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Welcome to WE ARE UCI: Student Success Podcast! Join us for candid conversations with UCI students about the challenges, achievements, and unique experiences that shape their individual pursuit of success.

We Are UCI: Student Success Podcast Jonathan Alexander & Hai Truong

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Welcome to WE ARE UCI: Student Success Podcast! Join us for candid conversations with UCI students about the challenges, achievements, and unique experiences that shape their individual pursuit of success.

    Ep 21 - Patience during the Pandemic with the Patience Project

    Ep 21 - Patience during the Pandemic with the Patience Project

    In this episode, Jonathan and Hai speak with students Karishma Muthukumar, Meena Chandrasekaran, and Caitlin Yee about the Patience Project, inspired by the hospital waiting room and changed by the pandemic.

    • 27 min
    Ep 20 - Finding a Home through LUCID

    Ep 20 - Finding a Home through LUCID

    In this episode, Jonathan and Hai speak with Scott Lerner and Mariel Calva Hernandez about LUCID, an undergraduate journal at UCI that gives often marginalized students a home to share their experiences and explore their identities.

    • 30 min
    Ep 19: Building Communities with Ethan Chhan

    Ep 19: Building Communities with Ethan Chhan

    In this episode, Jonathan and Hai speak with third-year Ethan Chhan about his path to discovering his identity. Through the experiences he’s gathered, he helps build and develop the multiple communities that represent him and the individuals he cares about.

    • 35 min
    Ep 18 - Creating a Platform for Minorities with Sydney Charles & Tatum Larson

    Ep 18 - Creating a Platform for Minorities with Sydney Charles & Tatum Larson

    In this episode, Jonathan and Hai speak with Sydney Charles & Tatum Larson about the journey that led them to create their podcast, “Black Fam 2.5, Redefining the Minority Experience.”

    • 29 min
    Ep 16 - Finding Your Fit with Nancy Duong

    Ep 16 - Finding Your Fit with Nancy Duong

    In this episode, Jonathan and Hai speak with fourth-year Nancy Duong about exploring different opportunities, discovering her passions, and eventually finding her fit as a business economics major.

    • 32 min
    Ep 14 - Being Ok With Not Having Everything Figured Out with Student Marcelo Cubillos

    Ep 14 - Being Ok With Not Having Everything Figured Out with Student Marcelo Cubillos

    In this episode, Jonathan and Hai have a conversation with current undergraduate Marcelo Cubillos studying computer science at UCI.  Exploring the multi-faceted interests of Marcelo and his perspective toward developing himself during his time in college, this discussion explores how he has navigated college in a remote university environment. 

    • 32 min

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