Center for Student Success Staff
Meet Our Tutors
Rachel Bianucci has a BA in English from Ithaca College and tutors English, Writing and Student Success sessions. In her off hours she enjoys baking, exploring playgrounds with her children, and reading paranormal romance novels.
Rachel tutors on the Newburgh Campus as well as online.
Jennie Binnie has an MA in English from SUNY New Paltz. She tutors English and Spanish and loves to read, write, spend time outdoors, and watch baskeball games with her dad.
Jenny tutors on the Middletown campus as well as online.
Jeff Doolittle has been an adjunct instructor in the Global Studies Department at SUNY Orange since 2008 and a tutor since 2021. He tutors History, English, Political Science, intro classes in Psychology and Sociology, and general research and writing skills. He also teaches history at Fordham University and Mount Saint Mary College.
Jeff tutors on the Newburgh Campus as well as online.
Sam has been a tutor and adjunct instructor at SUNY Orange since 2017. She tutors English, some History, and essay writing for any subject (including business). Outside of SUNY Orange, she is also an adjunct for SUNY Sullivan, a freelance reporter for the Sullivan County Democrat Newspaper, an assistant teacher at Kumon Math and Reading Center, and a private tutor.
Sam tutors on the Middletown campus as well as online.
Joe Dunstan has his BA from SUNY New Paltz and has been tutoring Math and Chemistry for over 6 years. His favorite book is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Joe tutors online.
Nadia earned her MS in School Psychology from Saint John’s University. She tutors Psychology, English, and several other courses. When she is not tutoring, she enjoys being outside, music, piano, ceramics, and spending time with her family, friends and pets.
Nadia tutors on the Newburgh campus as well as online.
John Maniscalco has a BS in Marine Vertebrate Biology from Stony Brook University. Outside of tutoring Biology and Chemistry, John enjoys many hobbies including (but not limited to) cooking and going to the gym.
John tutors on the Middletown campus as well as online.
Sean Rice has his BA in Mathematics from the College of Mount Saint Mary Vincent. He enjoys long walks with Meshu (his dog), playing with Meshu, playing different video games, and last but not least, hanging out with Meshu.
Sean tutors on the Middletown campus as well as online.
Sarah is a working mom and nursing student. After spending ten years as a NYC Paramedic and three years as a health system manager, she is still in love with clinical medicine, and still excited by chemistry and biology studies.
Sarah tutors on the Middletown campus as well as online.
Anthony Skinner has a BS from SUNY-ESF in Environmental Biology. When he's not tutoring the sciences, he's likely to be found outside—either in his garden or off the beaten path.
Anthony tutors online.
Meet Our Staff
Brooke Ellsworth, Director
Flor Araujo, Assistant Director
Middletown Center Staff
Carlos Lassalle, Front Desk
Megan Engels, Front Desk
Newburgh Center Staff
Vanessa Ortiz, Front Desk
Alyssa Walrad, Front Desk