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May 20 2013

Class of 2013 Placements and Achievements

Congratulations to the following East Asian Area Studies graduates for their job placements: 

Nicholas Powers-Maher has been accepted into the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, and will be teaching English in Japan. 

Jeffrey Tamaru will be a management consultant for Allied Consulting in New York. 

Roger Tang has committed to Teach for America, a non-profit organization that places high-achieving recent college graduates and professionals to teach in low-income communities in the U.S.

Congratulations also to the following graduating Global East Asia alumni for their achievements: 

Katherine Fu (Global East Asia China 2011) was named valedictorian of the class of 2013. She graduates with a BA in Biological Sciences and Neuroscience. Read more about Katherine in her USC News feature

Janet Lee (Global East Asia China 2012) was 1 of 10 students to win the distinguished USC Provost’s Global Scholar Prize, which awards $10,000 towards graduate education. She received the award in conjunction with research presented at this year’s USC-Michigan Undergraduate Conference as a USC Korean Studies Institute (KSI) Fellow. Janet graduates with a BA in Biological Sciences and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies as well as a minor in East Asian Area Studies.