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International Education Week:
Phi Beta Delta 3rd Initiation and Graduation Ceremony: November 18th 2005
The Epsilon Omega chapter of Phi Beta Delta hosted its 3rd Initiation and Graduation Ceremony on Friday, November 18th, 2005. This fall semester, 28 new members have joined this select group of students, faculty, and staff who enthusiastically embrace the endeavor of international education and research. Graduating seniors were also presented the honor cords they can wear on graduation day.
The ceremony was enriched by a great presentation made by Dr. Maha Younes who shared with all participants the insights and perspectives she achieved during her trip to Thailand.
International Education Week:
International Center Open House: November 17th 2005
The International Center at UNK hosted an open house during International Education Week, to thanks the campus community for the support and attention given to our international community.
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TO: All UNK international students
FROM: International Student Services / Corliss
Thanks for making our Welcome! Picnic a success! It was a little windy at the start, but we later enjoyed a lovely evening under the trees.
A huge thank you to the International Center staff: Fauneil Meier, Ann Marie Harr, Diane Longo, Shirley Vetter, Lisa Terry, Sandra Ramirez and especially Jerry Fox (who delievered the food!); to the ISA officers: Andre Portela, Mizuna Matsuda, Mai Linh, Alex Besen, Anja Eichel, Burty Macwan and Sachin Piya; to the JAK officers: Taizo Date, Akane Hagashima, Keiko Hanada, Hirotaka Segami, Shinta Takehana, Hikari Maekawa, and Histatoshi Endo; to UNK student volunteers Erin Vetter and Sangeeta Pathak; to Steve at Hunan's for donating the delicious Chinese food, as well as the host families who brought deserts and salads; and to the band Almost Dry for providing the super entertainment.
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We estimate that we had very close to 400 people! (More than we anticipated!) We appreciate our international students here at UNK and are happy that you could attend our Welcome! Picnic.
Corliss Süllwold, International Student Advisor/DSO
Associate Director International Education
Campus visit from Chung-Ang University, Korea
The University of Nebraska Kearney was visited by Miss Jihyun Seo , from our partner institution Chung-Ang University in Korea.
Miss Jihyun Seo visited our campus and participated in several meetings and activities with our International Center Staff.
UNK students can study abroad in Korea at Chung-Ang University. For more information contact Ann Marie Harr (email@example.com)
The International Center staff and the new Japanese students at UNK would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to you for volunteering to repair bicycles.
The students were so excited to be given a bike and it was a very special moment watching them ride away.
Thank you for giving your time and talents to make this possible. It could have not been done without you!
The International Education Staff and Students would like to thank members of the Kearney community for contributing to our campus diversity by making our student's stay at UNK more enjoyable and repairing bikes for their use at UNK.
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2005 Spring and Summer* Graduates:
Upasak Bhatta- Bachelor of Science in Information Systems-Nepal
Nomathemba Bulle -Bachelor of Science in Business Economics -Zimbabwe
Samba Dieng -Bachelor of Science in Business Economics –Senegal
Sachiko Hasegawa- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration -Japan
Jana Hudakova -Summa Cum Laude -Bachelor of Arts in Political Science -Slovakia
Shoko Igawa -Magna Cum Laude -Bachelor of Science in Social Work -Japan
Yuji Kitabatake -Honorable Mention -Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science-Japan
Saili Moghe –Cum Laude -Bachelor of Scicence in Biology -India
Paras Poudyal- Bachelor of Science in Information Systems -Nepal
Arpana Rai -Bachelor of Science in Sociology -Nepal
Deepkala Rai-BG in General Studies -Nepal
Bruno Santos-Bachelor of Arts in Psychology -Brazil
Aashish Shrestha –Honorable Mention -Bachelor of Science in Computer Science -Nepal
Olga Stasishena –Honorable Mention- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration -Moldova
Fatou Ba- Master of Arts in English -Senegal
Eui Seok Kim - Master of Science in Education -South Korea
Nicolas Mirman*- Master of Business Administration –Argentina
Deven Naik - Master of Science in Instructional Technology -Zambia
Sandra Ramirez* Master of Business Administration –Colombia
Koichi Sato*-Master of Science in Education -Japan
Seyedeh Shafiei* -Master of Arts in Education Curriculum and Instruction –Iran
8th Annual International Student Achievement Recognition and Graduation Reception
Sunday, April 24, 2005
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As a community of learning, the University of Nebraska Kearney values cultural diversity. Ultimately, we aim to prepare all our students to live productive and satisfying lives in a world of increasingly interdependent and interactive nations. A diverse student body strengthens the university academically, enriches the campus living and learning experience for all students, and enlarges the educational and service roles the university plays in its community and state. Through the Achievement Recognition Reception, we celebrate the energies and accomplishments of the many members of our international community whose contributions make the University of Nebraska Kearney a better educational Institution.
The University of Nebraska Kearney’s Office of International Student Services (ISS) serves over 348 international students from 43 countries. We are pleased to congratulate the outstanding members of this community recognized today. They truly are among the university’s best and brightest.
The first celebration of this kind was held at UNK on Saturday, April 25, 1998. For Spring 2005, we will honor 177 students for their academic achievement, 24 for leadership distinction, and 21 graduates. Students recognized for academic excellence are those who have attained a Fall 2004 cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better. We also recognize those who have taken leadership positions in campus student organizations and activities. And finally, we would like to recognize and congratulate our international graduates!
