Meet our Tutors

Meet Our Tutors!

Our team consists of well-trained professional and student staff who are committed to enhancing students’ self-worth and confidence using non-evaluative, low-stakes relationships of trust. Our professional tutors have extensive tutoring and teaching experience, and our student tutors are selected based on a rigorous recruitment and hiring process. 

Find your tutor below!

Student Assistants

Student Assistants

Abigail

Major: Hospitality Management​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Listening to music (especially Country), hanging out with friends, and working with kids ​

 “I chose to work at the Learning Commons because I like being around an environment where people help other people succeed with their classes and move on to bigger and better things.” 

Student Assistant

Ashley

Major: Bachelors in Applied Arts and Sciences with a minor in Sociology

From: Dallas, TX and attended Skyline High School.

"I wanted to become a front desk assistant in the Learning Commons because I wanted to get involved with UNT Dallas and my fellow students. The pandemic has made us become distant and I want to feel connected with my peers while also being helpful."

Interests: Traveling, reading, and styling hair

Sharese

Major: Psychology​

From: Tacoma, WA​

Interests: Early Childhood, Teaching, and Hair​

“ Teaching is my passion! The learning commons mission is to motivate, strengthen, and support students. When I was a teacher, it was my mission to do the same for children's development. I want to be apart of a team that makes an educational impact on others and to learn how to better support their learning process.”​

Student Assistant
Student Assistant

Yareli

Major: Education​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Pottery​

 “I enjoy interacting with other students and meeting new faces. I believe the Learning Commons is essential to student success. Being a part of it allows me to gain new skills to help other students.”​

Kelly

Major: Child Development and Family Studies

From: Dallas, TX

"I wanted to be a student assistant because I love helping out my peers inside and outside of the classroom. I feel that this position will allow me to connect with others and learn from others at UNT Dallas."

Interests: Spending time with her daughter, watching sports, watching shows or movies, make-up, & hair styling

Student Assistant

Math Tutors

Anya

Anya grew up in Grand Prairie and is one of 13 siblings! Anya earned her Associates of Science from DCCCD in 2012, and graduated from UNT Dallas in 2016 with a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics and a minor in Sociology. Anya is glad to be a part of a growing university, and is dedicated to helping students build and hone a strong Mathematical foundation to build on and finesse throughout their academic and professional career.​

Professional Math Tutor

Samundra

Samundra was born and raised in Nepal, and graduated from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma with a Bachelors in Mathematics, Computer Science, and an Associates degree in Information Technology. He made record time obtaining these degrees by completing them in 3.75 years! Samundra has 5 years’ experience in teaching and researching mathematical concepts. He has published one research book, 6 research articles, and is currently writing another research book and research articles. Samundra is interested in research Numerical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Partial Differential equations, and Ordinary Differential equations. Samundra was also the youngest judge to  serve at the Largest Mathematical Meeting, and currently reviews 3 Applied Mathematics journals. Finally, Samundra enjoys playing the guitar in his free time.​

Professional Math Tutor
Math Tutor

Hanh

Major: Education

From: Vietnam

Interests: Music, Dancing, and Traveling

" I chose to work for the Learning Commons because I want to help people with math and gain valuable work experience."

Sara

Major: Biology with triple minor in Chemistry, Math, and Psychology

From: Syria

Interests: Outdoor runs, Cycling, and Traveling

“My interest behind joining the Learning Commons team was to spread positive energy and to help others succeed. Being able to help others brings happiness to my life and helps me build stronger social connections.” ​

Math Tutor
Math Tutor

Fanny

Major: Mathematics

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Learning about the history of math, learning French and Japanese in Duolingo, drawing, solving puzzles, and volunteering at church. I am also interested in anime and education​.

 “Games are not fun if you do not comprehend how to play the game. One must understand what they are looking at to embrace and have fun with math. To help students notice the beauty of mathematics, I must become a flexible listener and communicator; becoming a tutor offers me that experience.” 

