Skip to content
large

Meet the Staff

The "Write Place" offers a fun work environment where you can connect with students and make a difference. No matter your major, if you have a love for writing and helping others, we would love for you to join our team!

TUTORS

Photo of Sydney Hawkins
Sydney Hawkins Junior, English Major
“Act as if you have unmatched experience and then people will follow your advice...act as if you are already a tremendous success, and...you will become successful.”
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Sydney Hawkins
Photo of Dominique Roberson
Dominique Roberson Senior, English Education Major
"The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Dominique Roberson
Photo of Jailyn Shepard
Jailyn ShepardSophomore, Biology Major
"You have to be odd to be number one."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Jailyn Shepard
Photo of Nia Whitten
Nia Whitten Sophomore, Communications Media Major
Your purpose is hidden in the places that scare you. It's tucked behind your insecurities and your doubts. Find your purpose and unlock your infinite potential.
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Nia Whitten
Photo of Maja Collier
Maja CollierSenior, Criminal Justice Major
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Maja Collier
Photo of Breanna Green
Breanna Green Sophomore, Entrpreneurship
"Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Breanna Green

sla (STRUCTURED LEARNING ASSISTANTS)

Photo of Daysha Butler
Daysha ButlerGrad Student, CSD
"Shoot for the moon, and if you miss, then you will still land among the stars."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Daysha Butler
Photo of Kathleen Henderson
Kathleen HendersonGrad Student, Psychology
"For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Kathleen Henderson

Staff

Photo of Ariyana Woodson
Ariyana WoodsonGrad Assistant
"Be someone's strength. Be someone's inspiration. Be someone's reason to never give up."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Ariyana Woodson
Photo of Dr. Kem Roper
Dr. Kem RoperDirector
"Your present circumstances don't determine where you go; they merely determine where you start."
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Dr. Kem Roper
Photo of Krisshandra Fluker
Krisshandra FlukerGrad Assistant
She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.
Make a Tutoring Appointment with
Krisshandra Fluker

WANT TO JOIN THE "WRITE PLACE" TEAM?

Applying to The "Write Place" is simple! Download our application, complete it, and either drop it off at Carver Complex, N (Hollins Wing), Room 125, or email it to kem.roper@aamu.edu. The "Write Place" offers employment opportunities for the following positions:

Grad Assistant

Graduate Assistants assist the Writing Center Director in management and day-to-day operations. Click here to see the full Grad Assistant job description.

Graduate Applicants must also submit a writing sample in addition to their applications: a prose writing sample (2–5 pages in length). The best samples are generally ones that present an argument of some kind rather than a summary. You may use an essay that was written for a class.

Work Study/Non-Tutor

In this position, employees provide support for Writing Center Director and Graduate Assistant in management of day-to-day operations (filing, copying, answering phones and other duties as assigned). Click here to see the full non-tutor job description.

Writing Tutor

Writing tutors consult with students, offering feedback & suggestions for their writing tasks. For a full Writing Tutor job description, click here.

The “Write Place” employees tutors through the Tutorial Assistance Network (TAN). Applications should be submitted to TAN.

After submitting TAN application to TAN, send a copy (application form, cover letter & transcript) PLUS a prose writing sample (2–5 pages in length) to Dr. Kem Roper: kem.roper@aamu.edu. (The best samples are generally ones that present an argument of some kind rather than a summary. You may use an essay that was written for a class.)

In order to view PDF files on your computer, you must have a PDF reader program installed. If you do not already have such a reader, you can download a free reader at Adobe's website: Download Adobe Acrobat Reader Software