Office of Multicultural Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Old Main 230
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Christina Kline and Monica Roth Day (11-18-13)
The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning want you to meet:
Hometown: White Bear Lake, MN
Department or Office: Distance Learning Center
What life experiences led you to your current career?: I was a traditional student and a non-traditional student, so I can relate to a lot of our students.
Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): I advise students earning their degrees online, and specialize in Interdisciplinary Studies, Health and Wellness Management, and Sustainable Management.
In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: Engage, get involved, ask questions and know that this is a time that will influence the rest of your life a great deal. You will never regret the effort you put forth for your education.
What is your favorite book?: I don't really have a favorite book, but I recently read, "The Botany of Desire" by Michael Pollan. It is wonderfully written and thought provoking. I plan on reading it again.
What is your favorite hobby or activity outside of work?: I have an insatiable interest in learning how to make things, so I have many hobbies. I like to cook, garden, throw pottery, weave baskets, create stained glass, and most recently I am into making nuno felting.
One fun fact about you: I am a chicken rancher and beekeeper.
Dr. Monica Roth Day
Hometown: West Liberty, Iowa
Department or Office: Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity
Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school?: I attended University of Iowa for my undergrad degree in psychology, then University of Minnesota - Duluth for my master's degree in social work. I completed my doctorate in educational administration and leadership at the University of Minnesota.
List what classes you teach: social work courses and freshman seminars.
In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: You are the key to your learning and success at UWS. Come engaged and ready to participate in class, and look for opportunity to stretch your understanding of the world.
What is your favorite book?: The Lord of the Rings trilogy
What is your favorite hobby or activity outside of work?: I love to hike with my family (partner and dog), read, knit and bake. I'm also challenging myself to try one new activity a month.
One fun fact about you: Taught in Scotland Summer 2013.
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 the Faculty/Staff Spotlight! Modeled after the 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?
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