Writing Tutors

Graduate Writing Tutor

Cynthia

Major: Clinical Mental Health Graduate Program​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Psychology, nature, animals, swimming, hiking​

“I became a tutor because I am good at writing. I love to write, and I love helping people learn how to write.”

Amy

Major: Political Science​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Hanging out with her dog, shopping, and going to concerts ​

“I became a tutor because I like writing and I want to help people.”

Writing Tutor
Writing Tutor

Sal

Major: Psychology

From: Dallas, TX

Interests: reading, drawing, and painting

“I really loved the sense of family that I saw in the Learning Commons, and I wanted to be a part of it. Other than that, I love to write [so I wanted to help] show people how to present their best writing to the public”​

Nick

Major: Psychology with an emphasis in the sciences​

From: Dallas​

Interests: spending time with family, trying out new places to eat, and traveling​

“I wanted to work at the LC because I believe the best way to strengthen my skills is to teach. I believe that working at the LC will further strengthen my writing and communication skills which is vital for medical school.”​

Writing Tutor & Biology SI
Professional Writing Tutor

Elizabeth

Elizabeth has been a professional tutor with UNT Dallas since 2017, drawn to the opportunity to serve and empower the campus’ diverse population of students. Passionate about serving people from other cultures, Elizabeth desires to pursue opportunities to teach and assist international students who wish to further their education in the US.​

Writing Tutor

Yesenia

Major: General Business​

From: Dallas​

Interests: Nature, Animals, and Art ​

“Working at the Learning Commons could give me a great opportunity to not only help others but also provide a beneficial experience that helps make the best of my education.”​

Professional Writing Tutor

Shailen

Shailen grew up here in Dallas, a few minutes from UNT Dallas’s campus. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a BA in English Literature with a focus in Creative Writing. Shailen also holds an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Arcadia University. She ultimately hopes to better serve and inspire the community she grew up in, and UNT Dallas is representative of that community.​

Peer Tutors

Professional Science Tutor

Gustavo

Gustavo is from Dallas, TX, and graduated from UNT Dallas in 2019 with a Bachelors in Biology with a Chemistry minor. He researched antibacterial resistance to disinfectant under Dr. Frantz and chemical salts effecting bacterial growth with Dr. Yousufuddin. Gustavo was very active on campus, serving as the lab assistant manager for Dr. Rodriguez, the Vice President of Chemistry Club, and a member of Tri-Beta. In addition to being a comic book lover, Gustavo is a big Star Trek and Star Wars fan! Gustavo wanted to continue serving the UNT Dallas student body as a tutor to further his love of biology and to help others.

Paul

Paul is a professional science tutor with over 10 years’ experience tutoring chemistry, biology, math, and writing. He is currently researching pnicogen-pnicogen through space interactions using computational methods at SMU, and enjoys cooking and playing the cello in his time off.​

Professional Science Tutor

Jennifer

Major: Biology​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Sleep and Chemistry research​

 (sodium nitrate's effect on human gastro functions)​

 “I became a tutor to spread knowledge.”​

Science Tutor
Biology SI & Science Tutor

Madelyn

Major: Biology

From: Irving, TX

Interests: Playing the piano and guitar, singing, and baking

"I've always loved the warm and welcoming environment at the LC which made my learning experience here more fun. I wanted to work here because it would give me a chance to help pass down some of my study tricks to [my fellow] students."

Science SI

Kathryn

Major: Biology with minors in Chemistry and Criminalistics

From: San Diego, CA

Interests: Hanging out with friends; My husband and I enjoy playing chess with each other, going to all kinds of restaurants trying new cuisines and just enjoy each others company and have fun! 

When I was approached to be an SI, I was really honored. I took this opportunity to not only better myself and learning skills but to also help others who may be struggling with similar things I may have in the class. It’s such a great feeling when a student tells you how much you’ve helped them and makes you want to continue being an SI. .” 

Ashley

Major: Accounting and Finance

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Learning new things, going to art museums, and trying new foods or restaurants ​

 “I wanted to be a tutor for the Learning Commons because I feel like this would be a good opportunity to grow my accounting and finance skills while having a chance to meet new people and grow as an individual."

Accounting Tutor/SI