SI PASS Schedule

SI PASS sessions are available for Summer Semester.

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Spring 2022 SI PASS Schedule

Faculty: Professor Miller and Professor Walker, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Sudeep Ahuja–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (online)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (online)

2:00 – 3:00 p.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 fourth-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 Paramjit Kaur–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

ILSB 118

Saturday (online)

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Paramjit KaurHi! My name is Paramjit Kaur, and I am a sophomore pursuing the Biological Sciences major. I am very excited to deliver study sessions to you in BIO 141. By working together and engaging with the material in many different ways, I aim to make it a great learning experience for me and you. I hope to see you soon!

Faculty: Professor Leips and Professor Omland, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Sean Starkloff–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (in person)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

ILSB 118

Sean StarkloffHi everyone! My name is Sean Starkloff and I am a sophomore biological sciences major on the pre-medical track here at UMBC. I am excited to be your SI Pass Leader for BIO 142 this semester! As your leader, I want to help you all succeed in learning about fundamental and wide-ranging concepts in both ecology and evolution, as well as the interesting relationship between the two branches of study. I hope to see you at my sessions and wish you the best of luck in not only this course but all of your future endeavors.

Faculty: Professor Eisenmann and Professor Lu, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Ben Cole–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

ILSB 233

Wednesday (online)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Ben ColeGreetings BIOL 302 students! My name is Benjamin Cole and I am a sophomore Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major. This will be my second semester serving as an SI PASS leader! As a returning leader, I look forward to highlighting the relevance of molecular genetics in our daily lives as well as helping you learn genetics in ways that fit your learning style. Despite how involved the course material can be, I will be a core resource by way of providing insight and tools that will enable you to achieve your goals in this course and beyond. I can’t wait to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Professor Sutton and Professor Lin, Department of Biological Sciences

Session Times

About Laura Cardona–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (online)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Wednesday (in person)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

ITE 237

Laura CardonaHey everyone! My name is Laura Cardona and I am a junior Biology major on the pre-med track, with a Psychology minor. After taking BIOL 303 last fall semester, I understand the importance of learning Cell Biology and its main concepts to know the vital role it has in our life. I am here to help you understand the material of the course and help you feel confident about the subject. I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Professor Bass and Professor Hamilton, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Riva Malick–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

ITE 233

Thursday (online)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hi! My name is Riva and I’m a senior Biology major. I’m excited to be your SI PASS leader.


Session Times

About Zara Mahmood–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (online)

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

via BB Collaborate

Friday (in person)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 ILSB 118

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!


Faculty: Professor Carpenter and Professor Hamilton, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Nina Lau–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

ILSB 230

Friday (online)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

via WebEx

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!

Faculty: Professor Perks, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

 


Session Times

About Harry Trinh–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

MP 104

Wednesday (online)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Friday (online)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

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: Professor Gierasch, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Session Times

About Chizimuzo Nwokike–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

ITE 231

Thursday (online)

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hi! My name is Chizimuzo and I’m a junior Biology major. I’m excited to be your SI PASS leader!

 

Faculty: Professors Ostrow, Sharma, Houdeshell, Mathews, and Comitz, Department of Information Systems

Session Times

About Alexander Romine–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (online)

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

via WebEx

Wednesday (in person)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

SHER 210

Alexander RomineHello! My name is Alexander Romine. I am an Information Systems major on my sophomore year. IS 147 can be challenging for some students, but I hope that as an SI PASS leader, I will be able to assist students gain a deeper understanding of the foundational information systems concepts that make up IS 147. I hope to see you at my sessions!

 

Faculty: Professor Baradwaj and Professor Dean, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Mahrukn Eijaz–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (in person)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SOND 110

Friday (online)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Mahrukh EijazHello guys! I am Mahrukh Eijaz, you can call me Maar. I am a freshman with an Undecided major and Arts minor. My major is still undecided because I have too many interests, one of them being Math. A good understanding of the material in Math 150 is extremely important for future Calculus courses, and I hope to help you gain that. I understand that Math can be overwhelming sometimes, but we will get a hang of it together.

