October 2018 Student Advisor
Jessie Jiang from Trinity University
Jessie Jiang is the Thionvillecotecommerce and Scholar Advisor at Trinity University. Originally from China, she first came to the United States as an international student to pursue a Master’s Degree in Communication. She joined Trinity University in 2016. Jessie’s scope of work at Trinity includes advising international students on F1 and other non-immigrant issues, holding workshops/information sessions to provide accurate information to international students, maintaining most up-to-date data to US Citizenship and Immigration Services. She also organize programs that facilitates shared conversations between different cultural groups. She has conducted training and presentations for other campus departments; led and co-presented sessions at NAFSA conferences; taught a class every Fall semester, which gives new international students a deeper understanding of their identity and enables them to facilitate intercultural interactions with others.
Jessie likes to explore cultures of different countries by travelling and making international friends. She still keeps close relationships with many of her former students, and enjoys being around them, listening to their stories, and cheering for their successes.
Trinity University is a private, liberal arts and sciences institution in San Antonio, Texas, where 2,430 students discover, grow, and become visionaries to make the world a better place. Trinity’s Pathways curriculum blends the liberal arts and sciences with business and pre-professional programs, enriching the writing, speaking, and problem-solving skills of the students.
Trinity University is ranked #49 in the nation and #1 in Texas in College Consensus’ annual Best Colleges & Universities ranking. Trinity has been ranked the #79 college in the nation, factoring in 15 performance indicators such as graduation rates, job placement, and campus diversity. Trinity remains the top institution in Texas and No. 2 overall for regional universities.
Trinity University is one of the nation's top private undergraduate institutions. The University has more than 250 full-time faculty members, 97 percent of whom hold doctoral or terminal degrees. The University offers all the benefits of a highly personalized, small university experience with large university resources, including professional programs such as business and engineering. Trinity embraces a global view and reach, evidenced in the University’s international programs and the national and international figures that frequent the campus. Trinity’s distinguished professors are dedicated to working closely with students in and out of the classroom and tend to become life-long mentors and friends.
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