Making the Change - Kim Wenko
Making the Change. Coping and Thriving in Williston - A College Perspective
Kim Wenko, Program Development/Marketing Manager for the TrainND Department
What do you do at WSC: The majority of my time is spent developing and facilitating Community Education classes. These classes are designed for personal enrichment and professional growth. There is a wide variety of classes that are offered from Computer training to parent/toddler classes.
Time at WSC: 4 ½ years
Previous positions at WSC: Webmaster
What did you do before WSC: Webmaster for the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Why did you choose to move to Williston: My husband was born and raised here. We moved back because he accepted a position with the City of Williston as the Assistant Director of Economic Development.
What is the biggest change you've seen in Williston: The changing landscape; I've seen the city grow at a rapid pace.
What is the biggest change you've seen at WSC: All the new staff and faculty.
How do you relax: Spending time with my family
What's your T.V. guilty pleasure: HGTV
What's your favorite website: Facebook
What's the last thing you bought and from where: new flooring for my house, Creation Carpets
What restaurant or retail store would you most like to see come to Williston: I would love a Target
What single thing would improve the quality of your life in Williston: More family-friendly activities along with more retail and restaurants.
What is your top tip in dealing with change in Williston: Patience. The city is under intense demand and growth, but with time and patience, it will be a great place to live.
What is the biggest change you see coming to WSC: Renovation of Stevens Hall