Dr. Erin Andersen

Director of the Writing Collaboratory

In addition to directing the Collab, I’m an Associate Professor of English in the Business, Media, and Writing department. I teach first-year writing courses, rhetoric, queer theory, and writing tutor training. My research interests are centered in social justice pedagogy and writing center studies. I love working with students and tutors, and hope to see you in the Collab soon!

Victoria Hoffman
Peer Tutor Coordinator
Major: Business Administration
Minors: English & Professional Writing

Hi! My name is Victoria Hoffman, and I am currently a junior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and going for a double minor in English and Professional Writing. Once I graduate here at Centenary, my plan is to attend law school to ultimately get my dream career of being a lawyer. My strengths as a tutor are being able to break down what the assignment is asking, focusing on concepts in reading and writing, as well as being able to effectively discuss the “why”, creating an engaging purpose in students’ writing. I also love helping students brainstorm and bring together their ideas in a formatted fashion to get their point across in an organized way. In my free time I enjoy reading, painting, running, playing tennis, and going on hikes.

Kassidy House
Event Tutor Coordinator
Major: Elementary Education

Hi! My name is Kassidy and I am currently a junior majoring in Elementary Education. I hope to one day be able to teach Kindergarten or First Grade. Some of my strong points as a tutor include sentence structure, grammar and organizing/outlining. My goal as a tutor is to help students feel comfortable with their writing and help them keep their thoughts organized while getting their point across.

Emily Kurnides
Major: Film & Theatre

Hello! My name is Emily and I am a junior here at Centenary. I am a film and theatre major, and this is my second year being a peer tutor! I love working on brainstorming and creative writing pieces. I spend a lot of time outside of school jamming to 70s music in the kitchen while cooking and reading just about any book I can find! I also love putting on string lights and having movie marathons on the couch!

Mathias O’Neil
Major: Psychology

Hi! My name is Mathias O’Neil and I am going into my junior year at Centenary. I am a psychology major, but I’d like to go to medical school where I will focus on psychiatry. My strengths are APA formatting, research papers, and organization. I am also interested in photography, cars, and clothing design.

Izabelle Weisman
Major: Secondary English Education

Hi! My name is Izabelle Weisman and I am junior majoring in Secondary English Education. As a tutor, I strongly believe in collaboration. I aim to bounce ideas back and forth to obtain results which best suit individual writers. I aspire to help with citations, structure, flow, and much more. I am eager to assist anyone with their writing! Outside of school, I enjoy reading and writing, watching tv shows, and spending time with my cats, Ollie and Opal.

Ashley Johnson
Major: Social Work

My name is Ashley Johnson and I am a junior here at Centenary University! I am majoring in social work and I hope to one day work in a school as a school social worker. I work very well with research papers, brainstorming, MLA and APA formatting, and sentence structure. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, playing the piano, along with a few other instruments, and racing at Island Dragway on the weekends.

Adrianna Strait
Major: Animal Health

Hi! My name is Adrianna Strait and I am currently a junior majoring in Animal Health with a concentration in Equine Pre-Vet. My tutoring strengths are organization and research papers. As a tutor, my goal is to help writers feel comfortable with their personal voice. Outside of school, you’ll find me cooking, listening to music, riding horse, on a hike, or binge watching Netflix!

Jake Lombardo
Major: English Education

Hello! My name is Jake Lombardo. I am currently a Sophomore at Centenary majoring in Education in English and pursuing teaching middle or high school. My strengths in writing include formulating thesis statements, overall organization and sentence structure, and MLA formatting. I love to listen to music, read and write, and take care of my many plants in my free time!

Eve Foote
Major: English

My name is Eve Foote and I am a sophomore at Centenary. I’m an English major; I’m interested in law or journalism as possible careers. When it comes to tutoring, I like to specialize in formatting/sentence structure, grammar, thesis statements, introduction/conclusion paragraphs, and brainstorming. When I’m not studying, I’m playing field hockey, seeing friends/family on the weekends, hosting my radio show, skiing, or binge-watching Netflix!

Dana Weiss
Major: Psychology

Hi! My name is Dana Weiss and I’m a sophomore majoring in Sociology. I am also super interested in the environment and hope to work in that field after graduation. My tutoring style is to keep it casual and have a one-on-one conversation to help you be the best writer you can be, no matter what stage of the writing process you’re at. I especially like to focus on clarity, thesis statements, and in-text citations – particularly in APA format. Outside of school, I like to crochet, do nail art, sing, and spend time with my cat, Milo.

Kane Montan
Major: Criminal Justice

Hi! My name is Kane and I am a Sophomore majoring in Criminal Justice. My plans after I graduate is to pursue my career as a police officer. I love to help when it comes to pretty much anything! Some of my strengths in tutoring include brainstorming, research papers, and some APA formatting. I enjoy listening to music, cars, and coffee!

Sofia Senesie
Major: Creative Writing

Enchantée! My name is Sofia Eve Senesie, a sophomore, and I am a Creative Writing Major aka the fun side of writing away from the essays. My tutoring strengths are generating ideas and idea organization or more simply brainstorming! In my free time I like to write my many writing projects which varies between fiction, poetry, and tv scripts; trying out new recipes; binge-watching shows and movies in various languages; playing on my keyboard; reading; walking; and working at my part time job. I prefer to go by Fia but you can call me Sensei too if you’re daring. I look forward to working with you!

Onoshope Itunoya-Musa
Major: Psychology
Minor: Criminal Justice

Hi! My name is Onoshope! I am a Psychology major with a minor in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Psychology. My strengths in tutoring include brainstorming, grammar, research papers, APA formatting, and organization. I love reading novels, watching Korean drama, and listening to K-pop or any music. I also love food and getting involved in different activities.

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