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20 Questions with Department of Public Safety officer Rubin Mosley

September 29, 2011
DPS officer Rubin Mosley Department of Public Safety officer Rubin Mosley with his wife,
1. Position at Centre?
Public Safety officer.

2. Where did you grow up (and describe the place in one phrase or sentence)?
Lexington — sports city, exciting night life.

3. What are your hobbies?
Fishing, drawing, playing with my grandkids.

4. What is your dream vacation?
A trip to England.

5. Favorite artist and/or work of art?
Leonardo da Vinci’s "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper."

6. Favorite novel or poem?
Poems by Rudyard Kipling.

7. Favorite sport (to watch or play)?

8. Favorite TV show?
Any Westerns — "Gunsmoke," "Bonanza," "Big Valley," "Rifleman."

9. Favorite album?
Any of Marvin Gaye’s albums.

10. Favorite holiday?

11. Favorite food?
Fish or any seafood.

12. Most prized possession?
My grandkids.

13. Three people, living or deceased, whom you’d invite to the same dinner party?
Four: Martin Luther King, Jr., John F. Kennedy and my grandfathers.

14. Favorite aspect of your job?
Interacting with students.

15. Most memorable experience of your youth?
Playing baseball — winning the league championship and scoring the winning run.

16. What would you be doing if you weren't working at Centre?
Working in retail.

17. Educational experience that's been most helpful to you?
My college background in police administration and minor in juvenile corrections.

18. Fictional character in whose shoes you’d love to spend a day?

19. Favorite place on campus (and why)?
The Campus Center, where I can talk to students and get to know them.

20. Advice you'd give to a first-year college student to make success more likely?
Enjoy your college experiences — learn from those experiences, good or bad. It’s what you take from those experiences that can make you a better person.

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