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International Student Spotlight: Saleh Almejaibel

Saleh Almejaibel Does your name have a special meaning?  I was named after one of the prophets in my religion (Islam) and it means "good man." Country: Kuwait (its near Dubai) Major: Chemical Engineering Class Year: 2019 Tell us about yourself:  I’m 20-years-old and I was born in Kentucky. My father was studying for his PhD at the time at Eastern Kentucky University. Traveling is my passion and my family is the most important thing in my life. Also,... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 20, 2017

International Student Spotlight: Gabriela Morales Medina

Gabriela M. Morales Medina Does your name have special meaning? Not that I’m aware of, but I think it’s funny how I got my name. My mom knew she wanted to have a daughter named Gabriela since she was a kid so as soon as she got pregnant, she started calling me Gabriela. Now my dad didn’t love the name at first, so he argued that it should be changed so “it would better match my last name” and my mom just replied that if that was the case, she’d just... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 13, 2017

International Student Spotlight: Pisey Chhoeum

Pisey Chhoeum Does your name have special meaning? Pisey — ពិសី​ — in English language means "superior." Hometown/Country: Cambodia Major: General Studies Class Year: 2016-2017 Tell us about yourself:  I am an exchange fellowship student at CBU for one year with support from the Harpswell Foundation. I am majoring in Architectural Engineering at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia. I am in a big family... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, February 27, 2017