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 skiiing 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.  
Hannah Ferris '16 – Barneveld, NY
Hannah is a Biochemistry major on the premed track. When not in the classroom or the lab, she volunteers as an EMT with HCEMS and plays on the Hamilton's rugby team. Hannah is also a member of the Juggling Club and the Scandinavian Club. Before coming to college, she lived abroad in Sweden and picked up Swedish as her second language. Although once a circus acrobat, Hannah now contents herself with power yoga and soccer in her free time. She also helps run Double H, a ski camp for handicapped children.
Josh Glen '16 – Bala Cynwyd, PA.
Josh created his own interdisciplinary major by combining sociology, psychology, and economics. He also has an interest in entrepreneurship, startups, and social innovation. On campus, Josh currently runs Hamilton Crunchbuton. In his free time, he loves eating at Chipotle, traveling, and watching TED talks, Breaking Bad, and Shark Tank.
Emily Granoff '18 – Andover, MA
As a tentative major in  history and government with a love for world politics, Emily participates in Hamilton's Model European Union. In her free time, she reads anything she can get her hands on and enjoys irreverent humor.
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.


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 philosophy major and prospective English minor.  On the Hill, he serves as Professor Todd Franklin's research assistant as well as a mentor for Professor Steve Yao's first-year course Literature and Empowerment. He is also the community service coordinator for the Brothers Organization. Beyond the schoolyard, Marquis enjoys running, reading (especially Chomsky, Baldwin, and Rufo), rapping, and listening to Kendrick Lamar and J. Dilla.
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.
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.