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Other Tutoring

Congratulations to the Buffalo State Class of 2020! 

Tutoring for the spring semester has concluded, but online tutoring for MATH & WRITING is available through STAR-NY

 

Tutoring has moved to the E.H. Butler Library (now online only)

 

Go to the "Ask Us" desk to find your tutor!

The "Other Tutoring Services" offers peer and professional tutors who teach students critical thinking questioning techniques and learning strategies for a specific content course. 

 

A-E

Accounting (ChristineTroy)

American Sign Language (Melissa)

Anthropology (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Arabic (Professor Merini)

Art History,  (Professor Sylvia Bakos)

Biology (Joshua, Yuli, Aris)

Business Adm. (Christine, Troy)

Career & Technical Education (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Chemistry (Joshua, Yuli, Aris, Grace)

Chinese (TBD)

Communication (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, BrittanyHass, )

COM 215 (Ryan Kirkpatrick)

Computer Information Systems (Chrstine-101 only)

Creative Studies (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Criminal Justice (Joshua, Janae)

Economics (Troy, Christine)

Education (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Engineering Tech (Monica, Greg,)

English (Not writing) (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, BrittanyHass,)

ENG151-Intro to Poetry: Brittany

Exceptional Education (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

F-P

Fashion & Textiles (Math focus: Monica; computer focus: Miranda)

Finance (Christine)

French (Professor Merini)

Graphic Design (Miranda)

Health & Wellness (Wesley for HEW 225, 204, 279, 302)

History (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Humanities (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany,Hass,)

Italian (TBD)

Music 206 (Foundations of American Popular Music): Brittany

Nutrition: Yuli

Philosophy (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Physics 100 & 107 (Greg & Monica)

Physics 111 (Monica)

Physics 103: Miranda

Political Science-Statistics (PSC 204): Liz

Political Science (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, BrittanyHass,)

Public Administration (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Psychology (Stats): TBD (Cassidy is not available to tutor remotely)

Psychology (study skills applied to PSY)(Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, BrittanyHass,)

 

S-Z

Social Work (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass)

Sociology: (SOC 100, 301, 408, 240, 321, 212, 322, 380) (Hass)

Sociology-(Study skills applied to SOC) (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, BrittanyHass,)

Spanish (TBD)

Speech & Language Pathology (Sarah, Brittany, Melissa)

Study Skills-general (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Study Skills for ESL students (Please make an appointment with the Writing Center

Technology: Greg

Theater (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

UNC: (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

Women & Gender Studies (Academic Coach: Melissa, Sarah, Brittany, Hass,)

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Liz Rakowski: PSC 204

Peer Tutor

Course tutored: PSC 204

Fall Schedule:  TBD

 Appointments only. 

Make your appointment at least 12 hours prior to Liz's shift through your Bengal Success Portal. All appointments will be done remotely

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Troy: Accounting and Economics

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

BUS 212, 312, 313

ECO 201, 202, 304, 305 & 308

Hours: Fall Schedule:  TBD

Appointments: Make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal at least 12 hours before Troy's shift. Email Troy at buttoncl01@mail.buffalostate.edu with questions

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Joshua: Criminal Justice 101. Biology, Chemistry, Academic Coach

Peer tutor.

Subjects tutored: Academic Coach (apply study skills to humanitites, social sciences, history and arts) Content specific tutor: CRJ 101, 201, 303. CHE 111, 112, 114, BIO 111, 213, 211

Hours: Fall schedule:  TBD

Appointments:  Make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal system at least 12 hours befor Josh's shift.  All tutoring will be done remotely.

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Brittany: Academic Coach/ENG 151/MUS 206/SOC stats

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

Academic Coach

ENG 151 (Intro to Poetry)

MUS 206: Foundations of American Popular Music

Statistics for Sociology

Hours: Fall schedule: TBD

Appointments:All appointments will be done remotely

Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Brittany's shift through your Bengal Success Portal system

 

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Yuli Liang: Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Academic Coach

Peer tutor

Courses tutored

BIO 100, 101

CHE 101, 102, 111, 112

NFS 100, 102, 111, 230, 211, 302, 311 & 401

Hours: Fall Schedule: TBD

Appointments: Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Yuli's shift through your Bengal Success Portal

 

 

 

Aris: Biology, Chemistry

Peer Tutor

Courses Tutored: BIO 101, 111, 212, 213, 211 & CHE 111, 112, 201, 202, 203

Fall Schedule: TBD

Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Aristotele's shift through your Bengal Success Portal.

 

 

 

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Sarah King: Academic Coach, Speech and Language Pathology

Peer tutor

Hours: Fall Schedule: TBD

Appointments: All appointments will be done remotely

Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Sarah's shift through Bengal Success Portal

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Ryan Kirkpatrick: COM 215

Peer Tutor

Hours: Fall Schedule: TBD

By appointment only!

Ryan only reports to work when an appointment is made through your Bengal Success Portal at least 12 hours before Ryan's shift. 

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Wesley Mills: Health & Wellness

Peer tutor.

Subject tutored

HEW 225, 204 & 279 (now called 304), 302

Hours: Fall Schedule: TBD

Appointments: Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Wes's shift through Bengal Success Portal

All appointments will be done remotely

 

 

Headshot: Grace Karambizi

Grace: Organic Chemistry

Peer Tutor:

Courses Tutored: CHE 321, 201 & 202

Hours: Fall schedule: TBD

Please make an appointment with Grace at least 12 hours before her shift begins through your Bengal Success Portal.

 

 

Headshot: Professor Merini

Professor Merini: Arabic and French

Professional tutor:  All tutoring appointments will be done remotely

Fall Schedule: TBD

Appointments: Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Prof. Merini's shift through your Bengal Success Portal

 

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Melissa: American Sign Language, Academic Coach

Peer tutor

Hours: Fall Schedule:  TBD

Appointments: Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Melissa's shift through your Bengal Success Portal

All appointments will be done remotely

 

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Greg: Engineering, Physics, Technology

Peer Tutor:

Subjects Tutored:

ENT: 213, 300, 301, 302, 314, 331, 401

Physics: 101, 107

TEC: 101, 201

Hours: Fall Schedule: TBD

Please make an appointment at least 12 hours before Greg's shift through your Bengal Success Portal.

All appointments will be done remotely

 

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Christine Zhu: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance

Peer tutor

Subjects tutored

BUS 212,312,313

FIN 314,400,414,417,419,619

ECO 304

Hours: Fall schedule: TBD

Appointments

Make an appointment at least 12 hours before Christine's shift through Bengal Success Portal

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Miranda: PHY 103, Graphic Design

Peer Tutor

Subjects Tutored: PHY 103 & DES 101, 103, 270, 271, 277, 377, 378, 379, 380, 489, FTT 208

Hours: Fall Schedule: TBD

Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30-2:30

Please make appointments at least 12 hours before Miranda's shift through your Bengal Success Portal

 

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Mason: Music Theory (Rockwell 203)

Peer tutor

Courses tutored: MUS  210, 218, 230, 231, 330, and 331

Fall Schedule: TBD

Appointments: Make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal. Face to face appointments will be held in Rockwell Hall 203  (Music tutoring will NOT be moving to the library)

 

Professor Sylvia Bakos

Associate Professor/Professional Tutor

Subjects Tutored: All appointments will be done remotely

Art History: FAR 250 and 251

Fall Schedule: TBD

Appointments: make an appointment through your Bengal Success Portal. Dr. Bakos will email you with directions.

 

 

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