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Gift from Indian Community Supports International Students at Fayette

12/18/2009 —
ttMembers of the Uniontown Indian community joined together to make a gift of nearly $1,700 to Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus in support of the campus' international students. The campus was designated an "International Campus" by Penn State University earlier this year and is currently home to eight students from around the world, including China, Dubai, India, Korea and Morocco. Indian CommunityThe presence of international students at the campus provides Penn State Fayette and the local community with a variety of opportunities for cross-cultural learning experiences, for example: one international student plays on the men’s basketball team, another is a peer tutor in math at the Teaching and Learning Center, and yet another works at the campus’ IT Help Desk assisting students with computer problems. On behalf of the Indian community, Dr. Mani Balu (second from right) and Shantha Balu (left) presented the gift Dec. 15 to Penn State Fayette Chancellor Emmanuel I. Osagie (second from left). They are joined by Fayette chemistry professor Dr. Prem Sattsangi.
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