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Future Broncho Ambassadors

The Office of Global Affairs Future Broncho Ambassadors Program provides international student leaders at the University of Central Oklahoma an opportunity to connect with people from their home country or region. Our goal is to provide a unique outlet where our international students can showcase their journey at the University of Central Oklahoma, communicate directly with international students from their home country/religion, and answer questions about campus, and life at UCO both in and out the classroom.

Prateek Shetty – Graduate India Future Broncho Ambassador

Prateek Shetty

Hey there! I am Prateek Shetty, and I graduated from UCO with a dual degree in forensic science and chemistry. I recently returned as a graduate student majoring in forensic chemistry. Coming to Oklahoma was the toughest decision I've ever made because I was used to staying with my family, but my time at Central shaped me into the person I am today. I have a podcast, "Randomrelatability," on Instagram. Feel free to check it out! I am thrilled to answer any questions about studying or life at Central. My interests include soccer, cricket and podcasting, and I am the programming manager at the International House.


Giannina Albines – Latin America Broncho Ambassador

Giannina Albines Chavez

Hola amigos! My name is Giannina, and I'm from Peru. This year I will be a senior, and I'm studying computer science, specializing in information science. I love Jesu, coffee, working out (mostly swimming, rowing and running) and this university! I am part of the Latin American Student Association, Sigma Phi Lambda and International Student Council, and I am a UCO Student Orientation Leader. Throughout my college year at this second home, I always feel belonged and safe. If you are curious about what it is like to be an international student in Oklahoma, please feel free to ask me a question.

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Jiwoo Han – Korea Future Broncho Ambassador

Jiwoo Han여러분, 안녕하세요!! This is Jiwoo and I am a second-year student majoring in professional media. In my free time, I practice K-Pop dancing and love sharing my daily life though the lens of vlogging. I also enjoy shopping and eating spicy food. I have been in many projects and student clubs at UCO like the Korean Students Association and Miss International UCO 2022-23. If you are interested in student life as a Korean student at Central, ask me a question and I am more than happy to share my experience.


Lewis Liu – China Future Broncho Ambassador

Lewis Liu大家好! I am a computer science student from China. I am also of Tibetan, Mongolian and Korean ethnicity. I am a transfer student now in my junior year. I have previously worked and studied in Taiwan and Hong Kong. I have also studied sports science and like to integrate and apply knowledge from different fields to acquire new knowledge. I enjoy traveling, dancing, working out, making videos and music. In this young moment, never stop.


Prash Bajracharya – Nepal Future Broncho Ambassador

Brash Bajracharya

Hello everyone! I'm from Nepal, a mountainous country. I am a senior at UCO and studying economics. On campus I am involved in 2B Leader and the Economics Club. I also enjoy traveling, hiking, photography and reading. When I was a prospective student, I had some Nepali alumni who answered all my questoins and ease my doubts. They also helped me adapt to the new culture and with major life decisions. Now I am here to pay it forward and excited to share my university experiences with other students.


Anjali Chakkissary – India Future Broncho Ambassador

Anjali Chakkissary

Hello all! I'm Anjali from India. I'm currently an undergraduate student at UCO, majoring in biomedical sciences. Moving to a country far away from home to learn was one of the most challenging and exciting times of my life. I'm an active leader on campus and passionate about Cultural Competency and International Student Advocacy. I have gradually built my community by getting involved as much as possible. I am part of the Asian Success Initiative, Indian Student Association, Chi Alpha, Pre-Medicine and Health Professionals Club, and I am interested in volunteering and community work, digital design, hiking badminton and sunsets.


Chidera Osaji – Africa Future Broncho Ambassador

Chidera Osaji

Hello everyone! My name is Chidera, and I am a UCO junior studying biomedical engineering with a minor in psychology and math.  Coming to Oklahoma in 2020 was the best decision I've made and it has been a fantastic experience. I am involved in UCO Leadershape, the Oklahoma City County Health Department, National Society of Black Engineers, African Student's Association, an Orientation Leader, the Biomedical Engineering Society, the Black Women's Initiative and International Student Council. From on-campus life to different international student experiences, I am keen on helping you with your doubts and answering all your questions related to this university and my majors. Feel free to message me!


Kim Nguyen – Vietnam Future Broncho Ambassador

Kim NguyễnXin chào mọi người!! I am a third-year marketing student at UCO. My interest lies in the digital and research marketing industry. I enjoy cooking and traveling in my spare time. On campus, I am the president of the Vietnamese Students Association (VSA) and I am a research assistant for the Student Research, Creative and Scholarly Activities. Feel free to ask me anything related to marketing, VSA or university life at Central.


Mayu Nagano – Japan Future Broncho Ambassador

Mayo Nagano

こんにちは! I am a dance education student from Japan and currently a senior at Central. Not many people know UCO offers visual and performing arts programs. That is why I would love to share more of my personal experiences with you. My time at UCO has redefined my motivations to pursue a career in dance. On campus I am involved in the Japanese Student Association and the Student Programming Board. I am also involved in Kaleidoscope dance company and enjoy choreographing, cats and boba tea. If you share a love for dancing or simply want to learn more about UCO, shoot me a message! 



Ambigesh Somasundaram – Malaysia Future Broncho Ambassador

Ambigesh Somasundaram

Hi everyone! My name is Ambigesh and I'm in my final year at UCO as a psychology student. I have had a fantastic time at Central and am very eager to share my experience and what this campus has to offer with others. On campus, I am part of the Malaysian Student Association, and I enjoy baking, dancing, volunteering and making new memories. If you want to learn more about my experience at UCO or campus living, message me!