Cynthia Yang ’10

Alumni and Administrator

Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruiting in Admission

Territory: International, U.S. Passport holders living abroad, Non-U.S. Passport holders living in the United States. 

Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Cynthia graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2010 with a degree in Business Management. As a student, she was involved in various programs and served as a Gustavus Ambassador, Co-President of the Diversity Leadership Council, and First-year Mentor. Additonally, Cynthia completed internships in the Admission and Alumni Relations departments, to which she credits the fruition of her interest in college administration. 

Cynthia began her work as an Admission Counselor immediatley after graduating from Gustavus. She is most passionate about encouraging education opportunites to underrepresented students. Cynthia is dedicated to serving students and families from all over the world and is excited to share the value of a Gustavus experience. 

As an avid traveler, her role as Coordinator of International Recuriting is a perfect fit! Cynthia has visited more than 25 different cities all over the world and although she likes them all, she is particularly in love with Banglore, Shanghai, and Quito.

When Cynthia is not traveling, she enjoys reading, cooking, exploring the Twin Cities, and binge-watching her favorite shows on Netflix. She lives in Richfield with her Fiance and fiesty cat, Mr. Kitty.


B.A., Management, Gustavus, 2010