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By day, I am a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Kinmen County, Taiwan. By night, I blog, write, edit, and translate.


Education

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2016

  • B.A. English (Creative Writing)
  • B.A. Asian & Slavic Languages & Literatures (Chinese)
  • Certificate in Writing
  • Minor in Translation for Global Literacy
  • University Honors
  • Graduated with Distinction
  • 3.80 overall cumulative GPA

Soochow University, Suzhou, China

June 2015-August 2015

  • Completed Critical Language Scholarship Program, funded by U.S. Department of State

Work

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant | U.S. Department of State, Kinmen County, Taiwan

August 2016-present

Founder | Coffee Break Blog, Iowa City, IA

December 2014-present

Co-Editor | The New Chimericans Newsletter, Iowa City, IA

March 2016-present

Writing Tutor | Writing Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2013-May 2016

  • Served as: Undergraduate Tutor, Honors Writing Fellow

Student Staff Member | Honors Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2013-May 2016

  • Served as: Student Administrative Assistant (Editorial Lead), Note to Self Co-Editor, Living-Learning Community Programmer, Outreach Coordinator

Intern | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City, IA

August 2014-May 2016

  • Served as: Development & Grant Writing Intern, Technology & Social Media Intern

Summer Fellow & Fall Residency Intern | International Writing Program, Iowa City, IA

May 2014-December 2015

  • Funded by Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates Fellowship

Summer Orientation Ambassador | Honors Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

May 2013-August 2014

Marketing Intern | University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, IA

June 2013-May 2014


Organizations

Phi Beta Kappa | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2016-present

Presidential Scholars Program | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2016

  • Served on Presidential Scholarship Staff Selection Committee

Student Philanthropy Group | University of Iowa Foundation, Iowa City, IA

April 2013-May 2016

  • Served as: Outreach Student Speaker, Phil Was Here Instagrammer

Earthwords Undergraduate Literary Review | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2015-May 2016

  • Served as Translation Editor

Campus Activities Board | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

September 2013-December 2015

  • Served as Cultural Director, Variety & Entertainment Committee Member
  • Awarded: Celebrating the Human Spirit of Programming Award from National Association for Campus Activities (Northern Plains), Outstanding Diversity Awareness Program from UI Center for Student Involvement & Leadership, Diversity Core Value Award from CAB Executive Board

Global@Iowa | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2014-December 2014

  • Served as Peer Mentor

French Culture Club | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2013-May 2014

  • Served as Treasurer

University Choir | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-December 2013


Service

Iowa Youth Writing Project | Iowa City, IA

September 2014-May 2016

  • Taught at: Monsoon United Action for Youth, Pheasant Ridge Community Center, Tate High School Poetry Club

Hawkeye Service Team | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

February 2015-March 2016

  • Completed: Urban Decay in Detroit, MI; Educational Equity in Kansas City, MO

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

January 2013-February 2015

  • Served as: Vice President of Recruitment & Retention, Alumni Relations Director, Active Member

Awards

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (Taiwan) | U.S. Department of State, Washington D.C.

August 2016-July 2017

Critical Language Scholarship (Chinese) | U.S. Department of State, Washington D.C.

June 2015-August 2015

Presidential Scholarship | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2016

Honors at Iowa Scholar Award | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2016

Dean’s List | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

December 2012-May 2016

Old Gold Scholarship | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2016

William & Effa McMeans Scholarship | College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2016

National Merit Scholarship | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2016

Rhodes Dunlap Scholarship for Second-Year Students | Honors Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2014-May 2015

William & Joy Greene Scholarship | University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2012-May 2013


Languages

English | Native

Mandarin Chinese | Advanced-Middle (Oral Proficiency Interview)

 

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