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Aaron Cheung

Alumni of Wesleyan University
I am a sophomore at Wesleyan University majoring in the College of Social Studies (CSS), a rigorous, reading and writing intensive, multidisciplinary major focusing on history, government, political and social theory, and economics. I have also declared additional majors in Economics, in which I have pursued extensive coursework in quantitative analysis, and Government, in which I will be completing a concentration in American Politics.
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Aaron Cheung Earns a BA Degree from Wesleyan University

At the 187th Commencement ceremony on May 26, Aaron Cheung earned a BA degree in College of Social Studies and Government from Wesleyan University. Cheung received Honors in Government and College ...

May, 31 2019 - Verified by Wesleyan University
Aaron Cheung Recognized at Spring Prize Reception

Aaron Cheung was honored at Wesleyan's spring prize reception on May 8. Cheung received the following award(s): Plukas Teaching Apprentice Award - Established in 1986 by John Plukas, Class of 1966...

May, 10 2019 - Verified by Wesleyan University
Aaron Cheung Recognized at Spring Prize Reception

At a prize reception on May 9, Aaron Cheung was awarded the Plukas Teaching Apprentice Award for excellent service to the Department of Economics as a teaching apprentice. Wesleyan's awards, pri...

May, 21 2018 - Verified by Wesleyan University
Aaron Cheung Receives Academic Prize

Aaron Cheung was recognized this spring with the Plukas Teaching Apprenticeship Award. Established in 1986 by John Plukas, Class of 1966, this prize is awarded for excellent service to the Economic...

May, 16 2017 - Verified by Wesleyan University
Aaron Cheung was recognized for enrollment
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning a scholarship
Wesleyan University Scholarship
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning a scholarship
Charles Ray Scholarship
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning a scholarship
Questbridge Scholar
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for graduating
Bronx Science Diploma Advanced Regents Honors Diploma Regents Advanced Designation (RAD) with Honor RAD with Mastery in Science RAD with Mastery in Math
Spring 2015 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning a spot on an honors list
AP Scholar with Distinction
Spring 2015 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning an academic award
Aaron Cheung, "Dickkopf Homolog 4 Expression Increases Chemoresistance to 5-Fluorouracil Chemotherapeutic Treatment," Bronx Science Journal (2015). NYCSEF Medicine 2nd Place Award JSHS Semi-Finalist
Spring 2015 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning a spot on an honors list
National Honors Society
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning an academic award
Questbridge Prep Scholar
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for enrolling
Fall 2011 - Added by Aaron
Aaron Cheung was recognized for earning a spot on the Dean's List
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Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA)
• Represent students as an elected leader on the Wesleyan General Assembly (GA) • Develop a voucher program to reduce costs for academic related expenses (e.g. printing), a proposal to modify the current general education requirements to include a civic course, and student-faculty relationships • Hear and rule on student appeals to the SBC Appeals Board
Spring 2017 - Wesleyan University
Circle K of Wesleyan University
• Develop relationships with local government and non-government organizations to plan local service projects, events, and fundraisersfocused on helping children and supporting the local community
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Wesleyan University
Prometheus Fire Arts
• Perform fire arts and manipulation at independent or Wesleyan-organized events • Teach members, organize practices, plan events, and obtain organizational funding
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Wesleyan University
Student Organization (SO)
• Organized school-wide activities and events and executed plans to improve student life, academic environment, and overall atmosphere • Facilitated communication between students, teachers and administrators • Initiated, managed and updated the school’s first official social media network (Twitter, Facebook) • Publicized school activities, attended meetings, and promoted communication among student leaders
Fall 2012 - Spring 2015 - Bronx High School Of Science
Research Program (With Weill Cornell Medical College)
• Researched various topics relating to colon cancer to create and develop new hypothesis for testing with a focus on the proteins/genes DKK4, MLH1 and ETHE1
Fall 2012 - Spring 2015 - Bronx High School Of Science
Key Club International
Honors: International Robert F. Lucas Outstanding Lieutenant Governor Award, NY Distinguished Lt. Governor Award, Most Outstanding Junior Year Member and 3x Distinguished Key Club Member Award • Performed over 1,000 hours of community service and led an organization of 600 members from 9 chapters • Developed multiple new service programs and fundraising initiatives with local chapters to raise $13,707.02 (105% increase) http://www.keyclub.org/kcn/14-12-15/Key_Club_Best_of_2014.aspx
Fall 2011 - Summer 2015 - Bronx High School Of Science
The Eliminate Project with Kiwanis International and UNICEF
• Advised several international organizations, including Kiwanis International and its service leadership programs, on activities, initiatives, and goals for The Eliminate Project Campaign, in partnership with UNICEF, to raise $7,000,000 ($4,000,000 in 2014-2015) in order to purchase vaccinations for maternal and neonatal tetanus
Bronx High School Of Science
Course Assistant, Economics Department (ECON 110: Introduction to Economic Theory) at Wesleyan University
• Facilitate and instruct sixty students in CA sessions and office hours about economic theory, consumer behavior, firm behavior, supply and demand, economic modeling, utility, risk, insurance, and economic problem solving • Grade, review, and provide feedback on student problem sets
January 2017 - Present
Outreach Staff Trainer, Outreach Staff at New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
• Trained new staff members to communicate with thousands of constituents in Westchester County, New York City and western Long Island about various salient issues such as environmental protection, water quality, education and consumer protection • Canvassed for new membership, raised approximately $30,000 and garnered support for grassroots campaigns focused on NY State’s Reform Our Energy Vision (REV), NY State lead laws, voter mobilization and Straphangers Campaign
May 2016 - August 2016
General Intern, Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs at New York City Human Resources Administration
• Programmed and developed a Microsoft Access database that included automated reporting to keep track of employee training information, employee attendance, employee evaluations (testing results) and employee feedback • Performed general office duties such as creating forms, updating spreadsheets, and researching problems
July 2015 - August 2015
Intern, Sales & Marketing, Writing, Business Development, and Social Media Management at AdmitSee, Inc.
• Brainstormed, pitched, and wrote blog articles and social media posts for corporate publications in a tech start-up seeking to make the college application process more accessible and transparent to high school students • Prepared, developed and executed a digital marketing strategy to recruit new customers into the program
June 2015 - August 2015

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