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Cambrian celebrates the accomplishments of its international students, alumni

Second annual Celebrating success event honours students and the international student experience

Cambrian College hosted its second annual Celebrating Success event last week, to honour the accomplishments and contributions of its international students and alumni.

The event included a keynote speech by Enrique Paraco, City of Greater Sudbury immigration and development officer, followed by presentations from other key community members, said a press release. 

Paraco returned to the stage later in the evening to participate in a panel discussion with former student Ryan Lougheed, general manager at Walden Equipment. During which the two shared perspectives on studying internationally, with an emphasis on what the City of Greater Sudbury and Cambrian College are doing to improve the experience.

“We are proud to celebrate the achievements of our growing and diverse
international student community by acknowledging Cambrian international students
that have won 150 Excellence and Community scholarships worth $75,000 as well as
hearing from successful Cambrian alumni now working and living in Sudbury,” said Kristine Morrissey, Cambrian College vice president of international, finance and administration.

“Our campus community has always been like a family,” adds Morrissey.  “As I look around our campus, I see a truly global, modern family, diverse in our backgrounds but sharing one common goal to learn and seek a higher education and a prosperous life.” 

International students and alumni honoured include: 
Winners of the Excellence and Community Scholarships
Ramone Davis – Millwright apprentice, Walden Equipment
Yahel Rodriguez Manssur – Power BI consultant, Vale
Kiran Krishnan – Digital Media & Communications Coordinator, SAMSSA
Cristina Cromeyer – Graphic Designer, Northern Policy Institute 

Find more information on Cambrian College's international programming here