Staff Bios




Name: Callie Jane Vickers

Year: Junior

Language(s): English

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Major: Biology & Psychology, I am looking into the Peace Corps for my future, and Behavioral Neuroscience for graduate school. 

Specialties: I love strengthening structure, and focusing content! Bring me your science essays, your papers that need more verbiage, and the one’s where you have no idea where they will end. 

Activities & Hobbies: Student Congress Senator, Student Programming Board, Assistant Production Manager, Improv Team, and Omega Psi Theta Sorority. 

Tiger Tidbit: If you yawn, I will yawn. 






Name: Cheyanne Jessen

Year: Junior 

Hometown: Tekamah, Nebraska

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): English with an emphasis in Creative Writing/ Minors in Leadership and History

Specialties: MLA format, grammar, organizational structure.

Activities/hobbies:In addition to being a Writing Center consultant, I am an Office Assistant in the Facilities Building, a Perkins Library student staff member,and a member of Alpha Lamba Delta Honor Society. I’m an avid reader/writer/netflix binge-watcher, and concert-goer.

Tiger tipbit: One time when I was like five, I stole a jar of peanut butter from our kitchen and smeared it over every surface I could reach in my bedroom. I couldn’t tell you why, but I did. 




Name: Emily Vokal

Year: Senior

Hometown: Bellevue, NE

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): Theatre Major, Business Administration and Music Minor

Specialties: Grammar (pro-oxford commas), MLA, performance reviews, creative writing

Activities/hobbies: Honors Program, Student Congress, Omicron Delta Kappa, Relay for Life, Doane Players, Alpha Psi Omega, Improv Team, Phi Sigma Tau Sorority, Phi Beta Lambda, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Cardinal Key, Collegiate Chorale, Tigers On Tour, NAfME

Tiger Tidbit: I broke the same collarbone three times in five years and accidentally pepper sprayed myself once.





Name: Jasmin Sandoval

Year: Junior

Hometown: Marysville, Washington

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): Double major in Biology and Psychology

Specialties: APA and Chicago style, I enjoy going over science papers and posters! 

Activities: Biology research, Gamma Phi Iota, Psych/Soc Club, HMOC, SPB, Psychology 117 Tutor, Orientation Leader, and Library work study.

Tidbit: I know how to tell the sex of a crab.



Name: Jess Eddmeiri 

Year: Junior

Hometown: Lincoln, NE

Language(s): English/Arabic/basic French

Major(s)/Minor(s): English with a specification in Creative Writing, Mass Communications

Specialties: Chicago style citations, content focus, sentence structure, grammar. 

Activities & Hobbies: Along with being involved at the Writing Center, I participate in the Doane Theatre department. I am also the EIC of the Odyssey at Doane, a Staff Writer for the Doane Owl, 1014 Magazine, and Doaneline.

Tiger Tidbit: I have a dog.




Name: Kelsey Hunter

Year: Junior

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): Sociology and Political Science Double Major, Business Administration Minor

Specialties: Some of the areas I excel in are word choice, grammar, sentence structure, MLA formatting, and annotated bibliographies. 

Activities/hobbies: Work in the library and College to Career Center as a Career Peer Mentor, Psych/Soc Club member, RHA member, The Dance Project member, AAUW member, Sociology and Political Science Tutor, and Relay for Life Committee Chair.

Tiger Tidbit: My fingers are double-jointed.



Name: Maddison Hughes

Year: Junior

Hometown: DeLand, FL

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): History Major, English and Religious Studies Minor

Specialties: Chicago style source citations, sentence and essay structure, and word choice

Activities/hobbies: I am on the Doane women’s golf team, a member of Chi Delta Sorority, involved in Put on Your Dancing Shoes, Doane’s Catholic Newman Club, and a member of Collegiate Choir.

Tiger Tidbit: I grew up in New Jersey and moved to Florida for my last two years of high school.




Name: Rachel Jacobsen

Year: Junior

Hometown: Grand Island, NE

Language(s): English

Major/Minor: Elementary Education with Early Childhood Development

Specialties: Speeches and wordage 

Activities/Hobbies: Doane Forensics Team (competitive speaking), Omega Psi Theta Sorority. I love reading, recommend good books to me! 

Tiger Tidbit: I’m scared of riding on Ferris wheels. 


Sarah Kottwitz

Name: Sarah Kottwitz

Year: Junior

Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): Major in Mathematics with an Endorsement in Secondary Education and a minor in Creative Writing

Specialties: I am good with sentence structure and flow as well as making sure paragraphs make sense and are to the point.

Activities/hobbies: I am a part of the Cross Country and Track and Field teams here at Doane. I am also tutor for Calculus I. Watching football is one of my favorite things to do and I love to bake/cook.

Tiger Tidbit: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy is my absolute favorite. If I had time, I would start rereading them for the third time.




Name: Tiarra Kruml

Year: Junior

Hometown: Ord, NE

Language(s): English

Major(s)/Minor(s): Law, Politics & Society Major, Business Administration and History Minors.

Specialties: Sentence structure, grammar, word choice, and citing in APA or MLA format.

Activities/hobbies: In addition to working as a Writing Center Consultant, I am also a member of the Peer Judicial Review Board and Pre-Law Club.

Tiger Tidbit: I LOVE Husker Football and attend as many games as possible. My favorite music artist is Eminem, but I also really like Hozier.







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