I Am West Georgia
Name: Farryn Valderramos
Job title: Spanish Instructor.
What I really do: Lecture, grade, write, create, research.
Years at UWG: Three months (started in August).
One thing I would change about UWG: Offer midnight classes.
I was born in: Indiana.
Family members are: There are too many to name!
People describe me as: Creative, flexible, focused and ambitious.
Most colleagues don’t know that: I play the viola.
Favorite things to do: Write, read, dance and travel.
Favorite quote: “What will be for you, will be.”
Proudest accomplishment so far: I am very adventurous and love to travel. I have successfully made it a goal to travel to another location at least once a month, and so far, so good!
Pet peeve: Inconsiderate people.
Best advice ever received: “Just keep on living” – my great aunt.
Best advice for new faculty and staff: Branch out of your comfort zone and meet others from other departments.
What I most want to contribute to students: A passion for learning due to pure curiosity without regard to grades.
The book everyone should read: The Color Purple.
The movie everyone should watch: Just one?
The person, dead or alive, I’d most like to meet: My maternal and paternal grandmothers.
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