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RaLynn Schmalzried and Tom Fennessey(12/03/2012)


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Office of Multicultural Affairs

RaLynn Schmalzried and Tom Fennessey(12/03/2012)

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

                 RaLynn Schmalzried

RaLynn Schmalzried

 

Hometown: Quinter, KS

Department or Office: Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Dept. (Psychology Program), Office Swenson 3106

 

Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school: Undergraduate (B.A.)-Baker University in Baldwin City, KS. I double majored in Psychology and Creative Writing. Graduate (M.A./Ph.D.)-University of Kansas-Cognitive Psychology program.

 

What classes I teach: Intro. to Psychology, Professional Development in Psychology sequence, Child and Adolescent Development, Adulthood and Aging, Memory and Cognition, Critical Thinking and a First Year Experience class (next year) on Death and Dying.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful: Use your time wisely; Plan ahead, get some sleep, and balance school with what gives your life meaning and propels you to make a difference to those around you.

What is your favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

One fun fact about you: I have double vision and have since I was six.

 

 

                 Tom Fennessey

Tom Fennessy

 

Hometown: Superior, WI

Department or Office: Facilities Management-Service Center

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school: Undergraduate: WITC-Superior and UW-Superior. Graduate: UW-Platteville.

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide: Director of Facilities Management.  Facilities Management is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all campus physical buildings and property.  Work units and responsibilities include general services of project management, office support/call center, mailroom, shipping/receiving along with custodial services, grounds maintenance, building trades, automotive shop and heating plant.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful: Concentrate on the things you have control of; those things you don't have control of keep a close eye on. 

What is your favorite book: At this time, the Hunger Games series.

One fun fact about you: I jumped out of a completely good airplane with my three children....skydiving of course!

 

 

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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