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Meet the Staff

Academic Learning Center Staff

Rebecca Lemmel, Assistant Dean and Director

Rebecca is the assistant dean and director of the ALC. She joined the Albright Community in June 2012 and assists with the academic recovery program, the tutoring program, and general academic support by meeting with students one-on-one for academic consultation.  She believes that college can be an incredible, self-actualizing experience and she looks forward to helping students navigate their own experiences at college. She earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in student affairs in higher education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Rebecca Makowiecki ’16, Tutor Coordinator (out on maternity leave)

Becky is the tutor coordinator of the Academic Learning Center. She has been with the ALC since June 2011, managing the office and assisting with student, faculty, and community inquiries. Rebecca grew up in the Reading area and finished her K-12 education all here on 13th Street. She recently became an Albright Alum, earning her bachelor’s degree in applied psychology/organizational behavior (on 13th Street as well). She is very familiar with the Albright Campus and feels at home here. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know the students of Albright and working with such a dedicated staff.


Kristy Kline, Secretary

Kristy is the part-time department secretary in the ALC. She joined Albright College in October 2016, and in addition to working in the ALC, is also the department secretary in both the Fashion and Sociology departments, and bounces between three different buildings on campus. Kristy received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Dr. WarfieldAcademic Probation Coach

Dr. Warfield is a professor in the Education Department at Albright College holding degrees in Elementary, Early Childhood, and Special Education.   His experience in education has lasted for 44 years and has covered all age groups from Infants to Adults including students with normal and special need learning abilities.  During this time he has presented at many conferences in the United States, South America, and Mexico.  Dr. Warfield has been working in the Academic Learning Center since fall of 2013.


Professor Schott, Academic Probation Coach

Professor Schott teaches management and marketing courses with Albright’s Department of Business, Accounting and Economics. He has been at Albright for 20 years. He joined the ALC staff as a counselor in Fall 2014. His bachelor’s degree is in Business Administration (management and marketing) from the University of Richmond, and his MBA is from St. Joseph’s University.

He loves Albright, the ALC, talking about business, and helping students to achieve their inherent and complete potential.


chemistry-biochemistryProfessor Cramer, Academic Probation Coach

Professor Cramer is an instructor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Albright where she has taught since 2010.  She is a graduate of Shippensburg University with her B.S. in Chemistry and the University of Virginia where she received her M.S. in Chemistry.  Prior to her career in academia, Professor Cramer worked as an industrial chemist.  She has over ten years’ experience in education, including completing the requirements for her teaching certificate for the state of Pennsylvania.  Professor Cramer particularly enjoys the close-knit atmosphere at Albright and enjoys getting to know her students and helping them achieve their goals at Albright and beyond.  She is especially excited to join the ALC and to help students make the most of their academic experiences at Albright.

Student Office Assistants


Tereya Edwards ’20Student Office Assistant

Tereya is a biology major and a member of Albright Angels. She is from Stroudsburg PA. Tereya enjoys working in the ALC and encouraging students to be the best they can be.


Lauren Trace ‘20, Student Office Assistant

Lauren Trace is an English major and works for the Academic Learning Center as a student office assistant and peer tutor. She is also a member of Albright’s Choral Ensembles and participates in theatre. Lauren enjoys her role as an office assistant because she is able to meet new people and help everyone who comes through the office find the information they need to make their day a little better.


Angela Turczyn ‘19,  Student Office Assistant

Angela is a secondary education and mathematics major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors mathematics, Spanish, psychology, and an FYS courses: MAT131-132, MAT250, SPA101-203, PSY100, FYS100 (American Education). Angela’s hometown is Alburtis, PA. She is a member of AC-Squared, Lion Diplomats, Student Pennsylvania State Education Association, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, and she is an Admissions Ambassador. Angela enjoys tutoring because she wants to instill others with a love of learning and a desire to succeed.

Tutor Managers


Peer Tutors

Angela Barrella ’17, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Angela is a secondary education major in mathematics and chemistry and has been a tutor since Spring 2014. She tutors mathematics, chemistry, and Spanish courses: MAT120, MAT131, CHE105-106 and SPA101-203. Angela’s home town is Belvidere, NJ. She is a member of AC2 and the Arts Magazine. She enjoys tutoring because she likes helping people learn and understand new things.


Victoria Baumert ‘21

Victoria is a public health and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors Spanish and political science courses: SPA101-204, POL202. Her hometown is Hamburg, PA. She is excited to tutor because she enjoys helping others and watching them become successful.


