Our Team

The Centre for Academic Excellence provides free writing and academic support to Tyndale University College and Seminary students. Our friendly, knowledgeable student assistants are here to help you at any stage of a writing assignment, to help you master course content, or to assist you in developing better study skills.

If you are interested in becoming a Writing Consultant or Academic Tutor, please contact the Academic Excellence Director, Lina Balsamo, for further details.
 

Lina Balsamo, Academic Excellence Director

Office: E306

Email: lbalsamo@tyndale.ca

Phone: 416-226-6620 ext. 2121

 

Writing Consultants

Elza Manukian
Program: Human Services Social Work 
(Psychology minor)

 

Kathryn van Wyngaarden
Program: Linguistics

 

Natasha Benevides
Program: Master of Divinity (In-Ministry)

 

Ryan Verhulst
Program: English

 

 

 

Academic Tutors (UC)

 

Caitlin Winger
Psychology
Statistics
Data Analysis

 

Gillian Lee
Philosophy
History
Chemistry

 

Josh Mata
Psychology
Statistics
Data Analysis

 

Leah Vetro
Greek
Hebrew

 

Lisa Hines
Statistics
Data Analysis
General Study Strategies