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Rosa Yen

Rosa Yen, Director of International Student Services and Multicultural Affairs
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Rosa Yen is the Director of International Student Services and Multicultural Affairs and began working at St. John’s University more than 17 years ago. Originally from Taiwan, Ms. Yen felt a natural connection to international students and issues of multiculturalism and social change. She directly oversees the Project AIM International student peer mentoring program, Asian Alliance, and both Asian/Pacific Islander and Indigenous People heritage celebrations. In addition to her full-time position as an administrator, she serves as an adjunct faculty member, teaching Discover New York and Liberal Studies classes in the College of Professional Studies since 2007. She also speaks fluent Mandarin, English, and Taiwanese.

Jennifer Nival, Assistant Director of Culture and Identity Based Student Services  
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Jennifer Nival is the Assistant Director of Culture and Identity Based Student Services and began working at St. John’s University in January 2017. She was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. She received her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Services from the University of Vermont and her master’s degree from Colorado State University. Ms. Nival directly oversees the Intergroup Dialogue Peer Facilitators, Common Ground Series, Affinity Groups, and both Black and Latino heritage celebrations. In her spare time, she enjoys watching television and spending time with family and friends.

Jasmin Hinnant, Assistant Director of Social Justice Programs, Training, and Education
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Jasmin Hinnant is the Assistant Director of Social Justice Programs, Training, and Education and began working at St. John’s University at the end of June 2017. She is originally from Philadelphia, PA. She attended Temple University as an undergraduate to study Adult and Organizational Development and earned her master’s degree from Michigan State University in Student Affairs Administration. Ms. Hinnant directly oversees the Diversity Peer Educator Program, Social Justice Retreat, delivers DEI trainings to SJU students and staff, and liaisons between the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Academic Center for Equity and Inclusion, the Provost Office, and Human Resources to create programs and opportunities to serve the entire university community. In her spare time, she likes to explore New York City and try different vegan restaurants.

Seraiah Mariel Romero, Graduate Assistant
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Seraiah Mariel Romero is a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Seraiah helps oversee Project AIM, and both Asian/Pacific Islander and Indigenous People heritage celebrations.  She went to St. John’s University as an undergraduate and is currently earning her master’s degree in international communications. She has been involved with OMA since her freshman year and is passionate about media production and culture.

Katarzyna (Kasia) Endler, Graduate Assistant
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Katarzyna (Kasia) is a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Kasia helps oversee the Intergroup Dialogue Peer Facilitators, Common Ground Series, and both Black and Latino heritage celebrations. She earned her bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Fordham University and is currently earning her master's degree in speech and language pathology at St. John's. This is her first year with OMA and she enjoys reading and learning about new cultures. 

Kristi Campbell, Graduate Assistant
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Kristi Campbell is a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Kristi helps oversee the Diversity Peer Education Program.  Kristi went to St. John’s University as an undergraduate and earned her bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with a minor in Social Justice and is currently earning her master’s in Business Administration. During her time on campus she was a part of the Ozanam Scholars Program and has taken action to advance social justice through academic scholarship, Vincentian service, and global citizenship. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling across the world.