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Veronica (Roni) Masters is a senior dance pedagogy major from Pennsylvania. She loves writing, teaching and working with people one-on-one, which is why she enjoys coaching at the CWE. Her favorite parts of the writing process are brainstorming and revision.
Hailey LeBarron is from Clermont, Florida. She is a nursing major and a cross cultural studies minor. She loves cats, tea and adventure! She loves working at the writing center because she enjoys seeing her peers grow in their knowledge of the writing process. Her favorite parts of the writing process are the brainstorming and the final draft stages.
Sam Owen is an English and secondary education major originally from Tampa, Florida. She plans to be a high school English teacher after graduation. Her favorite part about working in the CWE is getting to see writers working through all different parts of the writing process. She loves to work on brainstorming and revision.
Lexi Eisenman is from the Mile High State (Colorado Springs to be exact). She is a biology major with a minor in psychology, and hopes to work in the field of marine behavioral studies. Lexi enjoys appointments that focus on brainstorming and outlining.
Michal Milliken grew up in Seoul, South Korea but her family currently lives in Omaha, Nebraska. She is a psychology major with a popular music minor and really loves talking with people and getting to know them! Michal enjoys outlining and developing points, as well as creating variety within an assignment.
Sarah Selden is a junior English and secondary education major from Littleton, Colorado. Her favorite part of working in the CWE is working on the structure of sentences, because she learns a lot from this process as well. She also an Oxford comma enthusiast.
Brian Randle is an English major with a minor in biology. At the CWE, he especially enjoys helping students with drafting their papers. He says, “I feel I am best at helping people get a good start on their papers. I like to offer encouragement and brainstorm ideas to help writers become confident with the drafting process.”
Megan Konynenbelt is a commuter from West Palm Beach, Florida. She is pursuing an English major and a psychology minor at PBA. She hopes to eventually become a professor in English; however, she hopes that animals will be allowed to roam the classroom by the time her professorial dreams become actualized. She loves helping students with formatting, specifically in the APA style, and restructuring sentences to enhance their effectiveness. A favorite quotation from Ephesians 3:19 comforts her in times of stress: "...to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you might be filled with the fullness of God."
Caleb Roderick was born in Pennsylvania but grew up overseas, mainly in India. He is an English and secondary education major. His career plan involves being a high school English teacher. Caleb’s favorite kind of appointment at the CWE is draft revision.
Allie Dunfee is from Boston, Massachusetts. She is a junior exercise science major. Alli enjoys working at the writing center because she likes seeing students make new discoveries as they work through the various stages of their writing process. Her favorite parts of the writing process are the brainstorming and rough draft stages.
Allison Rice is from Frederick, Maryland. She is a junior biblical and theological studies major. Ally enjoys helping people write outlines because she loves organization. She also enjoys editing rough drafts and helping students create meaningful content for whatever they are writing.
Rita Rivers, a double major in psychology and English with a Spanish minor, is originally from Honduras. By working in the CWE, Rita is able to pursue her passion for the English language while employing skills from her other passion, psychology, as she meets and helps people.
Sarah Osterhouse was born and raised in Fort Myers, FL. She's a music major with an English minor and studies piano and voice in the School of Music and Fine Arts and PBA. Her ideal job after college would connect her desire to help people in need with her love for literature, writing, and music. At the CWE, Sarah loves to explain key writing concepts and discuss theses and argument organization.
Abigail Washburn is orginally from Michagan, but has lived in Orlando for over five years now. She is a nursing major. Her favorite part about working in the CWE is meeting new people and being able to help them with their assignments. Abigail enjoys helping people with grammar and draft revision.
Molli Wallen is originally from Hudson, Ohio and currently resides in Johnson. She is majoring in nursing and minoring in Spanish. She enjoys working at the CWE because she loves the opportunity to meet new people and help them grow in their writing abilities. She specializes in helping with brainstorming, outlining, and proofreading.
Nathalie Gedeon is a Haitian-American, South Florida native. She considers herself to be a film enthusiast and history junkie. She loves studying English and creative writing at PBA and hopes enter a career that includes both writing and social justice. She loves being able to help the PBA community through her work at the CWE.
Anneliese Hardman is a music and history double major from Sarasota, Florida. She is a natural learner and loves working on a variety of subjects in the CWE. Specifically, Anneliese enjoys proofreading papers and discussing them with students. One day, she hopes to use the communication and editing skills, and the knowlege learned from the CWE to work in a museum environment.
Ariana Fernandez is a Florida native with a major in English and secondary education and a minor in Spanish. She is a passionate learner, dancer, writer, and teacher. Coming alongside clients who seek to grow in their writing ability is her favorite part of coaching at the writing center; she most enjoys the revising, editing, and polishing stages of the writing process.
Eden Prime is a pre-law/philosophy double major from Camden, Alabama. She loves the outdoors, cooking, songwriting, and Mini Coopers. Her favorite style of papers to write (and read) are literary research and argumentative essays. Eden enjoys her job at the CWE because she loves encouraging people to work toward excellence in all things, especially their writing. She hopes to pursue a career that involves both law and education.
Director, Lisa Marzano, is originally from Warren, Ohio and is a die-hard BUCKEYES fan. She has a diverse background--a master's in speech/language pathology, an MBA, and an MFA in writing--which give her a broad perspective of the various majors at PBA. One thing she knows for sure is that employers will teach people skills; what an employer wants is someone who can think critically and creatively, and who can communicate well through speaking and writing. That's why she loves the CWE and helping students.