Talk about it Tuesday: Erin Boswell

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Erin Boswell is the Director of Career Success and Professional Development. Her office is located in the division of student success in the library.

WHAT ARE YOU REMINISCING ABOUT?

Because I went to Maryville, I often reminisce about my time as an undergrad here.  It was such an awesome time in my life and I love being back!

WHAT ARE YOU LOVING?

I am loving watching the Olympics. I tend to get really wrapped up in them.

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN UP TO?

Professionally spring is a time when I meet with lots of students prior to graduation which is fun to get to talk about next steps with so many students.

WHAT ARE YOU DREADING? 

Photo courtesy of Erin Boswell

I am currently pregnant with my third baby.  I am very excited to meet this new addition to our family but dreading the sleepless nights ahead of me.

WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON?

Personally, I am working on my dissertation to hopefully finish my Ph.D. this year.

WHAT ARE YOU EXCITED ABOUT?

Even though I am dreading the sleepless nights, I am so excited to meet my third (and final) baby.

WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING?

The Olympics…all of it!

WHAT ARE YOU READING?

I wish I had more time for leisurely reading, but as I mentioned before I am currently working on my dissertation and most of my reading time goes towards reading new literature related to my study.

WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO?

My Pandora station is almost permanently set on ‘90s music.

WHAT ARE YOU WEARING?

Maternity clothes (I can’t wait to wear regular clothes again).

WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS WEEKEND?

We are traveling to Steelville, MO where my husband’s family is from.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT MONTH?

Next month my baby is due!

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WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE COLORS?

Red and blue.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DESSERT?

Vanilla ice cream in a cone.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW?

Grey’s Anatomy.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SEASON?

At first, I thought you meant of Grey’s Anatomy (LOL). My favorite season of the year is fall.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE HOBBY?

I really enjoy riding my bike.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TIME OF DAY?

I tend to be a night owl.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BOARD GAME?

Yahtzee.

How?

HOW DO YOU TAKE YOUR COFFEE?

I don’t drink coffee – never have!

HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN ST. LOUIS?

My whole life.

HOW DO YOU SPEND YOUR DAYS OFF?

Hanging out with my family mostly.

HOW DO YOU ORDER PIZZA?

Deep dish, cheese only.

HOW WOULD YOU SPEND YOUR PERFECT DAY?

I really love my job and Maryville. Working with students every single day is really my dream job.

HOW WOULD YOUR FRIENDS DESCRIBE YOU?

Outgoing and maybe funny.

Would you rather…

READ ON A TABLET OR PAPERBACK?

Paperback.

TRAVEL BY CAR OR PLANE?

Car.

VACATION IN ALASKA OR HAWAII?

Hawaii.

TRAVEL TO THE PAST OR THE FUTURE?

Future.

FACEBOOK OR TWITTER?

Facebook (I think this makes me old).

COKE OR PEPSI?

Pepsi.

CHOCOLATE OR WHITE CAKE?

White.

MILK OR DARK CHOCOLATE?

Milk.

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NAME THREE PEOPLE, DEAD OR ALIVE, THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH.

President Obama, Michael Jackson, Oprah: This is going to be quite the dinner.

WHERE WOULD YOU GO TO DINNER?

Anywhere, I’m really not picky!

WHAT IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME?

Dominican Republic.

DO YOU BAKE?

Yes, not much – but I enjoy making Chocolate chip cookies.

WHAT IS ONE THING THAT NO MARYVILLE STUDENT KNOWS ABOUT YOU?

I was the president of MSG when I went to Maryville, a few people may know that – but not many.

WHAT IS ONE THING YOU WANT EVERY MARYVILLE STUDENT TO KNOW?

Use all the resources you have at your disposal. Faculty & Staff are all here to help – don’t be afraid to ask.

 

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