International Student Ambassador: An International Perspective From Shivani Purohit
September 18 2020"...This journey so far has sure been challenging, but every challenge has helped me become stronger. In the past three years that I have been at MTSU, I have started to dream bigger and believe in myself more than I previously did. With support from my parents and the help of all the beautiful people that I have met at MTSU, I have been able to create a life here and call Tennessee my second home. As I am preparing to graduate this upcoming May, I am excited for the next adventure that awaits for me, but I am also saddened by the possibility of having to leave my “HOME” once again...”
International Student Ambassador: An International Perspective From Aaliyah Gray
September 18 2020"...Being the introvert that I am, I initially struggled to adapt to the social atmosphere of MTSU, but it was only a matter of time before I met so many different people to help me not feel alone. I love MTSU’s plethora of organizations because they enabled me to be active and to break out of my shell and grow..."
International Ambassador: An International Perspective From Nawaf Alogaily
September 18 2020"...Being an international student is difficult at first because you will be in a different country all by yourself not knowing anyone; but with the help and support of the international office, friends, and professors, you will get through it. I remember when I arrived at Murfreesboro, I didn’t know anyone. The day of orientation the international staff were so kind, welcoming, and to this day they are still checking up on me even though I graduated. I got to meet a lot of my friends at MTSU, who are still my friends until this day..."
International Student Ambassador: An International Perspective From Nakanya Rodruepid
September 18 2020"...It is not easy to move to a new place where I did not know anyone. However, it was not impossible with the support of fellow students, professors, and the international student offices..."