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Class of 2008

Zou LiangZou Liang, People's Republic of China
Liang graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2008 with a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. He is the Section Chief of General Affairs in the International Office at Shandong University of Technology.

 


Christine ToChristine To, Canada
Christine recent graduated from LECOM, College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy. Christine attended Edinboro University for two years before transferring to LECOM to complete her degree. She is currently residing in Richmond, VA to complete her intern hours prior to taking her boards.

 


Stametaal BalouStamatela Balou, Greece
Stamatela graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in August, 2008 with a M.A. in Speech Language Pathology. She has been accepted into the Ph.D. Program in the Graduate School of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for studies in the Communicative Sciences and Disorders program.

 


Class of 2007

Amine MoubtasimAmine Moubtasim, Morocco
Amine graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in August, 2007 with a Master's Degree in Information Technology. He also received his Bachelor's Degree in business administration from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in August, 2003. Since his graduation, he has been working as Supply Chain Manager for Vincent Longo Inc. in New York City. Some of his duties are but are not limited to: designing and constructing databases that help manage and sort sales information in the most efficient and usable format, supply accurate analysis on how much they sell and how much they need to order so budgets and forecasts can be properly set for the stores, and he troubleshoots and alerts sales management of potential problems with accounts and orders.


Odomo OgbaduOdoma Ogbadu, Nigeria
Odoma graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2007 with a B.S. in Business Administration-Management Information Systems. He has been accepted into the Master in Business Administration program at University of Baltimore/Towson..


Class of 2006

Agnes AkunyiliAgnes Akunyili, Nigeria
Upon her graduation in 2006, She moved to California to live with her sister and work while she took her medical board exams. Agi got a job as a research assistant - molecular biology - for a start-up bio-fuels company, Gevo Inc. After a year, Gevo relocated to Denver, Colorado. She was given the opportunity to join the fermentation team which was being put together. She was the first member of the team and had the joy of reading through several dasgip manuals to learn how to operate complex fermentation equipment and software.

In 2008, Agi enrolled in a Master's in Public Administration program specializing in health services management. She completed her degree in 2009 by taking all 15 classes online while working full time. By 2009, she was an expert fermentation microbiology and worked with Engineers and Molecular biologists to scale up 2L bench scale fermentation to pilot 10,000L fermentations using an engineering E. coli biocatalyst. Agi considers herself very lucky to be a part of this pilot scale run and it definitely broadened her horizons.

In 2010, she is currently in the same position work on microbial (bacterial and fungus) physiology and growth behavior. She is currently studying for her MCAT which she plans on taking this summer. If all goes well, she will be applying to medical school for the cloass of 2011. She began shadowing an OB/Gyn recently and is really excited to get some hands-on experience. She has also applied to several hospitals for volunteer opportunities.

"All in all, life is good and I am healthy. Because of my Edinboro education, I have a solid science background which has propelled me forward; farther than I would have imagined in such a short amount of time."


Alexandria AndrianovaAlexandria Andrianova, Russia
It was an outstanding experience to be part of Edinboro international family, and Edinboro University was indeed my first home in the US and will always have a special place in my heart. Alexandra graduated from Edinboro in May, 2006 with a B.S. in Business Administration. She has graduated with MBA in Finance from SUNY in 2008 with the MBA Student Achievement Award. While pursuing my MBA, she interned at Citigroup, where she have received the Intern of the Year award. And now, she am employed at IBM as a finance specialist for strategy. She am also pursuing CFA charter and attending corporate finance program at London Business School.

I would like to repeat how much I am grateful for everything the international student office has done for me during my time at Edinboro. And thank you for contacting me this time. Would love to keep in touch.


Muhammad Haroon JamshedMuhammad Haroon Jamshed, Pakistan
Muhammad graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2006 with a B.S. in Business Administration-Marketing. He is currently the Assistant Program Manager for the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (Fulbright Commission). He and his wife had a baby girl, Laiba Hannah Jamshed, on July 25, 2009.

 


Sudart TuntivivatSudarat Tuntivivat, Thailand
Sudarat graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with a minor in Geography. Sudarat Tuntivivat received a master's degree in public administration in 2008 from Bowie State University. She describes herself as "a small town girl from Thailand" with a dream of studying other cultures. That dream led her to leave Thailand at 17 to study at Pennsylvania's Edinboro University. As an undergraduate, Sudarat interned at the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, an opportunity that inspired her to pursue an advanced degree at Bowie State University.

Sudarat is currently studying for a Doctor of Business Administration at Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand.


Class of 2005

Tendia NdabvongaTendai Ndabvonga, Zimbabwe
Tendai graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration-Management Information System and a minor in Applied Computer Science. She graduated with her MBA at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC in May, 2009.  She has recently accepted the position of Assistant Directors for Graduate Programs in the College of business for East Carolina University.


Daniela BabanDaniela Baban, Moldova
Daniela graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. She received a Master's degree in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management from Gannon University. She is an international student and scholar advisor at Syracuse University.

 


Makhosazana SibandaMakhosazana Sibanda, Zimbabwe
Makhosazana graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Communications. She has been accepted to the Valporaiso University School of Law.

 


Erin LeveilleErin Leveille, Canada
Erin graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Erin spent the past year and a half teaching English in South Korea. Erin is now exploring returning to Edinboro to pursue her Master's in Secondary Education.


Class of 2004

Ruiling ChenRuiling Chen, People's Republic of China
Ruiling graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, with a minor in Mathematics and a concentration in Industrial Biochemistry. She and her family reside in Los Angeles, CA.

