International Student Orientation Leaders
Core Group Leaders (CG)
Shameer Zahid '18
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Hi all! My name is Shameer and I am a Mathematical Economics and International Relations double major from Lahore, Pakistan. I am currently studying abroad in Geneva and traveling all over the continent but will be back in Hamilton to serve as your CG this ISO. I am really excited to meet you all in the fall and I hope you all have a good summer!
Kensei Zhang '18
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Hello! I’m a Senior from Tokyo, Japan and currently majoring in Economics and History. Besides my involvement with OISS, I’m also the vice-president of Colgate Ski & Snowboard Club, the president of Japan Club, and a member of the Budget Allocation Committee. Last spring semester, I was in London as part of the London History Study Group. It is a pleasure to be a CG for the third year, and I cannot wait to meet the fantastic International Class of 2021.
Xiao (Rose) Cui '20
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Hi everyone! My name is Rose Cui and I am a Mathematical Econ and Computer science major. I am currently involved as a research assistant in the department of East Asian Languages and Literature, Chinese Dance Club, and LLHR Dance Group. I like to dance, eat delicious food, love dogs, and be out in the sun ^-^. ISO was one of the most memorable experiences I had on campus and I look forward to seeing you all soon!
Alexus Gian '20
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Hi! My name is Alexus, and I’m from the sunny isle of Singapore. I spend my free time exploring Hamilton by going on walks and runs, planning backpacking trips with my friends and listening to music. On campus, I am involved in the women’s Water Polo team, Southeast Asian League, the Natural History museum, and more. I am planning on majoring in Molecular Biology and Economics. I’m so excited to welcome you all to our community, and cannot wait for August to come!
Haejoo Kim '20
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Hi!! I'm Haejoo, a first year planning to major in Psychology and minor in Chemistry, and I'm from Seoul, South Korea. I have met so many wonderful people from all over the world through OISS, and these people have played a major role in making my first year here so memorable. I am excited for this year's ISO and can't wait to meet everyone!
Levan Mekerishvili '20
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Welcome to Colgate! I am Levan, a rising sophomore from Tbilisi, Georgia. Most probably, I will major in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry. I am thrilled to be part of the international student orientation this fall. ISO for me till this day remains one of the most treasured moments of my whole Colgate experience and I will definitely do my best to make your first days as wonderful as mine were! Orientation will lay the foundation for your soon-to-come exciting years spent on this campus and I hope that you all make the most of it!
Saad Munir '20
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Hello Everyone! My name is Saad Munir, an international student in Colgate from Lahore, Pakistan. I am currently a prospective Mathematical Economics major. The International Students Orientation was definitely one of the highlights of my first year at Colgate, and I am extremely excited to serve as a core group leader for the upcoming orientation. Brace yourselves for loads of fun events over the week and I hope you’re all as excited as I am! If you all have any question about my experience at Colgate so far, just hit me up and I will be more than happy to address any concerns.
Kasheena (Kash) Rogbeer '20
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Welcome to Colgate! I am Kasheena, a rising sophomore from the island of Mauritius. I am considering a double major in Psychology and Middle Eastern Studies. I am going to be a Core Group Leader (CG) for the Class of 2021 and I cannot wait to share my love for Colgate and its community with all of you. Fear not, you are about to enter a world of opportunities and be surrounded by amazing people! At Colgate, we appreciate diversity and encourage you to be whoever you want to be. Always remember that throughout your 4 years on this campus, OISS will always be here to guide and support you. We are a family!
Ruoyu (Tony) Guo '19
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My name is Tony, and I'm a rising junior majoring in math and classics. I'm from China. I enjoy meeting and talking to new people, and that is why I want to work for OISS. It is a place where people come together from all over the world and are excited about learning new cultures. OISS is always a comfortable place for me and hence I would love to offer help to whoever needs it. I am glad that I will be contributing to this year's orientation!