Meet the Tutors
CAE tutors work with students in writing, math, science, business, languages, and a range of other subject areas. Check out the biographies below to learn more about our diverse student and professional tutors. Interested in becoming a tutor? Click here.
- Have a 3.0 or higher GPA and have excelled in subjects they tutor
- Take a rigorous tutor-training course
- Earn nationally-recognized certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)
- Receive close mentoring and support from the CAE professional staff
Ilyssa | Jillian | Jinnea | Kim | Meagan | Mike | Mickael N.
Nicole | Rachel M. | Rachel O. | Rebecca M. | Sarina
Thomas | Tracy
Allison is a writing tutor and English major. Going into her junior year, she plans to eventually teach secondary-level English. She is looking forward to getting practice with helping students advance their writing skills. Allison spends much of her free time exploring foreign vegetarian cuisine and listening to live music. Born and raised in New Hampshire, she has dreams of someday traveling abroad.
Alyssa is a psychology major and freshman at UNH Manchester who will be tutoring statistics. She attended Joe Blasco School of Makeup Artistry to learn special effects makeup prior to attending UNH Manchester. In her extra time she also does some other interesting things such as aerial silks and also working at a haunted house in October. She is super excited to be tutoring for the CAE and is looking forward to helping others learn statistics!
Angela is a sophomore psychology major. Outside of school, she works at Talbots. Her interests include fashion, being with friends, and outdoor activities such as biking and stargazing. She is excited to work as a CAE writing tutor and looks forward to helping others grow academically.
Cathy’s Chinese name is Wu Jieming. She was born and raised in China and immigrated to the United States three years ago. She is now undertaking her master’s degree GMBA and can speak both Mandarin and Cantonese fluently. She is very proud of the people who like to learn Chinese and about China’s culture; that is why she loves tutoring and helping students improve their Chinese.
Charlie is a senior studying Computer Information Systems; he tutors computer science course material. His goal in tutoring is to provide a student's outlook on the course material to help facilitate the learning process. Charlie understands the importance of providing a fresh perspective on the difficult material found within the CIS courses.
Christine is a full time, professional tutor whose primary focus is to support students in the sciences. She earned her BS in biology from UNH Durham, but did much of her coursework here at UNH Manchester and is happy to be back in Manchester’s smaller campus community. Christine enjoys working with students and helping them become better students. In addition to tutoring, Christine is working through an MST masters program in Durham and teaches biology labs.
Emily is a mathematics education major at UNH Manchester and Durham. After attaining her undergraduate degree, she intends to pursue her master's in education. She enjoys teaching and playing the piano, reading, and participating in activities with her siblings and friends. Through her role as a UNH math tutor, Emily is eager to assist others in their education.
Ilyssa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Manchester Community College in May 2012 with an associate degree in medical assisting. She recently transferred into UNH Manchester full-time as a senior pursuing her B.A. in psychology. She plans to attend graduate school in Boston to pursue her master’s in counseling, and then eventually pursue a Ph.D. She is very excited to be involved with the CAE as a math tutor this year! In her spare time, she tutors school-aged children in Hebrew at her synagogue and is a preschool teacher at a local daycare. In the summer, she manages a small ice cream shop. When she isn't working or studying, she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.
Jillian is a writing tutor and biology student who hopes to apply to medical school in the next year. As a writing tutor, she looks forward to helping students express their thoughts and feelings as effectively as possible for both their academic and personal needs. Originally from Iowa, Jillian has lived in New Hampshire for one and a half years. She loves literature, traveling, food, culture, and taking advantage of New Hampshire's proximity to beaches, mountains, and great cities.
Jinnea, currently a sophomore psychology major, is a writing tutor. Her career path is undetermined; however, she desires to be in an environment where she can help others significantly. Born in the Philippines, but adopted when she was an infant, Jinnea and her family have moved frequently. She has lived in 7 states and attended over 10 schools. In her free time she loves to play her acoustic guitar, hang with her friends, and sleep. She is seen 95% of the time wearing one of her many hats.
