students become the most successful versions of themselves.


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Rachel Booth

I am studying: English with a Creative Writing minor

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

The goal is to be an editor at a publishing company, and hopefully, fingers crossed, publish my own novels.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a Student Success Leader for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design and am a member of the Honors College.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

My first semester of college I was accepted into the Honors program Freshmen In Florence and spent the fall of 2019 studying in Florence, Italy.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as an Academic Coach because I know that I am helping students not only better themselves in a specific class but better themselves overall, even after college is over.


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Christy Cecil

I am studying: Advertising major and design minor

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2021

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I want to do social media advertising and be able to travel a lot.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am the Historian of the Beta Psi chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi which is a National Honorary Band Service Fraternity. I also play trumpet and am the New Member Liaison of the Marching Golden Flashes.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can moonwalk and do the worm. (Note: I started working for ASC in Fall 2021. I answered that question wrong before, but I couldn't go back)

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

 


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Nuried Hurtado

I am studying: Journalism major and Digital Media Production minor

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I would love to work as a reporter or an anchor in a news show. It is something I am looking forward once I graduate

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I'm part of TV2 as Tech Crew and as a Talent. Also, I'm the Initiate Advisor for my fraternity., Phi Sigma Pi.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I know 3 languages and I traveled to about 7 countries and I visited 4 states.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love to work as an Academic Coach because I can help students who are struggling just like I did during my first year on college. I think it is a good opportunity to give back everything I learned and help others to overcome any difficulties they might be having. Now, I am a tutor too, and I am excited to help more students to understand and succeed in their classes.


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Emily Hynes

I am studying: Nutrition major, Business minor

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2021

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up, I want to be a Registered Dietitian and own my own business helping people have healthy relationships with food.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a part of CHAARG, a women's fitness organization on campus. I have served on the Membership Committee and as a Small Group Coordinator. I am also a member of the Student Dietetics Association, a professional development organization for Nutrition students.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am a vegetarian!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I wanted to work for the ASC because their programs have been so helpful for me, and I wanted to be able to "pay it forward" to other student like me!


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Ebone Jones

I am studying: Costume Design and Technology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Academic Coach, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

My career goal is to Create Costumes for Major Motion Pictures.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

My freshman year I participated in the Provost Leadership Academy. My sophomore year I was a part of the Welcome Crew for Blastofff and I was a trainer for PLTC.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am a licensed Cosmetologist

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as an Academic Coach because it holds me accountable while still being able to help others be the best version of themselves.


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Maddy Mead

I am studying: Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up I want to have obtained my B.A. in Psychology, an M.A. in Higher Education, a P.h.D. in Psychology or Non-Profit Management, these are goals that I have set for myself and while they might change this is what I am dreaming about now.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I also work as a Career Peer, with the Career, Exploration and Development Office, supporting students with their career related goals, skills, and connections.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I love to crochet and knit!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to support students on their journey through academics and how to set oneself up for success not only with their short term academic goals, but with long-term career and academic goals as well.


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Hannah Pollack

I am studying: Communication Studies with a minor in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I would love to work in sports in some shape or form, whether that is on the academic side or coaching the mental side of the game.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I also work with the Student Success Programs as a Student Success Leader in the First-Year Experience courses.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have played and coached sports for the last 12 years.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to figure out different ways to solve problems and accomplish goals with students as an Academic Coach with the Academic Success Center.


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Nancy Rhoades

I am studying: Architecture with a minor in Historical Preservation

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I want to work at an architecture firm that specializes in historical preservation as a licensed architect.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am also involved in our university's chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi (national honorary band fraternity) and serve as the Vice President of Membership for our chapter. In addition to this I also play trumpet in multiple bands here at Kent State.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I've been pulled by sled dogs in Alaska!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as an Academic Coach because I feel like I am not only helping students with developing skills they use in their classes but also skills they will utilize even after they graduate.


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Becca Roberts

I am studying: Public Health major, Human Development and Family Studies minor

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I am honestly not sure what I want to do "when I grow up yet", I know that I want to be in a position where I am making a difference in the world of Public Health. I want to move to New York City and see public health working in such a large city. I want to travel around the U.S.A. and hopefully travel outside of the country as well to learn as much as I can about how other states/countries utilize public health, this way I can approach more permanent jobs with some experience. I hope to attend grad school after gaining some experience as well.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am on the executive board for my sorority, Chi Omega. I was an SSL and EXCEL mentor my sophomore year and I was heavily involved with EXCEL my freshman year as a student as well!

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have recently gotten into reading again this summer and I love crafting!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to help students and make college a little easier for them!