Hope to see you all at my sessions!


Session Times

About Evalynn Ellison–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Thursday (in person)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ILSB 230

Evalynn EllisonHello Everyone! My name is Evalynn Ellison, and I am a freshman chemical engineering major. I believe having a good understanding of Math150 is essential to being successful in other math classes. It is the foundation of knowledge to many complex concepts. As your SI PASS leader, I want to help you have fun learning with your learning experience and succeed academically. I hope to meet you at my sessions!

Faculty: Professors Tighe, Galambos, and O’Malley, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Alicia Ennals–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (online)

5:15 – 6:15 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Friday (in person)

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

ILSB 230

Alicia EnnalsHi 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

Tuesday (in person)

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

ILSB 101

Monday (online)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

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 Tobbi Caplan–Your SI PASS Leader

Monday (in person)

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

ITE 229

Thursday (online)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Hello everyone! My name is Tobbi Caplan and I’m a freshman Computer Science major. I know MATH 151 can be daunting, but as your SI PASS leader I’m here to help you succeed in this critical and rewarding course. I hope to see you at my sessions!

Faculty: Professor Tighe and Professor Dean, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Monday (in person)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

SOND 111

Wednesday (online)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Owen McMannHello! My name is Owen McMann, and I am a freshman mathematics and physics double major. I know that math 152 is an essential class for many STEM majors, so I am here to help you master the course’s content and build a foundation for future classes through interactions with your peers. I hope to see you at my sessions!


Session Times


About Lydia Mayenge–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

SHER 151

Friday (online)

9:00 – 10:00 a.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 🙂

Faculty: Professor Baradwaj, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Session Times

About Hannah Rossbach–Your SI PASS Leader

Sunday (online)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Wednesday (in person)

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

ITE 237

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: Professor Cui, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Khanh Phan–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

ILSB 301

Thursday (online)

3:00-4:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Khanh PhanHi everyone~ My name is Khanh and I am a senior, majoring in Biology and minoring in History. For this semester, I am the SI PASS Leader for PHYS 111. Feel free to drop by to my sessions anytime! The session is designed to target common mistakes and misconceptions that I had either experienced or seen other students make. I am here to help you succeed and enhance your learning experience. I look forward to seeing you soon!

Faculty: Professor Cui, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Aiman Raza–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (online)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Sunday (online)

5:00 – 6:00 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 are like puzzles, and I aim to work with you to develop problem-solving strategies. I’m looking forward to seeing you at my sessions!

Faculty: Professor Anderson, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Alyssa Foster–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

12:00  – 1:00 p.m.

SOND 109

Thursday (online)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Alyssa FosterHello class! My name is Alyssa Foster, and I am a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major, and I will be your SI PASS Leader for PHYS 121 this semester. I took this course last semester and I am ready to help you all succeed! Come to my sessions for practice with peers, exam review, and even to reinforce knowledge that you may already know. Looking forward to seeing you in my sessions!

Faculty: Professor Goolsby-Cole, Department of Physics

Session Times

About Nkosi Cruickshank–Your SI PASS Leader

Tuesday (in person)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

ITE 231

Thursday (online)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

via Discord

Nkosi CruickshankHi everyone! My name is Nkosi Cruickshank, a Computer Engineering major in his junior year with a love for all things physics. I am excited to be the SI PASS leader that will guide you through the content for PHYS122 this semester. Believe me, it’s not going to be an easy course but it will be worth it in the end when you understand the rules of our physical reality a bit more. If you come to my sessions, I’ll promise to make it worth your time.

Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

Session Times

About Ronyae Allen–Your SI PASS Leader

Wednesday (online)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Friday (online)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

via BB Collaborate

Ronyae Allen

¡Hola a todos!

My name is Ronyaé Allen, and I am a senior 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 can help you reinforce the vocabulary and grammar structures you learn, ensuring your academic success, and improve fluency in Spanish. I hope to see you in my sessions!

¡Nos vemos!