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Shannon Gilligan and Pope Wright (03/04/2013)


Office of Multicultural Affairs

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Shannon Gilligan and Pope Wright (03/04/2013)

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

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Hometown: Apple Valley, MN

Department or Office: Career Services and First Year Experience.

Where did you attend college, grad school, and doctoral school: Bachelors at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Masters at the University of St. Thomas.

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): Summer Orientation Advisement and Registration (SOAR), Transfer Orientation & Welcome, Parent & Family Orientation Programming, Weekend of Welcome (WoW), Career Services events, career preparation, mock interviews and more!

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful: Take advantage of everything college has to offer. You never know when something you do may become a passion that you hold for the rest of your life.

What is your favorite book: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

One fun fact about you: I can name all 50 states in alphabetical order in less than 30 seconds.


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Hometown: Born in Chicago, IL

Department or Office: Professor in Visual Arts Department.

Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school: Undergraduate attendance: School of the Art Institute and Roosevelt University, both in Chicago Graduate schools: Illinois Institute of Technology (Institute of Design) and Ball State University.

List what classes you teach: Courses taught: Drawing, Art History and Seminar.
 
In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful: My advice to students: always do your best.

What is your favorite book: I don't have a favorite book but re-read Africana by Appiah and Gates. Because of a current Tweed Museum (UMD) exhibit, I'm enjoying Bridges of Memory (T. Black), The Lonigan Trilogy (J.T. Farrell), The Cool Gent (H. Kent), The Warmth of Other Suns (I. Wilkerson) and A Choice of Weapons (G. Parks).

One fun fact about you: I still like Herb Kent and Don Cornelius (Chicago D.J.'s, the latter is recently deceased)

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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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