Find out more about your SI Leader!
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Corry Clark, BIO 101 (Fundamentals of Biology): Corry Clark is the proud SI leader for Dr. Rango’s class.Corry became an Si leader because she really enjoyed the material in the class and wanted others to understand and become as interested as she is. When studying she finds it most helpful to use many different study tools and she tries to integrate them all into her sessions. She is currently pursuing two Bachelor's degrees from the University of Maryland: Kinesiology and Community and Behavioral Health
Lynette DelPrete, BIO 135 (Principles of Nutrition): Lynette DelPrete is in her fourth year as the SI Leader for BIO 135. She began leading SI sessions a a way to reach more students who were struggling and witnessed how group study can improve their understanding of course material. She facilitates sessions on campus and online using Elluminate collaboration software. One of her favorite quotes goes something like this: "Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you've fed him for a lifetime". She tries to teach learning strategies in all of her sessions so that her students will have lifetime success.
Peter Kogut, CHE 111 (General Chemistry) and BIO 233 (Anatomy and Physiology): Peter has over six years teaching experience from swim coaching and leading American Red Cross CPR and Life guarding classes. Peter is pursuing degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He became interested in SI after using group study sessions to master complex topics in science courses. Marie McCarren, BPA 211 (Principles of Accounting 1):
Marie McCarren is in her fifth semester as an SI Leader for Accounting. Her target professor for Spring 2013 is Dr. Kolody, however she runs sessions that include students from ALL professors. Marie has been a health writer specializing in diabetes for 20 years. The recession prompted her to start on a Plan B. Marie has earned AACC's Professional Bookkeeper Certificate and with two more classes, she will have the Business Accountant Certificate.
Bruce Curry, PHY-111 (Fundamentals of Physics 1): Bruce Curry is working with Professor Brake's class as their SI leader this semester. A combination of experience from his own physics course and his teacher’s recommendation motivated Bruce to step up and become a student leader last year. Feeling confident from his successes in th previous semester, Bruce hopes to share his knowledge of the course to help students achieve. Once he finishes his stay at AACC, he plans to pursue his major (Computer Engineering) at the University of Maryland – College Park.
Ben Campbell, BIO 101 (Fundamentals of Biology): After recently moving to Maryland fro Oklahoma, Ben is in his second semester at AACC and his second semester as SI leader for Dr. Rango's BIO 101 class. He is excited to be a part of the wonderful AACC SI program because it will give him an opportunity to meet new people and help him review all of the biology that he will have to remember in the future as he continues his pursuit of a career in pharmacy.
Chris Hughes, BIO 101 (Fundamentals of Biology): Chris is in his second semester as an SI leader for BIO 101. His plan is to go to UMBC and major in Biochemistry. A benefit of being a n SI leader is the opportunity to guide group discussions and to reinforce his knowledge of Biology. Chris was just accepted into Phi Beta Kappa and, in addition to his academics, is working part time in an oral surgeon's office.
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