VSAcademy Team

Kim Chung

Director A recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UW-Madison), class of 2018, Kim Chung hails from Madison, Wisconsin, with a dual degree in Neurobiology and East Asian Studies while holding a certificate in Asian American Studies. During her time at UW-Madison, she has been able to balance her roles in VSA UW, academics, and various jobs such as a technology instructor of a pre-college program for local underrepresented high school students. Although currently “funemployed,” she aspires to work in the medical industry while still making major contributions to the Vietnamese community. Kim’s hobbies include exploring new cities in search of yummy foods and being head chef in her household.

James Vuong

Staff Member A recent graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), with a degree in Health Information Management. James Vuong originates from Chicago, Illinois and his VSA story began when he first became part of his local Cultural Dance team. Since then he’s taken on several position at his regional conference (VIA-1) and most recently UNAVSA IT Cabinet last term. He currently works as a Product Zone Specialist at Apple Inc. and a Clerical Assistant at UI Health’s Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinc. James’ passions are Urban and K-POP Dancing in addition to exploring and taking food photography.

James Vuong

Staff Member A recent graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), with a degree in Health Information Management. James Vuong originates from Chicago, Illinois and his VSA story began when he first became part of his local Cultural Dance team. Since then he’s taken on several position at his regional conference (VIA-1) and most recently UNAVSA IT Cabinet last term. He currently works as a Product Zone Specialist at Apple Inc. and a Clerical Assistant at UI Health’s Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinc. James’ passions are Urban and K-POP Dancing in addition to exploring and taking food photography.

Kevin Duong

Staff Member Kevin Duong is a third year at Northeastern University. Kevin is a photographer which lead him to be the media specialist at Northeastern University VSA during the term of 2018-2019. His hobbies other than photography is Paintball and play games.

Thuc Tran

Staff Member Thuc Tran is a software engineer from Silicon Labs. He graduated from Olin College in 2018, and his previous VSA experience includes being a member of NEIVSA’s VES-4 Programming Committee and UNAVSA 2018-2019 IT Committee.

Thuc Tran

Staff Member Thuc Tran is a software engineer from Silicon Labs. He graduated from Olin College in 2018, and his previous VSA experience includes being a member of NEIVSA’s VES-4 Programming Committee and UNAVSA 2018-2019 IT Committee.