Chi Chan '20

Higher Education, M.S.Ed.

Politics and Economics, B.A. University of Virginia

Hi y’all! My name is Chi, and I am a full-time M.S.Ed. student in the Higher Education program. I was originally born in the metropolitan Hong Kong and have grown up in wild and wonderful West Virginia since five. I am a first-generation, low-income (FGLI) student and am happy to discuss my experiences if you also identify the same. In addition to being an Ambassador, I am a Graduate Associate (read: I live with undergraduate first-years) in the Quad and am Vice President of GSE’s Student Government.


Here’s a short list featuring some of my personal traits:

  • Avid football and basketball fan
  • In a long-term relationship with coffee
  • Self-proclaimed dad joke enthusiast
  • Organizational patterns of Leslie Knope with diet of Ron Swanson from ‘Parks & Rec’
  • ESFJ: aka my personality is like Ariana Grande

Posts by Chi Chan '20

July 8th, 2019 – the first day of summer classes. I took an open seat in an admittedly cramped conference room, unknowingly finding out it was the front next to my two professors. “Student Development in College Environments,” written at the top of the syllabus. You know what’s more anxious than your seventeenth first day of class? Finding out you have to introduce...