Meet the Tutors

Introducing the drop-in and small group tutors at SPU’s Center for Learning. They are undergraduates who have been recommended by faculty and are trained to be peer tutors.

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Betty Berhanu (She/Her)

Biology

Major: Physiology
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Ethiopia
Hobbies: I like to watch movies, hang out with my friends, and sleep.

Emily Bogle

Emily Bogle (She/Her)
Math & UFDN

Major: Mathematics (B.S.), Christian Theology (B.A.), Honors Liberal Arts (B.A.)
Minor: Christian Discipleship
Hometown: Ankeny, IA
Hobbies: I enjoy reading, watching movies, and bouldering with friends.

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Anna Bursch (She/Her)
Biology

Major: Biology and Music (Vocal Performance)
Hometown: Enumclaw, WA
Hobbies: Running, biking, hiking and singing

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Jarod Cockerham (He/Him)
Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry 
Hometown: Puyallup, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy reading, watching movies, and bouldering with friends.

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Beth Gebre (She/Her)
Biology

Major: Physiology
Minor: Global and Urban Ministry
Hometown: Renton WA
Hobbies: I enjoy watching movies, going on-site seeing or anything that allows me to explore nature. I also enjoy eating good food with a cup of coffee!

Jordan Greenshield

Jordan Greenshield (He/Him)
Biology A&P

Major: Nursing
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Hobbies: In my free time I enjoy being active. I go on runs, go hiking, play soccer, Spikeball, or frisbee. Pretty much anything that can get my heart pumping and my legs moving, I enjoy doing.

Maddie Grigg (She/Her)
Psychology/Sociology/Criminology

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
Hobbies: I enjoy listening to music, watching movies, and getting outside! Some of my favorite ways to be active involve going on walks, running, and hiking. And of course, like every Seattleite, I'll never turn down the chance to visit a local coffee shop!

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Jennifer Havens (She/Her)
Chemistry 

Major: Physiology
Minor: Bioethics in the Humanities
Hometown: Mead, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking and hiking.

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Lucy LeVasseur  (She/Her)
Biology A&P

Major: Nursing
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Hobbies: Playing music (saxophone, piano, drums), hiking, playing video games, trying new restaurants

Madison Licari

Madison Licari  (She/Her)
Math

Major: Mathematics
Hometown: Milton, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking, going to coffee shops, and playing card games.

Lindsey Liu

Lindsey Liu (She/Her)
Biology A&P

Major: Nursing
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Hobbies: Running, biking, hiking and singing



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Saba Mansouri (She/Her)
Chemistry 

Major: Physiology
Hometown: Shiraz, Iran
Hobbies: Cooking & Hiking

Helena Nguyen

Helena Nguyen (She/Her)
Chemistry

Major:Biochemistry
Minor:Psychology
Hometown:
Saigon, Vietnam
Hobbies: My hobbies are to read and to explore!

Ivan Sanches

Ivan Sanchez (He/Him/His)
Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Damascus, OR
Hobbies: In my free time I enjoy playing soccer and having fun in the great outdoors!

Jenai Schwark Jacobs (She/Her)
Psychology/Sociology/Criminology

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Renton, WA
Hobbies: I love to hike, cook new recipes, listen to True Crime podcasts, and read books about Health At Every Size/Anti-Diet approaches to health and wellness.

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Angie Vazquez (She/Her)
Biology

Major: Cellular & Molecular biology
Hometown: Brewster, WA
Hobbies: I love to paint and draw. I also love to go on walks in the evening and play frisbee. I recently got a Switch and have spent many hours playing Animal Crossing and Tetris 99.

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Kalkidan Yekuno (She/Her)
Chemistry

Major: Chemistry, Bioethics & Humanities
Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Hobbies: Hang out with friends and listen to songs.

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