April 11

Matt Lindquist

  Hometown, State/Province, Country: Mankato, MN, USA Major: Finance     Job/Position: Financial Analysis Intern Example of Responsibilities:  Categorizing and analyzing College of Business expenses for budget creation and forecasting.     What is your favorite thing about working in the College of Business? Every week Joe Reising and I talk about business, and he teaches me different.

April 9

Rob Kuhl

  Hometown, State/Province, Country: Fulda, MN, USA Major/Minor: Marketing/HR Managment     Job/Position: Office Assistant – College of Business Advising Center Example of Responsibilities: Front desk reception, answering student questions about advising, help setting up advising appointments, and answer phones.   What is your favorite thing about working in the College of Business? That I get to work in.

March 17

Erica Ferguson

Hometown, State/Province, Country: Annandale, MN, USA Major: Human Resource Management   Job/Position: Student & Faculty Coordinator Example of Responsibilities: Assist students, faculty, and alumni by answering questions and providing them with additional guidance, as well as providing assistance to the COB Internship & External Partnerships Coordinator and COB Director of Communication & Events   What is your favorite thing.

February 21

Dylan Fenger

    Hometown, State/Province, Country: Cottonwood, MN, USA (Pop.  12,012) Major: Bachelor of Science in Economics   Job/Position: COB Technology Consultant Example of Responsibilities: Assist with any technology issues (fixing computers, setting up faculty computer workstations, installing software on faculty and student computers, classroom technology support, etc.) and answering questions at the front desk.   What.

November 19

Luke Howk

Job/Position:  Internship and External Partnerships Coordinator Job description:  Supporting the College of Business by partnering with external businesses to increase the number of internships available to students, assisting College of Business Faculty with the administration of  internship programs within their departments, and helping connect students with meaningful internship and co-op experiences to supplement their education..

November 6

Bryan Hoffman

Job/Position:  Director of IT for the College of Business Job Description:  Supporting the IT needs for the students, faculty and staff in the College of Business Hometown:  Mankato Roommates (family, friends, pets):  My wife Brianna and I have 3 daughters: Avery, age 5, Kamryn, age 4 and Brittan, age 2.  We also have a Rottweiler.

April 29

Corey Alverson

Corey Alverson

Major/Program:  Marketing Major, Business Administration Minor Job/Position:  Network Assistant Example of responsibilities:  Provide help desk customer service, work on the COB student portal, create COB publications, etc. Hometown:  Chester, SD Desert Island Categories: –          Movie:  Anchorman –          TV Show:  Planet Earth –          Album/Musician:  Beatles –          Book:  something written by Dale Carnegie –          Food item:  Spaghetti.

April 15

Paula Halvorsen

Paula Halvorsen

Job/Position:  Office Manager of the College of Business Advising Center Job Description:  Keeping the Advising Center running smoothly and efficiently – training students and grad assistants, answering student questions, reviewing academic files, admitting students to the college, processing overrides, and creating forms and documents for these purposes.   Education: Minnesota State University, Mankato, Sociology BS.

April 1

Renee Grams

Renee Grams

Job/Position:  Administrative Assistant to the Dean Job Description:  Keeping up with the Dean!  This includes keeping the Dean’s calendar, organizing faculty meetings, budgets, events, etc. Hometown:  Fergus Falls, MN Roommates (family, friends, pets):  I live with my husband Jerry and have three kids. My daughter is a sophomore in high school, one of my sons.

March 1

Sadek Tahirou

Sadek Tahirou

Major/Program:  International Relations/Non-Profit Leadership Job/Position:  College of Business IT Support Example of responsibilities:  Troubleshoot computers, Update software, Update the COB website,  Help students, faculty, and staff with network and computer related issues, and  Reimage COB laptops. Hometown:  Togo, West Africa Desert Island Categories: –          Movie:  Zero Dark Thirty –          TV Show:  Judge Mathis –          Album/Musician: .