Meet the staff


Learning Center Leadership


Kim Rutledge, Director (she/her/hers)

Kim is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandising from Ohio University, and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel from Miami University. Working in the Learning Center, Kim’s greatest joy is regularly interacting with students and helping them take steps to achieve their goals. In her free time, Kim enjoys knitting, reading, watching movies, and exploring the city.

Email: kdrutledge@usfca.edu
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Rachel Brunson, Assistant Director (She/her/hers)

Rachel graduated from USF with a Master of Arts in Higher Education & Student Affairs (HESA) in 2013, after receiving her Bachelors degree in English from Notre Dame de Namur University in 2011. In addition to her role in the LWSC, she is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Organization & Leadership as well as teaching part-time and coordinating practicum site placements for HESA graduate students in USF's School of Education. She is originally from Angels Camp, CA, a small town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys reading, gardening, hiking, and traveling with family and friends.

Email: rmbrunson@usfca.edu
Faculty profile: https://www.usfca.edu/faculty/rachel-brunson
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KHULAN ZAGD, Program Assistant (she/her/hers)

Khulan graduated from the School of Foreign Services, the National University of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar, majoring in International Relations and British and American Studies. Later she earned her M.A. in Education, emphasis in TESOL, from CSU San Bernardino in Southern California. Her experience includes working as the instructional specialist at Chaffey College; as an adjunct educator and instructor at various adult schools, at CSU San Bernardino, and at San Bernardino Valley College; as a translation editor for the National Geographic Mongolia magazine; and as an intern at the International Academy, USC, and the National Museum of the United States Navy in Washington D.C. She speaks fluent Russian and Mongolian and has volunteered for the Inland Empire Russian community, organizing and hosting events for Russian-speaking children and adults. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies and exploring new places.

Email: kzagd@usfca.edu
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SYLVIA Chaiyeon LEE, Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program coordinator/Graduate Assistant (she/her/hers)

Sylvia is currently a Learning & Instruction (L&I) doctoral student in the School of Education at USF. She also completed a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at USF. Sylvia has taught English as a Second Language for over 8 years in and outside the United States, primarily focused on adult college-level students. Sylvia has lived and worked in four different countries and traveled to over 100 cities on five continents. Sylvia's goal as an educator is to help students succeed in academics and reach their full potential by developing effective teaching methodologies and learning strategies.

Email: SI@usfca.edu
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Learning Center Student Staff


Program LEADs

SYDNEY LAXSON (She/her/hers)

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LINDSEY FACEN (SHE/HER/HERS)

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Mariah Tan (SHE/HER/HERS)

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SOPHIA STRIBLING (SHE/HER/HERS)

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FRONT DESK STAFF MEMBERs

Jacob Magsalin (he/him/his)

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Adam Alamodin (he/him/his)

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Dian Braganza (he/him/his)

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Julie Holley (She/her/hers)

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Marli Bonney (She/her/hers)

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SARAH SARTE (SHE/hER/HERS)

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CAMILLE BATISTE (She/HER/HERS)

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KAHMALA GONZALES (SHE/HER/HERS)

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SU MyAT AYE (SHE/HER/HERS)

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JAMES Hermogeno (he/him/his)

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