Service in Thailand Participants
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Luyen Dinh Phan ’92, International Student Adviser and Associate Director of Admission first studied in Thailand as a student on the Term in Asia program, 1990-91. He lived in Thailand for five-years (94-99) working as an English teacher, managing the Thailand office of World Teach and then for Population Development International. Luyen will use the experience to better advise international students, stressing the mission of the College, as well as sharing the experience with prospective students and their families.
The following students were chosen for their diverse academic interests and personal experience. They are all developing into citizens of the world due to the fact that nearly all are currently international students at St. Olaf and/or were high school exchange students.
Vera Belazelkoska, Macedonia, '09
Vera hopes to work for the UN one day where she will be able to explore her interested in international relations, economics, and political science.
Linn Dale, Norway, '07
Linn would like to pursue a career in nursing upon completion of her St. Olaf students in psychology and exercise science.
Chad Goodroad, U.S., '09
Chad was a Rotary Exchange student in France (04-05) and aspires to work for an international NGO. He hopes to learn how McKean operates and apply his English and political science majors.
José Martínez Romo, México, '08
Jose, biology and Spanish education major, hopes to learn about Thailand culture and communication styles.
Khammawan (Tong) Tangtanaporn, Thailand, '09
Tong, chemistry major at St. Olaf, would like to attend medical school in the U.S. before retuning to her homeland. Tong will help with group with orientation.