SI PASS Schedule

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Faculty: Dr. Feeser, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Sudeep Ahuja–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

10:00-11:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (online)

10:00-11:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

sudeep ahuja

Welcome! My name is Sudeep Ahuja and I am currently a senior here at UMBC double majoring in biological sciences & psychology on the pre-medical track. As a third-semester BIOL 141 SI PASS leader, I hope to aid in comprehension and student achievement through the collaborative and interactive features SI PASS offers. I look forward to seeing you at my sessions!


Session Times

About Arha Malik–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

3:00-4:00 p.m.

ILSB 233

Wednesday (online)

5:00-6:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hello everyone! My name is Arha Malik, a junior at UMBC pursuing a double-major in Biological Sciences and Public Health. I am so grateful to be given the opportunity to be an SI PASS leader for BIOL 141. BIO 141 can be challenging at times and as your SI PASS leader, I am here to help! SI PASS is a great resource to help you gain a better understanding on concepts that tend to be more difficult. I encourage you all to take advantage of this resource as it will truly improve your learning experience. I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Smith, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Reda Bentahar–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (online)

 5:30-6:30 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Wednesday (in person)

5:30-6:30 p.m.

ILSB 233

Reda BentaharHi, my name’s Reda Bentahar, I’m a Biochemistry major and look forward to being the SI PASS leader for BIOL 142. Biology becomes a lot easier to think about when given the opportunity to talk about what you’re learning, especially among peers. With this in mind, I welcome all to join both in person and to make learning easy through this transition!

Faculty: Dr. Bieberich and Dr. Vonhoff, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Yohanna Cespedes–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

 6:00-7:00 p.m.

ILSB 233

Saturday (online)

10:00-11:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hello everyone! My name is Yohanna Cespedes and I am a junior Biology major on the pre-med track, with a Spanish minor. I understand that science courses can be very overwhelming, especially Biology 302. As your SI Pass leader this semester my goal is to make sure you are confident in this subject and successful in this class. I hope to see you at my sessions, I promise it will be a great learning experience as well as a way to bond with other classmates!


Session Times

About Ben Cole–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

 1:00-2:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (in person)

1:00-2:00 p.m.

ILSB 301

Ben ColeHello everyone! My name is Benjamin Cole and I am a sophomore Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major on the pre-med track. After having taken BIO 302 this past spring, I can now appreciate the infinite applications of molecular genetics in our daily lives and I am thrilled to help individuals grasp concepts that will pay dividends in their future. During SI PASS sessions, I strive to reinforce and deepen your understanding of the course material in an engaging manner so that you can achieve your goals in this course and beyond. I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Starz-Gaiano and Dr. LeGates, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Prabhjot Gill–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

SHER 110

Friday (online)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Coming Soon!

Faculty: Dr. Bass and Dr. Carpenter, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Riva Malick–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

SHER 110

Thursday (online)

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Coming Soon!


Session Times

About Zara Mahmood–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ITE 237

Friday (online)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

zara mahmoodHi! My name is Zara Mahmood, and I am a junior Bioinformatics and Computational Science major on the pre-dental track. Chemistry is such a vital class for many different majors and I am here to help everyone do well in this course to succeed. SI PASS sessions will help you work together with your peers to further understand the course content. I hope to see many of you at my sessions!


Session Times

About Zachary Tolliver–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

SOND 111

Thursday (online)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hello everybody! My name is Zachary Tolliver and I’m a junior Chemistry major with a focus in education. Chem 101 is one of the most important classes as a STEM major here at UMBC, and if you’re pursuing a biology or chemistry, vital in your academic career. As one of your SI PASS leaders, I’m committed to help you with your journey in this class, and achieve academic success. I look forward to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Carpenter, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Nina Lau–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

 1:30-2:30 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Friday (in person)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

ITE 231

Hi everyone, I’m Nina and I’m a Chemical Engineering major, Traditional Track. I am also on the eboard for AIChE and am a COEIT TF. I aim to help everyone understand and appreciate chemistry even if it isn’t your strong point. Please come to my sessions for helpful practice and reviews and feel free to email me anytime!


Session Times

About Aarsh Shah–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

3:00-4:00 p.m.

