Wendy Iteghete

Wendy Iteghete

 

Name:

Wendy Iteghete

Hometown:

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Birthday:

May 13th

Major(s)/Minor(s):

Accounting (Finance Concentration); Global Business Leadership

Class Year:

2019

Place of peace on campus:

 My bedroom

I'm most authentically myself when I'm....

Comfortable with the people I am around.

Quick Bio:

I am originally from Nigeria, moved to the states seven years ago. I enjoy reading, sleeping, and eating. Involved with different groups on campus like, Black students association, Intercultural lead, CSB Senate. I am always down for a lunch date so email me !

Campus Involvement:

 

Intercultural Lead, CSB Senate, BSA, Intercultural and international Student Services, College Possible

What does the phrase "intercultural competency" mean to you?

 

Intercultural competency is being able to fluidly have a conversation and share similar stories and ideals, with someone of a different race, ethnic background and or gender. The inclusivity of everyone, I know what it is like to not feel included and I do not want anyone else to feel that way.

About which aspect(s) of diversity are you most passionate?

 

The inclusivity of everyone, I know what it is like to not feel included and I do not want anyone else to feel that way.

What advice would you like to give to first-year students?

Come into college with an open mind, you will be so suprised what new things and ideas you learn.

What advice would you like to give to continuing students?

Try and include the benedictine value - "Community living" into your everyday living because this campus is a shared space and it is important that everyone feels included and safe.