Oscar Chang

Graceland University

changtun@graceland.edu

Oscar Chang

Summary of Oscar

Computer Science and Information Technology with 3.6 GPA offering the following:

  • Analytical Thinking and Desire to Learn - Successfully performed in role of mechanical maintenance assistant by adapting to new learning environment, analyzing information, and solving problems.
  • Exceeds Expectations - Demonstrated capability to go, "above and beyond" evidenced by presence on Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 honors list, and other awards such as: NAIA Champions of Character Award - Men's Tennis, and Wildermuth Scholar award.

Education

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Graceland University, Lamoni, IA Anticipated May, 2016
Major: Computer Science & Information Technology
Related coursework:
Principles Of Computing, Computer Organization - Hardware, ObjectOriented Programming, Web Programming

Skills & Abilities

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Programming languages: Python, Java, HTML5, CSS
Software: Microsoft
Operating Systems: Windows 98, 7, XP, 8
ADDED VALUE
International background with the ability to speak Malay and Mandarin fluently.

Experience

GRACELAND UNIVERSITY, Lamoni IA | August 2013 - Present
Mechanical Maintenance Student Assistant

●  Utilized problem solving and learned mechanical skills while providing assistance to tradesman working in plumbing and electrical.

Athletics Department
●  String all racquets that are compatible with the stringing machine.

Receptionist
●  Provide security for residents in the building by following visitor check in policy.
●  Welcome campus guets and provide information about campus and services.

JR SPORTS - Selangor, Malaysia | January 2012 - August 2012
Tennis Coach

●  Conducted tennis lessons to diverse group of leisure players ranging in age and ability.
●  Managed a safe and positive environment for clients that provided enjoyment and resulted in client loyalty and referrals.
Kuching
Kuching Town Cat Fountain
The Beach
Bako National Park Beach
Cultural Village
Cultural Village Performance

Personal Life

Oscar Chang is a Malaysian born half Chinese, half Filipino. He lives in Kuching which is the capital of the Sarawak state. Being brought up by a Chinese father and a Filipino mother, Oscar and his other two siblings were able to pick up English because their parents want to mutually respect each other by using the language that both individual can understand. Besides English, Oscar is able to communicate in the Malay language and in Mandarin due to the education system in Malaysia. Most schools in Malaysia will require students to learn English and the Malay language. There are classes that offers students to learn other languages, most commonly the Chinese language but those classes are optional. At the age of 12, he started to pick up tennis and continue to play even after high school. He managed to win some minor tournaments in his tennis career, represented his state for 3 years and represented Malaysia to compete in the Junior Davis Cup. Unfortunately, the 2008 Junior Davis Cup team did not make it to the main event but they managed to hold the 13th place out of 16 teams. After high school, he further his tennis carrier as a young coach and attended the Professional Tennis Registry seminar to gain more experience in coaching. After a year, he wanted to further his tennis carrier and education by attending a college in the land of opportunities, the United States. He then accepted the offer to attend at Graceland University for both education and tennis. He is currently at his sophomore year and a Computer Science and Information Technology major.

Homeland

Malaysia is located in the South-east Asia, one of the most diverse countries on Earth and consists of 13 states and 3 federal territories. Sarawak is one of the 13 states in Malaysia and known as the Land Of the Hornbills. Most cities and towns in Sarawak were named after an animal. Oscar's home town is Kuching, which means cat in the Malay Language. Kuching is known for it's food, quite a number of cat statues in the city, wildlife adventures, national parks and other tourist spots that even Oscar yet to experience. According to Oscar, the two popular tourist spots are the Cultural Village and the Bako National Park. The Cultural Village is a village where all different cultures and races stay together in a community. They will do their very best to keep their traditions and the way of living in the old days. The community comprises of local Sarawakian group namely the Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu, Melanau, and other minor tribes plus the Malays, Chinese and Indians. The Bako National Park is for anybody that wants to witness the natural beauty of Sarawak. There will be tour guides for jungle trekking, boat rides to visit the Bako Village, and get to see the spectacular nature of the rainforest.