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.
Betty Berhanu (She/Her)
Hobbies: I like to watch movies, hang out with my friends, and sleep.
Audrey Poon (She/Her)
Major: Applied Human Biology
Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Hobbies: I enjoy watching TV, hanging out with friends, and hiking.
Anna Bursch (She/Her)
Major: Biology and Music (Vocal Performance)
Hometown: Enumclaw, WA
Hobbies: Running, biking, hiking and singing
Kalkidan Yekuno (She/Her)
Major: Chemistry, Bioethics & Humanities
Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Hobbies: Hang out with friends and listen to songs.
Jordan Greenshield (He/Him)
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.
Truc Huynh (She/Her)
Hometown: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Hobbies: I enjoy reading, watching documentaries, listening to music, learning new languages, baking, and collecting different pens and pencils.
Lindsey Liu (She/Her)
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Hobbies: I like to weight lift and run with my dogs!
Abhi Kancherla (He/Him)
Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Hobbies: I enjoy taking naps, going for walks, reading books, photography, and writing.
Avalon Tarbet-Mendoza (She/Her)
Hometown: Ridgefield, WA
Kasey Quintero (She/Her)
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking, baking, and exploring new cafes and restaurants that I haven't been to.
Helena Nguyen (She/Her)
Hobbies: My hobbies are to read and to explore!
Eric Owsley (He/Him)
Hometown: Tonasket, WA
Annie Rogers (She/Her)
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Linguistics/Cultural Studies
Hometown: Mount Vernon, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy reading,spending time with family and friends, solving puzzles, drawing or origami, and watching tv shows and movies.
Emily Bogle (She/Her)
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.
Roxanne Lewellyn (They/Them)
Major: Cross-Cultural Psychology
Hometown: Snohomish, WA
Hobbies: I love to crochet, play ultimate frisbee, read, paint, and try learning new hobbies when I can!
Effective study is more than just rereading your notes or texts. It’s explaining concepts in your own words; turning your notes into visuals (ex. charts, mind maps); and self-quizzing. Study in the way you will be asked to know the material
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Don’t walk in cold. Preview what your class will be covering before class. You’ll understand more because you have context and familiarity. Read chapter summaries, skim sections, and note new vocabulary.