Meet Our Staff
Director of the Writing Center and Parent Communications, ARC
W.L. Lyons Brown Library, A30
Cassie is an alum of Butler University (Go Dawgs!) and earned a M.A. in English and a certificate in Latin American and Latino Studies from the University of Louisville. She enjoys running, especially in nearby Cherokee Park and through the trails in Bernheim Forest. Ask her sometime about running a half-marathon through Bernheim! She hopes all students, from freshman to graduate, will take advantage of the excellent resources of the Writing Center.
Dr. Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Dr. Elizabeth Moran Fitzgerald is an Associate Professor of Nursing who is also certified as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (C-TEFL) and as a trainer of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. She has experience tutoring English Speakers of Other Languages in a variety of settings, including Bellarmine University, health care systems, language schools in Mexico and Italy, and a variety of community settings. She attained her TEFL certification through Via Lingua, a program which meets the requirements of the College of Teachers Associateship of the College of Teachers TESOL with Teaching Practice qualification.
Eric is a junior from Versailles, Kentucky and is a History/English double major. He is extremely excited to begin his second year as a writing consultant at the Writing Center, where he hopes to meet and work with as many Bellarmine students as possible.
Layne is a senior English major minoring in philosophy and French. In addition to working as a writing consultant, she is an Academic Peer Advocate in Siena Secondo. After graduating in May, she hopes to attend graduate school with the eventual goal of earning a doctorate in English and becoming a professor. In the Writing Center, she enjoys working with students of all majors, and she especially enjoys research papers and scholarship essays. Layne looks forward to seeing you soon in the Writing Center.
Kristie is a junior English major with a minor in Psychology. She is in the process of starting a creative writing club on campus and enjoy literature. She is also a Global Peer Mentor at Bellarmine this year, so she has spent a lot of time with international students, which, she says, has been a wonderful experience. She finds it incredibly interesting and enriching to read papers from all subject areas and loves working with students from different majors and backgrounds.
Anna is a junior. She is a double major in English and Math, so she is used to working with different majors and thinking about how to solve questions and problems from multiple perspectives. Besides going to class, she is a co-president of the Bellarmine Math Club, the treasurer of the Creative Writing Club, and a member of the Bellarmine Hand Bell Choir. She hopes to attend law school after she graduates. This is her first year as a member of the ARC team and says she is excited to get started!
Kalie is a junior history/psychology double major. This is her first semester as a writing center consultant, and she is so excited for this opportunity. She is looking forward to helping students with all types of papers from all majors. After she graduates, she plans on going to graduate school, but as of yet she's not sure what she wants to do. She's hoping to figure it out along the next year and a half.