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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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Anu Paneru, Nepal

Graduate: Chemical Engineering

o: WhatsApp: +1 (318)-243-8317
apa052@latech.edu

I am an international Chemical Engineering MS student at Louisiana Tech, passionate about the conversion of bio-waste into products. Louisiana Tech's community, facilities, and technology have been excellent, and the diverse student body makes the International Student Organization (ISO) feel like home. The university provides ample resources and opportunities for student growth and career readiness.

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Jannatul Ferdousi, Bangladesh

Graduate Student: Computer Science

o: WhatsApp: +1 (806) 789-2193
jfe019@latech.edu

My name is Jannatul Ferdousi, but you can call me Janna. I am a Graduate Student from Bangladesh concentrating in Computer Science. I am a gregarious and open-minded person. Joining this university is the best decision in my life. It allows me to branch out and meet people from different backgrounds. Moreover, I am a Graduate Assistant and I work as an international student Ambassador at International Affairs. I enjoy intercultural activities. I love the vibrant community and the weather in Ruston.

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Hassaan Bukhari, Pakistan

Undergraduate: Computer Science

o: WhatsApp: +1 (318) 690-8737
shb024@latech.edu

The robust academics, the welcoming community, and the beautiful setting of Ruston spurred my interest in Tech. After coming to Tech I can confidently say that it has excelled my expectations. Amongst several great aspects of the university, the one thing that I would like to highlight is the opportunity to get involved outside classrooms. Tech has over a 100 clubs, societies and organizations. Personally, joining these organizations was the best decision I made, and it helped me meet new people, and pushed me to become the best version of myself.

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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!