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Get Your Hands on Your Future
202 Bowman Hall
Barb Miller grew up on the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation and is an enrolled member of the Mohican Nation. Miller has committed her professional career to equity, diversity and inclusivity with 15 years of experience at two University of Wisconsin institutions where she worked to elevate recruitment, retention and graduation of "students of promise" (some label "at risk" or "disadvantaged") by serving as a counselor, advisor, recruitment specialist and American Indian Student Service Coordinator. Miller takes great pride in returning to serve at her alma mater in 2010. She earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from UW-Stout and believes the applied learning and unique majors with university priorities focused on sustainability, diversity and experiential learning are distinct with significant opportunities for students to succeed.
Victoria Sanchez, MsEd - Student Services Coordinator
203 Bowman Hall
Vickie Sanchez coordinates PreCollege and Stoutward Bound Summer Bridge programs. Originally from Milwaukee, she ventured to Minnesota to earn her B.S. degree in Communication Studies from Winona State University. After graduation she lived and worked in the Twin Cities until she found her passion in higher education. She left the cities to earn a Ms.Ed degree in Student Affairs Administration from UW-La Crosse.
She continues to be inspired by the words of Nelson Mandela, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
217A Bowman Hall
Kalvin Yang grew up in Wausau and currently lives in Menomonie. Yang earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and was actively involved in student organizations as a student. Prior to becoming a Multicultural Student Services Advisor, Yang worked part-time as the Student Advisor for Multicultural Student Services and worked as the Multimedia & Graphic Design Professional for Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute (SVRI).
He believes that education is the key for students to open doors to new opportunities and enjoys working with students to help them achieve their goals.
Shana Jones, MA - Advisor
216 Bowman Hall
Shana Jones was born and raised in Chicago and recently moved to Eau Claire to serve as an Advisor to both Multicultural Student Services and ASPIRE Student Support Services. With a background in program management, curriculum development, mediation, coaching and mentorship, Jones looks forward to making a large impact by bringing valuable contributions to student life and UW-Stout holistically. She received her Master's degree from DePaul University in Organizational & Multicultural Communication and consistently seeks opportunities to increase awareness in the areas of diversity and inclusion, multiculturalism and social justice. She is a huge proponent of giving back and the duty as a society to educate whenever and wherever possible.
Sue Scholfield, Office Manager
201A Bowman Hall
Sue Scholfield is the primary resource person assisting the professional staff in their daily activities. She began working on the UW-Stout campus in July 2000 for the Research and Training Center on Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities. Prior to returning to the Menomonie area after 20 years, she worked for a national property and casualty insurance company for 13 years in Indianapolis, IN.