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 EE major. This is her first semester helping students in the center.

 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 three semesters.

Fadi Bishara  

Dominique Brasee

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Dominique is a math major with a minor in finance. This is her first 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

Nathan Carlson

Math Tutor


Nathan is currently working towards a bachelor's in computer science. He is especially interested in cryptography and encryption algorithms.  Nathan has been a tutor in the Math Center for three years.

Nathan Carlson

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 first semester tutoring math in the Center, but has a lot of experience helping students one on one.

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
Ralph Galega

Project Success Tutor


 Ralph has his bachelor's in biochemistry, and is currently working on his master's degree in the same subject. He has been tutoring math for almost four years.

Ralph Galega 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
Jessica Gronski

Math Tutor & Supplemental Instruction Leader

 

Jessica is a senior math major who has been helping students formally and informally for several years. This is her second semester tutoring in the Math Center.

   Jessica Gronski 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
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 three semesters.

   Jesse Heacock
Veronica Ingwersen

Math Tutor

 

Veronica is currently working towards her bachelor's degree in nursing. She loves helping others, especially with math. She has been a tutor in the Math Center for over four years.

Veronica Ingwersen    
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 our first in-center Electrical Engineering tutor.

Bradley Malton

Kevin McCaw
Math Tutor

Kevin is a senior mathematics major, with a minor in philosophy, emphasizing logic. He particularly enjoys areas of math dealing with algebraic manipulation and multi-variable calculus; other interests include gastronomy, epistemology, and game theory.

Kevin McCaw

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 first semester as an SI leader.

   Colleen Monahan

Carl Monroe

Math & Physics Tutor

Carl has a BS in physics, and is currently a graduate student pursuing a ME in space operations. He plans to pursue a PhD in theoretical astrophysics. His favorite areas of math are calculus and algebra

 Carl Monroe

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 who has led SI sessions for two semesters. She is pioneering our online SI sessions this semester for the Number Theory class.

Keri Ornelas

Jacob Paterno

Math Tutor

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

    Jacob Paterno

Matthew Phelps

Math & Physics Tutor

Matthew is a senior physics major who intends to continue his studies in graduate school. Matt has been tutoring in the center for three semesters.


  Matthew Phelps

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 first 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    

 Meral Sarper
Math & Physics Tutor

Meral is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering with minors in aerospace and electrical engineering. She loves astronomy and hopes to be an astronaut one day. She enjoys all areas of mathematics with a passion, but her favorites are algebra, trigonometry, and integration, as they are the most applicable to the real world.

Meral Sarper

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
Tori Slattum

Math Tutor & Supplemental Instruction Leader


Tori is a senior math major who has run SI sessions for two years. She has tutored in the center for two semesters, and enjoys helping students in any subject.  

Tori Slattum Travis Smith

Math Tutor


 Travis is mechanical engineering major minoring in electrical engineering. This is his second semester tutoring math in the center.

Travis Smith

Audrey Szarka

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Audrey is a senior math major with an emphasis in education. She has run SI sessions for two semesters.

Audrey Szarka

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 first semester tutoring in the Math Center.

Sara Welton