International Student Spotlight http://wfit.org en Ethiopian Student Spotlight http://wfit.org/post/ethiopian-student-spotlight <p>Arsema Mulugeta Assefa is one of just a few Ethiopian students who make up the larger international student body at Florida Tech.</p><p>Some&nbsp;highlights from Arsema's interview follow.</p><p><strong>On why she wanted to come to the U.S. and how&nbsp;she plans to&nbsp;return to Ethiopia:</strong></p><p>"For me personally, it was to do with the amount of freedom, and I was able to pursue what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be here. But most people leave (Ethiopia) and don't come back, and that's not my intention. I actually want to go back, make a difference in my country."</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:14:09 +0000 Michelle Z Walker 12730 at http://wfit.org Ethiopian Student Spotlight International Student Spotlight: India http://wfit.org/post/international-student-spotlight-india <p></p><p>Jaya&nbsp;Pathak, originally from India,&nbsp;shares her insights about cultural diversity,&nbsp;integration and traditions.&nbsp;Also included here is a&nbsp;special&nbsp;online&nbsp;extra, in which Jaya&nbsp;speaks about the&nbsp;festivals of India.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 23:51:31 +0000 Michelle Z Walker 4950 at http://wfit.org International Student Spotlight: India International Students: WFIT Wants To Share Your Story http://wfit.org/post/international-students-wfit-wants-share-your-story <p>Florida Tech has a diverse student body with enrollment from over one hundred different countries.</p><p>WFIT’s <a href="http://www.wfit.org/programs/international-student-spotlight">International Student Spotlight</a> is an ongoing series created to celebrate individuals from across the globe.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:24:21 +0000 Michelle Z Walker 1196 at http://wfit.org International Students: WFIT Wants To Share Your Story Spotlight On Trinidad http://wfit.org/post/spotlight-trinidad <p>Long before her studies began at FL Tech, Sunita Ramnarinesingh, from Trinidad, had the encouragement of her father to enter the field of electrical engineering. Hear this story as well as Sunita's thoughts on being a woman in the&nbsp;science field. Sunita also talks about&nbsp;some surprising&nbsp;differences between cultures.</p><p>Catch this week-long series of WFIT's International Student Spotlight, Monday through Friday during Morning Edition.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:31:45 +0000 Michelle Z Walker 83 at http://wfit.org Spotlight On Trinidad