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International Ambassadors

Interested in learning more about Trine University? Our International Ambassadors are readily available to connect with you!  Feel free to ask questions about your major, academics, university life, and the Trine community while searching for the university that best suits you.

Jiasui Lin

Jiasui Lin

Country – China

Major – Business Administration

Languages – Chinese, English

Hi. I'm Jiasui Lin. I am a junior. My major is business administration. After graduation, I want to work in the human resources department of an enterprise. I like traveling. I think traveling can makes me feel relaxed. Every time I go to a different place, I can experience different culture and eat the local food. 

If you have any questions about Trine, please contact me.

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Shauryya Mishra

Shauryya Mishra

Country – India

Major – Mechanical Engineering 

Languages – Hindi, English

Hi there! My name is Shauryya. I am a transfer student at Trine. I like to play video games, watch movies and Netflix. I also like to play golf, basketball, and football (not the American football rugby thing, but the real thing 😄). I would consider myself to be an introvert compared to the rest of the people you will meet, but I love helping people out wherever and whenever they need it.

If you have any questions, please reach out!

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Yancy Hansford

Yancy Hansford

Country – Honduras

Major – Business Management

Languages – Spanish, English

Hola!! My name is Yancy Hansford. I am a senior, pursuing my bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a Business Management major. I am also working on my MBA, and plan to complete both degrees in May 2020.
I enjoy staying busy with any extracurricular activities on campus, where they all mostly include free food. During my free time, I am usually hanging out with my friends from all over the world, playing soccer, or cooking.
My career goal is to find a job here in the United States in the trading field where I can keep developing my international relations and expand my network.

If you have any questions regarding studying at Trine, please contact me!

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Mya Pho Aung

Mya Pho Aung

Country – Myanmar

Major – Civil Engineering

Languages – Burmese, Chinese, English

Hi everyone! My name is Mya Phyo Aung. I’m a senior civil engineering from Myanmar. As an international student myself, I understand it can be difficult to move to another country and assimilate to a new culture. I would like to make other people who are having a hard time adjusting to college feel just like home.

Since my very first day in Trine, everyone around me made me feel like I’m just at home. I am extremely excited to serve as an ambassador, and to help all incoming students get adjusted to college life at Trine. 

If you have any questions regarding studying at Trine, please feel free to reach out to me.

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Nasir Al Mutlaq

Nasir Al Mutlaq

Country – Saudi Arabia

Major – Chemical Engineering

Languages – Arabic, English

Hi there! My name is Nasir Al Mutlaq, from Saudi Arabia. I am a chemical engineering major. I studied ESL program here at Trine University and I am now a full time student. I am a member of some organizations here at Trine, such as the Saudi Students Association and Multicultural Student Organization. I lived on campus. However, now I live off campus. If you have any questions about classes, campus life, or anything you want to know, feel free to ask. I will be happy to help you! If I don’t have the answer, I will guide you to someone who does!

If you have any questions, please reach out to me!

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Cleveland Goddard

Cleveland Goddard

Country – Bahamas

Major – Design Engineering Technology

Languages – English

Hey, I am Cleveland.

I am from Nassau, Bahamas. I am a Design Engineering and Technology major. I love trying new things and making new friends. I am quite chill, funny, and very easy to get along with. I love sports and listening to music. Hope we share some things in common and get to meet.

If you have any questions, please email me!

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China Okoroafor

China Okoroafor

Country – Nigeria

Major – Chemical Engineering

Languages – Igbo, English

Ndeewo, my name is Chinazam Okoroafor and I am a sophomore from Nigeria studying Chemical Engineering here at Trine! I’m an involved-on-campus student who loves meeting new people and helping make college transitions easy. Before and after my arrival to the US, I challenged myself to try something new, something different, and to get out of my comfort zone, and I am happy to say that the challenge was an awesome idea. By so doing, I have discovered new hobbies, cultures and perspectives, and I have improved my networking skills—something that I’ve learned is very beneficial to everyone.

If you have any questions, please reach out to me!

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Upasana Shrestha

Upasana Shrestha

Country – Nepal

Major – Biomedical Engineering

Languages – Hindi, Nepali, English, Sarcasm

My name is Upasana Shrestha but my friends call me Paso. As an international student, I have gone through (some of ) the same experiences you will go through. Only a year and a half ago, I gazed out the van wondering if I made the right decision.  After overcoming homesickness and initial adjustments, I can't imagine going anywhere else. I want to make your time here just as filled with fun, friendly and insightful as the past few years have been for me. 

Trine, like any other school has its own ups and downs, but we truly have the most amazing community. I can help with real answers to your questions about classes, what things you might want consider bringing, things you can do here, how to adjust, and clubs and social activities you can join, etc.!

If you have any questions, contact me.

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Jin Wei

Jin Wei

Country – China

Major – Mechanical Engineering

Languages – Chinese, English

Nihao! Welcome to Trine University! My name is Jin Wei. I am currently a senior in Mechanical Engineering and I also work on the Aeronautical Engineering minor. It is a great pleasure for me to share my life of studying here to every incoming international student. As an international student, I deeply understand the difficulties we will face in our college career. It may be hard for you to communicate with others due to the barrier of language, it may also be difficult for you to get used to the classes you are going to take… But, don’t be afraid, we are here with you! Our goal is to help you succeed in your studies and enjoy the life here. Please don’t be shy to contact us if you have any question, and I hope you have a wonderful memory at Trine University!

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Nati Gebraeb

Nati Gebraeb

Country – Ethiopia

Major – Computer Engineering

Languages – Amharic, English

Hi, friends!  My name is Natnael Gebreab.  You can call me Nati. I am a third-year computer engineering major;  I am from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  I enjoy playing and watching soccer.  Suits and Prison Break are my favorite TV shows. If you have any questions about Trine, please connect with me! 

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