Meet the Staff

Academic Learning Center Staff

Rebecca LemmelAssistant Dean and Director

Rebecca is the Assistant Dean and Director of the ALC. She joined Albright in June 2012 and is responsible for the academic recovery program, the tutoring program, and providing general academic support to students through 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 journey at Albright. She earned a BA in Anthropology from Rutgers University and a MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Rebecca MakowieckiTutor Coordinator

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.

Professor SchottAcademic 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.

Professor KauffmanAcademic Coach

Shelley Kauffman is a native Pennsylvanian who studied geology at Juniata College before heading south for graduate school at the University of Virginia where she obtained an M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences. She has held various teaching and research positions in Connecticut and has been an adjunct instructor at Albright since 2004. Through her work on outside grants, she has gained invaluable insight into science education and innovative teaching techniques. She is excited to work with students in the ALC and accompany them on their academic and life journeys.

Sara Nelson,Academic Coach

Sara Nelson has been an adjunct instructor in the fashion department since 2014. She received her Master’s degree from NYU in Costume Studies, a program that focused on the history of fashion and textiles. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in fashion from Iowa State University. Sara is also a proud alumna of Albright College. When she was a student here at Albright she was part of the dance team, a POP, and a teacher’s assistant for the first year seminars. She joins the ALC this fall 2019 and looks forward to sharing her own trials and tribulations as a student!

Student Office Assistants

Katheline Batista ‘21

Katheline is an environmental science major with a minor in Spanish, and is an ALC Peer Tutor.

Tereya Edwards ’20

Tereya is a math and business administration major. She is and ALC Peer Tutor and a member of Albright Angels. She is from Stroudsburg PA.

Jaelynn Walker ‘21

Jaelynn is a psychology and criminology major, and is an ALC Peer Tutor. Jaelynn’s hometown is Chambersburg, PA.

Gillian Umstead ‘22

Gillian is a business administration marketing major. She is an ALC peer tutor, Student Ambassador, and a member of Lion Diplomats and Albright Improv. Gillian’s hometown is Chadds Ford, PA.

Tutor Managers

Victoria Baumert ‘21, Foreign Languages

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

Esther Borteye ’20, Sciences

Esther is a biology/pre-med major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors biology and French courses: BIO151-152, FRE101-201. 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.

Tereya Edwards ‘20, Math

Tereya is a Math and Business Administration major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors SOC211, SPA101-201, MAT131-132 courses. Her hometown is Stroudsburg PA. Tereya is a member of Concert Choir and co-president of the Albright Angels. She enjoys tutoring because it allows her to encourage students to be the best they can be.

Sarah Hohl ‘20, Social Sciences and Humanities

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.

Brendan Kenny ’20, Accounting and Economics

Brendan is an economics major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. He tutors ACC101 and ECO105 courses. 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.

Peer Tutors

Brigette Amendano ‘22

Brigette is a biology/pre-medical studies major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors BIO152 and CHE106 courses. Her hometown is Hackensack, NJ. She is Vice President of the Hispanic Culture Club, part of Tri-Beta and a Chemistry TA. She enjoys helping others obtain their goals and encouraging her peers to follow their dreams without hesitance.

Logan Barrella ‘21

Logan is a psychology and criminology major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. He tutors Spanish and Sociology courses: SPA101-SPA203, SOC 211, SOC251. Logan’s hometown is Belvidere, NJ. Logan enjoys tutoring because he is able to make a difference in people’s lives and help people succeed.

Kadiatou Barry ‘21

Kadiatou Barry is a business administration and political science major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors ECO207, BUS250 and LAT101 courses. Kadiatou is originally from New York and serves as the secretary of the class of 2021. She enjoys tutoring because she knows how hard it is to be in a course and not understand, but also knows how good it feels when one finally does feel like they can comprehend the material. She wants to be a part of that growth and progress.

Katheline Batista ‘21

Katheline is a sophomore and an environmental science major with a minor in Spanish and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors SPA101-202 courses. Katheline enjoys tutoring because she wants other students to realize that with practice, studying can be easy and sometimes fun!

Leticia Borges ’22

Leticia is a biology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors CHE105-106 and MAT131 courses. Her hometown in Philadelphia, PA. She is part of the Hispanic Culture Club and Albright College Activities Council (AC2). Leticia enjoys tutoring because she wants to help those who are struggling so that others can reach their goal.

