Kimberly Bethea, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Counseling Center; Director, Learning Assistance Service
Academic History: Ph.D., 2003, Curriculum & Instruction/Mathematics Education, University of Maryland; M.S., 1994, Mathematics, Howard University; B.S., 1992, Mathematics, Jackson State University
Professional Interests: transition from high school to college, college student success, professional development, learning strategies
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading
Megan Bergandy, M.Ed.
Math Learning Specialist
Academic History: MEd., 2013, Professional Studies-Teaching and Learning, Marymount University; B.A., 1999, French/Certificate in Translation, University of Pittsburgh
Professional Interests: math learning, math anxiety, college student success programs/workshops and their efficacy
Personal Interests: spending time with family, ice skating, playing the piano, reading, fixing up our house
Shirley Browner, M.Ed.
Educational Skills Counselor
Academic History: M.Ed., 1977, Reading, University of Maryland; B.S., 1959, Education, Boston University
Professional Interests: Provides support for students in reading/writing intensive courses; general study skills, including time management and note-taking and for students in probationary or dismissal status.
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading, attending conferences and workshops for professional development, and writing poetry for special occasions
Academic History: B.A., 1994, Public Communication, University of Puerto Rico
Professional Interests: supplemental instruction, tutoring, peer mentors, college experience of sophomore students, first generation students, learning communities, and student organization advising
Personal Interests: Gardening, reading, movies
Administrative Assistant II
Academic History: B.A., 1985, Art, The Catholic University of America
Professional Interests: early childhood and college student development, academic success
Personal Interests: family, distance running and training, puppy training and development
Marcelo de Campos
Guided Study Sessions Graduate Assistant
Academic History: B.A., 2016, Economics, University of Maryland
Professional Interests: Gender equity and social inclusion of marginalized populations as it relates to international development, specifically with regard to sustainable program design and implementation
Personal Interests: Film photography, hiking, playing soccer, community service, attending concerts, traveling, and spending time with family and friends
STEM Learning Assistant
Academic History: M.A., 2013, Mathematics, Jacksonville University
M.A., 2005, Mathematics Education, University of Colorado
B.A., 1987, Mathematics, University of Colorado
Professional Interests: mathematics anxiety and performance, mathematics identity, elementary mathematics education
Personal Interests: rock climbing, snowboarding, traveling, movies