Recognition of leadership:
International Student Association (ISA): President: Omar Ghamedi, Vice President: Sunu Shrestha, Secretary: Mizuna Matsuda, Treasurer: Avishek Uprety, Public Relations: Happy Macwan, and Nelson Baptista.
Japanese Association at Kearney (JAK): President: Taizo Date, Vice President: Akane Nagashima, Secretary: Yuko Nakaoka, Treasurer: Keiko Hanada, Public Relations: Shinta Takehana, Hikari Maekawa and Hisatoshi Endo, Web Master: Hirotaka Segami
Latin American Student Association (LASA): President: Angela Forero, Secretary: Maria Victoria Rojas, Public Relations: Lina Parrado
Student Senate International Representative: Baljit Singh
International Chancellor’s Ambassador: Sunu Shrestha
Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society (International Members): President: Deven Naik, Vice President: Sandra Ramirez, Public Relations: Yuki Yatagai and Fumie Terahata, Treasurer: Annetie Ouko
ΦΒΔ - ΕΩ: Phi Beta Delta - Epsilon Omega Chapter
New Inductees - Spring 2005:
Mariela Arrieta, Colombia
Daisuke Kurihara, Japan
Nomathemba Benita Bulle, Zimbabwe
Spring 2005: ELI Graduation and recognition ceremony
Congratulations to our ELI students for the successful completion of their classes during the Spring semester.
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2005 Sakura Festival
As an opportunity to show gratitude to UNK and to the Kearney community, The NCN students donated and planted Cherry Blossom trees on UNK's Fine Arts.
The Blowing of the Cherry Blossom in signifies the arrival of Springtime. Special thanks to our Japanese students as well as all the attendants to the festival.
2005 International Culture and Food Festival
International Students at the University of Nebraska - Kearney shared their cultures with more than 2500 people from the community. Every year, the international community in Kearney participates in this festival cooking, performing, and displaying artifacts from their home countries. Special Thanks to Morris Press, WalMart, The International Students Association, The International Center, international participants, American volunteers and attendants, and all the people that made of this year's event a great success for our international community.
Back line, from left to right:
Alexis Jimenez, Bolivia
Marta Cea, El Salvador
Yuriy Yavorovskiy, Belarus
Patrcik Fischer, Switzerland
Brice Gadjoro, Cote D'Ivoire
Chrystelle Martin, Bahamas
Idamae Russell, Bahamas
Liana Castro, Brazil
Front line, from left to right:
Mariela Arrieta, Colombia
Ushma Desai, Zambia
Miho Inukai, Japan
International Student Services Graduation and Academic Achievement Ceremony
December 7, 2004
ISS congratulates our Winter Graduates:
Mariela Arrieta, Master of Arts in Spanish Education, Colombia
Patrick Fischer, Master of Arts in Physical Education, Switzerland
Agnes Linjewile, Master of Science in Instructional Technology, Tanzania
Mahmoud Abdulrahman, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Qatar
Liana Castro, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Brazil
Marta Karlana Cea, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, El Salvador
Ushma Desai, Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Zambia
Chystelle Martin, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bahamas
Idamae Russell, Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Bahamas
Diana Kere, Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Park Management, Kenya
Miho Inukai, Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication, Japan
Yuriy Yavorovskiy, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution, Belarus
Dipesh Shrestha, Bachelor of Science in Multimedia, Nepal
Anisa Lulaj, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Albania
Ganesh Sedhai, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, Nepal
Brice Gadgoro, Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Management, Cote D'Ivoire
Alexis Raul Jimenez Candia, Bachelorof Science in Organizational Communication, Bolivia
| Japanese Association at Kearney JAK
New Board Members, December 2004:
Taizo Date, President
Akane Nagashima, Vice President
Keiko Hanada, Treasurer
Hisatoshi Endo, Public Relations
Hikari Maekawa, Public Relations
Shinta Takehana, Public Relations
Yoko Nakaoka, Secretary
Hirotaka Segami, Web Designer
|Phi Beta Delta Induction Ceremony, November 16, 2004
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Phi Beta Delta Induction Ceremony, November 16, 2004
The Phi Beta Delta Induction Ceremony of the Epsilon Omega Chapter at the University of Nebraska - Kearney, took place November 16, 2004. With the Collaboration of Corliss Süllwold, International student Advisor and Chapter Coordinator, Diane Longo, Director of the English Language Institute at UNK, Millisa Terry, Professor of the English Language Institute, and Ann Marie Harr, Director of Study Abroad At UNK, Inductees were reminded of the spirit and the mission of Phi Beta Delta. Dr. Finnie Murray, Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, shared enthusiastically with guests his insights about China and the importance of International Education, and introduced the officers to their endeavors. Dr. Galen Hadley, Dean Of the College of Business and Technology, Dr. Louis Flagstad, Dean of Student Life, and Dr. Murray, presided the induction of the new Phi Beta Delta members. Members presented with a certificate, and International Passport, and a Phi Beta Delta Medallion as part of the recognition for their academic achievement and their commitment to Internationalism and diversity.
Japanese Festival at UNK
November 4, 2004
Japanese Association at Kearney - JAK - Officers:
From Left to right:
Taisho Daisuki Kurihara, Takayuki Harada, Fumie Terahata, Shintaro Inagaki, Takuya Hasuike, and Atsushi Ayabe.
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