Meet the Tutors

Introducing the study table 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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Bethel Berhanu
Biology

Major: Physiology
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Ethiopia
Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and eating food!

Emily Bogle

Emily Bogle
Math

Major: Mathematics & Christian Theology
Minor: Christian Discipleship Minor
Hometown: Ankeny, IA
Hobbies: Reading books, watching movies, bouldering with friends!

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Anna Bursch
Biology

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

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Andrew Cheesman
A&P

Major: Applied Human Biology/Theater 
Hometown: Hilmar, CA
Hobbies: Personal training, group fitness instructing, cooking, and binge watching new Netflix shows!

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Jarod Cockerham
Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry 
Hometown: Puyallup, WA
Hobbies: I love to think about going to the gym but instead watch Netflix in bed!

Antonia Duerre

Antonia Duerre
Biology and A&P

Major: Applied Human Biology
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Folsom, CA
Hobbies: Play volleyball and get coffee with friends

Francesca Giraudo

Francesca Giraudo
Chemistry

Major: Physiology
Minor: Chemistry, Bioethics and Humanities
Hometown: Fossano, Italy
Hobbies: Running, reading, watching TV

Halle Grebe
Chemistry

Major: Physiology
Minor: Linguistics
Hometown: Auburn, CA
Hobbies: Hiking and listening to music

Maddie Grigg
Psychology/Sociology/Criminology

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
Hobbies: Embroidery, hiking and gardening

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Jennifer Havens
Chemistry 

Major: Physiology
Minor: Bioethics in the Humanities
Hometown: Mead, WA
Hobbies: I like to watch Netflix and Knit, as well as go on walks with planned destination

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Lucy LeVasseur 
A&P 

Major: Nursing and Physiology
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Hobbies: In my free time I hike, kayak, play piano, play saxophone with different ensembles on campus, and I love trying new restaurants!

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Saba Mohammadmansouri
Chemistry 

Major: Physiology
Hometown: Shiraz, Iran
Hobbies: Hiking and watching movies

Ngan Dang
Biology

Major: Physiology
Minor: Chemistry
Hometown: Biên Hòa, Vietnam
Hobbies: Baking


Jenai Schwark
Psychology/Sociology/Criminology

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Renton, WA
Hobbies: Play piano, take care of my plants, read, binge watch Netflix, and nap

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Angie Vazquez 
Biology

Major: Physiology
Hometown: Brewster, WA
Hobbies: I like to go on hikes, walks around Seattle, dancing in my room, and watch movies

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Tait Weicht

Math


Major: Mathematics & Computer Science 
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Hobbies: Hiking, Ultimate Frisbee, Reading




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Kalkidan Yekuno
Chemistry

Major: Physiology and Psychology
Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Hobbies: Read, sing, listen to music

Menna Hailemariam
Peer Academic Coach

Major: Physiology
Minor: Chemistry
Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Other interests: reading and watching movies

Study tables with tutors

Group study

Trained peer tutors will host rooms where you can ask questions, do homework, or study for exams. You don’t need to make an appointment. Drop in as often as you want.

This service is free.