Andew Jessip is an undergraduate senior Global Studies major at the University of Northern Iowa. Andrew joined the McNair Scholars Program to gain access to the many resources as well as develop academically and professionally. His research interests include the study of underrepresented populations in college settings but more specifically the integration of immigrant and first generation populations. After graduation Andrew plans to seek a P.h.D. in Educational Leadership with research concentrated on minority student development. In addition, he hopes to work with international recruitment or populations on college campuses. Andrew is involved with UNI Jump start, UNI Hispanic Latino Union, and UNI Ethnic Student Promoters.