Kim is a math and writing tutor currently in her sophomore year at UNH Manchester. She is pursuing a degree in biomedical science with a pre-veterinary focus, and she hopes to attend graduate school to become a veterinary surgeon. As a tutor, Kim is dedicated to helping other students achieve their educational goals, and she also welcomes the opportunity to keep her own skills sharp. In her free time, Kim volunteers at a veterinary clinic and enjoys outdoor activities, caring for her animals, and reading scientific literature.
Meagan is a writing tutor and an English major graduating with her bachelor's degree this spring. She was recently admitted into the UNH master's program for teaching. She is excited to build her career in the English teaching field and hopes to pursue her dream to be a reading specialist. Meagan enjoys working with students at UNH Manchester and helping them improve their writing and studying skills.
Mike began tutoring math at the University of New Hampshire in Durham where he earned his B.S. in mathematics education and a master’s in teaching mathematics. He came to UNH Manchester to be the Associate Director of the Center for Academic Enrichment after serving in the U.S. Army for 5 years. He spends most of his time tutoring math and helping students to approach the study of mathematics more effectively.
Michael is tutor for Calculus for Life Sciences. He is a Manchester, NH native and a second year biology student who plans to further his education in medical school. As a tutor, he looks forward to helping students feel more confident in applying mathematic principles, specifically in calculus. Outside of UNHM, Michael is self employed as a massage therapist. In his free time, he enjoys performing music, hiking, running, cycling, and competing in road races and triathlon sprints.
Nicole studies linguistics at the Durham campus. She is a Spanish minor and looks forward to studying in Spain next year. Her long-term plans are to do research in linguistics and teach. Nicole looks forward to working with students on beginning logic, writing, Spanish, or finite math here at UNH Manchester.
Rachel is an English major at UNH Manchester. She enjoys working in the CAE as a writing tutor and is excited to help students improve their writing skills. Outside of school, Rachel likes to read, write, and draw. Currently, she lives in Londonderry, NH.
Rachel is a professional math tutor in the Center for Academic Enrichment at UNH Manchester. She has almost ten years of experience teaching and tutoring students at elementary, high school, and college levels. Rachel first became interested in a career in education after participating in the NYU America Reads/Counts program while working toward her master's degree in general biology at New York University. Prior to achieving her graduate degree, Rachel earned a B.S. in mathematics and biology from Bates College. She is excited to join the tutoring staff at UNH Manchester and looks forward to working with students to develop their understanding of mathematics.
Rebecca is a biology major whose interests over the years have ranged from kinesiology to nutrition and cellular biology. This has nudged her to pursue a master's degree in nutritional sciences after taking a gap year. As a writing tutor focused in the sciences, she's enthusiastic about helping ease students’ fears and/or answer their nagging questions about the natural world. Rebecca’s spare time activities involve studying the Bible and church history, learning the Italian language and the violin, and playing soccer.
Sarina is a senior history major who is very excited to be a writing tutor this year! Her passion is women’s history and she is currently looking at graduate programs in public history. She hopes to work as a graduate assistant and believes tutoring will help prepare her for that. When not working or studying, Sarina enjoys live music, reading, kundalini yoga, and spending time with her nieces and her cats.
Thomas is a business major who tutors finite math at UNH Manchester. Besides tutoring and attending classes part-time, he is also involved in aviation at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Thomas is from The Netherlands originally, but has lived in the Manchester area for the last eight years. Besides English, he speaks Dutch fluently. If Thomas is not working, tutoring or attending classes he enjoys mountain biking, playing the guitar, and traveling, among other things.
Tracy graduated Magna Cum Laude from UNH Durham in 2010 with a B.S. in business administration. She is currently transitioning careers from a retail manager to a math teacher. She recently was hired as a Title 1 Math Tutor at Pembroke Academy. She is eager to continue working in the CAE while working toward her teaching certification. In her free time she likes to sing in the Southern NH University Chorus, draw, and read. She is also planning her wedding in October of 2012. She lives in Manchester, NH.
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