Monique Brinker, Coordinator
I arrived at NSU in July 2006 after living and working in California since 1994. I have been a reading and writing instructor at the developmental, freshman, and advanced level (community college and university) since 1998. I have also worked for six years as an academic counselor for a federally funded student retention program that provided academic and social services to low-income, first-generation, and learning or physically disabled students to retain and graduate them from California State University, Bakersfield. Since July 2006, I have worked as the Writing Center Coordinator and English Instructor for NSU. I have master’s degrees in English and Counseling from CSU, Bakersfield, and hope to blend those into providing enhanced learning and academic assistance for students. I got married in spring 2012, and on April 21, 2014, my husband and I welcomed our son, Benjamin, into our lives, which has been turned upside down in the best possible way ever since! I have one dog, Sasha, a German shepherd mix and my running buddy. I enjoy gardening, baking, reading, and running. I participate in many local races, only this time while chasing a toddler!
Kylie, Writing Consultant
I graduated from NSU in 2014 with my B.A. in English, and have returned to pursue my M.A. in the Literature Concentration of the English program. I love working with people, and find that I am happiest when I can be of service to others. I want to help students realize their strengths as academic writers, and provide a friendly and constructive vehicle of support to my peers. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching anything on Bravo (my guilty pleasure), spending time with my fiance, Cameron, and our dog-ter, Smudgie.
Rebekah, Writing Consultant
I am a graduate student now pursuing my M.A. in English, after having worked in higher education for a few years. I am excited to be in the Writing Center to help students improve their writing skills and boost their confidence – students are often much better writers than they think! I am studying rhetoric and composition, and my research interests are focused on Native American Literature. Aside from being a student and writing consultant, I am blessed to be a wife and mother to two sweet little girls (and two ornery beagles!). I look forward to working with you!
Jill, Writing Consultant
Hello! I am excited to be working in the Writing Center this year, and look forward to assisting you with your writing assignments in any way that I can. I love "hearing" the unique voice and style every student brings to his or her writing. I have degrees in psychology and elementary education, and am currently pursuing a degree in accounting. I spend a few hours a week as a volunteer tutor for young children in the Tulsa area. My husband and I have 4 children, 2 cats, and a dog, and live on Fort Gibson Lake. I enjoy playing cards and other games, watching college sports on TV, reading, doing crosswords and cryptograms, and spending time with my family. Please feel welcome to make an appointment to discuss your paper.
John, Writing Consultant
Bio coming soon!
Meredith, Writing Consultant
Bio coming soon!