Eli Bowers ‘21

Eli is an education and social studies major with a minor in Spanish, and began tutoring Fall 2018. He tutors SPA 101-202 courses. His hometown is Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania and he is a member of the Men’s Soccer Team. Eli enjoys tutoring because he enjoys helping others and helping them succeed.

Stephen Brittain ‘22

Stephen is a mathematics ¬¬major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. He tutors MAT131-132, MAT250, SPA101-203 courses. His hometown is Downingtown, Pennsylvania. He is a member of Albright Christian Fellowship and the Secretary of the Math Club. He is excited to tutor because of his great love for mathematics, and hopes to help others understand it better.

Amanda Bunn ‘21

Amanda is an environmental science major and has been a tutor since Fall of 2018. She tutors BIO151, BIO152, ESS101, and PSY100 courses. Amanda’s hometown is Fleetwood, PA. Amanda is in the ACES program, treasurer of Environmental Campus Outreach and is a member of symphonic band. She is excited to tutor because she loves to learn and hopes to instill a love of learning in others.

Evan Carr ‘22

Evan is a business administration major with tracks in economics and finance and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. He tutors SPA101-102, ECO105, and ECO207 courses. His hometown is Bordentown, New Jersey and he is a member of the Men’s Soccer Team and SAAC. Evan enjoys tutoring because he enjoys helping people and seeing them succeed.

Joy Campbell ‘20

Joy is a biology, pre-med and biotechnology major and she has been tutoring since Fall 2018. She tutors BIO203, CHE105-106, and CHE207-208 courses. Her hometown is Lancaster, PA. She is a member of the Albright track and field team. She became a tutor to assist her fellow students to succeed while increasing her own knowledge of the material.

Amy Choi ‘22

Amy is a biology/pre-med major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors BIO151-152 and MAT131-132 courses. Her hometown is Macau SAR, China. She is a member of the International Student Association. Amy enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others to achieve their potentials by improving their efficiency.

Brittany Cianela ‘21

Brittany is a fashion design and merchandising major and minors in French, and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors FRE101-202 and FAS208 courses. Brittany’s hometown is in Bucks County, PA. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help other students understand their course material and succeed in their academics.

Grace Coleman ’20

Grace is a psychology major, and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors SPA101-201, PSY200, PSY201, PSY205, PSY206, and PSY210 courses. Grace’s hometown is Brookhaven, PA. Grace is a member of the Albright Choir Ensemble and the Domino Players. She enjoys tutoring because she likes to help her fellow students overcome obstacles in their daily life and academics and loves to see them succeed.

Justine Cooper ’21

Justine is a costume design major with a Spanish minor and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-201 and FAS112 courses. Justine’s hometown is Brooklyn, NY. She is a Domino Player and works in the costume shop on campus. She enjoys tutoring because she understands that sometimes students need assistance and reassurance from their peers and because she learned a lot from her experience as a tutee.

Jennifer Crumling ‘21

Jennifer is a biology major with a pre-medicine track and a Spanish minor. She began tutoring in Fall 2018. She tutors BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105-106, MAT131-132, and SPA101-204 courses. Jennifer’s hometown is Dallastown, PA and she is a member of Albright’s field hockey team. I enjoy tutoring because I get to help people overcome obstacles in their classes.

Nicole Crumling ‘21

Nicole is a biology major with a pre-medicine track and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105-106, MAT131-132, and SPA101-202 courses. Nicole’s hometown is Dallastown, PA and she is a member of the Albright field hockey team. I enjoy tutoring because I get to help people accomplish their goals.

Sharyce Dey ’20

Sharyce is a fashion design and merchandising major, minors in French. She tutors accounting and French courses: ACC101 and FRE101-202. 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.

Cecelia Ensell ’22

Cecelia is a psychobiology major with a minor in evolutionary studies and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors BIO151, PSY200, PSY205-206, SPA101-102 courses. Her hometown is Pennsauken, New Jersey. Cecelia is a Davis scholar, a member of both Albright’s Concert Choir and Women’s Chorale, and volunteers at Northeast Middle School. She has always enjoyed tutoring others because she wants to help her fellow students achieve their academic goals.

Alexis Filmer ‘20

Alexis is a sociology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors sociology and political science courses: SOC101, SOC211, SOC213, POL101. 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 SPA101-203, BIO151-152, CHE106, and MAT131-132 courses. 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.

Shayla Gaither ‘21

Shayla Gaither is a business administration and communications major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors ECO207, ACC101 and LAT101-201 courses. Her hometown is Cheltenham, Pa. Shayla is a member of CITE-C, AVAVO and Cinephiles. Shayla hopes that she can help her tutees see the creative sides of business and Latin and have fun learning.

