Aug. 26, 2011
International students from 17 countries arrived at Shawnee State University for Fall Semester. The Center for International Programs and Activities (CIPA) planned a full day for an orientation for the students and SSU's Shawn E. Bear dropped by to welcome them.
Students attending in the front row are, from left, El Mehdi Rahoui, Morocco; Eric Allou, Ivory Coast; Amina Dashkevish, Russia; Cemil Guezel, Turkey; Lusine Toumasyan, Armenia; and Nida Zafar, Pakistan.
In the second row are Rita Haider, CIPA director; Alexandra Martinez, Honduras; Huang Xueping, China; Li Jingxuan, China; Ellen Berry, CIPA assistant; Maria Sanz-Taus, Spain; Anna Shchetinina, Russia; and Ali Noordin, Kenya.
In the third row are Hala Akoushli, Syria; Julia Schirholz, Germany; Euginia Neaga, Spain; Clement Allou, Ivory Coast; Raffaele Tufano, Italy; Seph Webster, UK; Sam Garcia, Phillipines; Inna Tarzhinskaya, Turkmenistan; Oleksander Vovk, Ukraine; and Mingchen Sun, China.