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.

Audrey Poon

Audrey Poon (She/Her)
Biology

Major: Applied Human Biology
Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Hobbies: I enjoy watching TV, hanging out with friends, and hiking.

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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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Kalkidan Yekuno (She/Her)
Chemistry

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

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.

Truc Huynh

Truc Huynh (She/Her)
A&P

Major: Nursing 
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

Lindsey Liu (She/Her)
A&P

Major: Nursing
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Hobbies: I like to weight lift and run with my dogs!

Abhi Kancherla

Abhi Kancherla (He/Him)
Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry 
Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Hobbies: I enjoy taking naps, going for walks, reading books, photography, and writing.

Avalon Tarbet-Mendoza

Avalon Tarbet-Mendoza (She/Her)
Chemistry

Major: Chemistry
Hometown: Ridgefield, WA

Kasey Quintero

Kasey Quintero (She/Her)
Chemistry 

Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking, baking, and exploring new cafes and restaurants that I haven't been to.

Helena Nguyen

Helena Nguyen (She/Her)
Chemistry

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

Eric Owsley

Eric Owsley (He/Him)
Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Tonasket, WA
  

Student Annie Rogers

Annie Rogers (She/Her)
Math

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

Emily Bogle (She/Her)
Math

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

Roxanne Lewellyn (They/Them)
Psychology/Sociology

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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