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!
Written by Boni The Beginning of Xuxiang’s Story Xuxiang Zou grew up in China and there she began her degree in choral conducting. When the Missouri State University Chorale visited China in 2015, director Cameron LaBarr recommended that Xuxiang come to Missouri State to study and sing in one of the choirs. She visited the United States for the first time in 2016 for a … [Read more...] about Spotlight: Xuxiang
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!”
Motoki Yasui came to Springfield 5 years ago as an international student at the English Language Institute. After completing the English for Academic Purposes program at the ELI, Motoki went to OTC and received an Associate of Arts degree. Motoki was excited to transfer to Missouri State last summer because now he's even closer to his dream of becoming a Child Life … [Read more...] about Career dreams are becoming reality for this aspiring Child Life Specialist
Nyaigoti, a freshman international student from Kenya, left her homeland in August 2018 to study at Missouri State University. Her journey from Nyamira County in Kenya to Springfield has not been an easy one. But the challenges she has had to overcome has made her realize how strong she is. Escaping a difficult life Back home, Nyaigoti, the oldest of four siblings, had to … [Read more...] about Springfield community shows generosity to international student