|Spotlight on Nimota Garcia|
Meet Nimota Garcia, OSHEAN Communications Administrator.
Nimota promotes, organizes and manages business and social events affiliated with OSHEAN. She also works as the website administrator and provides direct support to other staff members on various project initiatives.
How do OSHEAN members benefit from what Nimota does?
Nimota's goal is to provide members with venues that will assist them in communicating ideas and knowledge sharing collaboration within the membership. Whether it be forums, CIO roundtable discussions, or social gatherings, Nimota's main objective is to assure that members are accommodated and comfortable within the OSHEAN community.
What are some upcoming events OSHEAN has planned?
OSHEAN is always looking forward to hosting meetings, and encourages members to share their thoughts and ideas on technical issues relevant to their institutions. "We have some really great planned meetings and events in store for our members this upcoming year. To start, we will be hosting a Small School Collaborative User group meeting in early January and will finish the month by inviting Internet2 to discuss some exciting new technical initiatives happening in the IT world."
A Providence native, Nimota comes to OSHEAN with a B.A. in Communication Studies and minor in English from the University of Rhode Island.
Out of the Office
Recently married, Nimota and her husband are major "foodies" and thoroughly enjoy anything that revolves around good quality cuisine. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and is looking forward to starting a family of her own someday.