At NBCC we recognize the need for support as learners from around the world join us for their learning journey. You are not alone on this journey, our Student Success Coaches are here to help and assist learners in their transition to NBCC and encourage growth and development throughout their college experience.
We seek to empower students to identify and achieve their educational, personal, and professional goals through coaching sessions and connecting them with resources within and beyond NBCC.
YUEYUN LONGMoncton Campus
I am so glad you are here, and I am happy to offer International and First Generation learners assistance and support. If there are any challenges in your way towards academic, financial, career and personal success, please don’t hesitate to reach
out. We can walk through the challenges together by connecting you with NBCC services, peers and more! I look forward to meeting you! Here are a few facts about me: nature and hugging my dogs make me feel calm. 5 years ago, I was an international
student who moved to Canada by myself.
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KATIE GIBBSSaint John Campus
I look forward to getting to know you during your time at NBCC! I am one of your International and First-Generation Student Success Coaches. It is my goal to help you identify, plan, and overcome potential obstacles related to your academic success and
personal wellness. I will make effective referrals to the right services at NBCC and in the community. We will work together to provide you with development sessions and establish meaningful connections to peer groups. A few facts about me: I enjoy
outdoor adventures of any kind, the sea is my happy place, and I’ve lived and worked in several countries as a language instructor.
ELLEN PIERRE LOUISMiramichi Campus
I am so excited to be here to assist and support your journey at NBCC. As your International Student Success Coach for Miramichi, I am here to help walk you through any challenges whether it be with your studies, getting plugged in to campus life and the surrounding community, finances or personal wellness. Together, we can make goals, find resources and develop a plan to get you connected to NBCC’s services and more! A few facts about myself are: I love traveling and experiencing new cultures, cooking, enjoying family time, photography and singing (one or more of these can be combined for extra fun!!), and I lived in Haiti for several years while doing missions and non-profit work.
KIM CHI NGUYENSt. Andrews Campus
I am so happy to be here to support and advocate for you to achieve your goals at the NBCC. I am an immigrant with a wealth of experience working in the settlement sector, supporting newcomer students and bridging community connections, I understand the challenges and obstacles that the international students are facing. We can work together, connect to the right resources and break the barrier. Your success is our success; so, do not hesitate to reach out. A few facts about me: I love travelling, photography and nature. I have a passion for learning about different cultures, diversity and inclusion.
All Student Success CoachesFredericton and Woodstock Campuses
We are so glad you are here, and we look forward to getting to know you during your time at NBCC! The Success Coaches are here to help walk you through any challenges whether it be with your studies, getting plugged into campus life and the surrounding community, finances or personal wellness. Together, we can make goals, find resources and develop a plan to get you connected to NBCC's services and more!
As a Peer Mentor, you will offer peer support and guidance to students, answering questions about cultural support and student services available on campus and in the community, while sharing your own experiences to support resource navigation and community connection.
Peer mentors work in partnership with the Student Services team and will have the opportunity to provide important feedback, network and develop transformative relationships with students and staff. This role provides peer support that recognizes the cultural background and unique learning needs of students.
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