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Sydney Skwera

I am studying: Hospitality and Event Management

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

My major is so broad so I don't have an exact idea yet, but I have been looking into resort management and event planning. I'm pretty much open to anything as of now though!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I'm apart of Alpha Lambda Delta and Paws for a Cause where I dog sit service dogs in training.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I'm a manager at a local homemade ice cream shop, Heavenly Creamery, where we have over three hundred different flavors. We make really interesting flavors like corn and sweet potato cheesecake!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

 


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Jacob Street

I am studying: Integrated Social Studies with a minor in Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I would love to be a high school history or psychology teacher!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I play trombone for the Marching Golden Flashes, and I am also involved in the Kent Student Education Association (KSEA).

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

My favorite flowers are hydrangeas!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love to help people unlock potential that is already within them so that they can excel!


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Dinah Walter

I am studying: Biology/pre-med

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Academic Coach, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

After college, I'm hoping to go to medical school to pursue a career in Emergency Medicine.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I'm a member of the Kent State Honors College, the Female Medical Student Organization (Fe-Med), and I'm also in marching band! Additionally, I volunteer as a crisis counselor with Crisis Text Line.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I'm currently training to become an EMT, which has always been a dream of mine!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being an Academic Coach because it gives me the ability to support students individually based on their personal learning styles and goals.


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Noah Yocum

I am studying: Chemistry

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2019

My role with ASC: Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

My post-college plan includes moving out west and beginning my career in an analytical chemistry laboratory.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

None

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I spent this last summer traveling the United States, 72+ hours of driving!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to connect with students and help them in having the most successful college experience possible.


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Rachel Buck

I am studying: Integrated Social Studies

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2020

My role with ASC: Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to become a high school history teacher and hopefully travel around the world.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Some of the campus and professional activities that I am involved in include Kent State Education Association (KSEA), Spikeball club, and MACC Maniacs.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have met at least 1 member of every major Cleveland Sports team. Cleveland Browns: Joe Thomas and Josh Cribbs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova and Kevin Love. Cleveland Indians/Guardians: Josh Tomlin and Andrew Miller.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love learning about and showing students studying techniques to help them master the information that they are having difficulty with.


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Sam Donaldson

I am studying: Major: Economics Minors: Political Science, German, Data Analytics

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

After college, I aspire to be involved with the economic development sector of a city's government in order to promote urban equality and evolution.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Alpha Lambda Delta, H2O LifeGroup

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am obsessed with music and am always open to any song suggestions! Doesn't matter the genre!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

Because I can personally understand the college struggle and its related stress, I love that, as an SI leader, I am able to help fellow students through problems I've also faced.


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Annika Dudik

I am studying: Biology and Geology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: SI Leader, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

After college, it is my goal to work for the National Park system.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am also involved with the Scientista club and ALD.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I love to rock climb!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as an SI leader because I am able to help people succeed in the classes they are taking.


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Thais Faccio de Assis

I am studying: Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

One of the things I aspire the most is to eventually work with organizational Psychology.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I used to take equestrian lessons and participate in competitions while I lived in Brazil.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love to help people develop their abilities, and I'm honored to be able to witness their daily improvement.


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Sean Frisbie

I am studying: Biochemistry

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2018

My role with ASC: SI Leader, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

My goals are to become a physician by attending medical school once college is completed.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I really like helping others and will go out of my way to make sure people are happy and healthy.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

It has helped me grow and develop into the person that I am today.


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Torrance Gaskins

I am studying: Anthropology and French with a minor in Creative Writing

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

I want to study cultural anthropology, travel, and publish YA novels.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a writing tutor at the Writing Commons. I also work at the Ludwig Recital Hall as a recording technician. You may also see me playing the cello at various gigs around the Kent area.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I write songs in my spare time.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as an SI leader because I am able to connect with others in a meaningful way through the learning process.


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Libby Gilchrist

I am studying: Nursing

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

I want to become an RN at Cleveland clinic hospital and eventually sign a contract with a traveling agency.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I'm a member and sisterhood co-chair head of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority!

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have a fraternal twin sister!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love interacting with students and helping them find their own studying routine.


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Erin Hawkins

I am studying: Biology: Pre-Medicine

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

I plan on going to medical school and eventually becoming a physician in private or group practice.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a member of Tri Sigma sorority and I hold two chair head positions for the Fall 2021 semester. I am also a member of Phi Delta Epsilon. I play the violin in a community string ensemble in Canton, Ohio and I also volunteer at rEcess, a monthly event that supports children with disabilities and their families.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I love making art and going to museums!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.


