Pa Ku (she/her/hers) is a first-generation college graduate born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a 2-Year Scholars Advisor, Pa Ku looks forward to supporting and uplifting Wallin Scholars to achieve their educational potential and dreams.
She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from St. Olaf College and her Master's Degree in Social Work from Augsburg University. She has over 15 years of experience working with diverse student populations in age, citizenship status, and cultural backgrounds. She believes in holistic advising and is committed to serving and advocating for traditionally underserved students in the higher education system.
Pa Ku recently worked at St. Catherine University as a Success Coach with the TRIO Student Support Services program. Before then, she was at Century College as a Multicultural Center Coordinator. Pa Ku enjoys creating adventures with her children and her husband during her free time through storybooks, road trips, and new restaurants. She would love to continue traveling internationally; her bucket list includes Australia, France, and South Korea.
Pa Ku serves as a 2-Year Scholar Advisor