Maria Garcia ‘20

Maria is a biochemistry major and has been tutoring since Fall 2018. She tutors chemistry and French courses: CHE207-208, FRE101-102. Her hometown is Baltimore, MD. Maria is a Resident Assistant and works at Public Safety. She is also part of Alpha Phi Omega and volunteers with HCR Manor Care. She enjoys tutoring because she wants her tutees to know that it is okay to not understand something the first time and that she is there to help them figure it out.

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.

Francheska Guzman ’20

Francheska is a digital communications major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-202 courses. Francheska is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help other students see the joy in learning a new language instead of focusing on the frustration.

Skye Hallick ‘20

Skye is a biology, pre-med major and has been a tutor since Spring 2018. She tutors BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105-106, CHE207-208, FRE101-102, and MAT131-132 courses. 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.

Heidi Hernandez ‘22

Heidi Hernandez is a digital communications major with a minor in Spanish and has been tutoring since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-203 and MAT102 courses. Her hometown is New Castle, Delaware. She is the Vice President of the Albright Arts Magazine (AM). Heidi enjoys tutoring because she loves seeing people improve in their academic classes.

Ginger Hill ‘20

Ginger is a junior and a biology/biotechnology major and has been tutoring since Fall 2018. She tutors biology, chemistry, and French courses: BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105, CHE207-208, FRE101-102. Her hometown is Scranton, PA. She is Vice President of Lion Diplomats, Social Media Chair for the Hispanic Culture Club, is a member of Tri-Beta, Pi Delta Phi, and the NSLS, tutors at the Writing Center, and is a member of the Residential Life team. Ginger enjoys tutoring because she enjoys thinking of new ways to explain concepts, and wants to see her peers succeed.

Francesca Horner ‘22

Francesca is double majoring in game and simulation design and criminology. She has been tutoring since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-201 and SOC101 courses. Her hometown is Severn, Maryland. She is a member of Sigma Kappa, President of the eSports club, and a member of the eSports varsity team. She became a tutor to help her fellow Albright peers excel in their studies and help them reach their full potential.

Lauren Huber ‘20

Lauren is a junior and a history and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors Spanish and history courses: SPA101-204, HIS135, HIS151. Lauren’s hometown is Reading, PA. She is a member of Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and is captain of the Albright cheerleading team. She enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others and seeing them succeed.

Lauren Hudak ‘20

Lauren is a child psychology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2017. She tutors psychology and Spanish courses: SPA 101-202, PSY100, PSY201, 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.

Carmen Johnson, ’22

Carmen is an English and Spanish co-major and has been tutoring since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-203 and MAT102 courses. Carmen became a tutor because of her love for learning and her desire to ensure that other students can be successful in their different courses.

Ryan Kelly ‘21

Ryan is a political science major with a minor in French and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. He tutors POL101, POL202, POL212, and FRE 101-201 courses. Ryan’s hometown is Dallastown, PA. He is a member of the Men’s Soccer Team, Pi Delta Phi, and the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Ryan enjoys tutoring because it gives him the ability to help his peers succeed in the classroom and spread his love for learning to others.

Samantha King ‘21

Samantha is a biochemistry and psychology major on the pre-med track and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors BIO151, BIO203, CHE105-106, MAT131, PSY100, PSY200, and PSY205 courses. Samantha’s hometown is Rochester, NY. She is a member of the Albright College Dance Team. She enjoys tutoring because she likes to see people reach their goals and be successful.

Sarah Kraushaar ‘20

Sarah is a religious studies major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors Spanish and math courses: SPA101-202, MAT102. Sarah’s hometown is Bethany Beach, DE. Sarah enjoys tutoring because she likes helping people understand subjects she is passionate about.

Taylor Lanier ’22

Taylor is a physics major with a French minor and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors MAT131-132 and FRE101-202 courses. Taylor’s hometown is York, PA. Taylor enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others succeed in their studies and finding their potential.

Jocelyn Lewis Johnson ‘22

Jocelyn is a business administration major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors ECO105 and ECO207 courses. Jocelyn’s hometown is Clinton, MD. Jocelyn enjoys tutoring because she appreciates student’s determination to learn in the areas of economics.

Bryan Lineweaver ‘20

Bryan is a political science, international relations, and Spanish major and has been a tutor since Spring 2017. He tutors SPA101-204 and SOC211 courses. 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 Spanish and science courses: SPA101-204, CHE105-106. 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.

