Writing Center

Meet the Team






Writing Consultants


Zach is a senior from Patterson, NY double-majoring in political science and history. After graduation, he aspires to work in politics, law, or national security. His current interests encompass a wide variety of areas, including American, European, and Ancient History (he is currently writing his senior thesis on the fall of the Roman Republic), politics, economics, physics, space exploration, and sports (especially the Red Sox and Patriots).

“The distinguishing property of man is to search for and to follow after truth.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


Kendyl is a senior at WCSU, majoring in History and minoring in Philosophy; this is her second year as a tutor here in the Writing Center. Though tutoring is one of her favorite things to do, Kendyl also enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, spending time with her family, and working at a bar up the street from WCSU. Her future goals include pursuing post-graduate degrees and keep finding joy in little things.

“Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.” -Thomas Aquinas


Gina is concentrating on public relations, journalistic, and political writing as part of her Masters of Fine Arts degree. She enjoys watching the news, skydiving, traveling, hiking and learning Spanish. Her professional writing goals include working for a political campaign, PR firm, news organization, radio company or nonprofit organization.

“Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power.” -Shonda Rhimes
Anna is in her senior year as a Professional Writing major. Her current interests include binge watching Sci-Fi shows, learning and talking about holistic health, and reading books from a wide range of genres from mystery to YA.  When it comes to writing, Anna enjoys the revision process and collaborating with other writers to develop their ideas further.

“Most of us can’t help but live as though we’ve got two lives to live, one is the mockup, the other the finished version, and then there are all those versions in between.”

-Andre Aciman

Jimmy is a senior English major at WCSU. After graduating, he plans on getting a master’s degree in teaching, in order to become a high school English teacher. Jimmy is interested in various athletic activities, such as running, hiking, biking, backpacking, going to the gym, etc. He most frequently reads the Bible, classics of literature and works of philosophy. He enjoys editing papers and finding creative ways to improve them.

Favorite quote: “…I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost


Bill is a senior with a double major in Psychology and Interdisciplinary/Diversity Studies and a minor in Creative Writing. When he’s not working on research or writing Sci-Fi/Fantasy fiction, he is reading a new novel or working on his latest JRPG obsession. His future goals are to be a novelist and social psychologist.

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”

-Pablo Picasso

  Charlie is a professional writing major with a concentration in creative writing. She loves to write and read anything that interests her, but she has a weakness for poetry and short stories. Her favorite author is John Steinbeck and she loves anything to do with the beat generation. She thinks Oxford commas are the superior commas.

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” -Stephen King




Joseph Oliveri is a junior Communication Studies major with a minor in Journalism. His interests include the study of mass media, local and national politics, and folk music. He is a staff writer for the WCSU news site, The Echo. 

“The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.” -George Orwell


Victoria is a graduate student in the MFA program at WCSU. She loves all things writing: journalism, poetry, screenplays, fiction, and even finds well-reasoned essays to be exceedingly pleasing. When she’s not training to be a movie-buff by watching as many movies as she can, she’s training to be a foodie by eating as much food as she can.

“Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now.” – Ernest Hemingway


Center Assistants

Destiny is a freshman majoring in Professional Writing with a concentration in Creative Writing. Her main passion is poetry and she looks forward to sharing her work at Coffeehouse on Thursday nights. When she isn’t writing poetry, she can be found watching endless slam poems on YouTube and reading in her spare time at the desk. She loves to sing and be outdoors when the sun is shining. Although her hair color and style changes often, you can always expect her bright personality to stay the same!

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” – William Wordsworth