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Ivy Vainio and Dr. Sakib Mahmud (04/08/2013)


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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Ivy Vainio and Dr. Sakib Mahmud (04/08/2013)

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning want you to meet:


Ivy 
Ivy Vainio


Hometown: Bruno, Minnesota

Department or Office: Office of Multicultural Affairs

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school?: BA in History at University of Minnesota-Duluth and will receive my MA in Communicating Arts from UW-Superior in May 2013.

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): College Student For A Day Programs, Cultural Diversity Awareness Programming, Multicultural Student Recruitment, Multicultural Leadership Programming, Multicultural Student Advocacy, Student Employment Supervisor, and Multicultural Programs/Events Marketing and Promotions.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: Do not procrastinate with your academic work and get involved in extracurricular activities and/or a student organization on campus. Both of these things create leadership and success.

What is your favorite book?: "Walking The Rez Road" by Jim Northrup and "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" by Kent Nerburn.

One fun fact about you: I am the daughter of a Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe tribal member and an immigrant from Nassau, Bahamas! 

SakibMahmud 
Dr. Sakib Mahmud


Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Department or Office: Department of Business and Economics

Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school?: For Bachelors: North South University (Bangladesh); For Masters: University of British Columbia (Canada), For Doctoral: University of Wyoming (USA)

List what classes you teach?: Economics in Society, Microeconomics, Sustainable Management/ Development, International Development and Sustainability

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: Just hang in there. Don't give up.

What is your favorite book?: I like to read books on autobiographies and historical events. Long walk to Freedom" by Nelson Mandela is one of my favorites.

One fun fact about you: I used to play guitar when I was in my high school and undergrad years. Seems I have to start take lessons again.


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If you would like to be featured as a Faculty/Staff Spotlight:

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) are excited to collaborate on a new initiative called Faculty/Staff Spotlight! Modeled after the new Student Spotlight hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this feature will spotlight photos and information about our great faculty and staff.  Won't you please consider being part of this Spotlight opportunity?
 
To participate, all you need to do is fill out the following information and return to cetl@uwsuper.edu:
 
Faculty/Instructional Staff Questions:
 
Name:
Hometown:
Department or Office:
Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school?
List what classes you teach:
In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?
What is your favorite book?
One fun fact about you:

Non-Instructional Staff Questions:
 
Name:
Hometown:
Department or Office:
Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school?
Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names):
In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?
What is your favorite book?
One fun fact about you:



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