Q & A with Taylor Zenz

Taylor Zenz works as a Public Relations intern in the Centennial Student Union’s Communications department and she is the CSU Student Employee of the Month for November 2017. We quizzed Taylor on very important topics so you could get to know her better.

A BRIEF PROFILE

Name: Taylor Zenz

Hometown: Anoka, MN

Major: Mass Media

Occupation: CSU Public Relations Intern

Birthday: July 24, 1996

15 VERY IMPORTANT QUESTIONS

  1. If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? Contact with other life on different planets
  2. What did you want to be when you grew up? A dentist
  3. What is the happiest moment in your in your life so far? Receiving my acceptance letter to MSU.
  4. If you could live anywhere, where would that be? ANYWHERE on the west coast that’s warm. Maybe California or Hawaii.
  5. If you could have dinner with three famous people (current or historic), who would they be? Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan (My 3 favorite people)
  6. What is your favorite childhood memory? Tubing on the Mississippi River every weekend with my friends.
  7. What is your most prized possession? My Netflix account. There’s nothing like rewinding after a long day watching your favorite show.
  8. What tops your “bucket list?” To go backpacking through New Zealand.
  9. If you could have a super power, what would it be? To be able to transport myself to different places. Goodbye long travel times!
  10. What is the one thing or achievement you are most proud of? Being elected VP Public Relations and Marketing on the Panhellenic Council.
  11. If you could start your dream business, what would it be? My own public relations firm helping small businesses grow.
  12. What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you? I was the most shy person you’d ever meet before I came to college. College really opened me up!
  13. How do you hope to be remembered (what will people say at your eulogy)? That I was a great friend and role model.
  14. What three words best describe you? Personable, energetic, outgoing.
  15. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? The college community. I love walking down any given hallway and seeing a familiar and friendly face.

Q & A With Bethelhem Legesse

Bethelhem Legesse works in the Centennial Student Union’s Operations department and she is the CSU Student Employee of the Month for September 2017. We quizzed Bethelhem on very important topics so you could get to know her better.

A BRIEF PROFILE

Name: Bethelhem Legesse

Hometown: Ethiopia

Major: Electrical Engineering

Occupation: Student

Birthday: May 4

 

  1. If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? The building of the pyramid
  2. What did you want to be when you grew up? An engineer

  3. What is the happiest moment in your life so far? When I got accepted to Minnesota State University, Mankato
  4. If you could live anywhere, where would that be?  Fiji

  5. If you could have dinner with three famous people (current or historic), who would they be? Moses and David from the bible and Steve Jobs

  6. What is your favorite childhood memory? Hanging out with my parents and siblings over the weekend
  7. What is your most prized possession? My family

  8. What tops your “bucket list?” Flying in a hot air balloon
  9. If you could have a super power, what would it be? Flying
  10. If you could start your dream business, what would it be? Owning a cupcake store 

  11. What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you. I’m double-jointed 

  12. How do you hope to be remembered (what will people say at your eulogy)? That I impacted lives
  13. What three words best describe you? Adventurous, open minded, relatable 

  14. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? The vibrant social life

 

Q & A With Abby Westphal

Abby Westphal, an administrative aide in the Centennial Student Union Administrative Office for the past four years, is the CSU Student Employee of the Month for April 2017. We quizzed Abby on 20 very important topics so you could get to know her better.

A BRIEF PROFILE

Your Name: Abby Wesphal

Hometown: Circle Pines, Minnesota

Major: Nursing

Occupation: CSU Administrative Aide

Birthday: February 20

  1. If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? Declaration of Independence signing
  2. What did you want to be when you grew up? A nurse
  3. What type of music would you (do you) sing in the shower? Country
  4. What is the most unusual food you’ve ever eaten? Alligator
  5. What is the happiest moment in your in your life so far? Nursing program acceptance
  6. If you could live anywhere, where would that be? Minnesota, I love it here!
  7. If you could talk to one species of animal which would it be? Dogs
  8. What three items can always be found in your refrigerator? Frank’s Red Hot, eggs, milk
  9. If you could have dinner with three famous people (current or historic), who would they be? Betty White, Ryan Reynolds, Florence Nightinggale
  10. What is your favorite childhood memory? Spending time at my family’s cabin
  11. What is your most prized possession? Time with family and friends
  12. What tops your list of pet peeves? Loud chewers
  13. What tops your “bucket list?” Save someone’s life
  14. If you could have a super power, what would it be? To fly
  15. What is the one thing or achievement you are most proud of? Getting chosen for summer internship at University of Minnesota
  16. If you could start your dream business, what would it be? Bakery
  17. What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you. I love Harry Potter
  18. How do you hope to be remembered (what will people say at your eulogy)? I would want people to remember me as caring, fun to be around, and as someone that is influential in a positive way.
  19. What three words best describe you? Ambitious, honest, conscientious
  20. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? Community feeling, my friends/classmates and my professors