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Writing Center Staff

Dr. Tony Jasnowski, Director

Tony Jasnowski has taught at Bellevue University since 1993. He received his BA in English from the University of Dallas, his MA in English from UNL and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from UNL. In addition to teaching all levels of English composition at Bellevue University, he also teaches regularly in the Kirkpatrick Signature Series. Jasnowski has had poems, short stories and an article published in the Cumberland Poetry Review, Poetic Expressions, Lake Effect, Short Story, Hereditas, Catholic Exchange and Writing on the Edge.

Melissa McDonald, Consultant

Melissa McDonald is the Writing Center's online consultant. She holds a BA in English from Nicholls State University and an MA in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her teaching experience includes first-year composition, technical writing and literature courses. McDonald has also worked in various university writing centers as a writing consultant and is an experienced editor, Webmaster and writer. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of College Writing, Honor Cord and She was also co-editor of the Nebraska Writing Center Consortium’s e-newsletter in 2008-09. Outside the Writing Center, Melissa is always keeping busy. She enjoys reading, writing and cross-stitching.

Stacey Storer, Consultant

Stacey Storer works face-to-face with students in the Bellevue University Campus Writing Center. She holds a BA in Liberal Studies and a BA in Communications (both with Summa Cum Laude honors) and an MA in Managerial Communications. Storer was able to complete a five-year Master’s degree plan in three years with Bellevue University; for the entirety of her academic journey she was on the Dean's Scholar's List, the recipient of multiple scholarships for academic excellence and received multiple Celebration of Student Writing awards. Stacey takes great pride in having past professors currently use her compositions in their curriculums, as well as her artwork in University-sponsored community projects. She has been an Air Force spouse for two decades, has taught writing skills within the Department of Defense School System and is dedicated to inspiring an equal balance of creativity and professionalism in all the students she serves. In her free time, Stacey likes to read, paint, refinish antiques, garden, and spend time with her husband and miniature Dachshund, “Pepperoni”.

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