Campus event to welcome new international students

Thursday August 8, 2019Roger Coda
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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.

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