Writing Center

Writing Center Staff

 

Writing Center Director 

Gina R. Evers directs the on-campus Writing Center at Mount Saint Mary College. In this capacity, she hires, trains, and supervises the Writing Center staff; collaborates with Mount faculty and staff on writing-across-the-curriculum initiatives; develops co-curricular, writing-related programs and celebrations; and oversees the day-to-day administration of the Writing Center.

Evers holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from American University and a Bachelor of Arts in Writing from Ithaca College. Prior to her work at the Mount, Evers taught College Writing courses at American University, where she also tutored a diverse student population in two different writing-center environments. Evers has worked within the field of higher education for the past 10 years, serving in the areas of residential life and judicial affairs, campus activities, and alumni relations. She is also a published poet and nonfiction writer. Evers is originally from Chicago, Ill. She can be contacted at either gina.evers@msmc.edu or 845-569-3626.

 

Writing Center Administrative Assistant 

Lily Frank is the Administrative Assistant for the on-campus Writing Center at Mount Saint Mary College. In addition to welcoming visitors into the Writing Center, she is responsible for the management of the Writing Center schedule, maintenance of the Writing Center's web presence, coordinating Writing Center events, and working with Writing Center work study students.

Frank is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary College. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with concentrations in Hispanic studies, business, and psychology. She also served as a Writing Center tutor from 2012-2014. In addition to her studies and work at the Mount, Frank is a part-time clerical youth services librarian in Walden. She is originally from Montgomery, N.Y. She can be contacted at lily.frank@msmc.edu or 845-569-3629.

 

 

 

Writing Center Tutors

Writing Center Tutors are current Mount Saint Mary College students who assist their peers in all stages of the writing process. Through one-on-one, fifty-minute consultations, tutors can help students brainstorm and organize ideas; structure sentences, paragraphs, and essays; strengthen their arguments; incorporate research and appropriate systems of citation into their writing; improve their grammar and style; and more! Writing Center Tutors are also involved in planning and facilitating writing-related, on-campus events.

Emily DiBiase is a senior at Mount Saint Mary College, and she has been working at the Writing Center since September 2013. DiBiase fell in love with writing during her high school years, when she discovered her talent as a short-story writer. It was this passion for writing that led her to become an English major at the Mount, where she is also working toward a minor in religious studies. DiBiase was previously employed as a freelance reporter for a local newspaper and has since worked on a few independent projects. Her strengths include attention to grammatical details as well as writing with sensory description, allowing scenes to come alive on the page. DiBiase is originally from Mahopac, N.Y.
Lindsay McKeon is a junior nursing major at Mount Saint Mary College. Writing has always been a passion for McKeon, and she holds particular interests in journalism and creative writing. Her strengths as a writer are grammar, revision, organization, and creativity. She is also happy to assist any students who are working on writing assignments for nursing courses. McKeon enjoys collaborating with students through her work at the Writing Center, as it feeds her love of writing and allows her to continue to improve her writing skill set. McKeon is originally from Milford, Pa.
Danielle Nunziato is a sophomore nursing major at Mount Saint Mary College. She has always enjoyed the writing process and helping fellow students get their ideas on paper. Some of her strengths include organization, planning, grammatical revision, and establishing coherence throughout her work. She has a passion for supporting other students and their writing, as she focuses on conveying the student's argument throughout his or her paper. Nunziato is from Warwick, NY.

Anna Salvatore is a junior at Mount Saint Mary College. She is in the Education Program, studying childhood and special education with a Math major and a Psychology minor. She is the president for Aging United as well as the secretary for Big Brother Big Sister at the Mount. Her strengths as a writer are grammar, word choice, and sentence structure. She loves to encourage students to work hard, while showing them that writing does not have to be a painful task. Salvatore is originally from East Lyme, Connecticut. 
Kate Terry is a graduate student at Mount Saint Mary College, where she is pursuing her Masters Degree in Literacy and Special Education. She has a Bachelors Degree in Music Education and is currently a teacher in the Ellenville Central School District. As an educator, Terry is adept at working with students in multiple areas of study and all levels of education. As a writer, Terry's strengths are brainstorming, organizing ideas, essay structure, grammar, mechanics, and the overall writing process. Her enthusiasm and energy help make the writing process both productive and enjoyable. She is originally from Middletown, N.Y.