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Zamira Simkins and Steve Nelson (10/08/2012)


Office of Multicultural Affairs

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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Zamira Simkins and Steve Nelson (10/08/2012)

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

                 Zamira Simkins

Zamira Simkins

 

Hometown: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Department or Office: Department of Business and Economics

Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school: B.S. in Economics (1999), Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan); M.A. in International Affairs and Administration (2001), Missouri State University (Springfield, MO); Ph.D. in Economics (2008), American University (Washington, DC)

What classes I teach: Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, Applied Economic Analysis, International Economics

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful: Set your own goals and pursue them.

What is your favorite book:The Encyclopedia

One fun fact about you: Growing up, I loved reading books. One day I was at a library and was so immersed in reading that I did not realize the library has closed. My parents had to pick me up in the middle of the night, after a policeman opened the building. 

 

 

                 Steve Nelson

Steve Nelson

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Department or Office: Athletic Department

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school: St. Lawrence University/U of Minnesota

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names):  My hope is that I assist in the development of student/athletes by giving them a comprehensive and educational life experience outside the classroom.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful: Although simply stated, go to every class and be attentive (listen) and engaging(speak).

What is your favorite book: The Game by Ken Dryden

One fun fact about you: I love classic rock music of the 60's and 70's.

 

 

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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