Xuejiao Li “Judy”
Hello everyone, My name is Xuejiao Li. You can also call me Judy. I am from Dalian, a coastal city in the north of Dalian. Currently, I am a graduate student in Language, Literacy, and Technology program. When I am free, I like swimming, dancing, playing video games, painting, watching films, and listening to music.
Van Anh Dao “Tracy”
Hi, my name is Van Anh, people usually call me Tracy. I’m from Vietnam, a country in Southeast Asia. I am a sophomore and I’m majoring in Finance and International Business. In my leisure time, I love practicing piano, reading books, baking, and learning Chinese. I also super super super love music and usually dance along with it! I have been practicing different types of dancing since I was 12. I also love to learn about different cultural practices as well as international cuisines and making connections with friends from different nations.
Hi, my name is Astrid I am a senior majoring in Apparel Merchandising with a minor in Spanish. On my free time I enjoy going on hikes, watching sunsets, and reading. I love learning about different cultures and making connections with others as much as I can.
Hey, my name is Wyatt Kayl, and I am currently a senior at WSU majoring in Business marketing and strategic communications. I love the outdoors and showing people new places. I really enjoy traveling to places with a lot of snow due to my love for snow sports. I’m very excited to work with the Campus Friends team making new connections with good people.
Ibrahim Al Alawi
Hello! My name is Ibrahim Al Alawi, and I am an international student from the Sultanate of Oman. Since I like dealing with numbers, the stock market, and technical analysis, I decided to major in accounting & finance. However, I enjoy playing soccer and playing video games.
Hi! My name is Chiara (pronounced Kiara) and I was born in Minnesota but have lived abroad in different African countries my whole life. I’m originally from Togo and Burundi, small countries in west and east Africa. I am currently a sophomore at WSU studying international business with a concentration in marketing. A fun fact about me is I am bilingual; I speak both English and French. I love learning about new cultures and interacting with people from different backgrounds, so I am excited to be a part of this team.
Hi everyone! My name is Sam Ruiz, and I am an event planning intern for the International Center this semester. I am a third-year student majoring in public relations with a minor in Spanish. I’m from Lynnwood, Washington, where I live with my mom, my dad, my brother, and my dog, Milo. Along with this position, I work as a UREC competitive sports supervisor, organizing intramural sports leagues and WSU club team events. In my free time, I love watching sports, reading, and spending time with my friends and family. I’m looking forward to a fun semester of planning different, exciting events for everyone coming into the IC, and meeting lots of fun people from vastly diverse cultures along the way!
I’m Mohammed from Oman. You can call me Mo! My favorite things to do are reading and cooking.
Hi everyone! My name is Bailee Kramer, and I am a Senior from Poulsbo, Washington studying Communications Advertising with a minor in Business Administration. Outside of being a student, I work at the Access Center as a front desk receptionist, helping students set up their course accommodations and assist with advisor scheduling. I am excited to be interning at the international center and having the opportunity to meet new people and collaborate as a group to promote this center and their events!
My name is Eliza and I’m a senior majoring in Multimedia Journalism with a minor in History. I’m from Southern California. For fun I love to travel, go to concerts, try new foods, go to the beach, and watch sports. Go Cougs!
Hi! My name is Kendra Burlage, I’m from Orange County CA. I’m a senior majoring in public relations with a double minor in business and psychology. In my downtime, I enjoy watching TV or meeting up with friends for lunch in-between classes.
Hello, I’m Seohee and majoring in interior design. I’m from south Korea and my hometown in U.S. is Austin. Since I travel a lot, I like to explore new place and experience, and engage with society. My personal goals are to be happy, healthy, and to be surrounded by loved ones!