Final Reception Spring 2020
We congratulate all the ELC Admits for University study for Fall 2020. We are very proud of you for meeting your goal!
- Osama Alghamdi (Saudi Arabia, AEP): MS in Accounting at the University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) and Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
- Alshaymaa Alharbi (Saudi Arabia, AEP): LL.M. in Law at Duke University (Durham, NC), the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI), Georgetown University (Washington, DC), the University of Texas (Austin, Texas), the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
- Hadi Almathkour (Kuwait, ELP): BS in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
- Faisal Alotaibi (Saudi Arabia, AEP): MS in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
- Abdulrahman Alshahrani (Saudi Arabia, AEP): MS in Civil Engineering-Strategic Planning for Urban Systems; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL), the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI), Arizona State University (Pheonix, AZ), and Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
- Abdullah Alsubaie (Saudi Arabia, ELP): BS in Finance at St Edward’s University (Austin, TX)
- Hazal Aydogan (Turkey, AEP): MS in Nuclear Energy Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), LUT (Lappeenranta University of Technology) (Finland), IMT Atlantique (France), the University of Sheffield (England), the University of Surrey (England), the University of Birmingham (England), the University of Liverpool (England), and UNSW Sydney (Australia)
- LiLi Chen (Taiwan, AEP Fall 2019): MS in Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
- Onurcan Çirpik (Turkey, AEP): MMS in Geographic Information Systems; Geographical Information Management and Applications in The Netherlands
- Zhicheng “Jason” Da (China, ELP): BS in Accounting, Baylor University (Waco, TX)
- Min Kim (South Korea, AEP): Ph.D. in Public Affairs; the University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)
- Mehmet Tughan Kiziltug (Turkey, AEP): Ph.D. in Gene Therapy at Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital in Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Germany)
- Yong Hee Kwon (South Korea, AEP): MS in STEM Education at the University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
- Sujin Park (South Korea, AEP): MS and Ph.D.; Texas A&M University (College Station, TX), the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL), and Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
Congratulations to our two scholarship winners!
Sujin Park (South Korea, AEP)
- Teachers said: “She is an active participant in class and always has something positive to contribute. Her attention to detail and the quality of her work make her admired by her peers. She sets an excellent example for her classmates. A wonderful student and a pleasure to teach!”
Andrea Escobar García (Mexico, ELP)
- Teachers said: “She is outstanding! She participates enthusiastically in every activity and has never missed a class or assignment. She goes above and beyond the requirements and supports her classmates. Her friendliness and positive attitude make the class better for everyone involved. I can’t think of a more deserving student!”
We shared videos to show our talent and to boost each other’s spirits! Here are just a few from the evening.
- From Rachelle, our Special Programs Coordinator, and the Cultural Ambassadors: Paige, Dhara, Kate, and Janée
- Igor Bulanov, ELP student from Russia, performing “My Valentine”
- Jack, Front Desk Administrative Associate, performing “Happy”
- Emily, an ESL Instructor, and her Listening and Speaking 6A class with “This I Believe”
- Christine, an ESL Instructor, and her Listening and Speaking 7 class share how they get ready for class!
- Crystal, an ESL Instructor, and her students perform “Here Comes the Sun”
Take Care of Yourself During the Summer
Far From Home: by the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center
- a COVID-19 Discussion Group for International Students
- Virtual Discussion Forum via Zoom
- Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 pm CST, started on 4/23
- Please note that discussion groups are not therapy groups. All CMHC groups are free and confidential. Visit the website HERE for more information.
- This virtual discussion group is open to international students who are experiencing increased distress related to the COVID-19 pandemic. International students may be struggling with a unique type of isolation, uncertainty, and stress due to distance from home or from the UT campus for those who have returned home. Other discussion topics may include dealing with travel restrictions, challenges related to online learning (e.g., potential language and time zone barriers), and navigating difficult changes in the social environment.
- Registration – Follow the link below to enter your email address. This allows the group facilitator to provide you with the Zoom link through which you can access the group. Request Zoom Link From the Facilitator.