Sarah is the director of the Math department and head Math tutor at LionTutors. She received a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and a Masters in Business Management at the University of Florida. Sarah has been tutoring math for over a decade. She has a true talent, and more importantly, a true passion for teaching. Sarah makes math easy by breaking up each problem step-by-step and using language that students understand. We’ll even go so far as to say, she makes learning math fun… well as fun as math can be anyway!
Kenny DeGiglio is the head tutor for business classes at LionTutors. Kenny studied finance at Penn State where he graduated in 2015 with honors. Kenny has helped countless students through Penn State’s most challenging business classes by breaking down complex concepts into simple strategies that students can use to succeed on exams. He tries his best to keep his reviews entertaining and lighthearted (please laugh at his jokes even though they’re not funny), and he will always go the extra mile to make sure that students get the grade they want!
Emily is our head accounting, statistics, and economics tutor. She is also the LionTutors Director of Operations. She graduated from Penn State’s MAcc program in 2016 with a masters in accounting and a minor in Spanish. Emily has a rare ability to relate statistics, accounting, and economics concepts to students in ways that are easy to understand.
Shai is the head Chemistry, Physics, and Biology tutor at LionTutors. He first began tutoring undergraduate students while majoring in Chemistry at the University of Florida, and has continued to do so for over a decade now. Shai’s interactive teaching style and ability to relate to college students, combined with his love of science (as well as all things sci-fi and fantasy!), has lead to improved grades for thousands of students at Penn State University. Currently, Shai lives in the UK and is flown out to State College each month to give his exam reviews. That’s right, Shai is such an amazing tutor that LionTutors literally flies him in from England to give LionTutors Exam Reviews!
Kristi received her B.S. in Behavioral Sciences with a minor in Human Resource Management from York College of Pennsylvania. She worked in nonprofit management, marketing, and public relations for 14 years while freelancing for local and national businesses as a writer. She received her MAEd in Educational Studies in October 2011 and splits her time between teaching and advocating for children with disabilities and their families. Kristi has also taken additional psychology graduate courses. She appreciates the importance of creating study materials that are easy to understand and interesting to read. She lives in State College with her husband and teenage daughter and enjoys photography, ukuleles, reading, and really old movies. She creates study materials for MGMT 301, MKTG 301, and BA 342. Kristi often provides private tutoring services to PSU undergrads studying business, behavioral sciences, English, and education.
Matt is one of our tutors for ECON 102 and FIN 301. He is majoring in Finance with a minor in Economics. He decided to become a tutor because of his passion for helping others succeed, especially in core business courses. Outside of tutoring, Matt is involved in THON and the Nittany Lion Fund. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, snowboarding, traveling, going to the gym, and brewing coffee. After graduation, he is planning on pursuing a career in Investment Banking.
Lizzie is a tutor for ACCTG 211. She is from Staten Island, New York. She is passionate about all things business. She is majoring in finance integrated with the MAcc program to pursue her masters in accounting. She hopes to be working on Wall Street after graduation! Lizzie’s tutoring started in high school when she was the head math tutor in her school’s peer tutoring program in her senior year. She loves helping students overcome academic obstacles and enjoys when she knows she really made a difference in a student’s understanding of the material. Aside from tutoring she loves hanging with friends, and giving back a lot of her free time to her dancer relations committee for THON. She is friendly, approachable and willing to spend extra time with any student to help them succeed.
Sarah is one of our ACCTG 211 tutors. She is a member of the Masters of Accounting Program class of 2020, and is also working toward a Bachelors Degree in Finance. Sarah loves to challenge herself. She is hoping to become a CPA for a Big 4 accounting firm in New York City after graduation. She is a Flemington, New Jersey native who loves the beach, which prompted her choice to study abroad in Barcelona in the Spring of 2018. When Sarah isn’t tutoring, she enjoys working out, listening to music, and spending time with friends, family, and her 2-year-old dog Charlie who she loves very much!
Sierra is a math tutor for MATH021, MATH022, and MATH140. She is pursuing a bachelors degree in Architectural Engineering with minors in Applied Mathematics and Architectural Studies. She’s been tutoring math since high school and tutors kids/teenagers at home as well. She’s from Northern Virginia, right outside Washington D.C. Outside class, she loves to spend time with friends, watch Netflix, and read!
Madeline is a sophomore from the Pittsburgh area studying Business and Agribusiness Management. Outside of class, she is a member of the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program and the Nittany Consulting Group. Madeline loves horseback riding, all things Penn State football, and her Phi Sigma Sigma sisters. Madeline has a knack for teaching and her approachability makes it easy to learn from her. She is happy to help however she can and urges you to reach out to her if you have any questions!
