University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Meet Your Tutors

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Communication Tutors

Allison serves as our senior tutor and has tutored at the Business Communication Lab since May 2014. Allison enjoys conducting research on writing lab theory and practice, particularly research that applies to writing pedagogy within the Walton College and writing across the curriculum. In December 2017, Allison will graduate with a degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Marketing. She plans to pursue a career in marketing communications and later, add an Executive MBA to her education.


Courtney is a senior Accounting major. She will be attending graduate school at the University of Arkansas in the Fall of 2019 as a MAcc student. In her free time, Courtney enjoys reading, writing, and playing the guitar. Courtney plans to attend law school after receiving her undergraduate and Master's degree.


De'stani is a junior majoring in Business Marketing and minoring in Journalism.  She enjoys reading, writing, hanging out with friends, and being involved on campus. De'stani is an active volunteer and in her (little) free time, you can find her at the square or Crystal Bridges. When she graduates, she wants to do management consulting and later own her own business.  


Jon is a third-year PhD student in the English Department’s Rhetoric and Composition program. He has more than four years of experience teaching English composition at the University of Arkansas. Jon’s dissertation focuses on the “practice-ability” of writing and compares writing to other learned skills such as music and sports. Outside of school, Jon enjoys playing music in his two bluegrass bands and spending time with his two-year-old son, Occam.


Kim is a graduate of the University of Arkansas Communication program and is currently pursuing both her Masters in Communication, specializing in Organizational Communication, and her Masters Certificate in Business. In addition to tutoring at the Business Communication Lab, Kim teaches the most fun (so she says) Public Speaking class on campus. During her free time, she enjoys running, horseback riding, and hiking – that’s a lie…as Kim says, “graduate students don’t have free time. I grade papers, writer papers, and sleep.”


Luis is a first-year PhD student in the English Department. He received his MA in English at the University of Arkansas, and has taught composition and rhetoric, technical communication, and report writing. His doctoral research continues to focus on coloniality as it relates to Afro-Caribbean narratives in American literature.


Nathan is a Masters student in the English Department. He has taught Composition I, Composition II, and Advanced Composition at the University of Arkansas. Most recently he taught advanced English as a Second Language classes at the Ozark Literacy Council as an AmeriCorps member. He received his Bachelor’s in English at UA Little Rock. Outside of the classroom, Nathan is an avid record collector and baseball fan.


Summer is a sophomore in the Walton College. She is currently majoring in Finance with a minor in Behavioral Economics. Summer works for the Arkansas Traveler writing opinion pieces. Summer hopes to go to law school after receiving her undergrad. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading and procrastinating.