ILSB 237

Wednesday (online)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

 

Aarsh ShahHello! My name is Aarsh Shah, and I am a Biology major on the pre-med track. I know CHEM 102 is a vital introductory course and I am here to help you succeed! SI PASS sessions will help you understand the content of the course by interacting and problem-solving with your peers. I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Tracy, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Daniel Ki–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

10:00 -11:00 a.m.

ILSB 302

Friday (online)

8:45-9:45 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Daniel KiHello, everyone! My name is Daniel Ki and I am a junior biochemistry major on the pre-med track. Having taken many chem classes myself, I understand how difficult certain topics can be in these courses, especially when the content is new to you. As your SI PASS leader, I want to help bring out the best from you in CHEM 123 in order to let you succeed in your academic path. I hope you to meet many of you in my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Gierasch and Dr. Perks, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Janvi Madhiwala–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

SOND 110

Friday (online)

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Janvi MadhiwalaHi everyone! My name is Janvi Madhiwala and I am one of your SI PASS leaders for CHEM351 this semester! I took CHEM351 in the fall of 2019 and since then I have been a leader for this course for 4 semesters (including this one). I really enjoy organic chemistry and working with students, so hopefully this semester we can work together to help you reach your academic goals. I hope to see all of your lovely faces in my sessions!


Session Times

About Harry Trinh–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

 1:00-2:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Wednesday (in person)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

SHER 110

Harry TrinhHello, all! My name is Harry Trinh and I am a senior Biological Sciences major on the pre-medicine pathway with minors in Psychology and the Management of Aging Services. This will be my third semester leading CHEM 351. As your SI PASS leader, I hope you find the nature of molecules and chemical reactions as fascinating as I do! I want to help you all achieve success in this rigorous, but interesting course. There is so much to learn and understand in Organic Chemistry, and through collaborative learning with your peers and I, you soon will become a master chemist. I hope to see many of you at my sessions this semester, whether it be in-person or online!

Faculty: Dr. Berczynski, Dr. Sharma, Dr. Houdeshell, Dr. Mathews, and Dr. Comitz, Department of Information Systems

Session Times

About Donald Sykes–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

ITE 237

Thursday (online)

5:00-6:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Daniel SykesHello everyone! My name is Donald Sykes and I am a junior Information Systems major. IS-147 is a very important foundational class, and for many it may be your first introduction to programming. I am here to help you succeed in this course! My SI PASS sessions are a relaxed informal environment where we will all work to better understanding programming concepts. I hope to see you at my sessions!

 

Faculty: Raji Baradwaj, Dr. Brian Dean, Sumaya Alzuhairy, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Laila Hussain–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

1:00-2:00 p.m.

SOND 111

Friday (online)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hello! My name is Laila Hussain, I’m a sophomore majoring in Biochemistry. I know how important Math 150 is in relation to other courses, and I’m here to help! I hope to see you at my sessions and help you succeed.


Session Times

About Elizabeth Kane–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

4:00-5:00 p.m.

PAHB 124

Thursday (in person)

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Elizabeth KaneHello! My name is Elizabeth Kane, and I’m a junior Physics major. I’ve taken a lot of math classes here at UMBC, so I know how integral MATH 150 is towards your education here. My goal is to help you all better understand the material presented in class and develop techniques for studying and learning that can be applied to all of your classes. As your SI PASS leader, I can’t wait to meet you all, and I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Bonny Tighe, Emoke Galambos, Allie O’Malley, Maria Packard, and Michael Abrams, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Alicia Ennals–Your SI PASS Leader

Thursday (in person)

 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SHER 145

Saturday (online)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hi Everyone! My name is Alicia Ennals and I am a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major. As I’m sure all of you have realized by now: Math builds and expands upon itself. As your SI Pass leader, I will be here to help you build a strong foundation in Math 151 to carry on in your academic career. I hope to see you at my sessions!


Session Times

About Dwina Hadj-Mabrouk–Your SI PASS Leader

Thursday (online)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Friday (in person)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ILSB 301 (Dwina)

Hello everyone! My name is Dwina Hadj-Mabrouk and I am a junior Biochemistry major, a Math minor, and on the pre-med track. As much as I love math, I understand that many find it to be a challenging subject, especially MATH 151. But that’s ok because as your SI PASS leader I am here to make sure you get the help you need to be successful in this class. I hope to see you at my sessions!


