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International Ambassadors

Our International Ambassadors are located in offices N222 and N224 of the International Programs Building. Please stop by to get your questions answered or just to say hi!

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Daiki Itoh

Hometown: Kanagawa

Home Country: Japan

Major: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Languages Spoken: Japanese & English

Why A-State: They offer many fields of study and the environment is great! Also, the tuition fee is affordable to students.

Favorite Professor: Dr. Causey in Computer Science. He teaches the material really well. Whenever I ask questions, he is always willing to help me out.

Why I Am An International Ambassador: I like to help not just Japanese students, but all international students to mingle into society and A-State. I want to help them have the best experience at this university.

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Izzeldin Ahmed

Hometown: Tuti

Home Country: Sudan

Major: Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

Languages Spoken: Arabic & English

Why I Chose A-State: I chose A- State because it has a good Biology program; people are very kind; and it’s all packed in an affordable cost for a student.

Favorite Food on Campus:  Chick Fil A sandwiches because they have the best chicken in Jonesboro!

Why I Am An International Ambassador:  I enjoy helping and interacting with people whenever I can, and since I know how hard it can be being an international student, I chose to become an international ambassador.

Linh Phan

Hometown: Quang Binh Province

Home Country: Vietnam

Major: Graphic Design

Language Spoken: Vietnamese and English

Favorite Place on Campus: I enjoy the vibe of our school's Fine Arts Center.  There are a lot of wonderful artworks along the hallways of the building.

Favorite Food on Campus: I highly recommend the bagels at Einstein Bros (inside the HSS building) or the croissants of the Starbucks store as well.

Why Am I An International Ambassador: I am an International Ambassador because I love making new friends and connecting with people.  Besides, I want to help international students with getting over some of their problems when they find the University's environment unfamiliar.

Why I Choose A-State: I chose this school because this state is said to be peaceful and "Nature-Friendly".  Besides, the fees are pretty affordable.

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Raveena Kondasani

Hometown: Hyderabad

Home Country: India

Major: Master's in Computer Science

Languages Spoken: Telugu, Hindi and English

Why A-State: The course work for Computer Science at A-State is pretty good and the tuition fee is also affordable to the international students.

Why Am I An International Ambassador: I love to communicate with International students and help them with anything they are facing at A-State.


Yeon Jae (Jessica) Lee

Hometown: Seoul

Home Country: South Korea

Major: Master of Business Administration

Languages Spoken: Korean & English

Favorite Memory of A-State: Having a BBQ party in the A-State Pavilion with Korean students after the mid-term exams. The weather was perfect, and the food was great!

Favorite Campus Building & Why: My favorite A-State building is the Fine Arts Building (where the Department of Music is located). On the second floor, there are pianos open for the public. I like to go there on the weekend to play the piano and other instruments with other students all together!

Favorite Food On-Campus: Einstein Bros. Bagels located in the A-State Humanities building is my favorite! I enjoy having the cinnamon sugar bagel with a strawberry banana smoothie for brunch.


Yue Pan

Hometown: Shanghai

Home Country: China

Major: Master of Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare administration

Languages Spoken: Mandarin & English

Why I Am An International Ambassador: I am willing to help international students get through their tough times, and it will be an unforgettable experience in my life.  

Favorite place on Campus and why: Library! I have found so many interesting books there and the museum inside is full of fun.

Favorite things about A-State: Nice people, beautiful campus, and Einstein Bros. Bagels!!