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Asraa Jaber


Residential Communities Coordinator

Alice Paul, David Kemp, Lodges, Palmer, Pittenger, Roberts, and Worth

Office Location: David Kemp 1st


Asraa joined Swarthmore College in June 2016 as a Residential Communities Coordinator. Prior to that, she served as the Graduate Assistant (GA) for Campus living at Lewis & Clark College. As the Campus Living GA, she supervised Resident Advisors, served as a Conflict Resolution Facilitator, Student Right and Responsibilities hearing officer, and an On-Call and first responder for crisis officer. She co-designed and facilitate both the RA winter and Spring training, assisted with room selection, RA selection, and housing lottery.

Asraa also served as the Graduate Assistant for the International Students & Scholars (ISS) Office. In her role as the ISS GA, she started a mentoring program for the exchange students and first year international students. She also co-planned the International Student Orientation and assisted with Student Advising.

As an undergraduate student, Asraa was heavily involved on campus. She was a Resident Advisor, a Peer Mentor for first generation and minatory students, a Student Alumni Ambassador, the Vice President of the Student Alumni Association, Senior Experience executive board member, and the President and the Vice President of the International Student Government.  

In her free time, Asraa loves to cook, attend sport events, try different restaurants in the city, and plan overseas trips for family and friends.

Asraa received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Lewis & Clark College and a Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administrations from Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. She moved to Swarthmore from Portland, Oregon with her 7 years old domestic short hair cat, Shakeem. Fun fact: Asraa is a Third Culture Kid who grew up in 6 different countries."