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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Meet our Staff

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Jason Westman ~ Director
Jason Westman
Office – ML 123
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726
Degree – M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Minnesota State Mankato 2005,B.S. in Mathematics Education, Minnesota State Mankato 1999

Fun Facts – Grew up in Godahl, MN (population 12ish)
Favorite Quotes

"Then you will know the truth , and the truth will set you free.” - John 8:32

"Never separate the life you live from the words you speak." - Paul Wellstone 

Rebecca Hentges ~ Office Manager
Rebeccas Hentges
Office – ML 125
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726
Degree – B.S. in Corrections
Fun Facts – I play the violin in the Mankato Symphony.
FavoritesBooks: To Kill a Mockingbird, Middlesex, Harry Potter Series; Movies: Godfather 1,2; TV: True Blood, Sons of Anarchy, Treme, Friday Night Lights, Boardwalk Empire, Sopranos, 30 Rock; Music: Alternative Indie Music; Hobby: Karaoke, Travel
On Academic Success:I've worked at CAS for almost 10 years. I enjoy the staff and students who work at the CAS.


Ambika Kasbekar ~ Interim Assistant Director: Writing, ESL, Speech, Languages
Office – ML 119
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726

Degree – M.S. in Counseling and Student Personnel, Minnesota State Mankato; B.A. in Economics, Northwestern University



Lindsay Stepan ~ Assistant Director: Mathematics and Science
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Office – ML 118
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726
Degree – M.A. in Mathematics, Minnesota State Mankato; B.S.C.E, Minnesota State Mankato
Research Interests – Increasing remedial math students' success.
FavoritesBooks: Anything written by Philip K. Dick, George Orwell, or Tolkien; Movies: The Matrix, Inception, almost anything from Japan.
On Academic Success: If you don't stop in, we don't know how to help you! Let us know what you need and we'll do whatever we can to help you succeed.