Katherine Betz ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Katherine is a math major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors math and economics courses: MAT131-132, MAT250, ECO207.  Katherine’s hometown is Auburn, NY. She is a member of The Cue, International Students Association, Anime Club, and Math Club. Katherine enjoys tutoring because she loves to help make concepts more understandable and to create good study habits.

Esther Borteye ’20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Esther is a biology/pre-med major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors biology and French courses: BIO151-152, FRE101-102. Her hometown is Ghana, West Africa. She has a passion for women’s rights and women’s empowerment, and is a member of the National Organization for Women (NOW) on campus. Esther enjoys tutoring because she loves seeing the feeling of joy that students get when they finally understand a troubling topic.
Jordan Chell ’19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Jordan is a Spanish and international relations major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors Spanish, math, and sociology courses: SPA101-SPA204, MAT102, SOC101. Jordan’s hometown is Hanover, PA. She is a member of the Albright women’s softball team, World Affairs Club, and she volunteers at 13th and Union Elementary School in her free time. She enjoys tutoring because she loves helping people and learning new things from her tutees.
Rebecca Davis ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Rebecca is a psychobiology major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors psychology courses: PSY100, PSY200, PSY201, PSY205. Rebecca’s hometown is Shippensburg, PA. Rebecca is a member of the Albright women’s volleyball team. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help students reach their potential and show them that they can achieve their goals with hard work and dedication.
Sharyce Dey photoSharyce Dey ’20

Sharyce is a Fashion Design and Merchandising major, who also minors in French. She tutors accounting and French courses: ACC 101 and FRE 101-102. Sharyce’s hometown is Mount Pocono, PA. She enjoys tutoring because she loves to help her peers to better understand the subject they are having trouble with.
Kaley Donmoyer photoKaley Donmoyer ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified
Kaley is a Business Finance and Marketing Major and has been a tutor since spring 2018.  She tutors accounting and economics courses: ACC101 and ECO207. Kaley’s home town is Fredericksburg, PA and she plays on Albright’s field hockey team. She enjoys tutoring because she wants everyone to feel successful in class.
Tereya Edwards ‘20

Tereya is a Math and Business Administration major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors sociology courses: SOC211. Her hometown is Stroudsburg PA. Tereya is a member of the Albright Angles. She enjoys tutoring because it allows her to encourage students to be the best they can be.
Alexis Filmer ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Alexis is a sociology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors sociology and political science courses: POL101, SOC101, SOC211. Her hometown is Syracuse, NY. She is also a member of the Albright Women’s Lacrosse team. Alexis enjoys tutoring because she wants to help others appreciate learning as much as she does, and help others succeed in the classroom.
Amanda Fulcher ’21

Amanda is biology major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors Spanish courses: SPA101-203. Amanda’s hometown is Lyndhurst, NJ. She is a member of the women’s soccer team. Amanda enjoys tutoring because she likes to help students understand their coursework and find academic success.

Alyssa Geckle ‘20

Alyssa is a fashion design and merchandising major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors Spanish and music classes: SPA101-201, MUS120. Alyssa’s hometown is New Cumberland, PA. She is involved in Alpha Delta Pi and Club Vogue on campus. Alyssa enjoys being a tutor because it gives her the opportunity to help other students and watch them achieve their goals.

Zoë Gehman ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified, Senior Tutor

Zoë is a chemistry, mathematics, and physics major and has been a tutor since Fall 2016. She tutors chemistry and math courses: CHE105-106, CHE207-208, and MAT131-132. Zoë’s hometown is Birdsboro, PA. She is a member of the Lion Diplomats and works in the Conference Office. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help others to gain a full understanding of course material and enjoy learning as much as she does.
Morgan Gilbert ’19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Morgan is a fashion merchandising and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors Spanish, accounting and fashion courses: SPA101-204, ACC101, FAS208. Morgan’s hometown is Frederick, MD. She is an ambassador for the Admissions Office and a member of the Albright College Dance Team and Club Vogue. She enjoys tutoring because she understands that everyone learns in different ways, and she enjoys helping students find a way that works for them to understand and fully grasp the material of the course.
Adam Giurlando ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Adam is a crime and justice major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors political science and sociology courses: POL101, SOC101, SOC210. Adam’s hometown is Bridgewater, NJ. He enjoys tutoring because he enjoys helping his peers improve their knowledge of material they previously struggled with and become more confident in their ability to succeed in their future courses.
Lauryn Gwathmey, ’19

Lauryn is an environmental science and Spanish double major with a love for travel and learning new things. She has been a tutor since spring 2018. She tutors Spanish, environmental science, and history courses: SPA101-102, SPA204, ESS101, HIS101.

