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Oral Communication Center

Oral Communication Center is located in Kirner-Johnson 222.

Meet the Tutors

Julia Coash '16 - Purchase, NY
A psychology major, Julia is an Outreach Adventure Leader, a coordinator for America Reads, and a volunteer swim instructor at the Kelberman Center. In her free time, you might find Julia distracting her friends in the K-J atrium, running the G-road loop, or trying to get her teammates to the field on time for an intramural kickball game.
Hunter Dansin '16 – Cambridge, NY
Hunter is a Chinese major with a minor in Public Policy. He is a member of the Hamilton Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Alpine Ski Team, and the Cycling Club. In his free time, he enjoys guitar and harmonica, playing sports, and reading. Hunter's favorite book series is The Lord of the Rings, and he has a border collie named Frodo.
 
Anna Do '18 – Syracuse, NY
A psychology major and creative writing minor, Anna is a member of HEAT dance group and Gamma Xi. With an aspiration of traveling to every continent one day, she ventured to Nicaragua last spring break as a Hamilton Global Volunteer. Anna enjoys playing guitar, writing poetry, and exploring the outdoors. One day she hopes to adopt a puppy.
Taylor Elicegui '17 – Reno, NV
A government major and history minor, Taylor competes on Hamilton's Alpine ski team and is chairwoman of the Honor Court for the 2015-16 academic year. In her free time, she enjoys skiing and scuba diving.
Dan Farina '17 – Wellesley, MA
Although a philosophy major, Dan also likes to study German and history. He is an Adirondack Adventure leader and avid rugby player. If not at the OCC, you might find him wanderng campus pondering big questions, or enjoying the tasty little things in life at the diner.  
Bryan Ferguson '17 – Southbury, CT
Bryan majors in biochemistry and Hispanic studies. He volunteers with Hamilton's International Friendship Program, serves as a co-director of Global Volunteers in the Community Outreach and Opportunity Program (COOP), and works as an Outreach Adventure Leader. Bryan enjoys contemplating life's mysteries with friends in the dark recesses of the Science Center while eating popcorn. Fluent in Spanish, he spent a semester abroad in Madrid, Spain, where he found his true love in life: baguettes.
Hayley Goodrich '17 – Brookfield, CT.
Although a psychology major, Hayley steers clear from psychoanalyzing her friends, but loves a good chat about her favorite theories over honey lemon ginger tea, which she discovered during her semester abroad in India. When not lingering around the Science Center or the OCC, Hayley can be found giving tours, DJing for WHCL, coordinating Minds for Change meetings, leading Outreach Adventure trips, and helping to bring TEDx to campus.
Emily Granoff '18 – Andover, MA
Emily majors in history. On campus, she participates on Hamilton's fencing team, helps run Hogwarts at Hamilton, and occasionally writes for the Duel Observer. In her free time, she enjoys reading anything she can get her hands on.
Daniel Horgan '18 – Sterling, MA.
Dan is an interdisciplinary major in psychology, sociology, and economics. Around campus, he serves as the coordinator and commissioner of intramural sports, and is a member of the College Choir and the Ultimate Frisbee Team. He is also involved in community outreach through Community Outreach and Opportunity Program.

 

Bowin Lee '17 – Palo Alto, CA.
Bowin is a government major. He is involved in America Reads and the Philanthropy Committee.
Nathalia Mahabir '17 – Trinidad and Tobago
As a pyschology major and sociology minor, Nat is also involved in Sidekicks, Minds for Change, Caribbean Students Association, Hamilton's club basketball team, and the Association for Volunteering, Outreach, and Charity (HAVOC). She serves as an orientation leader for the Outreach Adventure trip and is founder and president of Write Back @ You international pen pal program. Nathalia enjoys doing community service and working with children, as well as writing poetry, discovering music, and binge watching Netflix. Finally, she absolutely loves puns: "they may me cheesy, but I also think they are grate"!
Gabe Myerson '16 – Manchester Center, VT
Gabe is a government major and history minor from the mountains of Vermont. He is a philanthropy chair of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, one of the founders of Spoon University, and has won an intramural kickball championship. Gabe spent a semester abroad in London and enjoys old school rap music, watching New England sports, and the other finer things in life.
Conor O'Shea '18 – Hollis, NH
Conor is a prospective government major and philosophy minor from the Granite State. When he’s not watching Boston sports teams win championships, Conor is an RA, competes for Hamilton’s mock trial team, and represents the Class of 2018 on the Honor Court. Conor hopes to pursue a career in law after Hamilton.
Marquis Palmer '18 – Utica, NY
Marquis is a philosophy major.  On the Hill, he serves as class representative for the Student Assembly. His favorite drink is water and Marquis enjoys running, studying literature (especially Chomsky, Baldwin, and Rufo), rapping, and listening to hip hop (mostly Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Nujabes, and J. Dilla.
Leah Parker '17 – Atlanta, GA
Leah is an Adirondack Adventure Leader, a Red Weather Arts editor, a member of Alpha Theta Chi, and is involved in the Levitt Center. During her summers, she has worked as an External Affairs intern for Southern Company in their D.C. office, as well as a Finance & Communications intern for the "Michelle Nunn for U.S. Senate" campaign. Although Leah did not acquire a taste for Italian food while studying abroad in Rome, her Italian improved greatly. Around campus, you might find her running Griffin Road or talking excessively in the library.
Lindsay Pattison '16 – Altamont, NY
As  a  Geosciences major, Lindsay is an officer in the Outing Club, an Adirondack Adventure leader, a member of the Hamilton's marathon canoe racing club team, plays intramural soccer, and works as a gear princess for the Hamilton Outing Club. Lindsay likes to wear extremely bright colors (especially orange) and can often be spotted taking massive amounts of green tea packets from McEwen or Commons.
Lauren Pyo '17 – Dix Hills, NY
Lauren is president of Operation Smile and a sister in Gamma Xi. She spent a semester abroad in New Zealand and enjoys running, autumn, and hanging out in Cafe Opus.
Ramon Villalona '16 – South Bronx, NY
An economics major and Chinese minor, Ramon is co-president of the Finance Club, president of the Brothers Organization, and an economics tutor for the Higher Education Opportunities Program. His interests include teaching financial literacy, reading about the United States education gap, studying Renaissance art history, and learning the Chinese language and culture. Ramon also enjoys playing basketball and listening to Spanish or gangster rap music.
Zhixiong (Alex) Wang '17 – 
A political and economics junkie, Alex can often be seen working in KJ or at the activities of either the Finance Club or the Consulting Club. During his spare time, he enjoys exercising in the gym, spending time outdoors, and competing on the Marathon Canoe Racing Teamn. This semester, Alex plans to work for a local political campaign.