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Academic Programs

Steven Guo

Credentials: Academic Match

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: guos.guts@gmail.com

Steven is a sophomore studying Economics and Finance. As an Academic Match Coordinator, he is looking forward to helping fellow students find the right academic resources for their success. Outside of GUTS, Steven is passionate…

Belise Kunda Teta

Credentials: Drop-In

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: kundatetab.guts@gmail.com

My name is Belise Kunda Teta. I am a sophomore majoring in Industrial Engineering. I am passionate about arts and the platform it provides for self-expression. As a drop-in coordinator this year, I am excited…

Gail Macapugay

Credentials: Academic Match

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: macapugayg.guts@gmail.com

Gail is a sophomore studying Neurobiology with a certificate in Global Health. As one of the Academic Match Coordinators, she looks forward to bridging connections between tutors and tutees. Her interests include surfing, playing video…

Sydney Tang

Credentials: Drop-In

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: tangs.guts@gmail.com

Sydney (she/her) is a junior studying Community & Nonprofit Leadership and Education Studies with a certificate in Asian American Studies. She hopes to work in the museum field in the future, focusing on education outside…

Language Programs

Sruthi Atluri

Credentials: Conversational English

Position title: Eagle Heights Coordinator

Email: sruthia.guts@gmail.com

Sruthi is a freshman double majoring in Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology. She is very passionate about the importance of children’s education towards creating a more successful society. She hopes to continue her…

Gina Chen

Credentials: Foreign Language Learners

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: ginac.guts@gmail.com

Gina is a second-year graduate studying Rehabilitation Psychology. She is excited about assisting second language learner to be confident and comfortable with using English. She loves being with animals and hiking in her free time.

Curtis Feldner

Credentials: Foreign Language Learners, Language Exchange

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: curtisf.guts@gmail.com

Curtis is a sophomore from Atlanta, Georgia majoring in Educational Policy Studies. As FLL Program Coordinator, he is excited to help push students in their foreign language learning. His interests include film, reading, studying Korean,…

Allison Garbacz

Credentials: Conversational English, Language Exchange

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: allisong.guts@gmail.com

Allison is a senior double majoring in Linguistics and Asian Languages and Cultures with a focus on East Asia. As someone who is also learning a foreign language (Korean), she understands the challenges and frustrations…

Alyssa Lee

Credentials: Conversational English

Position title: Eagle Heights Coordinator

Email: alyssal.guts@gmail.com

Alyssa is a freshman studying pre-pharmacy from New Canaan, Connecticut. As one of the Conversational English Eagles Heights Coordinator, she hopes to help the kids as much as possible as they adventure and grow in…

Emily Woodzicka

Credentials: Conversational English

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: emilyw.guts@gmail.com

Emily (she/her) studies International Studies, Portuguese, and LACIS with a certificate in African Studies. As a Conversation English Coordinator, she hopes to facilitate a comfortable environment for language practice. She asks a lot of questions…

Support Programs

Alex Hahn

Credentials: McBurney Study and Learning Skills

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: hahna.guts@gmail.com

I’m a 2L at UW Law concentrating on criminal law/public defense. After joining Teach For America in Atlanta, Georgia, I taught history for five years and spent another three in high school operations. I enjoy playing…

Keilyn Howard

Credentials: McBurney Study and Learning Skills

Position title: Program Coordinator

Keilyn is a junior undergraduate student majoring in Psychology and Legal studies with a certificate in Criminal Justice. She is excited to meet people and hopes to make studying more manageable. In her free time,…

Sanjana Kumar

Credentials: Study Skills

Position title: In-House Coordinator

Email: sanjanak.guts@gmail.com

Hi, I’m Sanjana! I’m currently a junior in my undergrad studying Communication Sciences and Disorders, while pursuing a certificate in Disability Rights and Services. I specialize in quite a few study areas including: concentration, time…

Emily Stanevicius

Credentials: McBurney Study and Learning Skills

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: emilys.guts@gmail.com

Emily is a second-year graduate student in the Chinese Literature program and has previously taught in China, at Central China Normal University (CCNU). She loves teaching, learning, biking, hiking, and yoga.  

Freya Wan

Credentials: Study Skills

Position title: In-House Coordinator

Email: zimow.guts@gmail.com

Freya is a junior studying economics, statistics, and math. She hopes to travel all over the world someday to enjoy delicious food and learn more about different cultures. She loves reading, baking, and watching movies/dramas during…

Office Support

McKenna Goetz

Credentials: Outreach Coordinator

Email: goetzm.guts@gmail.com

McKenna is a junior studying Economics and Political Science. She loves to travel and learn more about the world around her, and she is very excited to have the opportunity to work for GUTS this…

Cole Navin

Credentials: Office Coordinator

Email: navinc.guts@gmail.com

Cole is a sophomore studying Accounting, as well as pursuing a Certificate in Spanish for Business. When Cole isn’t working, he likes spending time with friends, playing Stardew Valley and Minecraft, and learning languages.

Office Management

Elizabeth Baldridge

Credentials: Coordinator of Academic Support Services

Email: elizabeth.baldridge@wisc.edu

Makayla Johnson

Credentials: Senior Coordinator - Study & Learning Skills Programs

Email: makaylaj.guts@gmail.com

Hello! My name is Makayla Johnson and I am a senior studying Political Science and Philosophy. I plan to go to Law School after getting my undergraduate degree. I have worked at GUTS for almost…

Ian Pearson

Credentials: Senior Coordinator - Academic Programs

Email: guts-academicprograms@studentorg.wisc.edu

Ian is a first-year graduate student in the Public Affairs program aiming to study a mix of education and social policy. He is excited to join the GUTS team to assist with the academic programs,…

Anna Raeker-Rebek

Credentials: Senior Coordinator - Language Programs

Email: guts-languageprograms@mailplus.wisc.edu

Anna is a Master’s in Social Work student. She moved here this year from Minneapolis, so she feels prepared to get through the winter. She is excited about finding new and creative ways to provide…