Lenae is a Math 141 tutor studying to become a Physics and Mathematics Secondary Educator. She began tutoring her peers in high school and loves to help others grow intellectually. After graduation she looks forward to finding a job as a high school teacher and continuing to share her passion for learning with others. Aside from tutoring she is heavily involved and serves on the executive team of her Thon Special Interest Org, Ohana. She loves her role as a tutor and will always go the extra mile to help a student be successful.
Michael is one of our tutors for Math 141. He is from Stamford, CT and is studying Aerospace Engineering with a minor in IST for Aerospace Engineering. He would love to work for companies like SpaceX, NASA or Boeing and design things that go to space. He always tries to help his peers understand the concepts in Math and his other classes. He is very eager to help you learn Math 141!
Sabrina is a CHEM 110 and CHEM 112 tutor. She is studying Biomedical Engineering with the Biochemical option. She’s very involved with research on campus and she is the president of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). Sabrina has been working with LionTutors since her first semester at Penn State, and absolutely loves it! She enjoys working with other students and sharing her passion for Chemistry. Sabrina is from Westchester, NY, and enjoys swimming and rock climbing in her free time.
Jesse is one of our tutors for MATH 251, and he is studying Mechanical Engineering. He grew up on a small farm in Indiana, PA, which is about an hour and a half away from State College. At Penn State, Jesse is also a research assistant for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) as well as a proud member of the Marching Blue Band and Glee Club. Jesse likes tutoring because he enjoys helping students to reach their highest potential in their classes. In his spare time, Jesse loves watching Netflix, singing, playing piano, and going out to see a movie with friends.
Katherine is a Biomedical Engineering student and one of our Math 141 tutors. Outside of LionTutors, she is involved with her sorority Kappa Alpha Theta, participates in intramural sports, and volunteers for THON. She is from Collegeville, PA. Katherine loves math and is dedicated to helping others increase their understanding of the subject.
Sarah is one of our tutors for MATH110. She is a finance major in the Smeal College of Business. Sarah’s love for math, alongside her passion to help other students grasp and master this coursework, is the reason she started tutoring. When she isn’t tutoring, Sarah is probably playing lacrosse with her fellow club lax teammates or attending events with her THON committee. Sarah is happy to help anyone that may need extra guidance, so don’t hesitate to reach out to her with any questions!
Natalie is one of our SCM 200 tutors. She is majoring in Supply Chain Management and minoring in Spanish and Information Systems Management. She is from Collegeville, PA, a town located about 40 minutes outside of Philly. Outside of class, Natalie is involved in her community service sorority and Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. When Natalie isn’t busy with school work and other activities, she is hanging out with her friends and roommates, watching Netflix, or looking up places to visit for when she goes to study abroad in Seville, Spain.
Tom is one of our SCM 200 tutors, and he is pursuing a degree in Finance. He is from Erie, Pennsylvania. Tom is very involved outside the classroom. Besides LionTutors, he is on the Executive Board of the Sports Business Club, a member of Atlas FTK, and plays on the Club Basketball team. In his free time, Tom spends time with his friends and watches sports.
Kelsey is a tutor for MATH 220 and MATH 140. She is from Norristown, PA. At Penn State, she is double majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Mathematics Education. She is excited to become a teacher and naturally loves tutoring challenging topics that she can break down to help other students excel. Kelsey is passionate about helping students succeed inside and outside the classroom. Eventually, she hopes to continue her education in the education public policy field where she can help catalyze change. In her free time, she enjoys all things art or music related and a good movie. She is patient and friendly, and encourages anyone to reach out to her with any questions!
Neil is one of our MATH 251 tutors at LionTutors. He enjoys helping students gain a better understanding of the concepts taught in MATH 251 so that they are able to perform better in the class. He is a biomedical engineering major from outside of Philadelphia. When Neil isn’t in the classroom, he likes playing sports and watching football.
Will is one of our tutors for MATH 140. He is pursuing a bachelors degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Geography. He grew up in Villanova, right outside of Philadelphia, PA. Will is passionate about transportation engineering and urban planning and hopes to one day apply his undergraduate studies to improve mass transit in America’s large cities. He enjoys teaching math to his peers and is eager to help other students with calculus. In his free time, Will enjoys cooking, playing music, traveling, and training for triathlons!
Kathryn is one of our STAT 200 tutors. She is majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Statistics. She is from Pittsburgh and studied abroad in Paris. Outside of Lion Tutors, she is on Club Swimming and volunteers for THON. Kathryn loves to travel, run, and spend time with friends.