 

 


Suchandra GhoseSuchandra Ghose, India
Suchandra graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. She was accepted to Simmons College Graduate School of Management in May, 2005, which she graduated from in August 2006. Subsequently graduate from Simmons College in May 2005.  She received an IT analyst position in Partners Healthcare System at The Brigham and Women's Hospital Radiology Department.


Jalil SadoolJalil Sadool, Mauritius (Left side)
Jalil graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Media Arts-Animation. He is currently working in New Zealand at Weta as a senior animator. Weta Digital Ltd., is an Academy Award-winning visual effects facility based in Wellington, New Zealand. Jalil's most recent project was Neytiri and Jake's Banshees in Avatar.  He animated the first sequence where you meet Neytiri's Banshees and also the sequence where Jake is taming his banshee.  His next project will be The Adventures of Tintin (due in theaters in 2011) with Steven Spielberg.


Viktoria VarapayevaViktoryia Varapayeva, Belarus
Viktoryia graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She is attending the University of Delaware for her graduate degree in the Economics Department.

 


Class of 2003

Kian Chai NgKian Chai Ng, Malaysia
Michael graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Media Arts. He is currently and have been working on this "End of Nations" MMO-RTS video game for the last two years as Lead Concept Artist.  He is very excited about it and hope to share more with us when the game launches.  This game is scheduled for release in Spring 2011.  He is also working on "Mytheon" MMO Action RPG game that is schedule to come out this Summer 2010.  He was also the lead Concept Artist for this project as well.  You can keep in touch with Kian through his email kianchiai@gmail.com or Facebook.


Nobuhiro SekiNobuhiro Seki, Japan
Nobuhiro graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He completed his Master's Degree in Asia Pacific Policy Studies at the University of British Columbia (Canada).

 


Tamar SenkikidzeTamar Senikidze, Tajikistan
Tamar received her undergraduate degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. She graduated with a Master's Degree in International Law and International Economics at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC in May 2007. This picture shows her in Bologna, Italy where she did her first year of her M.A. with SAIS JHU Bologna Center.


Chinzo Ulzii-OrshikhChinzorig Ulzii-Orshikh, Mongolia
Chinzo received his B.S. in Business Administration degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2003. He is currently the Information Technology Director at Logistics Plus in Erie, PA.


Minh VuAnh Duong, Huyen "Mumi" Phan, and Minh "Leo" Vu, Vietnam (Anh is taking the picture)
Anh Doung graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration-Economics. Huyen Phan graduated in December, 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration-Economics. appearing in picture, second from right. Minh Vu graduated in May, 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration appearing in picture, last person on the right. Trung "Anthony" Nguyen graduated in May 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration-Management Information Systems appearing in picture, last person on left. Anh and Mumi currently work as managers for Bank of America in Boston, MA. Leo and Anthony are currently studying for their master's in finance at the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. They are expecting to graduate in August, 2008.


Class of 2002

Soya DjigueSoya Djigue, Mali
Soya graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in December, 2002 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration-Accounting. He earned his M.A. in International Development from the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently a Finance Associate for the Academy of Educational Development in Washington, DC.


Tanvir AzizTanvir Aziz, Bangladesh
Tanvir received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration-Finance from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2002. He received a Master of Business Administration from Dowling College, New York, in December, 2005. Currently, he is a monitoring and evaluation analyst for IFC-SEDF (The World Bank Group) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He provides a wide range of support for verifying and updating client information.


Class of 2000

Mervi PakasteMervi Sinikka Pakaste, Finland
Mervi graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 2000 with a B.F.A. in Applied Media Arts. After completing her degree, she attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a Master's in Fine Arts. She is a faculty member at Kansas State University.


Class of 1999

Cecil PoCecil Ping Suen Ho, Malaysia
Cecil graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in August, 1999 with a Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medical Technology. He is currently employed as an electrical engineer with Eaton Electrical Corporation in Fayetteville, NC. He attended Homecoming 2006 to celebrate 10 years of the Highland Ambassadors.


Class of 1998

Evan Twum-DansoEvans Twum-Danso, Ghana
Evans graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May, 1998 with a B.S. in Education-Mathematics-Secondary. He graduated in June, 2009 with an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.


Class of 1997

Michaela Getz KennedyMichaela Metz Kennedy, Germany
Michaela graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1997 with a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her family and works as a research specialist at Family Services of Western Pennsylvania.

 


Class of 1987

Fu-Ping WeiFu-Ping Wei, People's Republic of China
Fu-Ping received her master's in education in July, 1987. Since the end of 1987, she started to be in charge of student affairs or academic affairs in the Englih Department of Zibo Teachers' College (later Zibo College, and Foreign Languages School of Shandong University of Technology since 2001). She has been an associate professor since 1993. She was recently informed that she would be the Deputy Dean of the Foreign Languages School for another three years. At this special occation, I must say I owe a lot to Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, enluding Erie City and Zibo Municipal Government.

 


Class of 1985

Jesus MalpicaJesus Malpica, Venezuela
Jesus graduated from Edinboro University in May, 1985 with a degree in Computer Science. Jesus went back to Venezuela after graduation and started working for the Venezuelan state-owned Oil Company (PDVSA), for which she have been working for 23 years. She is currently Maintenance Manager at the company´s biggest refinery in western Venezuela. I married Ivonne Hernandez in 1987 and have three daugters (Ivonne - 21, Virginia 17, and Gabriela 15). I specially remember my good friend Richard Peak (he was a music major) and Roman Rodriguez, also an international student from Mexico.

 


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