Dr. Jerry Yonga comes to Southern States University after serving as Dean of the ICT Faculty in Yaounde, Cameroon. Dr. Yonga is a researcher and consultant in Information Technology Cybersecurity. With over thirty years of direct experience in cybersecurity, project management, and software engineering, he has taught courses online and in the classroom since 2008.
Paulo is an electronic engineer, born and raised in Brazil; he has always been extremely connected to technology, son of an engineer who has worked at the family’s company since he was 11. Paulo has a passion for helping those who intend to learn. Currently connected to the IT market, he works as a network
Asfat Yahya Kajuna is a student in the MBA program at Southern States University, San Diego campus. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Production and Operations Management at Mzumbe University, Tanzania. Her professional experience involves working as a project manager at a Kajuna Investments Company (Road Construction Company) in Tanzania. She speaks Swahili and English.
Fabiana is based at the Irvine Campus and is currently studying in the MBA program at SSU. She speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish. Fabiana worked in Sales, and Marketing in Brazil, and as a Product Specialist during her OPT in the US. Her belief is that studying means to keep challenging yourself and growing as
Jason Yore - Academic Advisor
Jason Yore is a trained ESL instructor who has lived and taught abroad in places like Thailand and Turkey. When he is not teaching or traveling, he is watching soccer, playing games, watching movies, or going to concerts. He is a self-proclaimed foodie being that he is of Vietnamese and Italian heritage. He hopes, with
My name is Nazarii Manko, I’m an international student from the Ukraine. Before I came to SSU I had graduated from the University of Economics in Poland. I love to travel, discover something new and meet new people from all over the world. I will be glad to help every student and answer all your
My name is Marly Vivien P. Lopes de Araujo. However, I prefer the short version of Vivien Araujo. I came to the U.S. in 2011, to study English and to get a master’s degree in law. I studied for the California Bar Exam, and I passed. Currently, I am waiting for the C.A. Bar association
Poshan Prasad Thakur - IT Specialist
Poshan Prasad Thakur is an Information Technology Specialist at SSU. His educational background consists of a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok, India and a Master of Science in Information Technology Management from College for Professional Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal which is affiliated to Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
Cindy Goussak - MBA / Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Cindy Goussak holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California. Her emphasis was in Marketing, and shortly after graduating, she embarked upon a marketing career as a Marketing Communications Specialist at Nevada State Bank and over the course of four years grew into the position of Marketing Director, overseeing the marketing,
Katia Stsefaniak - Governance Board
Katia Stsefaniak is the founder of The Alma Future Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to helping orphanages in Mexico deliver exceptional care, education, and experiences to children in need. Katia is originally from Belarus, and made her way to the United States at the age of 22 to pursue further education. Since graduating from Southern States