Staff

Directors

Dr. Glenn Hutchinson

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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 Writing Assistant 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 Assistant 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

Adrian

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Adrian is an English major and part of the Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies and Professional and Public Writing certificate programs. He hopes to attend graduate school at FIU. He is also part of Delta Sigma Phi, a social fraternity at FIU. He speaks both English and Spanish.

Amanda

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Ava

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Briana

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

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.

Courtney

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Graduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Courtney is a graduate tutor and an adjunct instructor of Writing and Rhetoric here at FIU. When she is not working, she can be found reading, watching films, drawing, or in the humble servitude of her rescue cats.

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.

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.

Elizabeth

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Elizabeth is an undergraduate writing consultant with a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature. She enjoys writing poetry and creative non-fiction in her free time. Elizabeth is also a makeup and nail polish connoisseur. She has also applied to the MFA program at FIU in Creative Writing and her career goal is to become a Creative Writing professor.

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.

Gabriela

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Grace

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

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.

Keke

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

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

Manny

Graduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Maria

Graduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Mario A.

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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.

Mario S.

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Matheus

Receptionist
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

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.

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 Q.

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

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.

Noelle

Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Rachael

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Undergraduate Consultant
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Raul

Receptionist
Modesto A. Maidique Campus

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

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.