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Middletown Mayor Honors 3 Students for Service to the City

Meiyi Cheng '13 and Mayor Dan Drew.

Meiyi Cheng ’13 and Mayor Dan Drew.

On Feb. 27, City of Middletown Mayor Dan Drew issued a proclamation to thank three Wesleyan students for their service to the city assisting in sales agreement documentation and language translation between International Lubricant, Inc. and Chinese investors.

Mayor Drew declared Feb. 27, 2013 as “Yejing Gu (’14), Michael You Rong Leung (’15) and Meiyi Cheng (’13) Day.”

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Wesleyan Welcomes 64 International Students

Sixty-four international students hailing from Algeria to Zimbabwe joined the Class of 2016. International Student Orientation began Aug. 26. The program is designed to introduce international students to campus life at Wesleyan and ease their transition to the United States. Students took campus tours, went shopping, learned about writing programs, health matters, counseling and psychological services, performed a skit, and attended a workshop on managing U.S. academic and Wesleyan culture. The international students transitioned into New Student Orientation on Aug. 30.

Photos of International Student Orientation are below:

Wesleyan Welcomes 87 International Students

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International students shout "Go Wes!" during a group photo shoot Aug. 30.

Wesleyan welcomed 87 international students to campus Aug. 28-31. International Student Orientation is held prior to new student orientation in order for international students to recover from travel, often from across the globe. ISO also offers sessions that address health and medical insurance issues, programs about cultural adaptation, weather adjustment, and liberal arts education,