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Katherine Andersen, Biology Major
Specialities:  Science and Biology

After ten years of working retail, Katherine decided that going to college would be better than folding clothes. She's a senior majoring in biology and hopes to ultimately earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. When she's not in class or at the Writing Center, Katherine can probably still be found on campus because she's the PAL for genetics, an occasional tutor, and a student senator. When she's not on campus, she enjoys watching TV and movies and spending time with her daughter.

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Dylan Crisp, Civil Engineering Major, STEM-Dedicated Writing Tutor

Dylan specializes in helping students with engineering reports and other papers that are heavier in scientific or mathematical jargon. While his engineering courses are his main focus, writing has always been a strength and he enjoys using that aptitude along with knowledge of the STEM subjects in order to help students with those particular writing needs. He also works part-time in a satellite position in the Ottensman Hall Atrium. Feel free to e-mail Dylan or call the Writing Center to find the hours that he is in Otts.  (Walk-ins are encouraged during those hours.)

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Emalydia Flenory, Forensic Investigation and English-Professional Writing Major, French Minor

Having always enjoyed writing she thought,"why not tutor?!"  This is her first year as a tutor and she is very excited to read the wide variety of papers that come in.  When she isn't spending her time in the Writing Center, she's active in French Club, enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies, reading and just being social!

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Logan Heim, English Major

Logan Heim is a laid-back guy - feel free to call him Logi Bear. He hopes spend a lot of time with the Writing Center and is eager to help other students. In his free time, he likes playing League of Legends, Dota 2, and PlayStation 2 games. He greatly enjoys reading and hanging out with his brothers at Sigma Tau Gamma. He also keeps up a semi-regular blog of short stories and poems after his homework is completed.

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Luke Hughes, English Education Major

This is Luke’s third year at UW-Platteville and his first semester as a writing tutor. He has always had a knack for writing. After being asked numerous times to proofread papers for friends, he decided to take it to the next level and become a tutor at the Writing Center. Wanting to make a career out of teaching and tutoring, he is very eager to help any student with writing. When he isn’t working at the Writing Center, he is mostly spending time with friends, watching Netflix, playing video games, or listening to really obscure music that no one has heard of.

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Sonnee Lozano, English Professional Writing Major

Having enjoyed writing and enhancing papers since the very beginning, Sonnee decided to pursue a degree in English–Professional Writing.  She loves helping students become better writers, so it was simply a matter of time for her to consider joining the Writing Center staff!  Along with her interests in the English field, Sonnee enjoys pulling all-nighters and copy editing every week for the UW-Platteville newspaper.  In her personal life, she is a passionate automotive enthusiast and hopes own many modern and classic muscle cars throughout her life!

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Matt Mutiva, English Education Major, Creative Writing Minor

A Milwaukee native, Matt is hoping to share his knowledge of English and creative writing with those around him, especially students seeking assistance from the Writing Center. When Matt is not active in the Writing Center, he can be found meditating on top of the “M” or nine times out of ten, writing poetry. Matt's now teamed up with the Writing Center crew and happily found a way to incorporate his meditative style into helping students calmly approach writing!

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Sam Raff, Spanish Education Major, TESOL Minor

This is Sam's fourth year in Platteville and his first at the Writing Center. He spent the first half of his life in Indiana and the second in Sheboygan, WI. He loves baseball and unfortunately, the Cubs. He spends his free time playing video games, reading and working his second job as a server on the weekends. Sam is going to Spain next fall and one day hopes to teach middle school Spanish. 

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Zach Rothmann, Electrical Engineering Major

Although Zach has always been a math-brained person, he started to appreciate the art of writing his freshman year at UW-Platteville. Looking to be more of a well-rounded individual, Zach decided to apply at the Writing Center and is very excited to work with student writers. When Zach is not busy with the multiple lab reports assigned to him by his electrical engineering professors, he is usually watching whatever sporting event is on TV or playing video games with his competitive roommate.

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Michelle Seefeld, Geography and Spanish Major, Environmental Science Minor

This is her fourth semester at the Writing Center, and she is excitedly hoping for many more to come. She enjoys reveling in her inner nerd by watching some Doctor Who and Monty Python or by "derping on le internets." Fuzzy, lovable llamas and being happy are among her other interests. Her favorite thing in life, however, is traveling in any capacity. From driving the hills surrounding Platteville to hiking on glaciers in Iceland, she loves exploring new places.

Danielle Stern, Elementary Education Major

Having been a tutor for kids throughout high school, Danielle wanted to continue working with others by helping them with their writing. Danielle is currently a Writing Partner for two English classes and loves the experience because she enjoys working with students and it’s a great opportunity for her to get more experience in a classroom. Danielle was published for her poetry twice in middle school and once in high school. In her free time, she enjoys watching The Big Bang Theory and Jeopardy. Danielle  is also an active member of Gamma Phi Beta and the DRIVEN Scholars program on campus.

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Raven Weems, English Major, Ethnic Studies Minor

Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Raven began working in the Writing Center under the Writing Fellows Program in Spring 2013 and is now eager to take on her first semester as a writing center tutor. She’s looking forward to learning lots of new things from the many different papers she’ll encounter. Outside of the writing center, she enjoys mentoring freshmen through the DRIVEN Scholars Program, dancing on FusionX Hip-Hop Dance team, and participating in organizations like Black Student Union and Every Woman. In her down time, she obsesses over Breaking Bad, Scandal, The Big Bang Theory, and reality television shows. She also enjoys reading books, doing hair, and painting nails.

 

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