College of Arts & Sciences

The Writing Center

Undergraduate Tutors
Alyssa Beck
Name: Alyssa Beck
Year: 2015
Major: Undeclared Business
Hometown: Havertown, PA
What is your biggest writing challenge: Writing concluding sentences and conclusion paragraphs.
 Name: Isabella Brilliant
Year: 2016
Major: Accounting
Hometown:  South Philly, PA
What is your favorite book: The Great Gatsby or The Five People You Meet in Heaven.
 Name:  Julia Burke
Year:  2015
Major:  English & Spanish
Hometown:  Bel Air, MD
What are your plans for the future:  I want to eventually go to graduate school and become certified to be an ESL teacher.

Name:  Cat Coyle
Year:  2016
Major:  English, Minors in Communication Studies and International Relations
Hometown:  Gilbertsville, PA
Why do you like working in the Writing Center:  As someone interested in writing professionally, I love watching others’ writing evolve as mine does.
Katie Daubert Name: Katie Daubert
Year: 2015
Major: English
Hometown: Pine Grove, PA
What are your future plans? I have absolutely no idea.  All I know is that it will involve lots of books, lots of writing, art, and traveling.
 Name: Amy Dougher
Year: 2015
Major: Chemical Biology
Hometown: Harrison, NJ
What is your biggest writing challenge: I get way too creative with my punctuation.  Dashes are my best buddies – and also my greatest weakness.
 Name:  Lindsay Hueston
Year:  2016
Major:  English & French
Hometown:  Malvern, PA
What is your favorite place on campus and why:  Wolfington Hall – it’s a very cozy building - there are fireplaces!!
Madeleine Keogh Name: Madeleine Keogh
Year: 2015
Major: English
Hometown: Houston, TX
What are your plans for the future: Sit around all day reading books, drinking tea and getting paid for it.
Laura Lithgow Name:  Laura Lithgow
Year:
2015
Major:
Undecided Business
Hometown:
Pennsauken, NJ
Why do you like working in the Writing Center:
I like knowing that I can help people verbalize their thoughts in an effective manner, because sometimes what we intend to say on paper isn’t the way our writing comes across.
 Name:  Dana Mingione
Year:  2015
Major:  Italian & English
Hometown:  Blauvelt, NY
What is your biggest writing challenge:  Definitely the common and oft-complained-about hurdles of beginning and finishing.  Getting the ideas flowing isn’t easy, and neither is pulling ideas together into a neat, satisfying conclusion.
 Name:  Sarah Panetta
Year:  2016
Major:  English, Minor in Communications Studies
Hometown:  Clark, NJ
What are your plans for the future:  In a perfect world, I would love to be an event planner, have my own show on HGTV, write an award-winning novel, own a coffee shop, and have a few kids.
 Name:  Kelly Patterson
Year:  2015
Major:  Marketing
Hometown:  Point Pleasant, NJ
Why do you like working in the Writing Center:  I love working in the Writing Center because it allows me to help others improve their writing strategies.  A successful day tutoring in the Center is knowing I helped someone feel confident about their writing abilities and inspired them to take an interest in the revision process.
 Name:  Genevieve Philbin
Year:  2016
Major:  English & Film
Hometown:  Scranton, PA
What is your biggest writing challenge:  I have trouble limiting my comma usage.
 Name:  Darby Rourick
Year:  2016
Major:  English & Philosophy
Hometown:  Ankeny, IA
What is your favorite book:  My favorite book is The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Gabi Soreth Name: Gabi Soreth
Year:
2014
Major:
English and Spanish
Hometown:
Havertown, PA
What is your biggest writing challenge:
Beginning and ending an essay.
 Name:  Sarah Sutherland
Year:  2016
Major:  English
Hometown:  Baltimore, MD
What is your biggest writing challenge:  Coming up with a closing sentence, for sure.  Nothing’s worse than ending an otherwise strong paper with a concluding sentence that you’re not proud of.
 Name:  Teresa Tellekamp
Year:  2016
Major:  English & Spanish
Hometown:  Smithtown, NY
What are your plans for the future:  I want to be an editor at a major publishing house and eventually publish my own novels.
Lauren Thoreson Name: Lauren Thoreson
Year:
2015
Major:
English
Hometown:
Ellicott City, MD
Why do you like working in the Writing Center:
I like seeing how much progress a writer can make, even in just the half hour session.
 Name: Maria Tucci
Year: 2015
Major: Biology & English
Hometown: Berwyn, PA
What is your biggest writing challenge: Definitely comma usage.  Who knew such a small punctuation mark could be so difficult?

Name:  Liz Wardach
Year:  2016
Major:  Leadership, Ethics & Organizational Sustainability
Hometown:  Clarks Summit, PA
What is your favorite place on campus and why:  My favorite place on campus is the picnic bench behind all of the trees near the PLC.  I love that place for picnics on warm spring days.