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Sanger Student Leaders

Click on a student’s name or picture to learn more about their experiences with the Sanger Learning Center at The University of Texas at Austin. To view student success stories from other UGS programs, visit the student success page.

Joshua Villarreal
Human Biology

As a tutor for the Sanger Learning Center, Joshua helps reinforce key concepts in students’ coursework.

“The ability to communicate and collaborate with my peers has been immensely rewarding.”

Kassandra García
Business Foundations Certificate

For the past four years, Kassandra García has provided front desk support in UGS with a kind smile for everyone she meets.

“Seeing students come out from their appointments with a sense of direction is very rewarding.”

Katlyn Hedgpeth
Mathematics, Neuroscience, Psychology
Elements of Computing

As a peer academic coach, Katlyn motivates students by teaching study skills and relating to their struggles.

“Nothing will be certain, but that’s what makes college so exciting. If you change your major, that’s more than okay.”

Leila Saleh
Chemical Engineering

Since joining the Sanger Learning Center tutoring team in fall 2012, Leila has helped countless students master course material in calculus and chemistry.

“The most rewarding part about working at the Sanger Learning Center is knowing you’ve made a difference.”

Lina Mahmood
Human Biology
Medical Illustration

Lina’s experience as a tutor with the Sanger Learning Center has served to benefit the students she assists and, consequently, her own academic career.

“I’m learning as much as the students are! Especially with biology, when you’re teaching someone a concept, you always end up with a better understanding of it yourself. “

Logan Bishop
Computational Chemistry and Computer Science

Logan Bishop tutors students in chemistry and calculus at the Sanger Learning Center.

“The act of guiding someone through the twist and turns of a difficult subject has proven to be a powerful confidence builder.”

Lorena Winicki
Electrical Engineering
Spanish and German

Working as a tutor, Lorena assists students while honing her communication skills.

“It is exciting when a student becomes more confident in his or her own abilities and is able to grasp concepts more easily.”