World Ambassadors

WORLD Ambassadors are a select group of Stetson University international students and study abroad alumni that help build international friendships and dialogue amongst our diverse student population, assist with campus internationalization efforts and promote Study Abroad at Stetson.

Meet our WORLD Ambassadors

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Yahia Adla standing and smiling outside duPont Ball Library

Yahia Adla

Sophomore
Biology/ Pre-Med

I am an international student from Aleppo, Syria.  I am a sophomore studying Biology.
"Stetson's community became my other family away from home."

Yahia is a member of the WORLD Ambassador Social Committee.

Kemari standing and smiling in front of colorful mural wall

Kemari Cosby

Sophomore
Biochemistry/ Pre-Med

I’m a sophomore majoring in Biochemistry on a pre-med track. I’m studying to become a Physician’s Associate, and what I love about Stetson is how accommodating and helpful the staff and students are!

Kemari is a member of the WORLD Ambassador Study Abroad Committee.  She is also a Study Abroad Peer Advisor. Schedule a meeting with her!

Aaryanna smiling in front of office door

Aaryanna Kania

Sophomore
International Business

“I always had an interest in cross-cultural communications and loved that I had the opportunity to gain a greater awareness through my time in Korea studying the languages unique nuances and cultural mannerisms."

Aaryanna is a member of the WORLD Ambassador Internationalization, Culture, and Academic (ICA) Committee.

Katie smiling in front of a wood wall

Catherine (Katie) Kraft

Sophomore

Katie is a sophomore from Ormond Beach, Florida. She enjoys the international community at Stetson because it develops her language skills and cultural awareness. She has done lots of research on studying abroad and has experience coordinating international travel.

Siyu standing in front of Stetson building

Siyu Liu

Senior
Biology/Pre-Med
Minor in Music

"Stetson is a multicultural school with international students constantly coming in and out. We are here to help every international student integrate and enjoy their time here. I love making new friends with people from around the world, and in doing so I expand my experience with myriads of cultures. Be kind, be humble and always be open to new experiences!"

Ani standing in front of white wall

Ani Martikyan

Junior
Political Science & International Studies
Minor in French

Ani is an international student from Yerevan, Armenia.
"One thing I love about Stetson is that it became my home away from home from day one. Staff, faculty and other Hatters are very welcoming. They are so kind and helpful!"

Ani is a member of the WORLD Ambassador Social Committee.

 
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Alexa McDonough

Sophomore
Political Science 

"I am a Political Science Major from St. Louis, Missouri. I am a sophomore. I love that Stetson's community is so warm and welcoming!"

Alexa is a member of the WORLD Ambassador Internationalization, Culture, and Academic (ICA) Committee.

 
Shadia smiling in front of white wall

Shadia Munoz-Najar

Junior
Political Science

Shadia is an international student from Peru.

"I love Stetson's beautiful campus and the way everyone makes you feel like you are at home!"

Shadia is the Chair of the WORLD Ambassador Social Committee.

Henry smiling in plaid sweater outside

Henry Semaganda

Senior
Computer Science

Henry is an international student from Uganda. He studied abroad on a Faculty-Led program in Ecuador and the Dominican Republic.
"At Stetson, we are a community!"

Henry is a member of the WORLD Ambassador Study Abroad Committee.  Henry is also a study abroad peer advisor! Schedule an appointment with him.

Sophia smiling

 Sophia Simon

Sophomore
Environmental Studies

Sports Business and Marketing Minor

Sophia is an international student from Aachen, Germany.
"I love the whole campus and its community. I made so many new friends from all around the world and enjoy that every day." "Stetson and its community have become my second home.'' 

Sophia is the Chair of the WORLD Ambassador Internationalization, Culture, and Academic Committee.