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Student Success Center:

Meet Our Staff Tutors

Alice

Alice
  • About: I assist in coordinating the Student Success Center. I am happy to answer any questions you may have about our services.
  • Fluent Languages: English
  • Education & Experience: M.A. Rhetoric & Composition, California State University, San Bernardino

Brett

Brett
  • About: I enjoy coffee, the outdoors, fountain pens, and vintage mechanical devices like watches.
  • Fluent Languages: English
  • Education & Experience: BS in Industrial Technology from CSULB. I have been involved in teaching and product development for 30 years, owned my own studio for 8 years and been at IVC since 2007.

Farideh

Farideh
  • About: I am a faculty member at IVC/ Student Success Center and tutor Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and Biology.
  • Fluent Languages: English, Persian, Serbo-Croatian and Arabic
  • Education & Experience: Doctor of medicine from University of Belgrade/ Serbia, MS in Pharmaceutical Science from Chapman University and PhD in Pharmaceutical Science/ Chapman University (in progress).

Shabnam

Shabnam
  • About: I am a faculty member in the Student Success Center. I tutor Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, and Human Biology. I enjoy reading fiction books and hiking.
  • Fluent Languages: English and Farsi
  • Education & Experience: Doctorate degree of medicine and Biological Science bachelor's degree

Tanya

Tanya
  • About: I am at faculty member at the Student Success Center and tutor ESL, writing skills, history, psychology, basic math and statistics. I enjoy tutoring various subjects because I think it is important to always continue learning.
  • Fluent Languages: English
  • Education & Experience: B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in History from Cal State Fullerton. I am currently working on becoming certified in Postsecondary Reading and Learning.

Youlin

Youlin
  • About: I am a Computer Information Management and Computer Science instructor at IVC. I enjoy outdoor activities and learning about human and natural sciences.
  • Fluent Languages: English and Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Education & Experience: M.S. Applied Statistics, Ohio State University; B.S. Statistics, Feng Chia University (Taiwan)