Skye Hallick photoSkye Hallick ‘20

Skye is a biology, pre-med major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors biology, chemistry, and French courses: BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105-106, and FRE101-102. Skye’s hometown is Cumbola, PA. She is a biology lab TA and a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. She enjoys tutoring because it gives her the opportunity to help students succeed in their classes.

Kayla Harding ’19,  CRLA Level 1 Certified

Kayla is a marketing and communications co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2016. She tutors French, economics and accounting courses: FRE101-102, ACC101 and ECO207. Kayla’s hometown is Reading, PA. She enjoys tutoring because she gets to help students understand the material in their classes and see them improve and succeed.
Sarah Hohl ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Sarah is a child development psychology and Spanish co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017.  She tutors psychology, Spanish, and history courses: PSY 100, PSY 240, SPA101-203, HIS122.  Sarah’s hometown is Fleetwood, PA.  She is a Eugene L. Shirk Scholar. Sarah enjoys tutoring because it makes her happy to see someone else benefit from knowledge she has gained as she passes it on to him or her.
Lauren Hudak ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Lauren is a child psychology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors psychology and Spanish courses: SPA 101-202, PSY100, PSY240. Lauren’s hometown is Dallas, PA. She is a member of the Commuter Students Association and the mentoring program. Lauren enjoys tutoring because she likes when she can help people understand and enjoy a subject that can help them in their future.
Valerie Iacovino ’19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Valerie is a fashion design and merchandising major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors accounting and political sciences courses: ACC101, POL101. Valerie’s hometown is Toms River, NJ. She is a member of Club Vogue. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help students better understand how to face the problems they may have in a course and take new perspectives on the material.
Marisa Johansen ’19,  CRLA Level 1 Certified

Marisa is a fashion-merchandising major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors accounting and French courses: ACC101, FRE101-102. Marisa’s hometown is Lisle, IL. She enjoys tutoring because she likes to help students feel more confident understanding tricky course material so they can reach their academic goals.
Alyssa Kates ’19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Alyssa is a psychology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors psychology courses: PSY100, PSY200-201, PSY240, PSY206. Alyssa’s hometown is Philadelphia, PA. She is a Resident Assistant, a member of Phi Mu and Psi Chi, and a psychology TA. Alyssa enjoys tutoring because she understands how frustrating it can be to not understand something, and loves being able to help others understand new concepts and overcome their own challenges.
Kyler Kennedy photoKyler Kennedy ‘21

Kyler has been a peer tutor since spring of 2018. He tutors French courses: FRE100-201. His hometown is Yardley, Pa. He enjoys tutoring because it is a way to get to interact with new people while offering help to the Albright community.

Brendan Kenny, ’20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Brendan is an economics major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors accounting and economics courses: ACC101, ECO105. Brendan’s hometown is Ridgefield Park, NJ. He is a member of the Accounting Club. Brendan enjoys tutoring because he benefited from tutors and feels that he can give back by helping those who were in his position.
Tyler Kiwak ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Tyler is a biochemistry, pre-med major with a co-major in Spanish and has been a tutor since Fall 2016. He tutors Spanish, biology, chemistry, and math courses: SPA101-204, BIO151, CHE105-106, CHE207-208, MAT131.  He is from Reading, PA.  He is the homecoming chair for the Lion Diplomats, is involved with volunteering at 13th and Union, as well as the symphonic band at Albright.  He enjoys tutoring because I like helping others succeed and has always had a passion for helping others achieve their dreams.
Julia Knowles ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Julia is a Spanish and biology co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors Spanish courses: SPA101-202. Julia’s hometown is West Chester, PA. Julia enjoys tutoring because she has always had a passion for learning and communicating in the Spanish language and Latin American cultures.
Adam Kowalski ’19,  CRLA Level 1 Certified

Adam is an accounting major and has been a tutor since Fall 2016. He tutors Accounting and Economics courses: ACC101, ECO105. Adam’s hometown is Reading, PA. He enjoys tutoring because he is always glad to see fellow students achieve success in their required fields and classes.
McKenzie Lazar photoMcKenzie Lazar, ‘21

McKenzie is an accounting major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors an accounting course: ACC101. McKenzie’s hometown is Summit Hill, PA. She’s plays rugby. She enjoys tutoring because she enjoys helping others and bringing out the best in them.