Abbey Lord ‘20

Abbey is a mathematics and secondary education major and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors SPA101-201, PSY100, and MAT131 courses. Abbey’s hometown is Sicklerville, NJ. She is a member of the Women’s Field Hockey team, Women’s Softball team, PSEA Club, is Secretary of the Math Club, and is an Admissions Ambassador. She enjoys tutoring, because she loves to help people succeed in school.

Asia McCann ‘22

Asia is a business administration-marketing major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors the ECO105 course. Asia’s hometown is Lynchburg, VA. She is the Treasurer of the Albright Gospel Choir. She loves tutoring because the idea of helping someone understand something that she once struggled with is very fulfilling.

Allison Melahn ‘22

Allison is a psychology major with a criminology minor and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors PSY205 and SPA101-201 courses. Allison’s hometown is Gilbertsville, PA. She is a member of the Albright softball team, the SAAC committee, and is a POP. Allison enjoys tutoring because she gets to help students overcome difficult course work and develop efficient study and organizational skills.

Victoria Metzinger ‘21

Victoria is a junior studying Fashion Merchandising and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101 and FAS208 courses. She is from Wyomissing, PA and is on the women’s tennis team and is also a Pop. Victoria enjoys tutoring because she wants to help and see the students succeed and learn the material that they were struggling with.

Monique Moore ‘22

Monique is a fashion design and merchandising major with a concentration in accounting and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors FAS112 and ECO105 courses. She enjoys tutoring because she gets to help others achieve the feeling of finally getting the grade they have wanted after trying for it for so long.

Kyle Morken ‘21

Kyle is a biology major and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. He tutors Spanish, biology, politics and history courses: SPA101-201, BIO152, POL101, HIS101. Kyle is from Wilmington, Delaware. He is a member of the Albright Swim Team, Pops, and the Symphonic Band. He enjoys tutoring because he loves to see people improve and be successful in the classroom.

Drew Myers ‘22

Drew is a business, economics and finance major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019 semester. He tutors ECO207 and SPA101-102 courses. Drew enjoys tutoring because he loves helping people succeed.

Kwabena Ofori ‘21

Kwabena is an accounting, economics, and finance major and began tutoring in Fall 2018. He tutors ACC101, ECO105, ECO207, and FRE101-102 courses. Kwabena is from Ghana, West Africa. He is also a member of the accounting club and Enactus. He enjoys tutoring because helping people learn and grow gives him the greatest fulfilment.

Kenny Orrego ‘20

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.

Samantha Philipps ‘20

Samantha is an English and theater co-major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors Spanish courses: SPA101-201. Samantha’s hometown is Brodheasville, PA. She is a member of Albright Sketch Society, Pride+, and Domino Players. Samantha enjoys tutoring because it allows her to encourage other students to do better and enjoy the process of learning.

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.

Morgan Rahtjen ‘22

Morgan is a biology, pre-med major with a minor in marine and aquatic science and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors BIO151-152 and BIO203 courses. Morgan’s hometown is Bayville, New Jersey. She is an Admissions Ambassador, biology lab TA, member of Tri-Beta, and is a POP and sister of Alpha Delta Pi. Morgan enjoys tutoring because she loves helping people reach their goals and become passionate about new topics.

Cameron Rupert ‘20

Cameron is a physics and secondary education major, and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. He tutors mathematics and physics courses: MAT131-233 and PHY201-202. Cameron’s hometown is Laureldale, PA. He works in the Admission Office as an ambassador and phone receptionist and is the treasurer of Albright’s Student Pennsylvania State Education Association. He enjoys tutoring because he likes to help others understand the content matter and succeed in their courses.

Tyler Sansone ‘22

Tyler Sansone is a journalism and communications major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. Tyler tutors SPA101-102 courses. Tyler is originally from Long Valley, New Jersey, and is excited to tutor because he aspires to become a teacher and believes tutoring is an excellent starting point.

Shania Samuel ‘22

Shania is a music industry studies and Spanish co-major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors SPA101-204 courses. Shania’s hometown is Baltimore, MD. Shania is an avid believer in yoga and meditation. She enjoys tutoring because she has a desire to guide students to their fullest potential through a holistic approach.

Senaah Scott ‘21

Senaah is a game and simulation development major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors SPA101-201 and PSY100 courses. She is a member of the NSLS and a mentor for elementary school children at 13th and Union. Senaah enjoys tutoring because she loves helping others and seeing them succeed.