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Emma Haynes

I am studying: Integrated Social Studies

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

After college I want to be a middle school history teacher and continue my education. "When I grow up" I want to work as an archivist in a university setting.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Honors College Alpha Lambda Delta

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I've moved eight separate times before I turned fifteen.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love aiding other students in any way I can, and this role gives me that opportunity.


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Ayat Husain

I am studying: Biology Pre-Med, Minor Chemistry

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a doctor!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a student ambassador and the position I hold is participation chair.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I like to do crafts in my free time.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as an SI Leader because I enjoy helping students understand difficult concepts! :)


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Chloe Lewis

I am studying: Zoology

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2021

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

After college I intend to go into field work. This may include, but is not limited to, conservation and/or rehabilitation of animals.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I volunteer at a rehabilitation center for birds of prey. I enjoy hiking, biking, and any outdoor activities. I love cooking and trying new recipes.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.


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Alexa Long

I am studying: Integrated Science

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, SI Leader, Mentor, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor, CRLA Level II Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a high school science teacher, and preferably teach biology!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a member of the Kent State Honors College and the Kent Student Education Association (KSEA).

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have an identical twin sister and I am left-handed!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working for the ASC because I am able to help other students succeed in their courses!


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Nadia Modjrian

I am studying: Fashion Design

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

My short te goal is to be a senior or head designer or a product developer for a famous fashion brand andy long-term goal is to have my own brand.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I love FAB and also am a part of Global Village qnd attend their events usually.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am fluent in French and can speak a bit of Turkish!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I want to learn new things, meet new people and help students be more successful in their courses.


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David Morgan

I am studying: Biology Pre-med

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2019

My role with ASC: Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up I want to be a doctor and that is what I am currently working toward. My interest right now is orthopedic surgery but that will probably change as I am exposed to more fields in medicine.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am secretary for the American Medical Students Association, before covid I participated in intramurals every semester, previously worked in a neural developmental biology research lab and currently working in a biochemistry lab, and I recently started volunteering with the Crystal Clinic.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

A fun fact is that I am a military child so I lived in Italy and Japan for a total of six years growing up. This allowed me to experience many different cultures throughout Asia, Europe, and Africa. The memories I cherish the most come from playing soccer in Europe.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being an SI leader because it gives me the opportunity to connect with fellow students. Also, SI is how I learned to study and approach any class to succeed. I feel I am passing the torch from SI leaders who were integral in my undergraduate journey to the students I meet in session.


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Sarah Morrison

I am studying: Biology/pre-medicine

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2018

My role with ASC: Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to work as a pediatrician after attending medical school and residency.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I used to dance for 16 years!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love helping students study and become independent learners through fun activities!


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Amanda Stayer

I am studying: VCD Photography Major, Art History Minor

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2021

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

As of right now, my dream is to work with magazine publications as a photographer, and hopefully for a magazine that allows me to travel a lot. The ultimate dream would to one day be a photographer for Rolling Stones Magazine.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I also work in the Creative Lab in Taylor Hall, I'm the editor-in-chief for Fusion Magazine, Kent State's LGBTQ+ magazine, and I'm the Media Director for KSU Blue, a student organization I helped found that is all about human trafficking awareness and prevention.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I really love to run, and I've actually completed two half-marathons and a full marathon as well. I hope to one day qualify for the Boston Marathon.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.


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Jayden Stearns

I am studying: Computer Science (and the Information Security concentration)

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2019

My role with ASC: SI Leader


What do you want to do after college?

After college, I currently aim to work in the Information Technology field. I have always enjoyed helping people set up, manage, and learn about their technology, so a profession in which I am able to do the same for both individuals and companies would be very rewarding.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

In addition to my roles through the ASC over the past semesters, I am also the Technology Coordinator for a few churches in my county, aiding planning and implementation of any technological improvements that they wish to pursue, as well as recording and uploading weekly online worship services.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

My favorite book is Foundation by Isaac Asimov.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love every position that I have held through the ASC because I feel that there is no better way for me to exemplify leadership through academics than by directly assisting other Kent State students in their learning.


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Matthew Troyer

I am studying: Integrated Science

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, SI Leader, Classroom Assistant, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

My plan after college is to teach high school biology or chemistry.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am the secretary for the Kent Student Education Association and in the Honors College.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have played the alto saxophone since I was in fifth grade.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to work one on one with students of Kent State and help them excel at their courses.


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Somto Abraham

I am studying: Pre-Med

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

My dream is to become the best pediatric orthopedic surgeon in the world. I also wish to win a Fields medal by solving one of the millennium problems.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a part of the chess club and a member of the H2O church. In Fall 2020 semester, I worked in the dining services.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I make soundtracks. I'm not so good with lyrics, though, so ask me if you write songs and need music to go with it.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I take joy in seeing people find answers to questions. I also just like helping people any way I can.


