Joel Helms

Assistant Director of Admissions
715-232-3485  •  helmsj@uwstout.edu 



If you had to change your first name right now,
what name would you choose for yourself?

I would change my name to Magnus.

If you could have a $10,000 shopping spree to one store,
which store would it be and how long would it take you to spend the $10,000?

I would go to the Reader’s Loft Bookstore in Green Bay and it would probably take me about four hours to spend the money.


If money were not an object, what would you do with your life?
I would travel with my wife and kids.


What place in the U.S. would you most like to visit? Why?
I would go to Maine, because it is in the only region of the U.S. that I have not visited.


Desk: messy or organized?
Both, it just depends on the time of year.


Who would you want to play you in the movie about your life?
Bruce Willis


If you could give the world one piece of advice, what would it be?
To show patience.


Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?
It depends on the shoe, sometime yes and sometimes no.


What are you listening to right now?
Colin Hay


What do you want to be doing in ten years?
Something where I can help people in some capacity.


What would someone find in your refrigerator right now?
Fruit, vegetables and taco pie.

What is the last book you read?
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon

If you were a salad, what kind of dressing would you have?
Ranch


What was your favorite childhood television program?
I loved the A-Team.


List five goals on your life's to-do list.
I am still working on that.


Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life?
A road trip with my family to Florida when I was 10 years old, because it was my first big trip.


What do you think is the greatest invention of your lifetime? Why?
I will say the Internet, because you have all of the information right there for you and it makes research easier.