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Office of International Affairs

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Jay Ligon

Director of Office of International Affairs

o: 318.257.4321
f: WhatsApp: +1 (318) 243-8593
ligon@latech.edu

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Mijeong "MJ" Kim

International Employment and Immigration Coordinator

o: 318.257.4321
mkim@latech.edu

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Sarah Ilgenfritz

International Admissions Coordinator

o: 318.257.4321
sarahi@latech.edu

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Khalilah Kersey

International Student and Immigration Advisor

o: 318.257.4321
kkersey@latech.edu

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Benjamin Olivier

Coordinator of International Student Activities

o: 318.257.4321
bolivier@latech.edu


Student Ambassadors

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Reeya Shrestha, Nepal

Undergraduate: Biomedical Engineering

o: WhatsApp : +1 (318) 605-7591
rsh028@latech.edu

My name is Reeya Shrestha. I am from Bhaktapur, Nepal and i’m a sophomore majoring at Biomedical Engineering. I chose Tech because it has amazing biomedical engineering program and professors, diverse community and affordable tuition.

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Muhammad Haroon Sheikh, Pakistan

Graduate Student: Engineering Management

o: WhatsApp: +1 (945) 237-0932
mhs024@latech.edu

Hello, I'm Muhammad Haroon Sheikh, an international student from Karachi, Pakistan. Currently, I'm pursuing my MS in Engineering Management at LA Tech. This university is renowned for its excellence in technology and hosts a vibrant community of international students. I'm thrilled to be part of this university, where I can expand my skills and knowledge. Through my studies, I aim to contribute to the ever-evolving field of engineering and management. I'm excited about the journey ahead! Please feel free to contact me!

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Issac Kim, South Korea

Undergraduate: Cyber Engineering

o: WhatsApp: +1 (318) 307-2295
yki005@latech.edu

Hello, my name is Issac Kim, and I am an International Ambassador. Originally from South Korea, I have been living in the USA since high school. My hobbies include playing soccer and watching American football. I am passionate about helping others, so if you ever need assistance, please feel free to contact me!

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Roman Shrestha

Undergraduate: Computer Information Systems

o: WhatsApp: +1 (318) 350-7429
rsh035@latech.edu

Hey! My name is Roman Shrestha and I am an international student from Nepal. I am currently pursuing my undergraduate in Computer Information Systems. The Louisiana Tech community has been growing day by day, and I can help you to fit in. The environment around Louisiana Tech University and the International students' office has always been so warm and welcoming. Louisiana Tech is a perfect university if you are looking for opportunities to grow and achieve new skills.

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Rakesh Gupta

Undergraduate: Computer Science

o: Whatsapp: +1 (318) 350-0024
rkg007@latech.edu

Hi everyone, I am Rakesh, and I am a class of 2027 student majoring in Computer Science at Louisiana Tech University.

Outside of studying, I enjoy meeting new people, and Louisiana Tech’s weekly Coffee Hour on Fridays provides a great opportunity to do just that.

Since coming here, I have been impressed by the supportive faculty and the opportunities for self-growth and professional development. As an Ambassador, I am happy to share my experience and help others to lead through everything the university has to offer. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions!