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Meet the Staff

Jessica Spanbauer

Jessica Spanbauer


Jessica has a B.S. in Psychology and an M.S.E. in Counseling. She was the Associate Director of Student Support Services and the McNair Scholars Program at Ripon College for nearly 10 years prior to joining the Center for Academic Resources at UW Oshkosh in October of 2012. She is married with two children. Jessica can be contacted at

Samer Alrayes

Samer Alrayes

Tutor Coordinator

Samer joined the CAR staff in September 2020. He has a B.A. in English from California State University-Long Beach and an M.A. in English and M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Chapman University. Prior to working at CAR, he worked in a tutoring center at Saddleback College. Samer can be contacted at

Sarah Kofler

Sarah Kofler

Learning Assistance Coordinator

Sarah has a B.S.E. in Secondary English Education and an M.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy with an emphasis in Postsecondary, Technical, and Adult Education and a certificate in Social Justice. She taught high school English in Marathon City before joining the Center for Academic Resources in January 2017. She can be contacted at

Nathan Mulder

Nathan Mulder

Office Manager

Nathan joined the CAR staff in August 2020. He has a B.S. in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota. Prior to working at CAR, he was the Records Coordinator at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. Nathan can be contacted at

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Student Success Center, Suite 102

750 Elmwood Ave

Open Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday: By Appointment Only

Tutoring is online / in-person. SI will return in fall.

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