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

Diana is a senior English major at WCSU, with a minor in Spanish. She speaks Spanish and English, and loves learning about different cultures. Her interests include reading books (from poetry to sci-fi), writing questionable fiction (free verse and short stories), and listening to music (from rock to kpop). After graduation Diana plans to pursue publishing  to eventually become a book editor.

When it comes to writing, Diana most commonly uses MLA 8 and enjoys working with others to further develop their work.

“One must always be careful of books, and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” -Cassandra Clare

 

Joseph is a senior 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

 

Molly is a graduate student in the MFA in writing program. She loves all things reading and writing especially fiction, poetry, and journalism. She’s particularly interested in food and travel writing and its related adventures. When she’s not tutoring or in search of the perfect pizza to write about, she enjoys crafting, camping, beaching, and hanging out with her feline buddy, Finley.

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel like I should be doing something else.” – Gloria Steinem