Bryan Lineweaver ‘20

Bryan is a political science, international relations, and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. He tutors Spanish and political science courses: SPA101-204, POL101, POL202. Bryan’s hometown is Hawthorne, NJ. He is a member of the Albright College track team and is an Albright Ambassador. Bryan enjoys tutoring because he likes to see others succeed and get past their difficulties.

Madelyn Loftus ‘20

Maddie is a chemistry major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors math and Spanish courses: MAT131, SPA101-204. Maddie’s hometown is Dunmore, PA. She is a member of the Symphonic Band. She enjoys tutoring because she likes the idea that she is able to make a difference.
Frank Mele ’19,  CRLA Level 1 Certified

Frank is a biochemistry major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. He tutors biology and chemistry courses: BIO151, BIO203, CHE105-106, CHE207-208. Frank’s hometown is Williamstown, NJ. He is a member of the Lion Diplomats and the American Chemical Society, and is a TA for chemistry labs. He tutors because he enjoys explaining things to his classmates and seeing them succeed.
Katherine Melvin ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Katherine is a business and communications major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors accounting and Spanish courses: ACC101, SPA101-201. Katherine’s hometown is Keene, NH. She is the Vice President of Finance for Sigma Kappa, and she works at the box office. Katherine enjoys tutoring because anyone has the potential to be successful and she enjoys helping people reach that potential!

Bryana Messerschmidt ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Bryana is a secondary education major and English and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors Spanish courses: SPA101-201. Her hometown is Grier City, PA. She is a member of the Residential Life team and is an RA in the Woods Apartments. Bry enjoys tutoring because she likes to be a resource of encouragement for students.
Rebecca Morgis ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Rebecca is a biochemistry major on the pre-med track and has been a tutor since Fall 2016. She tutors chemistry, biology and Spanish courses: CHE105-106, CHE207-208, BIO151, BIO203, SPA101-201. Rebecca’s hometown is Glen Lyon, PA. She enjoys tutoring others because she like helping students’ progress and accomplish their goals.
Tyler Moseley ‘18, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Tyler is a chemistry and criminology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors sociology courses: SOC 210-211. His hometown is Upper Marlboro, MD. He is a member of Alpha Phi Omega, Criminal Justice Society, American Chemical Society, and Alternative Spring Break. Tyler enjoys tutoring because he likes to see everyone succeed.
Kelly Neary ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Kelly is a theatre and arts administration major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors Spanish, history, and accounting courses: SPA101-102, HIS153, ACC 101. Kelly’s hometown is Hicksville, NY.  She is Class of 2019 President, Vice President of Albright Improv, Assistant Director of Volunteer Coordination for A.S.T.E.P., the Public Relations Chairman for Phi Mu and has been a POP for two years. She enjoys tutoring because she believes that everyone has the opportunity to succeed and enjoys seeing the pride others will have in themselves when they reach their goals.
Tiffany Ng ‘20

Tiffany is a marketing major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors economics, accounting, and math courses: ECO105, ACC101, MAT120. Tiffany’s hometown is Hong Kong, China. She is the treasurer of International Student Association as well as a cross-country runner. Tiffany enjoys tutoring because she likes to encourage her peers to overcome the difficulties and helps them understand the concepts more easily.
Kenny Orrego ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Kenny is a psychology and criminology double major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors Spanish courses: SPA101-201. His hometown is Quakertown, PA. He is a member of the improv team, concert choir, Mane Men, and is also an ambassador for the college. He enjoys tutoring because he wants to make sure that people enjoy their academic experience at this college since they have chosen to come here out of every other college.

Eugenio Portales SanJuan ‘21

Eugenio is a physics major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors Spanish, mathematics and sociology courses. SPA101-102, MAT131-132. Eugenio’s hometown is Benetússer, Valencia, Spain. He is a member of the International Student Association. He enjoys tutoring because he enjoys sharing his culture through Spanish and helping others in by giving them more tools to succeed.

