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 Director

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 fulltime program coordinator.

Sean Dean

Jenna Tande
Front Desk

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

Diana Gronski

Beth Moore
Front Desk

Beth Moore

Azeez Agunbiade
Math Tutor

Azeez Agunbiade

Mark Alcantara
Math Tutor

Mark Alcantara

Heather Balle-Mason
Electrical Engineering Tutor

Heather is a senior electrical engineering major. She has tutored in the center for two semesters.

Heather Balle-Mason

Brandon Bell
Math Tutor & SI Leader

Brandon is a mechanical engineering student who is working towards becoming a biomedical engineer after college. Brandon is very social and outgoing, and is happy to help anyone.

Brandon Bell

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
Math Tutor & SI Leader

Fadi is an undergraduate mechanical engineering major who likes to build things. After graduation he hopes to work in the aerospace industry, and would like to work for NASA at some point in his career.

Fadi Bishara

Emily Bohannon
Electrical Engineering Tutor

Emily Bohannon

Andrew Brannon
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Dominique Brasee
Math Tutor & SI Leader

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

Dominique Brasee

Dylan Brown
Math Tutor

Dylan Brown

Nicole Brown
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Nicole Brown

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 & Physics 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

Jon Cheek
Math Tutor & SI Leader

Jon Cheek

Bailey Eppard
Math and Physics Tutor

Bailey is studying electrical engineering with a minor in physics. This is her second semester with us, and she enjoys helping students with Calculus II, Differential Equations, and Physics II.

Bailey Eppard

Lori French
Supplemental Instruction Leader

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

Jewell Anne Hartman
Math & Physics Tutor (Online)

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

Stephanie Henrie
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Stephanie Henrie

Ben Kinyanjui
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Ben Kinyanjui

Ceili Kirkaldie
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Ceili Kirkaldie

Vinay Kodipelly
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Vinay is a PhD student in the math department. This is his first semester as an SI Leader.

Vinay Kodipelly

Jacob Lojewski
Math & Physics Tutor

Jacob Lojewski

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

Tommy McDowell
Math Tutor & SI Leader

Tommy McDowell

Tom Moore
Math and Physics Tutor & SI Leader

Tom is a senior majoring in physics and mathematics. 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

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 & SI Leader

Jacob is currently working towards a BS degree in biology, with a minor in math. He believes that being competent in math is an asset, not matter what you are studying, and enjoys helping students achieve their best.

Jacob Paterno

Matthew Peterson
Math Tutor

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

Charity Qualls
Math Tutor

Charity Qualls

Alex Riley
Math Tutor

Alex Riley

Irving Rynning
Computer Science Tutor

Irving is seeking a second MS in computer science, researching human-computer interaction through color and movement, creating soundscapes which do not yet have an application.

Irving Rynning

Jon Savage
Math Tutor

Jon Savage

Chris Schmank
Statistics Tutor

Chris Schmank

Rebekah Schroetlin
Supplemental Instruction Leader

Rebekah is a human biology major and hopes to be a medical doctor. She is a "science nerd," but enjoys math equally well, especially calculus.

Rebekah Schroetlin

Sara Welton
Math & Physics Tutor

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

Sara Welton