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Student Life

Your college experience will be one of the most inspiring, engaging and rewarding times of your life. A-State facilitates a wide array of campus involvement opportunities through Leadership Center, Multicultural Center and International Programs such as Leadership programs, various Student Organizations, Volunteer A-State, Minority Welcome week, Hispanic Heritage month, International Education Week etc. We encourage you to get INVOLVED and add to your learning experience.

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International Student Organization

African Students Association (A-State)

Contact: Andrea Kouame  / Advisor: Jeanne d'Arc Gomis

Purpose: to promote cultural diversity, by attracting more African students to A-State.  Our goal is to facilitate the social integration of African students in A-State and the Jonesboro community.  We aspire to support each other to become active members of the Jonesboro community while sharing our cultural treasures.  Any African or sympathizer of Africa can be a member of the organization.

Bangladeshi Student Organization

Contact: Sumon Roy  / Advisor: Dr. Zahid Hossain

Purpose: to unite all students form Bangladesh and of Bangladeshi origin at A-State and promote friendship and understanding among the students and community members, to keep the culture and arts of Bangladesh alive in our heart organizing various events, and to extend all possible assistance to the prospective Bangladeshi students coming to the university.

Chinese Student Organization (CSO)

Contact:Qinhan Hu  / Advisor: Xiankui Hu

Purpose: To serve Chinese students, exists to help them better adapt to life at A-State. Also, to help carry forward the Chinese culture to American students and any people who want to know more about China.

Indian Student Organization (ISO)

Contact: Bhargav Kumar Potti / Advisor: Pradeep Mishra

Purpose: Educating students on Indian culture and educating Indian students on American culture.

International Student Association (ISA)

Contact: Anukrit Chapagain / Advisor: Akuri Lingenfelter

Purpose: To support international students and promote cultural awareness.

Japanese Student Organization (JSO)

Contact: Misato Tsuruta  / Advisor: Hidoya Koizomi 

Purpose: Cross-cultural activities to provide all students opportunities to experience Japanese culture and language.

Korean Student Association

Contact:  Joonwon Seo / Advisor:  Donghoon Kim

Purpose: To bring together Korean students on campus and welcomes any students who are interested in Korean culture and language.

MUSLIM STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Contact: Shabib Alzuabi  / Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Abhah Alam

Purpose: To serve the needs of Muslim students in ASU and help increase the awareness of the University community about Islam and its beliefs through educational programs thereby promoting knowledge and understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims.

NEPALESE STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Contact: Rukshal Bohara  / Advisor: Dr. Manu Bhandari

Purpose: To establish better relationships among Nepalese and other students at A-State and at the same time promote the Nepalese culture and traditions.

Saudi Student Club

Contact: Mesfer Alhareth / Advisor: Hashim Ali

Purpose: To support Saudi students at A-State and organize Saudi cultural events.

VIETNAMESE STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Contact: Trang Nguyen  / Advisor: Thilla Sivakumaran

Purpose: To bring Vietnamese and other students together and promote the Vietnamese culture and traditions.

Academic Life

Maintaining good academic standing for international students is important not only for the academic success but also to maintain immigration status in United States. Failure to maintain good academic standing could jeopardize student’s immigration status.

Faculties and Staff at A-state are committed to assist students succeed in their academic journey. Need additional guidance to succeed, contact:

Academic Departments: Faculties and Staff at your major department will have resources to assist you.

The English Learning Academy: Need additional free help with writing, listening and speaking skills, contact our ESL program.