CSU International Programs

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 Oct. 27, 2005

Margie Yu
Public Affairs Specialist 
(323) 343-3047



Cal State L.A. 
Office of Public Affairs 
(323) 343-3050 
Fax: (323) 343-6405

For immediate release:
Cal State L.A. Students Selected
As 2005-2006 CSU
International Programs Participants

Los Angeles, CA -- The California State University (CSU) recently selected the following California State University, Los Angeles students to participate in the 2005-2006 International Programs, the systemwide academic year abroad program. The program, accommodating a variety of majors, is offered in cooperation with more than 50 distinguished universities and other institutions of higher education in 18 countries around the globe.

The Cal State L.A. students chosen include: Covina resident Cynthia B. Gonzalez, film major, University of Aix-Marseille, France; Nevada resident Carrie M. Grice, communications major, Instituto Technológico de Monterrey, Mexico; Bell resident Juan Hernandez, television and film major, University of Aix-Marseille, France; Los Angeles resident Quincy M. Hou, Chinese major, National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Burbank resident Georgette G. Jupe, communications major, Florence, Italy; Los Angeles resident Vladimir Maksic, French major, University of Aix-Marseille, France; Pico Rivera resident Thania Munoz, Spanish major, Pontificia Universidad Católica de, Chile; and Los Angeles resident Yahaira Yanez, liberal studies major, University of Aix-Marseille, France.

Every year, International Programs offers qualified 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. The 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.

Students interested in more information about studying abroad should contact CSULA’s International Programs and Services at (323) 343-3170 and visit the Cal State L.A. Web site at www.calstatela.edu/univ/intlstu/. For interested students, now is the time to apply for International Programs for academic year 2006-2007. Application deadline is February 1, 2006. For brochures on the program in each country and application information, visit the University’s Study Abroad/Exchange Program Resource Center at Administration 127.

Working for California since 1947: The 175-acre hilltop campus of California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los Angeles’ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 185,000 alumni—with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds--reflect the city’s dynamic mix of populations. Six colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Cal State L.A. is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Jazz Orchestra and to a unique university center for gifted students as young as 12. Among programs that provide exciting enrichment opportunities to students and community include a noted alternative energy technology initiative; an NEH- and Rockefeller-supported humanities center; a NASA-funded center for space research; and a growing forensic science program, to be housed in the Los Angeles Regional Crime Lab now under construction. www.calstatela.edu

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