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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
 

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

Yule Wang is an undergraduate student from China. She is in the business program. Her hobby is cooking.
Hello: こんにちは (konnichiwa)
Welcome: ようこそ (youkoso)
Thank You: ありがとう(arigatou)
Goodbye: またね (matane) 
 

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)
 

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