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International Student Council
What is ISC
|The International Student Council strives to increase International student involvement within the University of Central Oklahoma community, to build a dialog for cross cultural communication, to involve international students in campus activities, to encourage an understanding of the democratic process, to develop a strong voice for international student concerns, and to develop internship and scholarship opportunities for international students.
The International Student Council shall address and promote the issues and needs that concern international students and represent them in committees (if any) in the university.
The International Student Council shall work collectively to be involved in campus wide activities. This involvement serves to promote the identity of the International Student Council.
The International Student Council shall support any student or organization within the University of Central Oklahoma as far as resources permit.
The International Student Council was awarded the UCO Student Organization of the Year in 2012.
ISC Executive Officers and Advisors
|President:||Kim Pham - Vietnam|
|Vice President:||Shibo Wang - China|
|Secretary:||Sajana Shrestha - Nepal|
|Treasurer:||Nela Mrchkovska - Macedonia|
|Parliamentarian:||Francis Sama - Ivory Coast|
|Senator:||Charles Tape - Ivory Coast|
|Public Relations Officer:||Serli Rumbiak - Indonesia|
||Timba Le - Vietnam|
|Event Mangers:||Sabrina Ngui - Malaysia
Benny Tham - Malaysia
|Staff Advisors:||Brandon Lehman – Office of Global Affairs
Jared Scism – Office of Global Affairs
Country Associations Within ISC
Country Association Presidents
African Student Association: Seydou Gueye
Chinese Student Association: Quanxiu Jin
European Student Association: Ariane Papazoglou
Indian Student Association: Radhika Patel
Japanese Student Association: Saki Nozaki
Korean Student Association Dung Tran
Malaysian Student Association: Yoga Banu
Nepali Student Association: Aman Shrestha
Saudi Arabian Student Association: Fahad Althydi
Taiwanese Student Association: Hung-Lin Lai
Vietnamese Student Association: Lynn Trinh
Activities Sponsored by the ISC and/or the Office of International Services
UCO Annual International Festival
UCO Annual Night Market
Mr. and Ms. International Pageant UCO
Basant Kite Festival
Fall, Spring or Summer Field Trip
International Student Awareness Day
International Graduation Banquet
4th of July Parade
New International Student Orientation
International Scholarship Reception
International Sport Week
Subcommittees within ISC
International Student Advocacy Committee (ISAC)
International Presidents Council (IPC)
International Summit Committee
Mr. and Ms. UCO International Scholarship Pageant
The Mr. & Miss UCO International Pageant is held at the end of March every year. The pageant highlights the talent, culture and diversity of UCO's international students with pageant participants from around the world. There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female winners with each receiving varying amounts of scholarships. The 1st place winners become part of UCO's "Royalty" and represent the international student population at various functions.
The Mr. & Miss UCO International 2013 Scholarship Pageant will take place on April 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Constitution Hall. Admission is $3.00 and free for all UCO students who present their student ID.
Mr. & Miss UCO International 2013 Pageant Winners, Benny Tham from Malaysia and Shanta Ghosh from India.
Roll of Royalty
For more information about the UCO International Student Council, please email email@example.com or stop by the Office of International Services in the Nigh University Center, Room 137.