calvin nguyenCalvin Nguyen works as the Program Services Coordinator for SMCCCD Study Abroad. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. Degree in Management Science, a quantitative methods focused major in applied economics with a management focus, a minor in Cognitive Science, and a certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also completed his Masters of International Relations in Madrid, Spain at IE University (Instituto de Empresa).

His interest in foreign languages and international relations has taken him all over the globe living, volunteering, studying, and working in 8 different countries and traveling to a total of 26. Most recently he was living in Cusco, Peru coordinating and consulting local social enterprises such as a textile community program selling handmade naturally dyed textiles, a guinea pig farm, a handmade leather workshop, a bakery, and a flower shop on how to further optimize their unique business needs to have an even larger social impact. He now brings his unique international experiences to SMCCCD to help students study abroad. Together with his background, he helps students so that they will have their own formative international experiences. Let’s all welcome Calvin Nguyen to Skyline College’s Study Abroad Program.

Article by Dr. Tammy Robinson