Maria Soriano earned her Master of Arts degree in English with a specialization in Composition and Rhetoric from John Carroll University in May 2010. While in the program, she was a Graduate Assistant and Assistant Director of the Writing Center for two years. In March 2010, she presented her Master’s essay research, “Student Consultant Continuum: Incorporating Writing Center Techniques of Peer Review Into the Composition Classroom,” at the Conference for College Composition and Communication in Louisville, Kentucky.  She presented new research, “WAC in FYW: Building Bridges and Teachers as Architects,” at the International Writing Across the Curriculum conference in Savannah, Georgia in June 2012 and continued her work researching Writing Across the Curriculum with a presentation at the 2013 Conference for College Composition and Communication in Las Vegas, Nevada entitled “When WAC Becomes TAC: The Shifting Roles of FYC Classrooms and Instructors.”

Maria earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Music from Baldwin-Wallace College in May 2007, where she graduated summa cum laude and was a member of the Dayton C. Miller Honors Society, Sigma Tau Delta English honors fraternity, and Mu Phi Epsilon music honors fraternity. Maria teaches Composition and Rhetoric I courses, as well as the Tutoring Writing Across Contexts course for future Writing Center consultants.

Staff Information:
Danny Caine, Assistant Director

Professional Tutor:
Samantha Syracuse, Specialist for students registered with Services for Students with Disabilities

Graduate Assistants, English department:
Renee Berkheimer
Darcy Egan
Lila Ibrahim
Katie Ours
Elizabeth Wells

Graduate student, English department:
Erin Kelley

Undergraduate consultants:
Julia Blanchard
Jordan de Bord
Jennifer Davids
Josh DePaul, After-Hours Coordinator
Kateri Dillon
Emma DiPasquale
Taylor Eckman
Lindsey Fano
Rebecca Ferlotti
Hilary Froelich
Maureen Ginley
Dana Kopas
Katie Lynch
Elizabeth Malloy
Aly Monteleone
Erminia Perla-Severini
Morgan Robinson
Samantha Ross
Kara Simon
Christin VanAtta