Get to Know Housing Staff: Andrew Anderson

Andrew Anderson photoWhat is your name and how long have you been in your current position?

My name is Andrew Anderson and I have been in my current position for almost 4 years.

What is your current role in University Housing?

I am an Assistant Director of Housekeeping and responsible for 2nd/3rd shift and a variety of projects.

How long have you been with University Housing? Other positions on campus?

I have been with University Housing for almost 5 years and have not had any other positions on campus.

What do you do on a typical day in your job?

Honestly, there is no two days that are the same.

What’s your favorite thing about working with students who are living on campus?

When I went to college, I moved to Wisconsin from Florida and didn’t really know anyone. I connected with many people who worked on campus who always wanted to do their best to make the Residence Hall like home. I know there are many students who live on campus who have come a long way and I want to do my best to make this their home.

What is a past work accomplishment that you’re proud of?

I would have to say I am proud of the work my team and I did to start and implement a program at the beginning of the pandemic for hand sanitizer and PPE and making sure it is available for all.

What is a secret talent that your co-workers may not know about?

I am an avid golfer and love getting out to play.

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Naples, Florida.

Where is your favorite place in the world?

My favorite place in the world is either the Naples Pier or Memorial Union.

What are you passionate about?

I am passionate about being outside and enjoying activities year round.

What is your favorite TV show, movie, or book?

My favorite TV show today would have to be This Is Us.

What is your favorite family/home tradition?

Every Christmas Eve we watch It’s A Wonderful Life.

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