CSLA International Program


CONTACT: Margie Yu, Public Affairs Assistant

(323) 343-3050

Cal State L.A. Students Selected As 1995-96 International Program

Los Angeles, November 15, 1995 -- The California State
University (CSU) International Program recently selected 11 California
State University, Los Angeles
students to participate in the
1995-96 Study Abroad program. The program, accommodating a variety
of majors, is offered in cooperation with 37 foreign universities
from 16 countries around the globe.

Among the 11 Cal State L.A. students, seven have begun a course
of study at the University of Florence, Italy, through the International
Program. They are Los Angeles residents Stephanie S. Czayka,
Theatre Arts major; Angelica Dela Torre, Business major;
Roberta A. Estrada, English major; and Leticia S. Ortiz,
Art major. Montebello resident Edgar D. Arena, Fine Arts
major; Monterey Park resident Marvin L. Chang, Studio Art
major; and Sierra Madre resident Maria-Lisa Flemington,
Art major, were also selected this year to attend the University
of Florence.

The other four students include: Los Angeles resident David
B. Ramaya
, Latin American Studies major, who is studying at
Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico; Monterey Park resident
Cathleen C. Okasaki
, Japanese major, who is attending Waseda
University, Japan; San Gabriel resident Rick Kuo, Social
Science major, who was selected to study at National Chengchi
University, Taiwan; and San Pedro resident Lizbeth Sanchez,
Speech Communication major, who is studying at the University
of Madrid, Spain.

Every year, the International Program offers students from each
University in the CSU system the opportunity to continue their
studies overseas for a full academic year while they remain co-enrolled
at their home campus through the International Programs. International
Program students earn resident credit for all academic work completed
while abroad, and remain eligible to receive any form of financial
aid (other than work-study) for which they can individually qualify.

For more information regarding the CSU International Program,
call (310) 985-2831.

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