November Student of the Month: Isabella Muszkat Besborodco, The Girl Who Owned East Lansing

Student of the Month: Isabella Muszkat Besborodco   Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil Major: Marketing Each month we choose a student for the OISS Student of the Month that exemplifies and highlights everything it means to not only be a Spartan, but an international Spartan. We choose these students based off of their accomplishments, as well as their … Continue reading November Student of the Month: Isabella Muszkat Besborodco, The Girl Who Owned East Lansing

October Students of the Month: Yixi Dong and Shuning Liu

Every year Spartan alumni come back to East Lansing to celebrate Homecoming. It is during this time that Spartans, both old and young, come together to celebrate the achievements and attributes that make our Spartan community strong and vibrant. As part of Homecoming, there are ten to twelve students chosen to be on the Homecoming … Continue reading October Students of the Month: Yixi Dong and Shuning Liu

April Student of the Month: Ahmad Abo Al-Borgol

Student of the Month: Ahmad Abo Al-Borgol Hometown: Damascus, Syria & Kuwait City, Kuwait Major: Supply Chain Management Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Sam Walton. Everyone knows the names of the most successful business people in the world today.  From Apple to Amazon to Walmart, these companies have profoundly changed the … Continue reading April Student of the Month: Ahmad Abo Al-Borgol

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 March Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen

November Student of the Month: Mariana Desiree Reale Batista

Student of the Month: Mariana Desiree Reale Batista Hometown: Salvador, Brazil Major: Materials Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. candidate, Mariana Batista, came to Michigan State in 2014 from Salvador, Brazil after working as an engineer for the Ford Motor Company. Following her interests in the automotive industry, Mariana has taken full advantage … Continue reading November Student of the Month: Mariana Desiree Reale Batista

October Student of the Month: Hafsa Abass

Student of the Month: Hafsa Abass Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya Major: Accounting “Stay open-minded and try everything,” says Hafsa Abass, a MasterCard Foundation Scholar and student philanthropist at MSU who promotes education for young girls in Kenya and advocates for greater international cultural understanding. "Just because things are different, doesn’t make them worse." Hafsa’s journey to … Continue reading October Student of the Month: Hafsa Abass