Hello, my name is Michelle Atnip. I am a senior Public Relations major with an emphasis in Mass Communication. Along with being a writing and general studies tutor, I am involved with the Eta Upsilon chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha and a campus representative to Rent the Runway. In my free time, I like to spend time with my husband and furbaby puppy, as well as bake and craft with my sisters. After graduation, I would like to pursue a Master's degree in Marketing and eventually a career in event planning.
My name is Luke Barr and I am a junior mathematics major and computer science minor here at Missouri Southern. After I graduate I plan to attend graduate school in mathematics with the intent of becoming a statistician. Along with tutoring in the Student Success Center, I am also involved in Math club and the MSSU Honors Program. In my free time I like to play and watch sports, play music and hang out with cats.
Hi, my name is Ankit Basnet, and I am an international student from Nepal. I am a senior here at Southern and I tutor writing at the Student Success Center. I am a member of the Honors Program and Sigma Tau Delta. I have been in the US for quite a while now and like it very much, particularly my classes at Southern. I enjoy reading and writing a lot. When I am free, I take a nap, read more, or hang out with my neighbors.
Hello, my name is Tommy Bentley. I am a junior Environmental Health major here at MSSU and a biology tutor at the Student Success Center. After graduation, I plan to begin a career in public health. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and fishing.
My name is Alicia Brust and I'm the respiratory tutor. It is my last year of the respiratory program here at Southern and when I graduate I plan on working in the NICUs and PICUs. I'm a part of the RT Club and the captain of the sputum bowl team. Besides academics I love to spend time with my husband and two children. Family is what I live for and I aspire to be a great role model for my children.
My name is Bethany Burney. I am a senior Mathematics major. I am involved in Math club, Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Chi, and Omicron Delta Kappa. In my spare time I enjoy bowling, reading, and baking.
My name is Daisha Foster and I am a junior studying Criminal Justice Administration with a minor in Crime Scene Investigation. I am a tutor in the Student Success Center where I help students with math and writing, a resident assistant in our dorms, a course assistant for our University Experience classes, and a Southern Ambassador. I am in Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Chi both which are honors societies on campus. And I enjoy dancing Zumba in our campus recreation center with all my friends, and on the weekends I enjoy spending time with my family back in Arkansas. When I graduate I plan on joining the military to proudly serve our country.
Hi, my name is Ian Howe and I am a senior Computer Information Science major. I tutor Computer Information Science courses at the Student Success Center and am a member of the Computer Information Science Club and Phi Eta Sigma. After I graduate I would like to get a job in the Information Security area. In my free time, I like to watch sports, play with technology and listen to music.
Hello, my name is Natalie Overfelt and I am a Senior Biology major. I am new to the Student Success Center this semester and will tutor biology and chemistry courses. I'm not sure what the future holds for me after I graduate (hopefully in May!), but I'm looking forward to whatever comes my way! My spare time is spent with my husband and our dog, Percy.
Hi, my name is Melody, and I'm a senior Psychology major with an emphasis in film studies. After graduation, I plan on continuing my education in graduate school with the final goal of a PhD. On campus, I'm a member of Psi Chi (the International Honor Society for Psychology), a tutor, and soon to be a course assistant for our University Experience classes this fall. Off campus, I'm a dedicated member of the Dream Theatre Troupe, a local group of actors that provide entertainment for various types of events in and around the city of Joplin throughout the year.
Hi!!! My name is Ashley Robbins. I am a senior math major here at Southern, and will be graduating in December 2013. I am involved in Math club, Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Mu Epsilon, and Alpha Chi. I love playing with my two dogs (Emmitt and Bandit), singing, and goofing off in my spare time. I am very excited to be tutoring this semester, and can't wait to meet all of you.
Hello, my name is Molly Shumaker. I am a Senior Biochemistry Major and I tutor Chemistry. Outside of the Student Success Center I'm a Resident Assistant in the dorms and heavily involved in Student Senate. After graduating, I'd love to pursue a career in nutrition. Hopefully I will be able to come back to the area and work in local health care.
Hi, my name is Peter Thompson. I am a senior mathematics and English literature double major. If that were not confusing enough, I plan to join the Peace Corps after I graduate as a step toward joining the US Foreign Service. As well as being a math and writing tutor here at the Student Success Center, I am President of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society, a resident assistant in the dormitories, and a member of the Honors Program. In my free time, I like playing soccer, watching movies, and attempting to write poetry.
Hello, I am Haley Velez. I am a senior dual major in Environmental Health and Chemistry. I am the newly elected president of the Environmental Health Club on campus. My career interests are: biological/chemical security, detection, and remediation. Outside of school, I enjoy practicing speaking Spanish with friends and learning new dances.
My name is Kat Weltha and I am an Emergency Medicine major. I like cats and the internet and saving lives. My favorite author is Maria V. Snyder and my favorite TV show is Dr. Who.