Sara Croswell is a sophomore biomedical science, pre-physical therapy major. She is also involved on campus as the vice-president of Group Fitness club and as a member of Campus Ministry club. Sara loves exploring and spends many weekends out hiking with friends or family. From Columbus, Ohio, Sara became interested in the Mount through her mom, a graduate of the nursing program.
Ellen Goins is a senior nursing major, entering her fourth year as a MSJU Writing Consultant. Her career goal is to work in a pediatric ICU and then further her education to become a nurse educator. She currently works as a patient care assistant at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. When she is not busy with studying or working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and going to concerts.
A returning addition to the Writing Center and second year nursing student at Mount St. Joseph University, Rosemary Plunkett is impassioned about experiencing life to its fullest and becoming all that she can. She is an avid challenger of limits, questions everything, and is always the first to try new things and independently build her own path. She believes in keeping a strong mental and physical balance and therefore hits the books as hard as she pushes her physical potential and athletic feats. She is a strong believer in the physiological connection between a strong body and strong mind and aims to challenge both on a daily basis. She is currently an aerial enthusiasts as well as being en route to becoming EMT certified and hopes to work on the ambulances and volunteer with the Fire Department in the near future as she is a girl always in motion and lives life in the fast lane. Her lifeline consists of long runs, full coffee pots, and dates with the library.
Tyler Potter is currently a junior and a psychology major. He mostly attends his classes and goes to work at Wendy's as the fry station manager every week, but when he gets the chance, he will play video games, watch YouTube videos and TV shows, or write fiction stories on the computer. He attends Mount St. Joseph University and works at the Writing Center because he wishes to help his fellow classmates as well as the rest of society with any problems they may have. Also, Mount St. Joseph University has class sizes that are more convenient for him since the professors can be more one-on-one with their students. He has received an academic achievement award for his 4.0 GPA at Mount St. Joseph University.
Patrick Zopff is a Cincinnati-based artist/student from Dayton, Ohio. He likes using acrylic paints to create thoughtful images on canvas. He is currently studying as a junior at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati for a bachelor’s of fine arts. Patrick is an accomplished musician and songwriter with proficiency on a number of musical instruments and is the President of the Music Club on campus. He likes watching birds, unplanned adventures, the great outdoors, and philosophy.
Karl Zuelke is in his 14th year as Director of the Writing Center at the Mount and his fourth year as Director of the Math & Science Center. He majored in English and biology as an undergrad at the University of Cincinnati, and he earned his Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in the fiction writing program at Indiana University. Dr. Zuelke returned to UC for his Ph.D., where he studied nature writing and popular science writing as literature. He lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife of 28 years, two cats, and his son, who is in his second year at the Mount. Dr. Zuelke likes fishing, woodworking, and other hobbies that he rarely has time for. He loves backpacking, he keeps bees, and Moby Dick is his favorite book.