The purpose of the Academic Success Center Outstanding Tutor Award Program is to recognize tutors whose work is exemplary and demonstrates a commitment to student success.

Each month ASC Tutoring will recognize the work of outstanding tutors. Click here to nominate a tutor.

Selection Criteria

The following criteria will be used to select the tutors -

  1. A tutor who possesses an outstanding work ethic.
  2. A tutor who possesses excellent tutoring strategies, including the ability to explain course content, model problem-solving strategies and/or course-specific study strategies.
  3. A tutor who possesses excellent interpersonal communications skills.
  4. A tutor who goes above and beyond to assist students in terms of scheduling flexibility or adapting tutoring strategies to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
  5. A returning tutor who has worked at the ASC for several semesters and whose experience makes them the “go-to” person for that subject.
  6. A tutor who maintains communication with the professor of the class for whom they tutor.
  7. A tutor whose friendly, positive disposition enhances the work environment of the ASC.

Recent Outstanding Tutor Award Winners

APRIL 2022

Lydia Cox- Biology

Veronica Dailey- Natural Sciences

Fangzhi He- Writing

Brock Johnston- Chemistry

Micah McClatchey- Math

Emily Szembrot- Psychology

Shane Walters- Biology


MARCH 2022

Ryan Dipaola - Math

Ajay Bhattacharyya- Computer Science

Jesus Renteria- Sociology

Emma Wasson- Anthropology

Molly French- Writing

Michael Piscitelli- Nursing

Emily Szembrot- Psychology

Melissa Barnosky- Psychology

Jade Rinaldo- Public Health

Brian Ireland- Chemistry



Melissa Browne - Math

Shane Walters - Biology

Marie Jackson - Writing

Nate Paddock - Chemistry

Molly Rowe - Psychology

Micah McClatchey - Math

Nicole Pignataro - Public Health

Amber Riscignolo - Social Work

Theresa Cronin - Nursing

Brock Johnston - Chemistry



Erica Andujar - CIS

Katriana Belknap - Physical Education

Ryan Dipaola - Math

Mackenzie Drum - Biology

Cecelia Hunt -

Molly Rowe -

Emily Szembrot -

Lindsey Wait - Biology

Jared Parks - Math



Melissa Browne - Math

Theresa Cronin - Nursing

Veronica Dailey - Natural Sciences

Kaitlyn Horswell - Writing

Emma Sargent - Physics and Chemistry

Ethan Zyglocke - Math

Marie Jackson - Writing

APRIL 2021

Maria Cacho - Spanish

Jack Castle - Chemistry

Heather Graupman - Psychology & Sociology

Isabella Lavigne - Healthcare Studies

Sarah Levine - Physical Education

Emmie White - Biology

MARCH 2021

Meghan Bates - Physical Education & Public Health

Marcy Esler - Math

Sharon Jaramillo - Psychology

Catherine Jenks - Nursing

Gisella Lopez Castro - Spanish

Latiq Pratt - Computer Science

Tyler Williams - Physical Education

Ethan Zyglocke - Math


William Diaz - Accounting

Jalen Nowden - Psychology

Autumne Venturino - Writing


Crystal Brinson - Communication

Irving Brown - Math

Danielle Fanelli - Nursing

Peter Giangrasso - Biology

Daniel Hodzic - Biology & Chemistry

Marisa Martinez - Math

Chris Volo - Math


Adeola Akinyemi - Psychology

Roni Crumb - Social Work

Laurel Honig - Earth Science

Emma Nevers - Chemistry


Mahmoud Altalouli - Writing

Megan Aubertine - Environmental Science

Melissa Browne - Math

Andrew Colalillo - Accounting, Business, & Economics

Kaitlin Franklin - Writing

Molly French - Writing

Emily Hampston - Math

Matthew Too - Math

APRIL 2020

Mitchell Jones - History/Writing

Thomas Mousso - Biology & Chemistry

Oana Prajitura - Math


Derrick Gibbs - Biology

Tanner McGuire - Math

Lisa Pink - Math

Shei Valerio-Sanchez - History/Writing


Kayla Adgate - Writing

Adam Baumann - Accounting

Jacob Jones - Political Science

Rachel Kelley - Accounting

Sarah Mahar - Public Health

Hailey Murray - Health Care Studies

Julianna Testone - Psychology


Sydney Gisondi - Spanish

Jordan House - Psychology

Nick Kirsop - Health Care Studies

Jared McComb - Math

Tom Mousso - Biology & Chemistry

Oana Prajitura - Math

Casey Vattimo - Computer Info Systems & Statistics


Tyra Andrus - Psychology

Nolan Coble - Math

Andrew Gardner - Accounting

Sydney Gisondi - Spanish