Math Center Staff

 

Jenny Dorrington

Director

Jenny earned her PhD in algebraic topology from Northwestern University. Her current interests include geometry, differential geometry, and the history of mathematics. She loves working with students, and invites you to drop by to talk any time.

Sean Dean
Assistant SI Supervisor

Sean has his bachelor's in biology, and is currently pursuing a master's degree in student affairs in higher education. Sean has extensive experience as an SI leader, and is now back in the center as our student assistant SI supervisor.

Sean Dean

Jenna Tande

Front Desk

Jenna is a sophomore business major, who enjoys helping people become acquainted with the Math Center. She can personally attest to the fact that math gets easier the more you do!

 Jenna Tande

Diana Gronski
 Front Desk

Diana is a junior mechanical engineering major. She has been working at the front desk of the Math Center for two semesters.

Diana Gronski

Reece Adragna
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Reece is a graduate student in mathematics, who has led SI sessions for two semesters. He also teaches in the Math department.

 Reece Adragna

Heather Balle-Mason

Electrical Engineering Tutor

Heather is a senior electrical engineering major. She has tutored students in the center for one semester so far.

 Heather Balle-Mason

Mike Bihn
Math & Computer Science Tutor


Michael has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from San Jose State University and a master's in mathematics from UCCS. He is currently a graduate student in the Computer Science department.

 Mike Bihn

Fadi Bishara
Supplemental Instruction Leader


Fadi is a senior mechanical engineering major. He's been an SI leader for five semesters.

Fadi Bishara  

Dominique Brasee

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Dominique is a math major with a minor in finance. This is her third semester as an SI leader.

Dominique Brasee

Mike Bultmann

Statistics Tutor

Mike is a graduate student in psychology. He has a lot of experience working with applied statistics, and is happy to help students in psychology, education, health science, and any field that uses statistics.

Mike Bultmann





Casey Chalifour

Math Tutor


Casey is a third year math and physics double major, working towards his bachelor's in both, and would eventually like to get a master's and doctorate in both fields. He is especially interested in theoretical physics and likes to work on cosmology and relativistic problems.

Casey Chalifour

Chris Everhart

Math Tutor

Chris is junior mechanical engineering major. This is his third semester tutoring in the Math Center.

Chris Everhart Lori French

Supplemental Instruction Leader & Project Success Tutor


 Lori is a senior math major who has run SI sessions for several years. She is one of our most experienced SI leaders.

Lori French
Jonathon Giardina

Math & Physics Tutor


 Jon is a junior physics major. His goal is to do research in solid state physics. He enjoys helping students in all levels of math, and using examples from the sci-fi universe to make physics and math exciting topics of discussion.

Jon Giardina
Liz Hall

Math Tutor

Liz is a senior math major, who is also minoring in computer science. This is her second semester as a tutor in the Math Center. 

Liz Hall

Luke Harmon

SI Leader

Luke is a mathematics graduate student in his second year. In addition to running SI sessions, Luke teaches College Algebra for the Math department.

Luke Harmon
Jewell Anne Hartman

Math & Physics Tutor


 Jewell Anne received a BS in physics and a BA in from UCCS. Currently she is a PhD student in physics specializing in Metamaterial Optics & Nanotechnology. Jewell Anne is currently teaching both math and physics.

Jewell Anne Hartman

Jesse Heacock

Math Tutor

Jesse is a senior  mechanical engineering major minoring in mathematics. His favorite area of math is Calculus 3, although he really enjoys helping students in precalculus and algebra. Jesse has been a tutor in the Math Center for four semesters.

   Jesse Heacock
    
Caroline Kellackey

Math Tutor


 Caroline has a bachelor's degree in engineering and is currently working towards a master's degree in applied mathematics. She enjoys helping students at all levels, and especially enjoys the challenge of moving from subject to subject while helping in the Center. 

    Caroline Kellackey

   Chris Malec

Computer Science Tutor

Chris is a graduate student in computer science. This is his second semester tutoring CS in the center.

Chris Malec 

Bradley Malton

Electrical Engineering Tutor

Brad is a senior EE major, and has tutored electrical engineering in the center for two semesters.

Bradley Malton

Mayggun Milenski

SI Leader

Mayggun is a junior mechanical engineering major with a passion for math. She has several years of experience as a Supplemental Instruction leader.

Mayggun Milenski

Colleen Monahan

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Colleen has her bachelor's degree in biology, and is back at UCCS filling in some prerequisites for graduate school in biomedical engineering. She taught high school for two years, and this is her second semester as an SI leader.

   Colleen Monahan
 

Tom Moore

Math Tutor

Tom is a senior majoring in mathematics and physics. He enjoys all areas of Calculus, especially those that can be used to help visualize a problem. In addition to working in the Math Center, Tom does research and experimental work in physics.

Tom Moore  

Henri Ndaya
Math Tutor & Supplemental Instruction Leader

Henri is from Cameroon in Central Africa, where he earned his BS in computer science. He recently earned is master's in mathematics from UCCS. He plans to pursue a PhD in mathematics, then return home to use his knowledge to help others.  He speaks five languages (Vute, Gbaya, Fulfulde, French, and English), some more fluently than others!

Henri Ndaya

Keri Ornelas

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Keri is a math major in the UCCS Teach program. She plans to teach secondary math overseas after graduation. She has led SI sessions for three semesters.

Keri Ornelas

Jacob Paterno

Math Tutor

Jacob is a math major who is in his third semester as a tutor in the center.

    Jacob Paterno
 

Paul Pinchuk

Math & Physics Tutor

Paul is a physics major minoring in math. This is Paul's first semester tutoring in the center.

    Paul Pinchuk

Slade Rodrigues

Math Tutor & Supplemental Instruction Leader

Slade is a math major, minoring in math and aerospace. He has been an SI leader for two years, and recently began tutoring math in the center as well.

    Slade Rodrigues

Sarah Ruether

Math Tutor

Sarah is a graduate student pursuing a master's in applied mathematics. This is Sarah's second semester tutoring in the center, in addition to teaching classes in the Math department.

 

     Sarah Ruether Irving Rynning
Computer Science Tutor

 Irving is pursuing a master's in computer science, having previously earned a master's in applied mathematics. His current work is in using color and movement to create interactive soundscapes, and researching A->D/D->A conversion using PWM.

Irving Rynning    

 

Rebekah Schroetlin

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Rebekah is a biology major who joined us as an SI leader for Calculus 1 last year.

Rebekah Schroetlin

James Sibert

Math Tutor

James is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering with minors in mathematics and aerospace engineering. He likes to point out that he would never before have thought that he would be pursuing this course, and that he has only made it this far by the help and encouragement of others. He wants you to know you can do it, too!

James Sibert

Sarah Simko

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Sarah is a junior business major who has run SI sessions in College Algebra since last year.

Sarah Simko
Travis Smith

Math Tutor


 Travis is mechanical engineering major minoring in electrical engineering. 

Travis Smith

 


Ryder Tam  

Math & Physics Tutor

Ryder is an undergraduate studying mechanical engineering. He is qualified to help with math and physics, but is also willing to help with things he is not qualified for, such as philosophical conundrums and wilderness survival tactics. He plans to pursue a master's in mechanical engineering and continue tutoring after graduation.

Ryder Tam

Sara Welton

Math Tutor

Sara is a math and physics double major. This is her second semester tutoring in the Math Center.

Sara Welton

Rachel Wood

SI Leader

Rachel is a mathematics graduate student in third year. In addition to running SI sessions, Rachel also teaches for the Math department.

Rachel Wood