UTC RAVE Alert

Peer Academic Coaching Program

Academic Coach

Alex Boggs

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor(if applicable): Accounting
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC: ENGL 3150: American Literature since World War II
  • Hobbies/Interests: Reading, listening to true crime podcasts, and playing with my two dogs, Shep and Shelley
  • Campus Involvement: I serve as a Math 1010 tutor, on the Honor Court and Student Conduct Board, and am a member of the Honors College
Academic Coach

Destiney Tacket

Academic Coach

Karess Watkins

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  HR Management
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Rhetoric and Comp
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Hanging out with friends, reading
Peer Academic Coach

Samantha Brooks

  • Class of 2022
  • Major/Minor:  Psychology w/ a Concentration in Social Sciences
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  I really enjoyed Intro to Psychology my freshman year.  I knew that I had picked the right major when I took that class.
  • Hobbies/Interests:  True Crime, dancing occasionally, and reading
Academic Coach

Taylor Lemmons

  • Class of 2022
  • Major/Minor:  BS Sociology, Minor in Philosophy
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  SOC 330 - Social Psychology
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Plants, thrifting, hiking
Academic Coach

Cathy Mines

  • Class of 2022
  • Major/Minor:  BS Psychology, Minor in  Biology
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Legendary Rome: Epic Founders, Wicked Emperors, Saintly Martyrs
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Crochet, walking
Academic Coach

Quinn Vinson

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  BSW Social Work and BA Women and Gender Studies, Minor in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Public Service Law and Ethics
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Social justice, volunteering, soap making, travel abroad, international issues
  • Campus Involvement:  Social Work internship, First-Generation Student Program, Global Citizenship Cohort
Academic Coach

Kloe Fortner

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  BS Psychology, Minor in Africana Studies
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Social Psychology with David Ross
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Astrology, natural medicine, numerology, hiking, being a plant and fur mom
  • Campus Involvement:  First-Generation Student and Mentor
Academic Coach

Jake Rowe

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  Sociology
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  SOC 3050 Race and Ethnicity
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Basketball, music, golf
Academic Coach

Al Shappley

  • Class of 2024
  • Major/Minor:  BS in Psychology, Minor in Child and Family Studies
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Women Behaving Badly in Film Honors Seminar
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Embroidery, running, cooking
  • Campus Involvement:  Brock Honors Student
Academic Coach

Day'Jah Williams

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  Communications with Minor in Marketing
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Media Writing I
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Basketball, jogging, plants, painting/drawing, poetry, community service
  • Campus Involvement:  Member of Zeta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Campus Ambassador, Black Student Alliance, Intervarsity, S.H.I.N.E.
Academic Coach

P Pene

  • Class of 2022
  • Major/Minor:  BS in Psychology with a concentration in Education
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Team Sports and Games
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Love to do adventurous things like skydiving, white water rafting, cliff jumping, etc.
  • Campus Involvement:  Member of the UTC Women's Basketball team
Academic Coach

Jennifer Juan

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  Communications with a Minor in Promotions
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Video Production and Statistics
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Video editing, films, volunteering
  • Campus Involvement:  International Buddy Program
Academic Coach

Claire Brent

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  BS in Psychology with a concentration in Health Care
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Abnormal Psychology
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Hiking, reading, painting
  • Campus Involvement:  Psi Chi
Academic Coach

Gabby Logsdon

  • Class of 2023
  • Major/Minor:  Environmental Science
  • Hobbies/Interests:  hiking, kayaking, reading
Academic Coach

Bruce Robinson Jr.

  • Class of 2022
  • Major/Minor:  BS in Psychology
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Intro to Psychology
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Watching movies, sports, weightlifting, nature walks, biking, art, music
  • Campus Involvement:  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, B2B, BSA, Psi Chi, Honor Society
Peer Academic Coach

Carman Armstrong

  • Class of 2022
  • Major/Minor:  BS in Psychology with a minor in Education
  • Favorite Course Taken at UTC:  Family Resource Management
  • Hobbies/Interests:  Traveling, hiking, paddle boarding, and baking cookies
  • Campus Involvement:  West Campus Resident Assistant, Intervarsity's S.H.I.N.E. Mentor, Student  Support Services Member

Center for Academic Support and Advisement

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