Jonathan Wang serves as the Director for USC Asian Pacific American Student Services (APASS). Originally from the Bay Area, Jonathan graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in Management Science and a minor in Education Studies. Jonathan graduated in 2012, with a Master’s in Education in Post-secondary Administration and Student Affairs from the USC Rossier School of Education. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education from Rossier.
Jonathan held various student leadership positions and became heavily involved in the development of the residential experience at UCSD’s Thurgood Marshall College. After graduating from UCSD, Jonathan worked within public finance in the Bay Area and founded his own tutoring company serving local youth. Jonathan decided to pursue his masters after realizing that his true calling is working with college students and assisting with their success and development.
In 2012, Jonathan joined the USC Division of Student Affairs as the Assistant Director for APASS after graduating from PASA. Through the last 3.5 years, Jonathan has served in various leadership positions within NASPA, conducted research projects and published two articles focused on marginalized student populations and international higher education, and has continued to present at both regional and national conferences.
Queena Hoang serves as the Center Supervisor of Asian Pacific Amercan Student Services. Originally from sunny Orange County, California, Queena is a proud UC Santa Barbara Gaucho alumna where she received her B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Education. After graduating in 2011, Queena made her way across the country to Vermont to earn her M.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration at the University of Vermont.
In her 4 years at UVM, Queena served in the Department of Student Life as the Graduate Assistant (2011-2013), Program Coordinator (2013), and Assistant Director (2013-2015) for Campus Programs. After braving 4 years in the snow, Queena made her way back to California and is most recently coming to us from San Diego State University after serving as the Program Coordinator for the Aztec Student Union. Queena brings years of experience in event management, program development, and supervision and advising of student organizations and staff.
Outside of her roles and responsibilities on campus, Queena dedicates her time and leadership to NASPA, the Association for Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education. She has held multiple positions within the association, including the Regional Advisory Board, the Foundation Board of Directors, and the Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community (APIKC). She was most recently elected to serve as the incoming 2017-2019 Co-Chair for the APIKC and is excited to build connections between both her roles in APASS and the APIKC.