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Kathy Pykkonen and Ephraim Nikoi (02/18/2013)


Office of Multicultural Affairs

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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P.O. Box 2000
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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Kathy Pykkonen and Ephraim Nikoi (02/18/2013)

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

KathyPykkonenKathy Pykkonen

Hometown: Virginia, MN

Department or Office: Career Services

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school? Western International University, Phoenix AZ, (1998) Undergrad and UW-Superior, Graduate School (2001).

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): I am so fortunate to provide students and alumni with opportunities and resources to identify career goals and develop life-long career management skills.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful? Be able to identify and articulate the skills you are developing because of the incredible education you are receiving here.

What is your favorite book? "Now Discover Your Strengths" Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton.

One fun fact about you: My number one past-time is my 8 year old identical twin boys, Seth and Derek.


EphraimBestEphraim Nikoi


Hometown: Accra, Ghana

Department or Office: Communicating Arts

Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school? Undergraduate - KNUST, Ghana; PhD- Ohio University.List what classes you teach? Intercultural Communication, Communication Inquiry, and Group Communication.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful? Don't take your college education for granted.

What is your favorite book? The Beautyful Ones are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah.

One fun fact about you: I was a radio presenter in college.

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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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