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The speakers lab
The Speaker's Lab

Meet the Tutors

Meghan StrattonMeghan Stratton

Junior, Organizational Communication

Evansville, IN

What habit have you developed in the past 5 years?
Asking open ended questions.


Stephen GrahamStephen Graham

Senior, Economics and Finance

Battle Creek, MI

What’s the best advice someone’s ever given you?
Do something you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life! 


Mariesa LaRosaMariesa LaRosa

Junior, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Indianapolis, IN

When was the last time you laughed for a long time?
Yesterday when I was trying to fry bacon. Our entire apartment was filled with smoke and I melted the kitchen tongs.


Melissa EvansMelissa Evans

Senior, Psychology and Critical Communication

Lexington, KY

If you could become an expert in something, what would it be?
I wish I could learn 30 languages.


Emma RichardsEmma Richards

Senior, Communications Sciences and Disorders

Effingham, IL

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Brussels, Belgium.


Madison BurgettMadison Burgett

Sophomore, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Fowler, IN

What topic could you give a 20 minute presentation on with no preparation?
My experiences growing up on the farm.


Spencer WolffSpencer Wolff

Junior, Management Information Systems

Broomfield, CO

What do you love most about Butler?
Butler basketball, my professors, and the people.


Fallon O'DonnellFallon O’Donnell

Junior, Strategic Communication and Critical Communication

Statham, NH

What’s your favorite part about being in college?
Getting to meet new people and studying abroad. 


Jake BowersJake Bowers

Senior, Economics and Finance

De Motte, IN

What’s one item you’ve recently crossed off your bucket list?
I traveled to NYC.


Austin GickAustin Gick

Junior, Strategic Communication

Lafayette, IN

Where do you want to be in 5 years?
I hope to be advancing research and educating others on Type 1 Diabetes. 


Kevin MackhKevin Mackh

Sophomore, Accounting

Naperville, IL

What is an incredibly common thing you’ve never done?
I’ve never been to Disney.


Gina LambertGina Lambert

Sophomore, Accounting and Entrepreneurship

Stillwater, MN

What is something you can do better than anyone else?
Wakeboarding and snowboarding. 


Lauren JourilesLauren Jouriles

Junior, Strategic Communication and Digital Media Production

Naperville, IL

Who is your role model at Butler?
Dr. Harthcock.


Alyssa GulickAlyssa Gulick

Senior, Political Science

Kendallville, IN

What’s your favorite thing about being a Bulldog?
Working at the Speaker's Lab!


Maggie RohrerMaggie Rohrer

Junior, Strategic Communication and Digital Media Production

Glen Ellyn, IL

What’s the most random fact you know?
Ben & Jerry’s was originally going to be a bagel company.


Tamryn GromleyTamryn Gromley

Sophomore, Marketing

Bloomington-Normal, IL

What’s your favorite part of working at the Speaker's Lab?
I love being able to help students feel more comfortable in front of a class.


Interested in Becoming a Tutor?

Do you have what it takes to become a tutor? Speaker's Lab tutors:

  • Commit to assisting others with presentation and communication skills
  • Devote to helping the lab grow and better serve the Butler community  
  • Spend 4–6 hours per week tutoring throughout the semester
  • Complete a 1-credit-hour course, ORG 300: Tutoring and Mentoring, during their first semester as a tutor
  • Be sure to take a look at our policies and our code of ethics 

Still interested? Please contact Emma Richards for an application or to inquire about the position. Applications and letters of recommendation are due in mid-March. The interview process occurs in late March and early April, and decision announcements are made by late April.