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International Office

CherylCheryl Chan
Interim Director

Cheryl Chan is pleased to continue working in the Division of Continuing and Global Education as the Interim Director of the International Office. She helps provide educational opportunities to students from around the world. Prior to this role, she served as the director of the American English Institute, co-developed the online Functional Spanish for Emergency Responders course, and most recently, worked in the International Office as an interim International Student Advisor for the Division.

Cheryl holds a BA in Linguistics from UC Berkeley, an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language from UCLA, and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Fresno State. She has taught in Mexico and Germany as well as at community colleges in California, UC Berkeley, and Fresno State.

International Admissions and Recruitment

Dan Wan Danny Wan | E-mail
Coordinator of International Admissions and Recruitment

Danny serves as the International Admissions Lead for prospective freshman, undergraduate transfer and graduate students. Since 2000, he has managed in scholarships and recruitment, international admissions, F and J visa advising, programming and study abroad. A native of Kansas City and Taipei, Danny was in the foreign services for two years. He has an extensive background in intercultural communication.



RoseannRoseann Rodriguez  | E-mail 
International Admissions and Recruitment Specialist

Roseann Rodriguez serves as an International Admissions and Recruitment Specialist.  She has worked on the Fresno State campus for about 20 years and brings over 15 years of experience in admissions, campus policies, major and degree requirements.  She has participated in the implementation of several campus initiatives associated with improving student success.  She earned a master’s degree from Fresno State in Counseling and Student Services in 2012.  She is excited about working with international students and assisting them in their transition to the university and helping them to pursue their educational and professional goals at Fresno State.


KarinaKarina Yontomo | E-mail
International Admissions Specialist

Karina Yontomo serves as the new International Office Admissions Specialist. Karina recently earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Fresno State in Communication Disorder. Karina also holds an Associates of Arts degree in Liberal Arts-American Sign Language and an Associates Degree in American Sign Language Studies. Mrs. Yontomo is excited to join the Fresno State International Office and is eager to improve the lives of the university's international students.




AndreaAndrea Alatorre  | E-mail 
International Marketing and Recruitment Specialist

Andrea serves as the International Marketing and Recruitment Specialist for the International Office. She brings 20 years of experience from the private sector in marketing, along with customer service and office management. A native of Fresno and a former student of Fresno State, she has grown up immersed in the Bulldog culture. Andrea holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and will complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Human Resources.



CeciliaCecilia Paredes | E-mail
International Admissions Specialist

Cecilia Paredes serves as the new International Admission Specialist. She has experience in the student services field as she served most recently as Administrative Assistant at Fresno State, which is where her interest sparked in working in the higher education field. Mrs. Paredes is delighted to join the International Office and support international students with their educational journey at Fresno State. She attended Fresno State and earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Science. 



International Student and Scholar Services


Jasmine Jasmine Cao | E-mail
Coordinator of International Student and Scholar Advising Services

Jasmine serves as an International Student and Scholar Advisor. She brings to Fresno State a unique experience working as an advisor for universities in both China and in the United States. This career background provides her with a distinct understanding of the transitional issues international students experience.  With her professionalism and passion for international education, Jasmine has an established record of being a supportive and dedicated international student advisor who is committed to providing services that ensure international students are successful and enjoy their experience at Fresno State. Jasmine holds a master's degree in Social Psychology. 


ashleyAshley Alba Vasquez | E-mail
International Student and Scholar Advisor

Ashley serves as an International Student and Scholar Advisor. She brings forth knowledge of student accounts, student loans, administration and campus policies. She earned a master's degree from Fresno State in Higher Education Administration and Leadership. She is driven by student success and is delighted to advise International Students during their college journey at Fresno State.