Brendan Smith ‘22

Brendan is a physics and math major who has been a tutor since Fall 2019. He tutors LAT101-102, MAT131-132 courses. His hometown is Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is a member of Albright Sketch Society, Albright Improv, Gamer’s Guild and Albright Film Club. He enjoys tutoring because it gives him a chance to help fellow students learn and pursue their goals.

Suzanne Spriggs ‘21

Suzy is a biology, pre-med major with a minor in marine science and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105-106, MAT131-132, and PSY205 courses. Suzy’s hometown is Westminster, MD. She is a biology TA, a member of the Biology Honor Society, ISA, NSLS, Big Domain Adventure, and Symphonic Band. She enjoys tutoring because she enjoys helping other people succeed in their classes and reach their goals.

Emily Stragapede ’22

Emily is a crime and justice major and legal studies minor and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors SOC101, SOC210, and SPA101-102 courses. She is an Admissions Ambassador, the class of 2022 Treasurer, and involved in various clubs. Emily decided to tutor because she values the importance of a patient tutor and the frustration of needing to seek help in a class.

Lauren Trace ‘20

Lauren is an English major and history minor, and she has been a tutor since Spring 2017. She tutors SPA101-204 and FYS100 (American Education). Lauren’s hometown is Reading, PA. She is a member of Concert Choir and the Albright Angels, a POP, and a Domino Player. Lauren enjoys tutoring because she loves helping people understand their potential and succeed in all aspects of learning.

Kelly Thomas ‘20

Kelly is a fashion and communications with a PR/advertising track co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2018. She tutors accounting and French courses: ACC101, FRE101-201. Her hometown is West Chester, Pennsylvania. She is a sister of Alpha Delta Pi, a POP, and performs with the Albright chapter of ASTEP. Kelly enjoys tutoring because she hopes to instill her love of learning in her tutees, as well as help them achieve their academic goals.

Mara Trifoi ‘20

Mara is a Biology / Pre-Medical Studies major and has been a tutor since Spring of 2018. She tutors BIO151-152, BIO203, CHE105-106, CHE207-208, and SPA101-202 courses. Mara’s hometown is Wyomissing, PA. On campus, she is captain of the women’s tennis team, member of Alpha Phi Omega, Vice President of the Biology Honor Society, and serves as the President of the Alpha Epsilon Delta. 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.

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.

Gillian Umstead ‘22

Gillian is a business administration marketing major and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors ECO105, ACC101, and GER101-201 courses. Gillian’s hometown is Chadds Ford, PA. She is a Student Ambassador, and a member of Lion Diplomats and Albright Improv.

Jaelynn Walker ‘21

Jaelynn is a psychology and criminology major and began tutoring in Spring 2019. She tutors SPA101-201, PSY100, PSY200, PSY201, SOC101, SOC213 and SOC251 courses. Jaelynn’s hometown is Chambersburg, PA. She is the Class of 2021 Treasurer, an AC2 E-board member, a member of Albright Track Team and a POP. She enjoys tutoring because it is a way to help boost a student’s confidence.

Taylor Williams ‘22

Taylor is an early childhood education & family studies co-major and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors SPA101-201 courses. Taylor’s hometown is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to help her peers succeed in their classes and have positive academic experiences at Albright College.

Shelby Woodard ‘22

Shelby is a child and family studies major with minors in music and political science and has been a tutor since Fall 2019. She tutors MUS113, MUS120, SOC101, POL202, and PSY240 courses. Shelby’s hometown is Penn Yan, NY. She is a member of jazz and symphonic band, APO, the tennis team, and volunteers at 13th and Union. She enjoys tutoring because she wants to use the tips and knowledge she has learned in class to help others succeed.

Jessica Zamora ‘20

Jessica is a psychology major with a minor in criminology and has been a tutor since Spring 2019. She tutors PSY100, PSY200, PSY201, PSY205, PSY206, PSY240, and SOC251 courses. Jessica’s hometown is Arma, KS. She is a member of Phi Mu, the Albright Swim Team, Concert Choir, is the President of the Psi Chi Honor Society, and volunteers at 13th and Union Elementary School. Jessica enjoys tutoring because she understands that as a student it is not always easy to admit that you don’t understand something, and enjoys being able to offer different learning styles, tricks, and opportunities to help fellow students recognize their strengths/weaknesses and conquer their academic goals.

Jieyu Zhang ’20

Jieyu is a biology major and has been a tutor since spring 2018. She tutors BIO151, BIO203, CHE105-106, and CHE207-208 courses. Jieyu’s hometown is Shanghai, China. She enjoys tutoring because it lights a lamp for others and will help them to brighten their path.