International Student Spotlight http://wfit.org en It's International Festival Time At Florida Tech http://wfit.org/post/its-international-festival-time-florida-tech <p>On Saturday, February 23<sup>rd</sup> from noon to 5 p.m., the <a href="http://www.fit.edu/newsroom/news/4998/cultural_extravaganza_florida_tech_international_festival_2013_is_feb_23/">7<sup>th</sup> Annual International Festival </a>will transform <a href="http://www.fit.edu/virtual-tour/gather/panther-plaza-and-the-panthereum">Panther Plaza</a> on the Florida Tech campus. This vibrant cultural extravaganza is my personal favorite among the numerous unique events held on campus throughout the year. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:02:33 +0000 Rose Mantle 17411 at http://wfit.org It's International Festival Time At Florida Tech 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