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Study Abroad Advisor
August (愛八月) is the Study Abroad Advisor. His area of focus is helping Mercer students explore the range of available short and long-term study abroad programs throughout the world. August graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Global Studies. As a junior, he studied abroad for a year in Japan at Waseda University. For his last semester in college, August studied abroad in Taipei at the National Taiwan University. After graduation, he then moved to Taiwan for an additional four years, where he worked for several non-profit humanitarian organizations, served as a translator for a Buddhist monastery, and taught English as a Second Language.
August is fluent in Traditional Mandarin Chinese.