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New - And Old - Faces around ITS

Author: ITS

Posted on May 21, 2014

Category: IT Announcements , General Interest , Our Community

You may be seeing some new and some familiar faces around ITS this summer. Joining us as Level 1s and members of the Client Services Team are a number of new and returning UNB student employees. We asked each student a few questions to get to know them and learn what their role is at ITS. Here’s what they had to say: Name: George Youssef 1. What would you like people to call you? George 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 3rd Year information Systems 3. Where are you from? Fredericton, New Brunswick 4. What is your role at ITS? Student Consultant-Help Desk at the HIL 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? 2nd term at ITS. Spent 1 term at Blackberry 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? On the weekends I work at George's Canteen, which my family has owned and operated for 25 years. Name: Amir Alavi 1. What would you like people to call you? Amir 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 3rd Year Information Systems 3. Where are you from? Fredericton, New Brunswick 4. What is your role at ITS? Client Services Support for Faculty of Nursing 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? 1st co-op term, started on April 28th, 2014 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? Playing sports, such as powerlifting and soccer Name: Michael Buck 1. What would you like people to call you? Mike or Michael 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 4th Year Electrical Engineering 3. Where are you from? Sussex, New Brunswick 4. What is your role at ITS? Working in Hardware Services 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? 2 years working in ITS 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I enjoy playing instruments such as guitar and piano. My favourite sports are curling and baseball. I also enjoy skiing in the winter and long boarding in the summer time. I am also keen to learn about anything to do with electricity or mechanics. Name: Alex Cusack 1. What would you like people to call you? Alex 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 4th Year Information Systems of a 5 year program (with Co-op)alexcusack 3. Where are you from? I was born in and am from Sussex, New Brunswick 4. What is your role at ITS? My job is known as an ITS Student Consultant. Essentially, I maintain Level 1 Support. I am on the support team for the following: Faculty of Business, Law Library, Faculty of Law, and the Mobility Center. 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? Previous work terms have been with the New Brunswick Internal Services Agency as an IT Advisor and Workstation Refresh Team Member. (Fall 2012 & Summer 2013) 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I play intramural hockey now at UNB, but beforehand I played AA hockey and affiliated for Sussex AAA team. I also have a keen interest in learning a new instrument from time to time. (Ex. Guitar, Keyboard, Harmonica, Box Drum, Jazz Harp, Pan Flute, Ukulele, Banjo, etc None of which are 100% mastered) Name: Jesse Wilson 1. What would you like people to call you? Everyone can call me Jesse or whatever they want... I don't care 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 2nd/3rd Year Computer Science 3. Where are you from? Boiestown, New Brunswick... literally the middle of nowhere 4. What is your role at ITS? I work with Desktop Management Services Group, working on check-out computers and tickets assigned to this group. 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? Previously did one term with New Brunswick Internal Services Agency's Refresh Group. 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? On the side I do graphic design for different companies and individuals, as well as work on some personal projects. I went to New Brunswick College of Craft and Design for a year of study, but have been doing it since early high school. Name: Wesley Boardman 1. What would you like people to call you? Wes or Wesleywesleyboardman 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 3rd Year Electrical Engineering 3. Where are you from? Taymouth, New Brunswick 4. What is your role at ITS? Hardware Services 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? I have worked in Hardware Repair Shop since December 2013 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I enjoy golfing, playing hockey, and spending time with friends. On weekends I like spending time on Nashwaak River canoeing and kayaking. Name: Yuanxi (Mick) Chen 1. What would you like people to call you? Mick 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 5th Year Computer Engineering 3. Where are you from? Fuzhou, Fujian, China 4. What is your role at ITS? Help Desk Student Consultant 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? Have worked in ITS for 1 and a half years 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I like reading and traveling. Usually like to drive around in town on the weekend Name: Darrell Locke 1. What would you like people to call you? Darrelldarrelllocke 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 4th Year Information Systems & Computer Science 3. Where are you from? Fredericton, New Brunswick 4. What is your role at ITS? Nursing Level 1 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? I have worked for ITS for approximately 3 years. I worked at the Help Desk and Desktop Management Services Group before coming to Nursing as Level 1 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I like to consider myself a weekend warrior. I enjoy mountain biking, camping, fishing, and photography, and I am also interested in a variety of different sports. Such as hockey, Football, and Golf. Name: Richard Young 1. What would you like people to call you? Ricky Ricardo Carlos Edwardo Fernandez Monteblanc Young the Third (Or Richard for short)richardyoung 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 4th Year Computer Science 3. Where are you from? Good ol' Fredericton 4. What is your role at ITS? I do everything. Don't worry about it. (For simplicities' sake I'm down the hill and up at Old Arts) 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? This is my fourth time with ITS. 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I enjoy long extravagant walks on the sandy shores of Deer Island Name: Amanda MacIsaac 1. What would you like people to call you? Amanda 2. What year and degree program are you in at UNB? 1st Year Law 3. Where are you from? Ottawa, Ontario 4. What is your role at ITS? Student Consultant 5. How long have you worked at ITS? Who have been your previous co-op work term employers (if applicable)? I've been with ITS since summer 2013 6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, or what is something that people might not know about you? I like to play paintball, specifically speedball. I was even on a semi professional team a few years ago. Please give these students a warm welcome to ITS and if you see them around, say Hi!