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Global Ambassador Program

Mission Statement

The Global Ambassador Program promotes Penn State Harrisburg's goals for academic excellence, diversity and global citizenship by developing life skills needed to become competent and engaged future world leaders.

Objectives

The program trains future world leaders by involving students with

  • planning and implementing international students programs
  • participating in community services
  • building relations with students, faculty, staff and community leaders

Global Ambassador Awards

The Global Ambassador Program honors three outstanding Global Ambassadors each semester with the following awards:

  • Outstanding Leader
  • Diversity Award
  • Outstanding Community Service

Details and Nomination Form

Learn to Greet in Multiple Languages

Akan (Ghana)

Nana Annan is a graduate student from Ghana. She is in the program of environmental engineering. Her hobbies are playing the piano and cooking. She can be reached at naa167@psu.edu.
Welcome: Akwaaba
Thank You: Medaase
Goodbye: Nantiyie
 

Bahasa Melayu (Malaysia)

Nabilah Abu Bakar is an undergraduate student from Malaysia. She is majoring in marketing. Her hobbies include playing the drums and shopping. She can be reached at nha5031@psu.edu
Hello: Hai
Welcome: Selamat Datang
Thank You: Terima Kasih
Goodbye: Selamat Tinggal
Good morning: Selamat Pagi
 

Cantonese (China)

Huanlin (Sylvia) Yu is a graduate student. She is majoring in environmental pollution control. Her hobbies include cooking, shopping, and travelling. She can be reached at hxy169@psu.edu
Hello: 妳好 (nei hou)
Welcome: 歡迎 (fun jing)
Thank You: 多謝 (do ze)
Goodbye: 再見 (zoi gin)
Good morning: 早晨 (zou san)
 

French

Creisson Soni is an undergraduate student. She is majoring in communications. Her hobbies are creating jewelry and acting. She can be reached at cms6468@psu.edu
Hello: Bonjour
Welcome: Bienvenue
Thank You: Merci
Goodbye: Aurevoir
Have a good day: Bonne Journée
 

German

Marcel Schuessler is an undergraduate student from Germany. He is in the program of business management. His hobbies are sports, reading, and watching good movies. He can be reached at mks5468@psu.edu
Hello
Welcome
Thank you
Good Morning
 

Hindi (India)

Nipun Sher is an undergraduate student from India. He is in the program of IST. His hobbies include reading, writing, listening to music, playing video games, cosmology/astronomy, and web development. He can be reached at nys5187@psu.edu
Hello: Namaste
Welcome: Swagat hai
Thank You: Dhanyavad/Shukriya
Goodbye: Alvida/Phir milte hai
How are you?: Aap kaise ho?
 

Indonesian

Jessica Tattiana is an undergraduate student from Indonesia. She is in the finance program. Her hobby is theatre arts reviews. She can be reached at jwt5379@psu.edu
Hello: Apa Kabar
Welcome: Selamat Datang
Thank You: Terima Kasih
Goodbye: Selamat Tinggal
 

Japanese

Akiho Suzuki is an undergraduate student from Japan. She is in the engineering program. Her hobby is drawing. She can be reached at abs5541@psu.edu
Hello: こんにちは 
Welcome: ようこそ 
Thank you: ありがとう   
Goodbye: さようなら 

Korean

Paul Lim is an undergraduate student from South Korea. He is in the program of risk management. His hobbies are playing basketball and guitar. He can be reached at kxl5288@psu.edu
Hello: 안녕하세요. (An-Nyung-Ha-Sae-Yo)
Welcome: 환영합니다. (Hwan-Young-Hap-Nee-Da)
Thank You: 감사합니다. (Gam-Sa-Hap-Nee-Da)
Goodbye: 안녕히계세요. (An-Nyung-Hee-Gye-Sae-Yo)
 

Mandarin (China)

Meng Li is an undergraduate student from China. She is in the accounting program. Her hobbies are reading and traveling. She can be reached at mvl5424@psu.edu
Hello: 你好 (nihao / knee how)
Welcome: 欢迎 (huanying/hwanying)
Thank You: 谢谢 (xiexie/shie shie)
Goodbye: 再见 (zaijian/tsai jeen)
 

