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Jason Young and Tammy Fanning (09-30-2013)


Office of Multicultural Affairs

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Old Main 230
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Jason Young and Tammy Fanning (09-30-2013)

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

Jason Young

Jason Young

Hometown: Born and raised in Duluth, traveled much, now live in Hermantown with my wife, Sonya, and children Ely and Amelia.

Department or Office: Development Officer for the UW-Superior Foundation.

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school?: I attended 4 colleges in 3 states before earning my BA and MA at The College of St. Scholastica.

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): I develop and steward friendships and "partnerships for progress" with alumni, donors and businesses while securing financial resources that support exceptional opportunities for UW-Superior. I love turning donors' dreams of remembering loved ones, and supporting UW-Superior, into realty through their philanthropic gifts to the Foundation.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: Network as much as humanly possible and start saving now for your retirement and those BIG gifts you are going to make to the UW-Superior Foundation!

What is your favorite book?: Marathon Man by William Goldman…"Is it safe?"

One fun fact about you: 

1. I play killer bass in my church's Praise Band.

1. I am heavily involved in many of my kid's activities including coaching 2 baseball teams, 2 soccer teams, basketball and Cub Scouts. Oh, and I like to help them with reading, writing, arithmetic, arts and crafts, science and that kinda stuff too…

1. I made the Minnesota Honor Band in high school and college playing the…TUBA!

1. I once repelled out of a perfectly good helicopter… twice!

1. I can fix just about anything with a really BIG hammer.

 

Tammy Fanning

Tammy R. Fanning

Hometown: Superior, WI (originally from Auburn, NE)

Department or Office: Campus Life

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school?: Peru State College and Kearney State College for my BA in Elementary Education/Early Childhood and University of Nebraska at Kearney for my MS in Education/Community Counseling.


Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): Student conduct processes (academic and nonacademic), childcare subsidy program, facilitator for the Commencement Task Force, supervision of staff in First Nations Center, Gender Equity Program, Pre-College events/programs (GEARS, Cybersummer…) and Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: Choose to be involved in activities, jobs and service that complement the education you are receiving in the classroom.

What is your favorite book?: Awakenings by Oliver Sacks.

One fun fact about you: In my grad studies years, I was a hall director for a residence hall of 150 male students at the University of NE at Kearney.


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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 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?
 
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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