Welcome to the Dragon Family: Kaelene Arvidson

Meet Kaelene Arvidson, MSUM’s new grant administrator. Believing grants are the wings that give flight to the best of our dreams, Kaelene strengthens MSUM’s capacity to receive project funding.

Q: What drew you to MSUM?
A: MSUM feels real. The individuals here are authentic, exceptionally warm, and strive each day to achieve the mission statement.

Q: How do you prefer to start your work day?
A:  I love to start my day with a morning run and a cup of coffee.

Q: What energizes you at work?
A:  My new colleagues and the students are the glow of my day.

Q: What book are you currently reading?
A:  The Hidden Injuries of Class by Jonathan Cobb and Richard Sennett

Q: What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
A: I have a deep passion for working and interacting with international students.

Q: What is the best advice you have received?
A: Follow your nose. Do what truly calls you, even if it means failing to perform for others.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily, Kaelene!


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