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Omarr Al-naboulsee

I am studying: Biology Pre-Dental

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up I want to be a Dentist and invest in real estate. I would love to travel the world, Run a marathon and start a little garage band.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

My favorite song is This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) by Talking Heads

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor in the ASC because I get to see determined students become confident in their studies.


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Josh Andrews

I am studying: Actuarial Sciences

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college I plan to become an actuary. I would also like to pass as many tests as I can in my field in order to become more diverse and knowledgeable in my subject matter.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am involved in the Choose Ohio First Program.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have visited 18 of the 30 MLB stadiums and plan to visit them all on day.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I enjoy helping students in order for them to become successful in the field that they are studying.


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Bri Bish

I am studying: Biology Pre-med

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2019

My role with ASC: Tutor, Classroom Assistant, Mentor, Program Assistant, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to go to medical school to become a physician in a pediatric specialty.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a mentor for the Honors Leadership Academy, a student ambassador for the University College, a member of the honors peer to peer mentor program, a member of AMSA and Phi Delta Epsilon.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

 

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to help students feel more confident in their ability to succeed in their coursework.


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Marissa Brown

I am studying: Middle Childhood Education

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a math teacher, specifically in 4th or 5th grade.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

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Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can play the flute and the piccolo!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to help people grow and see them succeed.


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Sarah Butch

I am studying: Nursing

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

When I graduate from college, I plan to become an RN and work in pediatrics. I hope to return to school to further my education and become a nurse practitioner who specializes in pediatric endocrinology.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a member of Students for Professional Nursing, I hold the position of community officer. I am also a member of Sigma Delta Tau and Alpha Lambda Delta.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

A fun fact about me is that I used to be a figure skater!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

 


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Cara Carlson

I am studying: Biology major, French minor

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college, I plan to get a master's degree in Optometry and become an eye doctor.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a Peer Support in the Honors' College, a member of the KSU Democrats Club, and a staff writer for BSR web.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I love spending time in nature and going on walks, looking at clouds, and just enjoying the sunshine!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love connecting with my peers through learning STEM!


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James Cipiti

I am studying: Chemistry/Pre-Med

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

Eventually I would like to become an Anesthesiologist, and after college I am planning on going to medical school.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I play the saxophone as a hobby.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor because I get the opportunity to help students learn on a daily basis.


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Mason D'Amore

I am studying: Chemistry

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to go to grad school and become a forensic scientist.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I have been a member of SAACS.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I've known I wanted to go into forensic science since the 8th grade.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

As a tutor I am able to help others who may have trouble understanding a topic, and I like being there when they have that moment of understanding.


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Josh Danszczak

I am studying: Finance

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to have a job somewhere in the field of business, I am not exactly sure yet.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am not involved in anything else.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I love long-boarding around campus, it is very relaxing.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I have not began work as a tutor yet.


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Giang (Caitlyn) Dao

I am studying: Human Resources Management

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to run a beauty business of my own

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

N/A

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I always have a food comma :))

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love the position because it gives me a chance to challenge myself and go over my limitation.


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Chloe Davila

I am studying: Fashion Merchandising, Pre-Law

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college I would like to work in the legal realm of the fashion industry.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am involved in Phi Mu where I have held a couple leadership positions.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I enjoy roller skating.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor to help others!


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Haley Dees

I am studying: Major: Aerospace Engineering , Minor: Applied Mathematics

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, Classroom Assistant


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a flight controller in mission control during future manned missions to Mars. I also want to travel and speak at events about my experience being a woman in STEM to be a role model to young girls considering entering the field.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a member of the Honors Leadership Academy, and I work as a Junior Olympic Volleyball Referee in the Ohio Valley Region.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I played JO volleyball for 6 years throughout junior high and high school, and ended my high school varsity career with over 1,000 assists.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love seeing other people's reactions to reaching their goals or understanding a tough concept, and I love helping people get there!


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Seema Dhaher

I am studying: psychology, arabic

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a Child Psychologist.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a lifeguard, I am in National Honor Society.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am fluent in three languages.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love tutoring to help give students tools and ideas of studying different than what they have been to help them better their score as well as calming fears


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Amina Dhaher

I am studying: College Credit Plus Student

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college, I would like to work as an aerospace engineer at NASA.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can speak four languages...English, Arabic, French, and Spanish.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor in the ASC because I like to help my fellow students in any way I can.