Sydney Robb ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Sydney is an accounting and political science major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors Spanish and accounting courses: SPA101-202, ACC101. Sydney’s hometown is Oley, PA. She is a member of the golf team and Alpha Delta Pi, Class of 2020 President, a volunteer, string bassist in Sunday Sinfonia, and a student worker in Student Accounts. Sydney enjoys tutoring because she can watch the students grow in their skills and confidence involving a difficult subject.
Donna Saboori photoDonna Saboori ‘21

Donna is a Biology and Public Health major. She tutors BIO 151, BIO 152, CHE 105, and SPA 101-202. Donna’s hometown is Exeter, PA. She is a member of the Lion Diplomats and the World Affairs Council Club. Donna enjoys tutoring because she wants to encourage others to develop strong study habits and succeed in their academic endeavors.

Katie Santiago ’19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Katie is a music business and arts administration co-major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors Spanish and music courses: SPA101-201, MUS120. Katie’s hometown is Long Island, NY. She enjoys tutoring because she likes being able to assist her peers in accomplishing their goals and overcoming obstacles in their coursework.
Emily Seaman photoEmily Seaman-Brennan ‘20

Emily is an accounting, economics and finance major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors accounting courses: ACC 101, ACC 201. Emily’s hometown is Reading, PA. She is a commuter student, member of the Accounting Club and student worker at Albright’s Controller’s office. She enjoys tutoring because she thinks it is important for students to support each other in reaching their academic goals.

Talia Thomas ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Talia is a business administration and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors Spanish courses: SPA101-102. Talia’s hometown is Calvert County, MD. She is a member of the mentoring partnership with 13th and Union. She also volunteers for Ready Set Read. She enjoys tutoring because helping people and making a difference is one of her favorite things to do.
Lauren Trace ‘20

Lauren is an English and secondary education major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors Spanish, math, and an FYS courses: SPA101-204, MAT102, FYS100 (American Education). Lauren’s hometown is Oley, PA. She is a member of Concert Choir and the Albright Angels, a volunteer, reading tutor at 13th and Union Elementary, and a receptionist at the Campus Center Desk. Lauren enjoys tutoring because she loves helping people understand their potential and succeed in all aspects of learning.
Mara Trifoi photoMara Trifoi ‘20

Mara is a Biology / Pre-Medical Studies major and has been a tutor since Spring of 2018. She tutors biology, math, chemistry, and Spanish courses: BIO 151, BIO 152, BIO 203, CHE 105, and SPA 101-202. Mara’s hometown is Wyomissing, PA. On campus, she is a member of the women’s tennis team, the Biology Honor Society, Albright Christian Fellowship, and serves as the Vice President of the Commuter Student Association. She enjoys tutoring because her peer tutors had such a positive impact in her academic experience here at Albright and she would like to give back by helping fellow peers succeed.

Alexis Tunney ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Alexis is a biochemistry major and has been a tutor since Fall 2016. She tutors Spanish, biology, and math courses: SPA101-202, BIO151, MAT120. She is from Galloway, New Jersey. Alexis is a member of the Women’s Soccer team as well as the Peers to Peers Program. She enjoys tutoring because she likes helping students understand tricky material that she once had trouble with.
Angela Turczyn ‘19, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Angela is a secondary education and mathematics major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors mathematics, Spanish, psychology, and an FYS courses: MAT110, MAT131-132, MAT250, SPA101-203, PSY100, FYS100 (American Education). Angela’s hometown is Alburtis, PA. She is involved in AC-Squared, AVAO, Lion Diplomats, Student Pennsylvania State Education Association, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, and she is an Admissions Ambassador and ALC Office Assistant. Angela enjoys tutoring because she wants to instill others with a love of learning and a desire to succeed.
Allison Ulaky ‘20

Allison is an anthropology, urban affairs, and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017.  She tutors Spanish and sociology courses: SPA 101-204, SOC211.  Allison’s hometown is Lancaster, PA.  She is a member of the Albright College Dance Team, Symphonic Band, and is the Vice President of the Class of 2020.  She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help students better understand their material and succeed in their classes.
Joseph Wyjas ‘20, CRLA Level 1 Certified

Joseph is a Business & Computer Science major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors accounting, economics, and Spanish courses: SPA101-102, ACC101, ECO105. He is from Barnegat, NJ. He is a brother of Alpha Sigma Phi and is a residential assistant in North Hall. He enjoys tutoring because he likes to help and see others succeed.

Jieyu Zhang photoJieyu Zhang ’20

Jieyu is a biology major and has been a tutor since spring 2018. She tutors biology and chemistry courses: BIO151 and CHE105. Jieyu’s hometown is Shanghai, China. She enjoys tutoring because it lights a lamp for others and will help them to brighten their path.