LEC Tutoring Staff Fall 2016

Professional Tutors

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Lisa Liguori

Before coming to work at BCCC, Lisa designed research and outreach projects to improve the quality of life for coastal families. She completed a Master's degree at the University of British Columbia and then spent eight years leading fisheries and water quality projects in Georgia. She has always loved combining creative arts and sciences in order to solve problems. Lisa tutors all subjects. Come see her for help with reading, writing, Spanish, and Biology. She's also here to help students practice specific skills like making a great PowerPoint presentation, writing an excellent essay for a scholarship, or balancing a hectic schedule.

 

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David R. Connor

Dave Connor, an adjunct faculty member at BCCC since 2008, has 20 years experience teaching at all levels from seventh grade through college. He has also spent 20 years in business and industry, including 5 years with his own business. Dave has lived in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Maryland, Florida, and South Carolina before moving to Washington in 2007. He has studied at Rice, Furman, Temple, Villanova, Clemson, Cornell, Rutgers, and Amherst.

 

 

 

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Benn Lynch

Benn is a former High School English teacher from Virginia with over five years of experience. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Christopher Newport University in Newport News and is currently working on a computer programming degree. Benn is also the head coach of the ECU Men's Rugby team. Benn's hobbies include reading, playing with his dogs, and working to improve as a programmer, student, and leader.

 

 

 

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Peer Tutors

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Kyle Sadler

Kyle Sadler has worked as a peer tutor in the LEC for the past year and is looking forward to another great semester. He is a member of the National Beta Club Honor Society and will complete both Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees in the Spring of 2017. Kyle assists students in English, math, history, and chemistry as well helping students with any technology concerns. He enjoys photography and working with computers.

 

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Joanna Revels

Joanna Revels is currently pursuing her Associate in Science degree. After that, she plans to transfer to a university and is considering a career in veterinary medicine. Joanna really enjoys science courses because she loves the challenge it gives her to explore the world further. Some of her personal interests include reading and playing Just Dance on the Wii.

 

 

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Gerardo Alvarez-Gallegos

Gerardo Alvarez-Gallegos is a new peer tutors at the LEC this semester. He is working on an Associate in Arts degree and hopes to transfer to ECU next year. Gerardo is the 2016-2017 President of the Student Government Association here on campus. He loves Chemistry and hopes to help others find the fun in this science as well as other challenging subjects like English and Math.

 

 

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Beth Casey

Beth Casey has been a Developmental Reading and English instructor at BCCC since 2009. She earned a degree in English from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and will graduate from East Carolina University in May 2017 with a Masters of Adult Education, concentrating in English. She taught at two area high schools previous to her work at BCCC. In her spare time, which is very little, Beth enjoys reading, “yardening”, hiking, and spending time with family.

 

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Ashleigh Howard

Ashleigh Howard earned her Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice/Latent Evidence from Forsyth Technical Community College and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology from UNC-Greensboro before completing a Master's Degree in Sociology from ECU. Ashleigh resides in Williamston, NC with her two dogs.  She enjoys art, music, and politics, and it is her goal to visit every state park in North Carolina.

 

 

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Cynthia King

Cynthia King has been a Business Instructor since 2007. She attended The University of South Carolina where she earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration; she also earned a Criminology Degree from St. Leo University, and a Masters in Human Resource Management from Troy State University. She has worked in many business areas and has owned her own small business while living in New York. Mrs. King enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, camping, cub scouts, doing volunteer work, and above all being a mom and wife.

 

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Heea Crownfield

Heea Crownfield began teaching Art courses at BCCC in August 2012. Born in Williamsburg, Virginia, she has lived in Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, South Carolina, and of course, North Carolina. She first began studying art at Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida, then trained and worked as a chef in her 20’s after moving to Cincinnati, Ohio. Following the birth of her daughter, Heea relocated to Greensboro, NC to be closer to her family. There she returned to college as a single parent, attending Guilford College and double-majoring in Art and Religion with concentrations in Sculpture, Comparative Religion, and East Asian Studies. While earning an M.F.A. from Clemson University, her art was recognized by the International Sculpture Center and Sculpture Magazine. Heea has exhibited throughout the southeast, including at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, the Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).

 

LEC Director

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James E. Casey

 

James E. Casey began work at BCCC in 1999 as an adjunct instructor in developmental and curriculum level English. In 2002, he became Coordinator of BCCC’s Academic Support Center. James holds a BA in English (Writing Concentration) from ECU and an MA in English from Appalachian State University, and he minored in Religious Studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In 2015, he became Director of the the LEC after the ASC, the Writing Center, and the math lab were merged in Building 3. Outside of his academic work, James spends his time on graphic design for print and web, various musical pursuits, the occasional theatrical endeavour, some photography and film, and cooking for his family.

 

 

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