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Madison Dodd

I am studying: Major: Archaeology minor: Art History

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to work in the field as an archaeologist after attending graduate school. Eventually I would love to become a museum curator.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a Resident Assistant in Clark Hall, an active member of Art Club and the Anthropological Student Organization and am currently the scholarship chair in Phi Sigma Pi.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have three beagles that I love to play with when I am home.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

 


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Nadine El Dabh

I am studying: Nursing

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a pediatric nurse practitioner and continue to perform music.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I hope to get involved in some music groups on campus.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I'm a wedding singer!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor in the ASC because I know that I will be providing the help someone needs to succeed.


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Christina Fleming

I am studying: Exercise Science Pre-PT, OT, Podiatric Med

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to become a physical therapist that specializes in ballet dancers.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am an active member of the National Society for Leadership and Success.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I was a professional ballet dancer with the Ballet Theatre of Maryland prior to attending Kent.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love the opportunity to share my knowledge and tips for success with other students.


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Grace Giorgi

I am studying: Integrated Mathematics

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up I want to be a high school math teacher. I eventually want to go back to school and maybe become a professor one day.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am the finance director of my sorority Alpha Xi Delta. With Alpha Xi Delta I am involved in flag football, sand volleyball, and indoor volleyball. I also am a member of the Kent State Golf Club.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I actually hated math up until my sophomore year of high school but I just had a really good teacher that changed my whole perspective!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being a tutor in the ASC because I am learning so many ways to develop a respectful mutual relationship with peers.


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Isaiah Graham

I am studying: Integrated social studies

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

"When I grow up" I want to be where I'm most needed, and where I can make the best, most positive impact that my skills and knowledge can lend. For me personally, that means becoming a high school social studies teacher, and helping students to learn, grow, and transform into bright, responsible, and well-disposed citizens.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

an interesting fact about myself would be that i love to create. I operate a Redbubble shop where i sell prints of some of my digital artwork. I also really enjoy starting new craft or building projects. Most of all, I love to cook! I sometimes joke that the movie ratatouille is based on my life story, as my cooking adventures began with making late night concoctions from whatever junk was leftover in my pantry as a kid.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

As a future educator, the opportunity to engage and connect with fellow learners is both a rewarding and fulfilling experience!


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Corinne Hartline

I am studying: Accounting

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to begin working at an accounting firm and study for my CPA license.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I serve as the Membership Officer for Beta Alpha Psi/Accounting Association.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

 

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I enjoy seeing students get that "lightbulb" moment when something they have been struggling with finally clicks.


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Maura Haskins

I am studying: Speech Language Pathology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, CRLA Level II Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I hope to become a speech language pathologist. After graduating, I would love to travel around with my job, before settling down and opening up my own clinical practice.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I work as an undergraduate research assistant in the Speech Language Physiology Lab. It's been a fantastic experience.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I like to act! I haven't pursued theatrical performance as a career, but it's a little side hobby of mine.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to work directly with students, and being able to help them realize their own success!


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Caden Hearn

I am studying: Neuroscience

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college I plan on pursuing a PhD and eventually running my own neuroscience research lab.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I volunteer in a lab on campus that studies opioid addiction, I'm a member of AMSA, and I am in the Neuroscience club on campus.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I really enjoy hiking and looking for cool plants and mushrooms

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I really enjoy the having the opportunity to share knowledge about subjects I enjoy with people who want to learn.


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Cameren Hicks

I am studying:

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2019

My role with ASC: Tutor, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

I will be working as a data analyst after college.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have 5 brothers and no sisters!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a math tutor, both helping people and working with a subject that I love!


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Bethany Hinkle

I am studying: Middle Childhood Education

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would love to be a middle school math teacher and coach cross country/track.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am also in Tri Sigma where I am a co-chair for PR and I am in Paws for a Cause which works with a service dog organization.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am an animal lover!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

As an education major, this role allows me to practice some skills that I'll be needing/using in a couple years and also allows me an opportunity to help others.


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Maddie Hornikel

I am studying:

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I'm an Integrated Language Arts Education major, which means I'll be licensed to teach seventh through twelfth grade English! Ideally, I'd want to teach a middle school English class and possibly be the advisor for the school's drama club as I've always loved theatre.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I'm a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma and I serve on our officer board as the Panhellenic Delegate! I'm also a member of Kent State's Catholic Student Association.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I play six instruments!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I'm really passionate about helping people grow and learn, and the ASC gives me the opportunity to do just that!


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Nuried Hurtado

I am studying: Journalism major and Digital Media Production minor

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, Academic Coach


What do you want to do after college?

