Office Staff

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Dr. Sarah LamE-mail

Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

Dr. Sarah Lam is the Assistant Vice President for International Affairs. Dr. Lam has more than 20 years of experience as a faculty member at Fresno State training advisers and counselors in both mental health and educational settings. She has served roles as program coordinator and administrator in higher education. She has experience in international recruitment, study abroad, and intensive English programs services. Dr. Lam has been an international student at Fresno State from Hong Kong and participated in study abroad in Spain from the U.S. She speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin.

  

Linh-Trang Tran

Linh Trang TranE-mail

International Affairs Analyst

Linh is originally from Houston, Texas and is excited to start her new family in Fresno, CA. Having specialized in enrollment management for over 5 years, she is eager to use her background and experience interacting with international students at Fresno State. With her technological background, she hope to be a huge asset to ISSP. Linh holds a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Houston and is currently working on her doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

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Kunyi ChengE-mail

International Recruitment/Marketing Analyst

Kunyi serves as International Recruitment/Marketing Analyst. She holds a BA in English and MA in Foreign & Applied Linguistics from China and a MA in Higher Educational Administration and Leadership from California State University, Fresno.  Kunyi brings a diversified set of international education experiences to Fresno State.  She has held faculty positions in the Department of English at both Shenyang Normal University and Liaoning Administration College of Police and Justice, as well as a diverse set of roles within International Student Services and Programs at Fresno State – including serving as the CHEPD 1+2+1 Program Coordinator.

 


International Admissions

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Alicia MontejanoE-mail

International Transfer Coordinator

Alicia has been working in International Admissions since September 2002. She previously worked in Admissions/Records/ Evaluations for four years. Alicia is a Fresno State graduate. She enjoys working with the international students and staff very much, and thus far says it has been an enjoyable and enriching experience.

Danny Wan

Danny WanE-mail

International Admissions Specialist

Danny serves as the International Admissions Specialist. He is also the Advisor for the International Student Association (ISA). Danny has 15 years of experience in the field of international education. He has worked in scholarships & recruitment, international admissions, immigration advising, study abroad and programming. A native of both Taipei and Kansas City, Danny served in the foreign services for two years and has an extensive background in intercultural communication.

 

Danny Wan

Geovany CisnerosE-mail

International Admissions Specialist

Geovany serves as an International Admissions Specialist. Originally from Mexico, he experienced the journey of learning a new educational system and adjusting to a new culture. He graduated from Fresno State in 2016 with his Bachelor’s degree and is currently in his second year of his Master’s degree.  Geovany is excited to welcome new and diverse cultures to Fresno State!

Brenton

Brenton ConnerE-mail

International Admissions Specialist 

Brenton serves as an International Admissions Specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in
Anthropology and a Master of Science in Sociology from the University of Texas at San
Antonio. Brenton served 4 years in the U.S. Army as a Paratrooper in the 82 nd Airborne and has
experience working with diverse cultures around the world.

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International Student and Scholar Services

Jamie Jones


Jamie JonesE-mail

International Student Advisor

Jamie serves as the International Student Advisor and manages the International Student Ambassador program. With a strong international and student services background, particularly in the areas of international admissions, recruitment, student services and advising, she enjoys working with international students and being actively engaged in the internationalization process here at Fresno State. Originally from Northern California, she brings with her a sense of adventure, a love of the outdoors and culinary curiosity. Jamie holds a Master’s Degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco.  

 

Jasmine

Jasmine CaoE-mail

International Student Advisor

Jasmine serves as an International Student Advisor. She brings to Fresno State a unique experience working as an International Student Advisor for universities in both  China and in the United States. This career background provides her with a distinct understanding of the transitional issues international students experience.  With her professionalism and passion for international education, Jasmine has an established record of being a supportive and dedicated international student advisor who is committed to providing services that ensure international students are successful and enjoy their experience at Fresno State.  Jasmine holds a Master Degree in Social Psychology. 

 

Jasmine

Tucker BlagenE-mail

International Student Advisor

Tucker joined the international office in the Summer of 2017, but has worked on campus since the start of 2017 as coordinator of the Provost Graduation Initiative. Tucker graduated from Fresno State in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and has plans to soon pursue his MBA here on campus as well. With his business background and study abroad experience, Tucker is excited to be an International Student Advisor and work to enhance the International Student experience here at Fresno State.