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March Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen

March Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen

Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam Major: Mechanical Engineering Hoa Nguyen’s story in East Lansing did not begin with IAOP on MSU’s campus as it does for most international students.  Instead, Hoa enrolled at East Lansing High School in 2011 when his mom was accepted into a doctoral program at Michigan State.  … Continue reading

November Student of the Month: Luyi Han

November Student of the Month: Luyi Han

(Photo credit goes to Humans of East Lansing) You may recognize this November Student of the Month from his performances during the MSU football games. While most of us enjoy music casually, to Luyi Han, music is a way of life. Ever since helping to start Shanghai’s first marching band, Luyi knew that band would … Continue reading

Student of the Month: Emanuel Cuevas

Student of the Month: Emanuel Cuevas

“If at first you don’t succeed then try, try again” This simple quote could have easily been modeled after Emanuel Cuevas’ journey to get to college. After graduating high school in his home country of the Dominican Republic, Emanuel decided that he wanted to learn English in order to better his chances of getting a … Continue reading

Student of the Month: Pedram Foushanji

When Pedram Foushanji was an undergraduate student in Kabul, Afghanistan, he was not planning on attending Michigan State. He was not mentally preparing for snow, a large campus, or Big Ten football games.The Fulbright Program had other plans. Pedram was awarded a scholarship to attend Michigan State University, and is now in his second year … Continue reading

Student of the Month: Hima Rawal

The Office for International Students and Scholars is excited to begin our “Student of the Month” series for the 2014-2015 school year. Each month an international student will be featured and highlighted on our blog, and in a display case outside the main office in the International Center. Stay tuned for great stories, fun facts, … Continue reading