I would love to work as a reporter or an anchor in a news show. It is something I am looking forward once I graduate

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I'm part of TV2 as Tech Crew and as a Talent. Also, I'm the Initiate Advisor for my fraternity., Phi Sigma Pi.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I know 3 languages and I traveled to about 7 countries and I visited 4 states.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love to work as an Academic Coach because I can help students who are struggling just like I did during my first year on college. I think it is a good opportunity to give back everything I learned and help others to overcome any difficulties they might be having. Now, I am a tutor too, and I am excited to help more students to understand and succeed in their classes.


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Vinny Hutzell

I am studying: History and Classics

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to be a research librarian.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Secretary of the German Club

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have a very cool cat named Kicker. He's a cute gentle giant.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love to help and encourage my fellow students find their confidence and succeed in their academic careers.


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Lauren Jewell

I am studying: Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

Right now the plan is to go Medical School to become a pediatrician or do a masters in Public Health and becoming an Athletic Trainor.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am currently an SSL with SSP, I hold a secretary position for my club, FEMED, and I also am involved with H2O church .

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

An interesting fact I have is that I have taken a picture with the Frisco Bowl Trophy. I also have a friend since preschool with the same name as I do, Lauren!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I am excited to start as a tutor with the ASC as I love watching people grow and learn. Classes can get hard and frustrating, so when I get to see them start to understand the information better, I get a small sense of joy.


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Nate Kaduk

I am studying: Computer Science

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I do not know, I am still trying to figure out my answer on this one. After college, I want/plan to be working for a company, whether locally-owned, international, or governmental.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I mentor three students. I am a part of Chess and Quidditch club, but do not have a leadership position in either.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can still put a foot behind my head.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love tutoring in the ASC because I want to meet student curiosity with ample opportunities to learn. These two factors, put together, help students to strive toward their goals.


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Sarah Kassis

I am studying: Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I plan to attend medical school and hopefully become a child psychiatrist.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

MSA, AMSA, Alpha Lambda Delta, Research Assistant in Psychological Sciences Lab, Volunteer Scribe for ICC Free Clinic

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can speak 3 languages!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love giving people confidence in their abilities and knowledge!


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Nathan Keller

I am studying: Industrial Chemistry

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to be a chemical engineer that works on projects that positively affect the environment.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

KSU Dodgeball. Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society. Chemistry research.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am a board game nerd.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I enjoy helping other people achieve their goals.


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Kelsey Knoll

I am studying: Zoology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I was 14 when I wanted to become a Zoologist. Either study animals in their natural habitat or zookeeper.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

None.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I like to study Animals, read, play with my cat Albert (Abby), sew and like to craft.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

The reason why I love tutoring because it allows me to meet new people, help others, and learn new skills.


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Alexis Krizner

I am studying: Middle Childhood Education

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. I want to teach either language arts or science at the middle school level.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am in chaarg, PSP, and am on the advisory committee on academic assessment for the college of ehhs.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I love reading and read over 100 books last year.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor because I get to see students' progress.


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Peiyu Liu

I am studying: Major: Photography/ Minor: Design

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I will apply for a higher degree and become a teacher in the school.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I work in the VCD Creative Lab.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I like to observe nature light and shadow. Taking photos for the small still life is my habit.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

Students like my friends who can teach me new things and help me discover my passions!


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Alexa Long

I am studying: Integrated Science

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, SI Leader, Mentor, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor, CRLA Level II Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a high school science teacher, and preferably teach biology!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a member of the Kent State Honors College and the Kent Student Education Association (KSEA).

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have an identical twin sister and I am left-handed!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working for the ASC because I am able to help other students succeed in their courses!


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Michael McCannon

I am studying: Mathematics (Computer Science)

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, Classroom Assistant


What do you want to do after college?

I want to go to grad school and get my PhD in mathematics.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Cyber Security Club

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am a huge Formula One and English Premier League fan.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love that I can help students achieve their full potential.


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Ella McDonald

I am studying: Biology Minor in ASL

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to work in some part of the medical field, either in a person to person way or in an indirect way.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a secondary trainer for the service dog training organization 4 Paws for a Cause.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have lived in over 10 different places!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I enjoy getting to help people understand the topics that I have already learned as a way to give back in thanks for the help I got when I needed a tutor.


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Riley Moberly

I am studying: biology and psychology pre-med

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a pediatric oncologist.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Women's rugby club vice president, Peer Success Specialist, Student Success Leader, University Hospitals volunteer, and Fe-med member.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am ambidextrous.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love helping students gain confidence in their ability to succeed in difficult courses.


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Joel Monts

I am studying: Exercise Science - Pre Physical/Occupational Therapy/Podiatric Medicine

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to be an officer in the Navy Reserves and strength train Track and Football athletes or go into scientific research.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a Command Fitness Leader and Flight Engineer in the Navy.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I've had to be rescued from drowning twice; once before I joined the Navy (white water rafting) and once after (during water survival training).

