Watthanakorn Kanthakeaw is an ambitious international student improving his language in the English Language Institute. He is from Chiangrai, on the northern side of Thailand. He came to the United States to pursue his dream of teaching children in his home country. Pursuing an English education major and American Sign Language in Missouri State is the first step to achieve his … [Read more...] about Where There is a Will, There is a Way!
Fatima Zohra Khamissi is a successful international tennis athlete at Missouri State University. Her journey started four years ago when she left her hometown Rabat, Morocco to pursue her dream and become a physician. Currently, she is a senior majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology and minoring in Chemistry. Fatima not only became a Teaching Assistant, but she is also working … [Read more...] about Even the word “impossible” says, “I’m possible!”
Ebraheem Bouq is in his first year of Missouri State's accelerated master's program. The graduate student from Medina, Saudi Arabia is studying for a degree in Project Management and an MBA. He can't recommend the accelerated program enough. "It's an amazing resource. It's faster, it's less expensive, and you're getting a great education from a prestigious program," says … [Read more...] about Creating an international family at Missouri State
Strong Hall now houses the International Flag Display, funded by the Student Initiative Fund. Daezia Smith, former SGA Director of Public Affairs, directed the project. SGA voted to pass the initiative in the spring 2017 semester and will continue to monitor the project. How were the flags chosen? The flags represent the countries of origin of our international students … [Read more...] about New International Flag Display in Strong Hall
Walking into a room with a sign that says "Tough Talks" on the door can be intimidating. Discussion topics are often heavy - Black Lives Matter, Patriotism vs. Protest, Bystanders and Crime - and can elicit strong responses from the general public. Imagine comment threads on social media for some of these topics. They're often filled with hateful comments, ignorant opinions, … [Read more...] about Tough Talks at Missouri State