Meet the Team

 

Sharece Bunn, Program Coordinator
Sharece holds an M.S. in Journalism from the University of Oregon and an Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University. Sharece has twice served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine and loves to travel the globe and meet new people.

Abdulrahman Buraqah 
Hometown & Home Country: Saudi Arabia
Languages: Arabic, English
Hobbies: Playing soccer, hiking, traveling.
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: the opportunity of getting involved with different clubs.

Brian Sun
Hometown & Home Country: Harbin, China
Languages: Chinese and English
Hobbies: Socialize, acting, chemistry
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The PEOPLE!

Deepika Viswanath
Hometown & Home Country: Cupertino, California
Languages: English, Arabic, Portuguese, Hindi, Tamil
Hobbies: Reading, listening to music, watching movies
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The amazing people and friends and the beautiful campus!

Douglas Imaralu
Hometown & Home Country: Lagos, Nigeria
Languages: Yoruba, Pidgin, and French
Hobbies: Soccer and history
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The brand

Eric Adae
Hometown & Home Country: Accra, Ghana
Languages: English
Hobbies: Tennis, reading, running, hiking, Scrabble.
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The culture embraces diversity and social inclusion.

Hadil Abuhmaid
Hometown & Home Country: Ramallah, Palestine
Languages: Arabic, English, & some German
Hobbies: Crossfit & board games.
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: My awesome professors!

Hannah Li
Hometown & Home Country: Guangzhou, China
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, English
Hobbies: Keep myself busy
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Opportunities, people, and sunset

Héloïse Gayet
Hometown & Home Country: Born in Paris, France but I grew up in Beaverton, Oregon.
Languages: English, French, and Spanish
Hobbies: Watercoloring, biking, and traveling!
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The community! It is so diverse and friendly. I especially love how people advocate for each other.

Jackson Huang
Hometown & Home Country: Guangdong, China
Languages: Cantonese and Mandarin
Hobbies: Travel
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: the beautiful campus

Jane Lim- Lead Mentor for Event Planning
Hometown & Home Country: Georgetown, Malaysia
Languages: Chinese, English, Malay, two Chinese dialects
Hobbies: swimming, photography, going outdoors, playing music
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: It is a student town.

Jason John
Hometown & Home Country: Point Fortin, Trinidad & Tobago
Languages: English
Hobbies: Soccer, track, cooking and smack talking
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The Rec center

Joey Lim
Hometown & Home Country: Penang, Malaysia
Languages: English, Mandarin, Malay, learning Japanese
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, rock climbing/bouldering, listening to music
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Great diversity of culture and the Duck!

Jude Zhu
Hometown & Home Country: Zhengzhou City Henan Province China
Languages: Mandarin and English
Hobbies: basketball both playing and watching, music both listening and singing
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Sports

Keqing Sun
Hometown & Home Country: Dating, China
Languages: English and Chinese
Hobbies: Listen to music, talk to friends, go hiking
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: A lot of trees

 

Leah Cave
Hometown & Home Country: Yankton, Oregon
Languages: English, some Arabic, some Spanish
Hobbies: Baking, shopping, camping
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The people! UO is full of kind and softhearted people who are always ready to lend a helping hand.

Marc Lee
Hometown & Home Country: Jinju, South Korea
Languages: Korean, English
Hobbies: Playing sports
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Sports

Maren Scribner
Hometown & Home Country: Portland, OR
Languages: English, learning Spanish
Hobbies: I love rock climbing, dancing, doing ceramics, hiking and biking!
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: All the different free lectures/movies/workshops that are offered.

Mike Liu
Hometown & Home Country: Beijing
Languages: Chinese
Hobbies: Basketball
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Play basketball for club team and Chinese team

Minghao He
Hometown & Home Country: China
Languages: English and Chinese
Hobbies: Hiking and traveling
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The weather

Mohammed Al Shaban
Hometown & Home Country: Qatif, Saudi Arabia
Languages: Arabic and English
Hobbies: Working out, reading, running, watching tv
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: People are so friendly and the teaching system is amazing

Mohammed "Mo" Almuaishi
Hometown & Home Country: Alahsa, Saudi Arabia
Languages: Arabic, English and I am learning Spanish
Hobbies: Fencing, soccer and sometimes tennis
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The friends I have from many countries and the cultural events

Mohammed Zaidan
Hometown & Home Country: Portland, OR, USA
Languages: Arabic and Intermediate Spanish
Hobbies: I like watching movies, going out to restaurants, hanging with friends, and attending university events.
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: My favorite thing is the amount of leadership opportunities to get involved around campus and all the events the UO hosts.

Mounir El Jamal
Hometown & Home Country: Lebanon
Languages: Arabic, English
Hobbies: Hike, Travel, Explore, Have a good time
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Library

Qian Dang
Hometown & Home Country: China
Languages: Chinese
Hobbies: badminton
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The environment: people in Eugene are friendly and zealous!

Ray Xia- Lead Mentor for Academic Success & Study Nights
Hometown & Home Country: Sichuan, China
Languages: Mandarin and English
Hobbies: Enjoying the food, watching movie commentary, and talking!
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The Duck, our mascot! U of O is an awesome community, and everyone can find their place.

Remi Tanida- Lead Mentor for Communications Team
Hometown & Home Country: Tokyo, Japan
Languages: English, Japanese
Hobbies: Watching Netflix (my fave is Queer Eye!!), cooking!
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: A lot of greens! Doing my work on the grass under the sun is the best!

Rita Ran- Lead Mentor for Communications Team
Hometown & Home Country: Chongqing, China
Languages: Mandarin, English, French
Hobbies: I like to talk with people from different cultural backgrounds and to learn their languages. I'd love to cook and do sports with friends.
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: The most comfortable couches of UO are in Mills International Center, I swear!

​​​​Rong Gao
Hometown & Home Country: Beijing, China
Languages: Chinese, English
Hobbies: chat and hang out with friends, watch movies, and listen to music.
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: It has a great environment for international students so we do not feel homesick and alone. It is a harmonious and comfortable space for students.

Shan Zhang
Hometown & Home Country: I come from Beijing,China.
Languages: Chinese
Hobbies: Hiking, Reading and Traveling!!!
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: I make some good friends in this diversity community and find my dream goals!

Shuxi Wu
Hometown & Home Country: Guangzhou, China
Languages: Chinese Mandarin, English, German
Hobbies: Cooking and Reading
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: UO has lots of funds for undergraduate research that I benefit from.

Skylar Yang
Hometown & Home Country: Xi'an, China
Languages: Chinese, English, currently learning Japanese
Hobbies: Road Trip!!!
Favorite thing about the University of Oregon: Free football tickets and awesome people