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

 


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Blessing Mupinga

I am studying: Aeronautics - Professional Pilot

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up, ideally id like to move out of state to become either a corporate or commercial pilot. However, directly after graduation, my dream would be to move down to Columbus and work at NetJets, which is a private jet company, as a private pilot.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am in a multitude of clubs: Barefeet Dance Tribe, NEO Impact, NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), The Navigators, and AAAE (American Association of Airport Executives). Next fall I will also be taking on a leadership opportunity in Kent State's Kupita/Transciones program. This is a cultural orientation/transition experience for incoming African American, Latinx, Hispanic, Native American, and Multiracial students into the University. So my job is to help mentor these students.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I was born with 12 fingers

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

n/a (haven't started yet)


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Marceline Myers

I am studying: Physics major

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be in physics research and work with new equations that can help us better understand the natural laws around us. I'm happy wherever I end up (probably as a prof), as long as I get to work on my own projects that make me swoon.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I commute from afar to campus, so not really anything else.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I'm a certified welder.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I think it will be a wonderful opportunity to work with others and expand on my own knowledge of mathematics.


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Lex Patton

I am studying: Political Science major, Italian Studies minor and working on TEFL certificate

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I am still fully working this part out, but no matter what happens, I want to work with humanitarian organizations in Italy to help provide support for immigrants coming to the country. My aim is to become a human rights lawyer by 2032 so that I can further my work with these organizations and provide English classes for all those who want to learn it.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am an RA in Eastway where I have been able to work with numerous people and organizations to create community events, work to ensure a safe and inclusive environment and help train new RAs.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

My favorite animal is the thresher shark, I enjoy doing paint-by-numbers and puzzles of famous artworks and I LOVE spicy foods!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

This is my first semester with the ASC, but I am so excited to get to know my fellow tutors as well as work with students to ensure their success.


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Anna Polak

I am studying: Early Childhood Education

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I plan to begin teaching immediately after graduation, then eventually attend graduate school for Early Childhood Intervention.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

College of EHHS Student Success Leader, KSEA member, Alpha Lambda Delta member

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I enjoy making jewelry!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love supporting my peers and helping them reach their full potential!


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Destinee Ramsey

I am studying: Fashion Design

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to have my own fashion label

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

S.T.A.R.S 2018

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I've been crocheting for 8 years... If you see someone walking around with yarn its probably me

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love help student reach that "Ooh" moment it lets me know that they truly the material that I'm trying to teach


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Sam Ratliff

I am studying:

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college, I am hoping to become an early childhood teacher and work in a school with the grades PreK through 5th.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

 

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to meet new people ad help them better understand their courses to succeed.


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Autumn Reed

I am studying: Biology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to do research, specifically on learning processes.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I volunteer in a research lab and participate in the honors college.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I crochet constantly. I even carry a skein of yarn and an unfinished project with me just in case I find a spare moment to get some stitches in.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I'm excited to help other students with courses I enjoyed.


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Sung Min (Kevin) Rhee

I am studying: Aeronautics

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be an aviation manager. I would like to continue my study and earn a master degree, then maybe find an internship.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

none

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am Korean, but I am born and raised in Hong Kong. As a result, I can speak 4 languages.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I feel satisfied when I got the chance to help others who face academic difficulties.


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Alyssa Riggle

I am studying: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Minor in Psychology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a genetic counselor. After graduating from Kent I plan to attend a genetic counseling master's program for two years.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a member of Femed, I volunteer at a crisis hotline, I work at Subway, and I volunteer in a genetics research lab.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I was a dancer for most of my life before coming to college.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I like being able to help other students understand class material for classes that I have already taken.


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Maggie Rohrs

I am studying: Human Resources Management

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to become a HR manager working in employee relations.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

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I enjoy camping with my family.

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Jacqueline Sage

I am studying: Zoology

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, Classroom Assistant


What do you want to do after college?

I want to work in a zoo as a zookeeper and be part of a vet team.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

None at this time

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I rescue and foster many different species of animals.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love helping others succeed.


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Claire Sherwood

I am studying: Integrated Mathematics

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, Mentor


What do you want to do after college?

I would like to be a math teacher.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have four sisters.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to help people and see students improve their skills.


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Haley Shirley

I am studying: Doctor of Audiology (Undergrad: Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology)

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, CRLA Level II Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to become an audiologist and help those like myself with hearing loss.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Historian for the Student Academy of Audiology.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can't taste on the left side of my tongue!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love supporting others in tough times and allowing them to realize their academic potential.


