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Two international students from Hunan Normal University sit with Julie Juan Yu (right), Ph.D., director
of China Program and Chinese Program, at a Nov. 17 Thanksgiving celebration for international
students in Cardinal Foley Campus Center. PHOTO: SAHR KARIMU ’26/THE HAWK

International student numbers bounce back post-pandemic

Ally Engelbert November 29, 2023

The international student population at St. Joe’s has been slowly increasing following a significant decline during the height of the covid-19 pandemic. During the 2019-20 academic year, there were...

Roig started in 27 out of 29 games for the Hawks last season. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Senior leader returns to Hawk Hill from Spain amidst pandemic

Riley Frain November 17, 2020

After the completion of the 2019-20 women’s basketball season, senior guard Lula Roig was excited to return home to Barcelona, Spain and visit family during spring break 2020 after grinding out a long...


International students decide: return home or remain in U.S. as virus spreads

Cara Smith March 24, 2020

Mung Yun, an international student from China, is returning home due to her fear of a “loss of control in America” over the outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. “I think most Americans don’t...

Kathrin Bentz 20 and her sister Carlotta Betnz last Christmas Eve at their home in Dessendorf, Germany. PHOTO COURTESY OF: KATHRIN BENTZ 20

Christmas around the world

Andrea Rodriguez December 17, 2018

International students share their holiday traditions Roommates Kathrin Bentz ’20 and Victoria Kammerinke ’20 will be heading home to Germany at the end of the semester to celebrate Christmas with...

Senior forward Anna Willocks 
Palmerston, New Zealand (Photo courtesy of SJU Athletics).

Adapting to the culture

Nick Karpinski October 2, 2018

St. Joe's field hockey with strong international presence The St. Joe’s field hockey team has the largest international player presence of any Division I Hawk team. The seven student athletes come from...

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