Staff

 

Coordinator

Geraldo R. Guerra, M.A.
gguerra@alamo.edu
210-486-0164

Assistant Director

Dr. Lennie Irvin
GH223-D, lirvin@alamo.edu
210-486-0672

 Administrative Assistant

Charles Crowley
ccrowley2@alamo.edu
210-486-1433

 

Academic Liaison:

Jane Focht-Hansen
GH202,
jfocht-hansen@alamo.edu
210-486-1436

Academic Program Specialist 

Crystal Escobales
cescobales@alamo.edu
210-486-1433

 

 

 

 

Tutors

 
CRLA Certified Level III Tutors  CRLA Certified Level II Tutors   

AJ Arellano
Maria Chavez
Sam Lerma

 

Melissa Reiger
Jackie Velez

 

Staff Biographies 

Melissa Reiger: Melissa is a Mortuary Sciences major at SAC with a strong creative background. Although she writes professionally, her other interests include music, visual arts, and linguistics. As an advocate for educational programs, she is passionate about empowering writers with the skills necessary to succeed.

Crystal Escobales: Crystal Escobales is one of the Academic Program Specialists at the Writing Center. As a former SAC graduate, she decided to come back to SAC to help students succeed through tutoring. Today, she is a CRLA Master English tutor, ESL specialist. In addition, she has a BA in Modern Language Studies with a focus on Japanese, a Minor in Spanish, and an MA in TESOL. 

Maria A. Chavez: I am a former SAC graduate with AS in Biology/Pre-Nursing Degree. I then decided to continue my education in the nursing program at SAC which I will be completing this coming spring 2020. I have been tutoring with the writing Center since Fall 2016 and now I am a CRLA level 3 master English tutor. 

Sam Lerma: Sam Lerma is currently a senior finishing her English degree with a double minor in Creative Writing and Spanish. She is a native of San Antonio. She aspires to become an educator and a writer.

AJ Arellano: Hello there! I'm AJ, CRLA Level III Master Tutor here at the SAC Writing Center. I have been working here for about three years and consider myself to be well versed in Writing. Currently, I attend Texas A&M San Antonio where I will be graduating in the Spring of 2020 with my Bachelor's Degree in Biology. Feel free to stop by the Writing Center and ask me any questions!

Jackie Velez: Jackie Velez is a SAC alumna and a returning tutor to the SAC Writing Center. She graduated from SAC in May 2016 with an Associate of Arts degree in Radio, Television, and Film (RTF). She continued her education at University of the Incarnate Word where she double-majored and earned her Bachelor's degrees in English and Communication Arts with the concentration in journalism in May 2019. Jackie's goal is to acquire a Master's degree in English.