Meet Your Mentors

Meet Your Peer Mentors

Your mentors and coordinators are here to make the transition to life in the United States and life at Lane as easy as possible. Below is information about International Student Peer Mentors for the current academic year.

Do not hesitate to contact any one of the students below if you have any questions. We are here and trained to help you!

International Student Peer Mentors for 2018-2019

Martin Nguyen, Peer Mentor

Byoungjun Park

Peer Mentor: Volunteer Leader
Parkb@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
South Korea

Language(s) spoken:
Korean and English

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Art Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree

Major(s):
Business-Marketing

Favorite place on campus:
Business Resource Center(BRC)

Advice for incoming students:
Just go for it. YOLO(You Live Only Once)

Carmen, Peer Mentor

Carmen Mak

Peer Mentor: Credit Academic Leader
makk@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Hong Kong

Language(s) spoken:
Cantonese, Mandarin, English

Degree(s) at Lane:
Association of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree

Major(s):
Nutrition

Favorite place on campus:
Writing Resource Center (WRC)

Advice for incoming students:
LIFE begins at the END of your comfort zone

Felix, Peer Mentor

Felix Adjana

Peer Mentor: Volunteer Leader
Adjanag@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Togo

Language(s) spoken:
French, English & a bit of German

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree: Business

Major(s):
Business Administration

Favorite place on campus:
Library

Advice for incoming students:
Ignore the doubts and focus on your goal!

Jimmy, Peer Mentor

Jimmy Tran

Peer Mentor: Conversation Group Leader Mentor   Titan Court Support
tranv@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Vietnam

Language(s) spoken:
Vietnamese, English, Chinese

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree

Major(s):
Product Design

Favorite place on campus:
Fitness Center

Advice for incoming students:
Work. Work. Work. Work. Then have fun

Kana, Peer Mentor

Kana Takeuchi

Peer Mentor: Conversation Group Leader Mentor
takeuchik@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Japan

Language(s) spoken:
Japanese & English

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associated of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree

Major(s):
Hospitality Management

Favorite place on campus:
Cafeteria & in front of library at second floor

Advice for incoming students:
Keep on challenging!!!

Karin, Peer Mentor

Karin Hoang

Peer Mentor: Social Media & Design Leader
hoangp2@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Vietnam

Language(s) spoken:
Vietnamese, English

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree: Business

Major(s):
Hospitality Management

Favorite place on campus:
Cafeteria

Advice for incoming students:
Do not afraid to ask your mentor or advisor

Leila, Peer Mentor

Leila Jebara

Peer Mentor: Volunteer Leader   Titan Court Assitant
jebaral@mylanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Lebanon

Language(s) spoken:
English, Arabic

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree

Major(s):
Microbiology

Favorite place on campus:
Library

Advice for incoming students:
Don’t Give Up!

Marcus, Peer Mentor

Marcus Ang

Peer Mentor: Credit Academic Leader
angm@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Malaysia

Language(s) spoken:
English, Malay Language, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese) and a little bit of Koreanse

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree

Major(s):
Chemical Engineering

Favorite place on campus:
Second floor of library

Advice for incoming students:
Learn to cook before coming to Lane Community College

sara, Peer Mentor

Sara Suksoi

Peer Mentor:Credit Academic Leader
Suksois@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Thailand

Language(s) spoken:
Thai & English

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree 

Major(s):
Business- Accounting

Favorite place on campus:
Cafeteria

Advice for incoming students:
Stay Positive!

sheryn Peer MentorSheryn Vo

Peer Mentor:ESL Academic Leader
Voq@my.lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Vietnam

Language(s) spoken:
Vietnamese & English

Degree(s) at Lane:
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree 

Major(s):
Hospitality Management

Favorite place on campus:
Art building & Library

Advice for incoming students:
Believe in your decisions!

ISPMP Staff Advisor

Tia Gomez Zeller, Peer Mentor Staff Advisor

Tia M. Gomez Zeller

Academic and Lead Retention Advisor
GomezZellerT@lanecc.edu

Land(s) of origin:
Spain & US

Language(s) spoken:
Spanish & English

Education:
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree -- Portland Community College
Bachelor of Science in Psychology -- Portland State University
Master of Science in Education, Leadership and Policy -- Portland State University

Favorite place on campus:
Outside of the second floor of Building 11 you can see our whole school!

Advice for incoming students:
Make sure you go to see your academic advisor