Staff

Directors

Dr. Glenn Hutchinson

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Interim Director
gchutchi@fiu.edu

Modesto A. Maidique Campus & Biscayne Bay Campus

Glenn has a Ph.D in rhetoric and composition from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Glenn writes about service-learning and the rights of undocumented students. He also writes plays and acts. Glenn teaches the peer-tutoring course at both BBC and MMC.

Charles Donate

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Writing Center and Fellows Coordinator
Modesto A. Maidique Campus & Biscayne Bay Campus

Charles has a MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University. He works with students and faculty in the Writing Fellows program.

Dr. Paula Gillespie (retired)

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Former Director
Modesto A. Maidique Campus & Biscayne Bay Campus

Click here for Dr.Gillespie's Biography

Undergraduate/Graduate Writing Consultants and Receptionists

Adriana

Receptionist
Biscayne Bay Campus

Adriana is an English and Public Relations graduate, who is looking to return to school in the Fall. Her career goal is to attain work with a marketing agency while grant writing on the side, before ultimately working in house for a company like Proctor and Gamble or Johnson and Johnson. Her hobbies are reading, writing and eating. She wants to learn Korean and Spanish.

Alex is a biology major with medical aspirations. His favorite genres are science-fiction and fantasy, and he enjoys reading about world history. Hobbies include gaming, reading/writing, and drumming to rock music of all kinds. Alex is fluent in Spanish, and he is working to improve his basic understanding of Latin and Italian.

Carlos

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Having double-majored in English and psychology, Carlos enjoys reading, writing and talking about education, literature, science and the visual arts—especially on how these connect with our lives. When students are writing and need “a fresh pair of eyes“ to see their work, it's a treat for him to help along the process of strengthening their writing skills, often in one visit.

CJ

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Undergraduate & Online Consultant
Biscayne Bay Campus

Chandlee is pursuing his B.A. in biology and minoring in psychology. His interests include writing short stories, poetry, and songs.

Corey

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Graduate Consultant
Biscayne Bay Campus & Engineering Campus

Corey studied Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Philosophy. She loves cooking, running, listening to the Beatles, playing with her dogs and writing. *** Alexander

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Daniel

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Diana

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Diana is a liberal studies major with a branch in humanities. She plans to graduate with her BA in spring and later go for her master's in education. In her spare time she enjoys reading, watching films and playing video games.

Devin

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Devin’s major is Political Science. She plans to do speech writing, environmental/agricultural lobbying and political analysis in the future. Her interests include drawing, hiking, reading and swimming.

Elayne

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Undergraduate and Online Consultant
Biscayne Bay Campus

Elayne studied English. She plans to pursue her graduate degree in English and become a magazine editor. She enjoys reading, writing, and going on adventures with friends and family. Elayne is also fluent in Spanish.

Gabriel

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Receptionist

Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Gabriel is an aspiring physicist and is majoring in physics with a minor in astronomy to make that dream a reality. He has his sights set on a teaching position, and plans to go to graduate school once he finishes his undergraduate education. When he's not solving equations, he enjoys playing dancing video games, listening to drum and bass music, and spending time with friends.

Grace

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Grace is a Biology major and plans on attending medical school. Her hobbies and interests include dancing, playing soccer, traveling, reading (especially poetry) and writing. She is fluent in Spanish and working proficiency in French.

Janie

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Janie is an English major, minoring in Communication Arts and pursing the Certificate in Professional and Technical Writing. She hopes to one day become an English professor. Her hobbies include drawing, baking, cooking, and reading. Her favorite genres include fantasy, sci-fi, and action/adventure, as well as poetry.

Jordan

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Dual majoring in English and communications, Jordan finds time between assignments to study French and Spainsh. His interest include reading novels, studying films, and cooking.

Jorge

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Jorge is a senior pursuing a bachelor's in English. He enjoys writing poetry and playing basketball. He speaks both English and Spanish. After finishing his undergraduate degree, he is considering applying for the master's program in creative writing.

Komal

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Undergraduate Consultant & Receptionist
Biscayne Bay Campus

Komal studied Biology and International Relations. Her future plans are to be a nurse. She enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling. Komal is also fluent in Urdu.

Kristy

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Mario

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Mario is an English major and part of the Film Studies and Professional and Public Writing certificate programs. He enjoys watching and discussing film and television shows with others and occasionally works on scripts for short films on his free time. He hopes to attend graduate school at FIU in the future for Creative Writing and aspires to become a teacher at the high school level. He also has majestic hair, or so he’s told.

Melany

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Michele

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Michele is an English major who is also currently completing a minor in music and pursuing a Master’s degree in Linguistics through the 4+1 program. She hopes to become a speech therapist or linguistics professor. She loves reading novels and poetry, writing, researching about language, drawing, and playing and listening to music.

Nat

Graduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Nery

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Receptionist
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Nick

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Nick is currently studying English, but his passions are playing chess, watching movies, reading interesting books, listening to good music that’s both old and new and uncontrollably singing to himself when he’s really concentrating on something.

Nicole B.

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Nicole is an English major. She enjoys reading and listening to music when she has free time.

Nicole S.

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Nicole is an English major. She enjoys reading and listening to music when she has free time.

Rachael

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Selima

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Undergraduate/Graduate Consultant
Biscayne Bay Campus

Shelly

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Shelly has a certificate in Exile Studies, a minor in Chemistry, a B.A. in English, and an M.A. in English Literature. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. She enjoys tutoring, teaching, and using the oxford comma.

Tricia

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Graduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Tricia M Foster earned a Master's degree in English Literature where she focused on Victorian Literature and the feminine narrative. As a writer, she believes in the transformative power of language and its ability to shape our thoughts and reality. Her compositional approach attempts to balance personal voice with audience awareness.

Valentina

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Receptionist

Victoria

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Victoria is a Psychology major applying to FIU's school of nursing. She plans to graduate from the school of nursing with a BSN (bachelors in science of nursing) and a minor in Psychology, and to go on to obtain her RN (registered nurse) license. Victoria’s ultimate goal is to be a certified nurse-midwife/women's health nurse practitioner and provide healthcare to women throughout their lifespan. Her interests include collecting 1950s and 60s women's fashion, reading, and watching films.

Violetta

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Receptionist
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Violetta is majoring in Biology. After finishing her bachelor's degree, she would like to go to medical school. She loves food, sports and art. Fan of Russian classical literature.

Wade

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Wade is a senior at FIU. He's pursing a B.A in English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric. He is also pursing a certificate in Professional and Public Writing. Wade enjoys writing, fitness/sports, and good food. Wade plays soccer competitively and is in the process of branding his own business as a public speaker and writing consultant (ProgressOvaPain LLC). After graduation, Wade plans to pursue his M.A in Professional Communication at Clemson University and pursue a career as a corporate technical writer.

Yunfan

Receptionist
Biscayne Bay Campus

Yunfan Zhang graduated from FIU in May 2017. She is currently majoring in Hospitality Management. She comes from China. She is friendly and optimistic. She likes playing the piano and doing yoga.