Rebecca King, M.F.A.

Director, Academic Support
Rebecca King

Writing Consultants

Student Writing Consultants

Kamdyn BalkoKamdyn is a senior from Pennsylvania. She is majoring in Elementary and Special Education with a minor in Professional Tennis Management. After graduation, she plans to stay in the Carolinas to teach at the elementary level and coach tennis at a tennis club. Kamdyn is the President of the Education Club and Education Honor Society, and she founded Morgan’s Message here at Methodist, a club that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health. She is also a member of the women’s tennis team and The National Society of Leadership and Success. She can often be found with an iced coffee in her hand.

Sydney BirdSydney is majoring in Applied Forensic Science and Criminal Justice and minoring in Professional Tennis Management and Psychosocial Aspects of Sports and Coaching. She is also an RA in Weaver Hall and is a member of the Women’s Varsity Tennis Team. She will graduate in spring of 2023 and aspires to become a criminal investigator. Originally from Lancaster, Ohio, Sydney loves going on spontaneous adventures, reading, hanging out with friends, and learning something new every day.  She aims to hike every state park in North Carolina and, so far, has bagged 5 out of 41.

Deanna GlusDeanna is a senior, majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in English and Psychology. She will attend Methodist’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program in Fall 2023 and hopes to complete a hand therapy fellowship course. Deanna is active in the MU Chorale, and when she is not studying, she can be found sewing, listening to music, or crafting.

Jordan MatheneyJordan is a junior, majoring in English. As an NC local, she commutes to class and loves to explore Fayetteville. Jordan is a student of the Honors Program. Outside of class, she enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends, and reading horror novels. Jordan is a member of BSU and the treasurer for Writer’s Ink, the creative writing club on campus. Her post-graduation plans include working as an editor for a publishing house.

Megan Dulaney MolterMegan is a senior, majoring in Social Work with minors in Music, History, and Women’s Studies. She is a member of Phi Alpha, the Social Work Honor Society, and Phi Kappa Phi. Megan plays trumpet and has performed with the Fayetteville Symphonic Band. Her post-graduation hopes are to work in the Department of Social Services (DSS), to work in Child Protective Services (CPS), or to help people who are struggling with domestic violence. She spends her spare time playing video or card games, listening to music, doing puzzles, or spending time with her cat, Leo.

Caroline NovakCaroline is a senior Theatre major with an Education minor. Caroline goes by any pronouns and loves her cats, Matcha and Chai. In their free time, Caroline spends time with sorority sisters or writes creatively. Caroline’s main goal for the Spring 2023 semester is to graduate in May!


Josie SamuelianJosie is a senior, studying Kinesiology with minors in Psychology and Sports Psychology. She is from Fayetteville and was raised in a military family. In addition to working at the writing center, Josie is also an RA, University Ambassador, member of the MU orchestra, and president of the Student Government Association. In her free time, she can be found reading, spending time outdoors, or hanging out at Taco Bell.

Madysen ScarboroughMadysen is a senior studying writing and religion. She moved from Southern Oregon to Fayetteville in 2019 to live with her mom and stepdad who was stationed at Fort Bragg (now Fort Liberty). After graduating, she plans to visit her parents in Kaiserslautern, Germany, where her stepdad is now stationed. Madysen is also involved in various campus organizations. She is currently President of Writer’s Ink—a club that strives to foster a creative writing environment on campus. She is also an editor of Monarch Review, Methodist’s creative and academic journal. In her free time, Madysen likes to paint, hike, and cuddle with her cat.

Jasmine WallaceJasmine is a senior, majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. She aims to go on to the Physician Assistant graduate program after completing undergraduate school. She is originally from Sacramento, California, and she loves sunny days and listening to music! Jasmine is a part of the HOSA Club, a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, and a Resident Assistant at North Hall on campus.

Student Representatives

Ezekiel AmissahEzekiel is a sophomore, majoring in Graphic Design. Raised in Chester, Va., Ezekiel loves football and engagement with others. Outside of class, he enjoys hitting the gym, listening to music, and watching anime. He plays for the MU football team and is a member of the Chess Club. After graduation, Ezekiel hopes to find a career with Animation Design.

Katherine CamposKatherine is a sophomore, majoring in Sports Management. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida in an Afro-Cuban, single-mother household. Once she completes her studies at MU, she intends to earn a sports law degree, so she can fulfill her goal of becoming a sports agent and lawyer. In her free time, Katherine enjoys watching sports, hanging out with her family, and reading.

Deaja ChaneyDeaja is a sophomore, studying Middle Grade Education with a concentration in Science and minoring in History. She enjoys writing long-form analytical essays, listening to music, and reading everything from nonfiction to fantasy. She is a member of the Computer Science Club, Science Club, SAENC, and Writer’s Ink.

Obed CombaryObed is an international student, majoring in Business Analytics and minoring in Computer Science and Business Administration. He has been fortunate enough to travel the world and visit different cultures. As easy as it may sound, his goal is to create a better world. To accomplish this task, he aspires to use his knowledge and experience to build a skillful, happy community around him.

Carolina ElliottCarolina is a sophomore, majoring in Psychology with a double minor in Neuropsychology and Social Work. She has a degree in Mortuary Science and has been a mortician with experience in embalming and funeral directing. She can be found on campus playing chess and being actively involved in multiple religious life faith-based organizations. She is also a member of Rotaract and Writer’s Ink.

Gilbia Nelson

Gilbia is a junior, majoring in Art and minoring in Education. She is a member of the SVA club, and she enjoys painting, drawing, collecting rocks, listening to music, gaming, traveling, and exploring new places. Chances are that she can be found with a Starbucks in one hand and either a sketchbook or an iPad in the other.

Dorvie Onfoula

Dorvie is a sophomore who is double majoring in Business Administration and Computer Information Technology with a concentration in Business Information Systems and minoring in Entrepreneurship. She likes outdoor adventures, traveling, food from around the world, music, fashion, movies, television, and sports. Her favorite series is Avatar: The Last Airbender, and she enjoys watching World Cup, boxing, NBA, and NFL.

Taylor Penny

Taylor is a sophomore, majoring in Social Work with a focus in Child Welfare and minoring in Criminal Justice and Psychology. In addition to being a Student Representative for the Writing Center, where you might find her working the desk late at night, she is also a Peer Advisor for Garber Residence Hall. She is a member of RHA, SAC, and the Psychology Club. When she is not busy with club activities or work, she spends her time playing cards in Weaver, playing piano in Berns, painting in her room, or going to various thrift stores around Fayetteville. One thing that you can almost guarantee is that if there’s a dog on campus, she will be there to pet it.