New Staff

Dr. Andrew Eichel
Learning Specialist/Academic Coach (CAS)

Andrew Eichel earned a Bachelor and Master degree in English from Eastern Illinois University as well as a Doctorate in English from the University of Tennessee—Knoxville. Additionally, Andrew is TEFL certified, having taught English as a Learned Language in Istanbul and Ankara Turkey for 3 years and served as an ELL textbook writer/editor in Seoul, South Korea for a year. He also worked as an Academic Success Coach at the Student Success Center at the University of Tennessee. Andrew has published several academic articles, delivered a myriad of presentations at national and international conferences, and taught dozens of individual classes.

Prior to joining CAS, Andrew worked at Georgia Tech as a Brittain Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Writing & Composition Program, teaching writing courses and tutoring in the Naugle Communication Center. Whatever his capacity, Andrew strives to use his teaching, mentoring, and communication experience to help students discover the motivations and strategies they need to set and accomplish their academic goals.

Beyond his official university duties, Andrew enjoys reading, writing, playing video games, traveling, exercising, exploring Atlanta with his partner, and spoiling his tabby cat Chunky.

Stephanie Reikes
Math Learning Specialist (CAS)

Stephanie Reikes earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Iowa and her Master of Science in Mathematics from Florida State University. Stephanie has been working in higher education for over 7 years. She has held positions at The Ohio State University and Southern Methodist University. Most recently she came from Georgia State University where she was a Student Development Specialist. She specializes in working with student of all backgrounds, including at-risk students, students with disabilities, and student-athletes. Stephanie enjoys helping students create a strong math foundation.

Stephanie Reikes is currently the Math Learning Specialist for the Center for Academic Success at Georgia Tech where she teaches Learning Support and Pre-Calculus courses.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, taking dance classes and working out.