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Graci Skala

I am studying: Nursing

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, Classroom Assistant


What do you want to do after college?

When I grow up I want to become a successful Nurse Practitioner. I would love to land a job at Cleveland Clinic right after college and gain residency there before I go back to school for my Master's degree.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

As of Fall 2021, I am involved in Movers and Groovers. In the Spring of 2021, I also took part in some intramural sports as well as Freedom Paws.

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My favorite place to vacation is Frankfort, Michigan!

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I want to make a difference in student's academic lives, especially when I am able to teach about subjects I love.


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Jordan Solmen

I am studying: Major: Chemistry, Minor: Spanish

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

As of right now, I am considering going to graduate school after college to further study some area of Chemistry. I love explaining concepts, so lately I have thought about pursuing a career as a professor.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am currently the treasurer and secretary of Tau Beta Sigma, an honorary band sorority. This semester, I also hope to become more involved in Kent's LGBTQ+ Center.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I was once ranked about 10th place nationally in Minecraft Survival Games. Around the same time, I lead the LifeBoat Survival Games daily leaderboard in 1st out of 43,284 players.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor in the ASC because the only reason I am where I am now is because of the guidance I was given in difficult classes in the past, and I love having the opportunity to provide that same mentorship for other students.


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Stuart Struna

I am studying: Integrated Social Studies

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college I plan to be a high school social studies teacher and basketball coach.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a brother in the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

 

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor because it gives me the opportunity to help other students.


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Alexis Thomas

I am studying: Child Psychology with Human Development and Family Studies minor

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I plan on obtaining my Master's in Social Work to achieve my LSW. My overall goal is to become a child developmental specialist.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am the secretary for Psi Chi, a national honor society for psychology majors and minors. I am also a research assistant for Dr. Amy Sato's Pediatric Health and Stress Lab.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am an identical mirror-image twin!

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Matthew Troyer

I am studying: Integrated Science

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2020

My role with ASC: Tutor, SI Leader, Classroom Assistant, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

My plan after college is to teach high school biology or chemistry.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am the secretary for the Kent Student Education Association and in the Honors College.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have played the alto saxophone since I was in fifth grade.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love being able to work one on one with students of Kent State and help them excel at their courses.


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Cori Van Orman

I am studying: Nursing

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I want to be a psychiatric nurse practitioner and work in a hospital!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am in Alpha Xi Delta and I am in SPN which is Students for Professional nursing.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I can put my feet behind my head

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Kelsey Verhoff

I am studying: Integrated Social Studies with a concentration in History

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

I would love to be a social studies teacher and to make a difference in the classroom. Eventually, I would love to work in educational policy to help improve schools!

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am involved in CHAARG as a small group coordinator and a member of the Kent Student Education Association.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I am a HUGE Taylor Swift fan! If you ever see me listening to music, you can pretty much bet it's Taylor Swift playing.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love working as a tutor in the ASC because I love helping and seeing people succeed.


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Melissa Wallick

I am studying: American Sign Language major and education minor

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor, CRLA Level I Certified Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

An American Sign Language teacher.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

I am a Drum Major for the KSU Marching Golden Flashes!

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

In fourth grade, I broke both of my arms a week apart.

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Drew Whitfield

I am studying: Major: Neuroscience, Minor: Microbiology

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

When I "grow up," I'm not entirely sure what I want to do. I'm thinking about going to PA school or getting a PhD and conducting research.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

Brain Health Research Institute Member, Neuroscience Club Member, Research Volunteer in The Kurokawa Lab, National Society for Leadership and Success Member.

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I have four dogs and two cats.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I like tutoring because I get to meet new people, and it's really nice being able to help students with concepts they may be struggling with.


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Daria Wilcox

I am studying: Fashion Merchandising

I started working with ASC in: Fall 2021

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

My dream is to get my MBA and open a second-hand boutique.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I'm from Anchorage, Alaska, but I'm also a citizen of Russia.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I've had so many people support me in my education (and help me through homework-induced mental breakdowns) that it feels good to be able to give some of that back to the world; plus, seeing students grow throughout the semester is so inspiring!


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Nicole Winter

I am studying: Double Major in International Relations & Economics

I started working with ASC in: Spring 2022

My role with ASC: Tutor


What do you want to do after college?

After college I want to work with foreign policy.

What other campus and professional activities are you involved in? Include any officer/leadership positions you hold.

 

Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.

I speak English and Portuguese, and I am also learning Spanish and French.

Write one sentence about why you love being a part of ASC.

I love to help my peers understand better a subject that I have already taken.