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SCU First Gen Staff/Faculty Profiles

Nam Ling
Endowed Chair Professor and Department Chair, Computer Science and Engineering
Where did you attend college?

National University of Singapore

What was your college experience like as a first-generation college student?

It was a highly competitive environment. The pressure and competition to get good grades were high. However, it trained me to be able to survive well in competitive environment in life later.

What message do you have to share with current first-generation college students?

Do not be afraid to take challenges and aim high. Seek help if you need.