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MEET: Angela Davis

February 28, 2011


MEET: Angela DavisName: Angela Davis
Occupation: Director of Career Services and Assistant Dean of Students in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
Hometown/residence: Beloit      
Hobbies: Golfing, fishing, camping, swimming, cheering on the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, volunteering
What are a few of your favorite things? Family photo albums, special quilt made in tribute to my dad, a ring given to me by my partner Bruce, and a ring made with a diamond from my grandmother’s wedding ring
What three items go in your desert island backpack? A good knife, shampoo, and tribute quilt
What’s on your desert island jukebox? Songs from 70’s to early 80’s classic rock and country; some Elton John
Any do-over requests to lodge with the universe? Explain. I wish I would’ve taken more Spanish in college. I waited until the summer before my senior year in undergrad and didn’t really ‘learn’ the language in one summer.
Favorite meal? Chinese cashew chicken stir-fry
What can’t you live without? Oxygen
What do you do in your free time? Golf, camp, fish, watch TV, work out at NorthPointe health club, volunteer, chat with family and play word games on Facebook, do Sudoku puzzles
If you could be reincarnated, what person/thing would you like to be? A professional golfer (Cristie Kerr perhaps)
Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? Gloria Steinem, Maya Angelou, and Sarah Palin (just for kicks)
What gets you up in the morning? Coffee
Who are your heroes? My parents
Which talent would you most like to have/Name a talent you have? Wish I had a photographic memory
Beatles or Stones? Beatles
What’s your favorite hidden gem here in the area? Hononegah Forest Preserve
What’s the number one thing on your bucket list? Sky-diving
Proudest/ most memorable life changing moment? Graduating from college as an undergrad (first-generation college student)
If you were auditioning for American Idol, what song would you sing? “The Mississippi Squirrel” by Ray Stevens
What do you most look forward to? Any opportunities to connect with family and close friends