3 Questions for 3 New Faculty Members

Posted by on January 22, 2013

At Minnesota School of Business-Richfield, we strive to bring our students the very best–from career opportunities to faculty members. This week, we’d like to introduce you to three of our newest faculty members. 

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Meet William Borchers. This quarter, William is teaching Foundations of Math II.

What’s your story: I am an attorney with over 35 years of experience, practicing primarily in the area of commercial law, including contracts, real estate, employment law, civil litigation and other business law. I am also an arbitrator and mediator. During my career, I have practiced law with several different firms and also served as general counsel to a large regional mortgage banking company, senior counsel to a major bank, and corporate counsel to a major corporation.

I grew up in the Twin Cities and obtained my BA in economics from Northwestern University and my J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. I joined Minnesota School of Business as an adjunct faculty member in 2010, first teaching in the paralegal program.

I am married to a teacher, and we have four grown children and four grandchildren.

Something you do for fun: I enjoy playing softball, volleyball, and golf.

Fun Fact: I am a certified sports official in soccer and women’s lacrosse.


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Meet Ico Ahyicodae.
This quarter, Ico is teaching Composition.

What’s your story: I am a writing tutor on both the Minneapolis and Richfield campuses. For the past few years, I have taught Composition and Foundations of Writing at the Minneapolis campus. This will be my first quarter teaching at the Richfield campus, and I am excited to be here! I graduated from Hamline University with my MFA in Creative Writing.

Something you do for fun: I enjoy reading and writing, and I am working on a novel of fairy tales.

Fun Fact: My cat, Naki, can do a variety of tricks.


Meet Folake Adelakun. This quarter, Folake is teaching three courses in the nursing degree program: Nurse as Provider and Coordinator of Care, Care of the Child Bearing Family, and Nursing Foundations.

What’s your story: I am originally from Nigeria. I obtained my Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery at Lagos University Teaching Hospital before coming to America in 2011. I obtained a BSN at Bethel University in St. Paul, and an MSN/MBA at University of Phoenix. I have worked in hospitals, long term care facilities, and homecare as a public health nurse and as a nurse educator before joining MSB.

What do you do for fun:  I enjoy singing, acting, and reading.

Fun fact: I am currently a Doctoral candidate at Augsburg College, and I hope to get done this year.

Thank you for your Interest in Minnesota School of Business.