Antelope Intros: Marcelle Mietus and Rebecca Matysek
Antelope Intros is a recurring GCU Today feature that introduces some of our new employees to the people around them in a way that is fun and informative. Employees are eligible to be featured in the month following their orientation.
Job title: Senior financial analyst
Job location: Main campus, Building 26
What attracted you to GCU? I support the value of teaching and learning and full-heartedly believe in the GCU mission, which promotes and integrates faith, learning and works to connect the community with Christian principles and strong central values.
What do you do for fun and where do you find that outlet? I’m a festival fanatic! From food and music to sports and wine, I love gathering a group of friends to join me in enjoying my favorite kind of fun.
What are you passionate about? My family and friends. They complete my life!
What are your favorite places or events in the Valley that you like to visit? Spring training and the Culinary Festival. With Chicago being my hometown, I’m a forever Cubbies fan who loves good food. Go Cubs!
Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know: I’m first-generation Polish. My parents came to America to make true the American dream. I thank them for their hard work in providing me the tools to a good life and a successful career.
What are you most proud of? I am personally proud of the strength that I have to keep going, stand up to the bad and be grateful for good, always staying true to myself.
Job title: Library supervisor
Job location: Building 29
What attracted you to GCU? The Chick-fil-A on campus.
What do you do for fun and where do you find that outlet? Watch “The Office” on Netflix because what else could I possibly do with my precious time? Sometimes I’ll go outside of my box and watch it on Comedy Central instead.
What are you passionate about? Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.
What are your favorite places or events in the Valley that you like to visit? Most Dutch Bros locations.
Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know: I have the same personality type as Pam Beesly, so I think that’s pretty great because that means I get Jim Halpert. Nuff said.
What are you most proud of? My ability to watch “The Office” constantly without a need for any other television program.