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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Student Success

Meet Your Tutors

Sara Gleason
Civil Engineering
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Language(s): English
“Be organized, have patience, experience frustration, and prepare to grow.”
Leif Harfst
Mechanical Engineering
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English, German
“Never allow yourself to say that you didn’t give your all.”
Grace Harris
Electrical Engineering
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Language(s): English, German
“Make friends that learn the same way you do.”
Jennifer Kim
Architecture
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Language(s): English, Korean
“Be curious all the time and don’t get lazy!”
Matthias McFarlane
Computer Science
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English
“Start early, ask for help, reach out. We are here for you.”
Ian Pruett
Computer Science
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English
“Draw it before you code. Single responsibility is key.”
Neilson Reyes
Civil Engineering
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English, some Korean
“Don’t be too hard on yourself.”
Asa Reyes-Chavez
Civil Engineering
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Language(s): English, some Spanish and French
“Be nice to yourself and start early.”
Gunnar Sly
Chemical Engineering
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English
“You’d be surprised how much time you can find in a focused day.”
Kyle Swygert
Computer Science
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English, learning Japanese
“Look for help and practice every day.”
Caroline Tilger
Interior Design
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Language(s): English
“Just keeping pushing through and to stick with it because it can be really difficult at times, but in the end, it’s totally worth it”
Nathaniel Tillman
Bioengineering
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English, some German
“If you need coffee go for it. Same goes for sleep.”
Ryan Valencia
Computer Science
Pronouns: he, him, his
Language(s): English
“Try to find a place to start. It doesn’t have to be something big that you need to understand first. Build up as you go.”
Walker Vela
Computer Science
Pronouns: he, his, him
Language(s): English
Don’t be afraid to ask for help. We’ve all been there at some point.”