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Welcome to our New Staff

Posted by Samantha Novak at Jul 12, 2017 09:00 AM |
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FIUTS is very lucky to welcome a whole batch of new and friendly faces to the office to help us handle summer programs and gear up for fall! If you see a person you don't recognize, say hello! Here they are, introducing themselves to the FIUTS community.

FIUTS is very lucky to welcome a whole batch of new and friendly faces to the office to help us handle summer programs and gear up for fall! If you see a person you don't recognize, say hello! Here they are, introducing themselves to the FIUTS community.



 

Name: Cindy Nguyen

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Year/Level in School: Undergraduate Senior UW School of Public Health

Major: Public Health, Bachelor of Arts; Environmental Health, Minor

Brief intro: Hi there, I’m Cindy from the great Aloha State of Hawaii. I am a first-generation Vietnamese-American & first-generation college student. I absolutely love being active and exploring the outdoor. That being said I love to surf, snowboard, rock climb, sky dive, and play volleyball and tennis. I grew up bilingual (Vietnamese) which has contributed to my special interest to help others who may not understand English as well as native speakers. I will be helping FIUTS in the Community Engagement Department and I am super excited to get started!

 


 

Name: Aman Panach

Hometown: Kent, WA

Year/Level in School: Undergraduate Senior

Major: Architectural Design

Other Languages Spoken: Punjabi, Hindi, A little bit of French

Brief intro: I am an undergraduate student studying Architectural Design. Having lived in the Seattle area my entire life, I am very familiar with the place and enjoy sharing new places with others. Starting at the University of Washington as a local was a life changing experience and I can image how different it can be for international students. So I joined this organization to help new incoming students have an amazing start at the University of Washington.

 


 

 

Name: Jinghang Zhu (Martin)

Hometown: Ningbo, China

Year/Level in School: Graduate School

Major: Education (Education Leadership & Policy Std)

Brief intro: Hi, I am Martin from China. I am a first year graduate students at UW College of Education. As a future education profession as well as an international student, I want to utilize what I learned so far to support other students. I will attend some events and help out the orientations with FIUTS this summer so hope to see you guys soon! Best, Martin.

 


 

 

Name: My Thai

Hometown: Vietnam

Year/Level in School: Undergraduate Senior

Major: Economics; Minor in English

Brief intro: Hi, my name is My (Mimi) Thai. I am a senior at the University of Washington majoring in Economics and a minor in English. I was born in Vietnam and moved to the US with my family when I was nine years old making Lynnwood, WA my second home. In my free time, I love hanging out with friends and family as well as sleeping. Oh! I am a soccer fan and my favorite team is Seattle Sounders!

 



 

Name: Zilin Zheng

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA (technically); Guangzhou, China (truly)

Year/Level in School: Graduate student

Major: International Education Management

Brief intro: Hi there! This is Zilin! This beautiful Chinese name consists two characters - “Zi” means “diligent” and “assiduous” while "Lin" means "a multitude of beautiful things." I am a graduate student from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Deeply inspired by what I gained in the study abroad in Japan during my junior year - to acknowledge and appreciate different perspectives - here I am at FIUTS! I enjoy solving the jigsaw puzzles, listening to Korean Pop, and reading a variety of books in my free time. 

 



 

Name: Kelsey Walsh

Hometown: Bellingham, WA

Year/Level in School: Graduate Student

Major: International Education
Brief intro: I am a current graduate student at SIT graduate Institute studying International Education. I grew up in Bellingham, Washington. I attended the University of Washington as an undergraduate and majored in Sociology with a minor in Spanish language. I love to explore new places and meet new people. I am also very passionate about the outdoors and enjoy hiking, camping and snowboarding. I am excited to be part of the FIUTS team!

 


 

 

Name: Nicole Humphries

Hometown: Lake Stevens, WA

Year/Level in School: Undergraduate Senior

Major: Communications & American Ethnic Studies;  Minor in Political Science

Brief intro: Hello! My name is Nikki and I'm from Lake Stevens, Washington. I am currently a senior at the University of Washington pursuing a double major in Communications and American Ethnic Studies with a minor in Political Science. I am also involved in Asian American InterVarsity, a fellowship on campus. Besides school, I love long walks on the beach and trying new food. Thanks, Nikki!

 

 


 

 

Name: Teresa Vu

Hometown: Merced Island, WA

Year/Level in School: Undergraduate Senior

Major: Business Administration focus in Marketing

Brief intro: My name is Teresa Vu and I am a senior majoring in marketing at UW. I love dogs so much that I got one as a pet. Her name is Bea and she is a Chihuahua-lab and is beyond awesome. I am very passionate about food and green smoothies. Laughing is one of my favorite things to do with people.Welcome to our New Staff

 

Welcome to our New Staff

 

 

 

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