Mongolian

Temuulen Murun is a graduate student from Mongolia. She is in the program of environmental science. Her hobby is  photography. She can be reached at tum215@psu.edu
Hello: Сайн уу
Welcome:  Тавтай морилно уу
Thank you:  Баярлалаа
Goodbye: Баяртай
 

Nepali

Jasoda Acharya is an undergraduate student from Scranton. She is double majoring in business management and marketing. She is Treasurer of the Business Management Club and also a Global Lion Mentor. Her hobbies include, exploring new places, cooking, and learning new cultures. She can be reached at jva5325@psu.edu
Hello
Thank you
 

Nigerian (Major Tribes)

Irenitemi (Temi) Famadewa is an undergraduate student from Nigeria. She is currently pursuing a degree in computer science. She enjoys programming and having a friendly conversation. She can be reached at iof5029@psu.edu.
Hello (In Igbo): Kedu
Hello (In Hausa): Sannu
Hello (In Yoruba): E kaaro
 

Persian (Iran)

Amir Sodeifi is a graduate student from Iran. He is in the program of engineering management. His hobbies are exercising and watching movies. He can be reached at azs281@psu.edu
Hello:سلام (Salam)
Welcome: خوش آمدید (Khosh umadid)
Thank You: متشکرم (Moteshakkeram)
Goodbye: خداحافظ (Khodahafez)
 

Shanghainese (China)

Moly Gu is an undergraduate student from China. He is a Global Lion mentor. His hobby is photography. He can be reached at sqg5326@psu.edu
Hello:侬好 (Nong Hao)
Welcome: 欢迎 (Hue Ying)
Thank You: 谢谢 (Xia Xia)
Goodbye: 再会 (Zai Wei)
 

Spanish

Marlene Castillo is an undergraduate student. She is majoring in finance. Her hobbies are DIY projects and watching anthropological documentaries. She can be reached at mzc5338@psu.edu
Hello: Hola!
Welcome: Bienvenidos
Thank You: Gracias!
Goodbye: Adios
Have a good day: Que tenga un buen dia
 

Tamil (India)

Shyamili Dhivakar is a graduate student from India. She is in the program of information systems. Her hobbies are writing stories/articles. She can be reached at sud197@psu.edu
Hello: வணக்கம் (Vanakkam)
Welcome: வரவேற்கிறேன் (Varaverkiren)
Thank You: நன்றி (Nandri)
Goodbye: வருகிறேன் (Varukiren)
 

Telugu (India)

Aathithya (Adi) Divakar Venu is a Graduate student from India. He is in the master's program of electrical engineering. His hobbies are photography, playing basketball, reading, and listening to music. He can be reached at axd364@psu.edu.
Hello: Namaskaaram
Welcome: Susvaagatham
Thank You: Dhanyavaadhamulu
Goodbye: Selavu
Goodbye: Selavu

Vietnamese

Lan Pham is an undergraduate student from Texas. She is in the program of management. Her hobbies include drawing and helping others. She can be reached at lbp5061@psu.edu
Hello: Chào
Welcome: Chào mừng bạn
Thank you: Cảm ơn
Sorry: Xin lỗi
 

 

In Haeng Lee is an undergraduate student from South Korea. She is in the communications program. Her hobbies include playing the piano and sleeping. She can be reached at iql5046@psu.edu

 

Chenqi (Josie) Shi is an undergraduate student from China. She is majoring in agri-business management. Her hobbies include cooking, watching movies, and reading. She can be reached at cqs5470@psu.edu

 

Tapan Khilnani is a graduate student from India. He is majoring in electrical engineering. His hobbies include playing soccer and chess. He can be reached at tlk257@psu.edu

 

Megan Murphy is an undergraduate student from the United States. She is majoring in international politics with a focus on international relations and a minor in Chinese. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, exploring new places and learning about new cultures. She can be reached at mmm6049@psu.edu

 

Lisa Schweier is an undergraduate student from Germany. She is majoring in marketing. Her hobbies include cooking, reading, exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about new cultures. She can be reached at lcs5200@psu.edu.