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Jane Focht-Hansen

Assistant Director

Dr. Lennie Irvin


Frank Kavanaugh

Administrative Assistant

Charles Crowley


CRLA Certified Level III Tutors  CRLA Certified Level I Tutors   
Carlos Lopez Nicole Adame
Rhonda Jones Fred Van Atta
Eric Trevino  
Crystal Escobales  

Staff Biographies 


 Fred Van Atta: A double major in RTVB and Art he is next seeking a BFA in Media Arts/Communications.

Greetings, I’m Nicole Adame. Currently I am majoring in Nursing, A.A.S. through San Antonio College. Then, I plan to attend the University of the Incarnate Word and gain my B.S.A. in Nursing.

Crystal Escobales is a former MA student at UTSA. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA and as a Fulbright scholar. Currently she teaches ESL at SMU and tutors English at SAC. She is looking forward to starting her PhD at UTSA.

Eric Trevino: Currently at UTSA double majoring in Modern Language in Japanese and Multidisciplinary Science for High School teaching certification.

Carlos Lopez: Recent graduate of English at UTSA; looking forward to graduate school; also currently working at A & M San Antonio.

Frank Kavanaugh: Taught high school English 26 years before coming to the Writing Center in 2012 and taught developmental writing courses at Austin Community College 1990-1993. Graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont and from UT Austin.

Contact Information

Gonzales Hall (GH - 203)