Session Times

About Hesan Hamrahian–Your SI PASS Leader

Coming Soon!

Informal Portrait of Hesam“Hello everyone, my name is Hesam Hamrahian. I am currently a senior majoring in Biochemistry under the pre-med track. I have done SI PASS in the past, but this is my first time doing Math 151. I really enjoyed taking the course and I hope that you all will feel the same through my SI PASS sessions.”


Session Times

About Lydia Mayenge–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

ILSB 301

Wednesday (online)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Lydia MayengeHi everyone! My name is Lydia Mayenge and I use she/her/hers pronouns. I’m a sophomore double Math and Psychology major . As a math major, I know calculus can be a difficult subject but I am determined to help you succeed in MATH 151! SI Pass is a great way to understand Calc 1 by problem-solving with your peers and together we’re going to work on learning how to go about finding solutions to problems. I hope to see you at my sessions 🙂


Session Times

About Grace Nguyen–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

ILSB 301

Wednesday (online)

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Grace NguyenHello! My name is Grace Nguyen and I am a 3rd year Computer Science major. Basic calculus and other MATH151 concepts are used in a lot of other classes and I am here to help you succeed. I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Bonny Tighe and Dr. Brian Dean, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Michael Romeo–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

ITE 231

Thursday (online)

9:00-10:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hello! My name is Michael Romeo and I am a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics. I’m very excited to work with you all and want everyone to be successful in MATH 152.

Faculty: Raji Baradwaj, Michael Muscedere, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Hannah Rossbach–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (online)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (in person)

7:00-8:00 p.m.

ILSB 230

Hannah RossbachHello, everyone! My name is Hannah Rossbach and I am a Junior Biology major, Chemistry minor, and Music minor, on the pre-medicine track. I know MATH 155 can be a very challenging course, but I am here and very excited for this upcoming semester to help all of you succeed in your math pursuits! Hope to see you in my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Lili Cui, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Khanh Phan–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

ITE 237

Thursday (online)

4:00-5:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hi! My name is Khanh Phan and I am a senior, majoring in Biology. If any concepts in Physics seem confusing, do not fret! I am here to help. As an SI PASS leader, I utilize my experience and knowledge to provide guidance and support for those who are currently taking the course. The sessions are designed to enhance your learning experience and help you succeed in PHYS 111. I am looking forward to seeing you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Cui, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Aiman Raza–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ILSB 302

Sunday (online)

4:00-5:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hi everyone! My name is Aiman Raza and I am a senior Biology major and environmental science minor. As your SI PASS leader, I hope to help you realize just how fun and interesting physics can be! Many physics problems can be thought of as puzzles, and I aim to work with you to develop problem-solving strategies. I’m looking forward to seeing you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Anderson, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Michael Mullaney–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

ITE 231

Thursday (online)

3:00-4:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hi everyone, my name is Michael Mullaney and I am a Mechanical Engineering major, and I’m very excited to be the SI PASS leader for Physics 121 this semester! Physics 121 is an introductory course where you’ll learn lots of fundamental principles that you’ll both carry into future college classes and witness all the time in everyday life, so a good understanding of the material in this class is very important. SI PASS is a great recourse to use to help improve your understanding of the material through problem solving and interacting with your peers. I look forward to being this class’ SI PASS leader and I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Dr. Goolsby-Cole, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Nicole Attram–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (in person)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

SHER 109

Coming Soon!

Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

Session Times

About Ronyae Allen–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

1:00-2:00 p.m.

SOND 111

Friday (online)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Ronyae Allen¡Hola a todos! My name is Ronyaé Allen, and I am a junior Psychology major. I understand that SPAN201 is a notoriously challenging course. However, it’s essential to know that ‘challenging’ does not mean ‘impossible’! My SI PASS sessions will help you reinforce the vocabulary and grammar structures you learn, ensuring your academic success and improved fluency in Spanish. I hope to see you in my sessions! ¡Nos vemos!