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Marna Banks and Matthew Faerber (05/13/2013)


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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Marna Banks and Matthew Faerber (05/13/2013)

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


Marna Banks

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI (now Duluth)

Department or Office: Center for Continuing Education

Where did you attend college, grad school, doctoral school?: B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder, and M.S. In Human Services from Murray State University, Murray, KY

Programs/services that you coordinate/provide (only list the names): I manage all academic credit outreach programs offered through Continuing Education and many noncredit educational workshops and seminars.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?: Explore the unfamiliar, cultivate good relationships your faculty, and develop strong study skills.

What is your favorite book?: I have so many favorites. All the works of Joseph Campbell, (The Power of Myth) and of late have enjoyed the newest novels by favorite authors, Barbara Kingsolver (Flight Behavior) and Louise Erdrich (The Round House).

One fun fact about you: I have three children who live overseas; a son and daughter who work in Africa (Gambia and Zambia) and another daughter living in Dublin, Ireland who just gave birth to my first Irish-American grandson named Milo!
 
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Matthew Faerber


Hometown: I was born in Seattle, WA; but call Murray, Utah my hometown.

Department or Office:  Music Dept.
 
Where did you attend college, grad school, and/or doctoral school?:  Undergrad at the University of Utah, Masters at Brigham Young University, and Doctorate at University of Iowa.

List what classes you teach?: Choirs, music education courses, conducting, and ear training.

In one sentence what is your advice for students to be successful?:  Be fierce about what really matters.

What is your favorite book?: Hmmmm.....I read a lot of religious books regularly (Bible, Book of Mormon), but my favorite recreational read is 1776 by David McCoullough.

One fun fact about you: I have lived in Germany (3 years) and Brazil (18 months) for extended periods of time.  


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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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