Dave is one of our STAT 200 tutors. He is majoring in Finance with a minor in Political Science. He hopes to one day become a corporate attorney. He is from Northampton PA (near Allentown), and he loves all Philly sports teams. He chose to become a tutor because of his passion of helping others succeed. Other than tutoring, Dave is actively involved in his business fraternity Phi Chi Theta and THON.
Glen is one of our ACCTG 211 tutors, and he is a member of the Integrated Masters of Accounting Program Class of 2021. Upon graduation, he plans to become CPA and work close to home in New York City. He loves to help students progress and achieve their goals. Aside from tutoring, Glen is the treasurer of his fraternity and has a passion for all sports. In the summer he enjoys watching games at Yankee Stadium and road-tripping to different baseball stadiums with his friends. It is his goal to reach all 30 stadiums eventually!
Morgan is a CHEM 110 tutor. She is studying Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry. She’s involved with many student organizations on campus, such as ASCE’s Concrete Canoe and Engineering Ambassadors and you can find her giving tours of the college of engineering. She has a passion for chemistry and tries to make it fun for everyone! She is from Villanova, Pennsylvania, which is 15 minutes outside of Philadelphia.
Gina is one of our PHYS 211 tutors. She is currently a junior, majoring in Environmental Systems Engineering, and hopes to work with renewable energy in the future. She also is involved with her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, and loves to volunteer for THON. Gina is from Blue Bell, PA, right outside of Philadelphia (Go Birds!). When she isn’t tutoring, Gina loves to spend time with her friends, family, and her puppy. Gina is very dedicated to her work and is happy to help anyone that may need, so don’t hesitate to reach out to her with any questions!
Emily is one of our MATH 110 tutors. She is a Marketing major in the Smeal College of Business and plans on minoring in Spanish. Emily, when not tutoring students in calculus, spends her time organizing THON fundraisers for her club Women in Business as their THON Donor Relations Chair. She also is a mentor for Smeal Student Mentors, so feel free to reach out to her not only for questions about MATH 110, but about anything else; she would love to help!
Maddy is one of our BIOL 110 tutors at LionTutors. She is a biology major and a psych minor, and she does research in both areas. She hopes to eventually go to medical school. When she’s not in the lab or tutoring, she’s either at meetings for her THON Special Interest Org, Eclipse, or the ballet club on campus. She is excited to help make BIOL 110 an enjoyable experience!
Melissa is a BIOL110 tutor majoring in Biobehavioral Health with a minor in theatre. She is from Denver, Colorado and enjoys working out, skiing, hiking, and being outdoors. She aspires to attend Physician Assistant school upon graduation and hopes that her love for biology will help other students grasp difficult concepts. She is an active member of Penn State Thespians and performed as Belle in their production of Beauty and the Beast spring semester 2017. Melissa is also an LA for CHEM110B and is always willing to help!
Aceile is one of our ECON 102 tutors. She is double majoring in Supply Chain and Economics with a minor in Arabic. She is from McLean, Virginia, right outside of Washington D.C. During her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, watching Netflix, reading and learning about random things, and laughing at memes and dad jokes. Aceile loves to help students understand economic concepts and theories to help them succeed!
Bhavana is a CHEM 112 tutor from Dallas, TX, majoring in pre-medicine. She enjoys hanging out with friends, yoga, cooking, watching Netflix, reading, and learning new things. She is passionate about working with other students to share her love for Chemistry, so don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!
Mason is a tutor for PHYS 211 and is from Orwigsburg, PA. He is studying Biomedical Engineering and is minoring in Engineering Entrepreneurship. Mason dreams of working in the field of prosthetics. He enjoys tutoring because he loves helping students understand key concepts that will help them conquer a class. Outside of academics, Mason is a member of the 3D printing club and has also participated in THON organizations and committees.
Matt is one of our MATH140 tutors. He is from Langhorne, PA, located right outside of Philadelphia. He is majoring in Industrial Engineering and hopes to become an Industrial Engineer for the Walt Disney Company. Other than tutoring, Matt enjoys watching the Phillies, going to the gym, and spending time with friends and family. Matt’s favorite subject is math, and he is determined to help students not only learn the subject but understand it as well. Feel free to reach out to him with any questions!
Alessia is one of our MATH 110 tutors. She is a supply chain major in the Smeal College is Business. She is from central New Jersey (yes it exists) and very proud of it. She spends her free time watching Netflix, hanging out with friends, and hanging around the THON Store with her fellow Merchandise Co-Captains. If you ever have any questions about MATH 110 or Penn State in general, feel free to reach out she’s always willing to help!