Campus event to welcome new international students

Thursday August 8, 2019Roger Coda
banner logo for international student services

A ceremony to welcome more than 20 international students, representing eight foreign countries, to Fredonia will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21, beginning at 3 p.m., in Rosch Recital Hall.

Countries represented by the incoming students include China, South Korea, India, Japan, Malaysia, Turkey, Nepal and France. Business Administration and music are among the more popular majors of the students.

Greetings will be offered by administrators, including Interim President Dennis Hefner, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Terry Brown and Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services Cedric Howard, as well as Jacob Czelusta, assistant director, International Student Services; Department of Computer and Information Sciences Assistant Professor Syed Haider; and Sihyeong Ha, a student intern.

The speakers will share advice, stories of study abroad experiences and observations of student life at Fredonia.

A student percussion group, led by Adjunct Lecturer Tiffany Nicely, will also perform.

The ceremony is free and open to students, faculty, staff and community members.

You May Also Like

photo of Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks scholarships to be awarded in annual competition

Friday October 11, 2019Roger Coda

Scholarships valued at $350 will be awarded to three students at the Rosa Parks Scholarship Competition awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Williams Center Horizon Room. The annual competition welcomes student entries, in the form of writing, speaking, drawing, photography and dancing, which express views and experiences with multiculturalism and the celebration of diversity.