Meet Your Spring 2014 Study Group Leaders

ART 100

Lydia O'Reilly

Lydia O'ReillyI am a senior double majoring in art history and liberal arts with a minor in sociology. My interests outside of school include painting, hiking, reading, and welding. This is my second semester leading the ART 100 Study Group; I loved it last semester and am looking forward to this semester!.

BC 351

Connor Hendrich

Connor Hendrich I am a biochemistry major with a minor in mathematics. I have worked in a biochemistry lab studying prions for three years and I will be graduating in December. Afterwards, I plan on going to graduate school to study immunology or parasitology. In my free time I enjoy running, reading, and animation.

BZ 101 & BZ 110

Sarah Groenwald

Sarah GroenwaldI am a sophomore Natural Resources Management major from Boulder, CO. When I am not a Study Group Leader for BZ110 and BZ101, I enjoy biking, dancing, riding horses, and spending long hours in coffee shops for no apparent reason. I also have an irrational fear of cold water and an irrational love of drawing pictures to explain concepts in biology. I believe that learning should be about connecting with information, not just memorizing it, and studying can always be made more fun!

CHEM 111

Colleen McCollum

Colleen McCollumI am a sophomore in the biochemistry major. I am also working on minors in both biomedical engineering and mathematics. Upon graduating I hope to find a job in research and development of neural biochemical processes and treatments.

CHEM 113

Ryan Olson

Ryan OlsonI am majoring in biochemistry, and I will be graduating this December. After CSU, I plan on attending dental school. I enjoy drinking coffee, hiking, camping, taekwondo (I am a second degree black belt), music (especially Led Zeppelin) and 1/35 scale plastic modeling.

CHEM 341

Mitchell Bordelon

Mitchell BordelonHi there! My name is Mitchell Bordelon and I am the study group leader for organic chemistry. Currently, I am a sophomore student pursuing a degree in chemistry. When I am not in class or tutoring, I spend my time working in Assistant Professor James Neilson's lab with the aim of developing new magnetic materials. Also, I enjoy going out for a long bike ride or a great day of powder snowboarding. After graduating from CSU, I plan on attending graduate school to study solid state chemistry.

CIVE 260

Nick Yearout

Nick YearoutHi, I am Nick Yearout and I am starting my 3rd year studying Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State. I took Statics during Fall semester 2013 & Dynamics during Spring semester 2014 and I enjoyed both classes very much. I love the outdoors and music most of all. My favorite band of all time is The Beatles and my biggest summer accomplishment was hiking up Long’s Peak. I love talking to people and helping in whatever way I can, so please come to the Statics study group to learn more about how awesome solving for zero can be.

ECON 202

Terran Hause

Terran HauseI grew up in Windsor CO, which is a small town 25 miles east of Fort Collins. My current majors are Political Science, Economics and German, which have all contributed to my defining experiences in college. Last summer, I was an intern in Senator Bennet's Office and I gained a better understanding of the legislative process at the federal level. This will be my second semester as a Tilt Study Group Leader and I am really excited to build on the skills and lessons I learned last semester. I hope to pursue a career in the developing field of ecological economics.

ECON 204

Kathleen Craig

Kathleen CraigMy name is Kathleen Craig and I am a sophomore at CSU double majoring in finance and economics. I work at a little local dog supply store in old town and love animals. I enjoy hiking and spending time in the outdoors, and I'm a sports lover even though I get very competitive. I love to travel and hope that someday I'll make it to every continent!

FSHN 350

Hannah Eskew

Hannah EskewI am a senior within the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and I am majoring in Nutrition and Food Science with a concentration in Dietetics. I wish to become a Registered Dietitian to someday work for a nutrition education program. Other than being a student, I enjoy spending time in my hometown of Fort Collins, baking, cooking, mentoring high school students, and working at Medical Center of the Rockies.

FSHN 350

Noah Voreades

Noah VoreadesHi FSHN350! I am excited to be your tutor this semester. I am a graduate student in the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department. Within the nutrition field my research interest and passions focus on the gut microbiome and probiotics. My undergraduate background is non-science, so I understand the challenges many of you face in FSHN350. My goal is to make this content relatable to the real-world and share strategies that allowed me to be successful. When not immersed in school and research, I love road cycling, snowshoeing, climbing, hiking, sky diving and tasty organic local food.

LIFE 102

Roshni Bhuvan

Roshni BhuvanMy name is Roshni Bhuvan, and I am the Study Group Leader for LIFE 102. I am a second year Chemistry major at CSU, as well as an Undergraduate TA for LIFE 102. I love the outdoors, and I dance competitively. I am also a tea fanatic, and I can be found quite frequently in Happy Lucky's stocking up on more tea!

LIFE 102

Melissa Hedemark

Melissa HedemarkI'm Melissa Hedemark, one of your new life 102 study group leaders. I have attached a picture and here's a quick bio.I am a senior Zoology major, this will be my fifth time tutoring life 102. I plan on continuing on in school to get a masters in teaching and become a biology teacher. I love teaching and have been tutoring since my Freshman year of college. I also love hanging out with friends and my super cool dog.

LIFE 212

Travis Sanders

Travis SandersI am a biochemistry major interested in genetic disease with aspirations to go to med school or get involved in genetic research. I also greatly enjoy organic chemistry and how it relates to a functioning, healthy individual. I believe these are important, valuable topics to devote ones time to. In my spare I try to golf with friends as much as possible, as well as read. I'm also a big gamer in school off-seasons.

MATH 141

Leah McDermott

Leah McDermottI am a 20 year old full-time Business Management undergrad who grew up in Denver, CO and I have been attending CSU since 2012. My favorite school topics are ethics, calculus, and debate. I also work part time at a Red Lobster and a keyboardist in a band called Drinking with Charlie that tours around Colorado. I loves college because of the opportunity it presents to meet new, interesting people and to better yourself.

MATH 155

Anneliese Detmer

Anneliese DetmerHello! My name is Anneliese Detmer and I am a zoology and chemistry double major. I have a passion for animals and i hope to obtain a PhD in animal science.

PH 121

Barbara Fricks

Barbara FricksI will be leading the PH 121 study group. I have a Masters in Soil Science and Bachelors in both Botany and Anthropology. I am also enrolled in the post bachelors teaching licensure program at CSU on. My specific interests are teaching high school science by focusing on new ways to inspire students. Using inquiry based learning methods; I incorporate games and activities in the classroom to facilitate learning. In addition to leading the PH 121 study group I teach Integrated Sciences: Physics and Chemistry at AIMS community college.

STAT 301, STAT 307, & STAT 311

Paul Harmon

Paul HarmonI am a junior Statistics and Economics double major at CSU. I am especially interested in using statistical methods for regional economic analysis. As a native Coloradan from Grand Junction, I am a huge Broncos fan and I also love the outdoors! Outside of class, I'm often playing golf, skiing or fly fishing.