Augustana College printing logo

Reading/Writing Center faculty and peer tutors

The Reading/Writing Center is staffed by three faculty tutors and more than 20 peer tutors who have completed two terms of training and can help with all aspects of writing, as well as instruction in reading comprehension and study skills. Whether you are a first-year or fourth-year student, the RWC and its tutors are here to help!

Faculty tutors

Virginia Johnson, faculty tutor

Phone: (309) 794-7372
Office: Gerber 426


  • B.S., Moorhead State
  • M.S., M.A., Oregon

Lucas A. Street, director

Phone: (309) 794-8043
Office: Gerber 424

  • B.A., Knox College
  • M.F.A., University of Wyoming

Jake Romaniello, ELL specialist

Phone: (309) 794-8958
Office: Gerber 425


  • B.S. Nyack College
  • M.A. TESOL - Azusa Pacific University
  • Ph.D. Intercultural Education - Biola University

Peer tutors, 2016-2017

RWC staff
RWC faculty and peer tutors at our 2016 end-of-year banquet

Emily Barrios
Sara Baugh
Laura Beitler
Max Benstine
Jenn Darby
Sarah Foreman
Marjie Gerke
Lizandra Gomez-Ramirez
Hannah Griggs
Katie Hayes
Mitch Johnson
Shelby Kuepker
Jessica Lechtenberg
Yemurai Mapurisa
Grant McFadden
Ninna Mendoza
Annie Mitchell
Chris Saladin
Emma Samatas
Gabrielle Snyder
Brandon Thompson
Lizzy Warkocki
Alex Watts
Daniel Williams
Olivia Zolnik