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International Peer Mentoring Blog

Hello! Hola! Bonjour! Xin chào! Ciao! Merhaba! 안녕하세요! 您好! Hallo! Здравствуйте! مرحبا!

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We are peer mentors for international students at Niagara University. By being a peer mentor, we live the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul by serving others and helping them adjust to life on campus and in the United States. We are so eager to learn about other cultures of international students from all over the world, make new friends and help the university become a more welcoming community. 

As a mentor, we welcome your ideas and feedback on how to make this the best experience for all. If you ever have any questions or you’re asked to explain something you don’t understand, feel free to contact the Office of International Relations (DePaul Hall, 716.286.8360, international@niagara.edu) and we’ll be happy to help you.

As an international student, if you would like to group with a peer mentor to learn more about U.S. culture and get help with being situated at NU, please contact the Office of International Relations.

We are committed to making Niagara a better place!

  • Learning from International Students

    Hello, my friends! My name is Sabrina Sworts! My majors are political science and social work. I am 19 years old, live on campus and I am the PR secretary for the Niagara University chapter of To...

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  • Count on Me

    Count on Me

    by Kelly Fitzpatrick on September 11, 2015

    Hi, friends: I am a double major in Tourism Destination Management and Spanish, and this is my junior year at Niagara. I am a lead community advisor for Residence Life, an NUB peer mentor, an...

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  • Thirst for Cultural Knowledge

    Hola! I was born in Dominican Republic (Quisqueya La Bella) and raised in New York City (The Restless City). Now part of Niagara University (or NU, for short), where no one knows what can happen...

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  • Proud Purple Eagle!

    Proud Purple Eagle!

    by Chelsea Anderson on September 7, 2015

    Hello, my friends! My name is Chelsea and I'm a Niagara University senior from Long Island, N.Y. I study communication studies and writing studies. My hobbies include going to hockey games, singing,...

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  • Learning New Cultures and Trying New Things

    Hello, my friends! I am a tourism destination management and Spanish major. I love traveling and, in high school, I studied abroad in Rosario, Argentina, for six months. Next summer, I will be...

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  • Always listen! Always understand!

    Hello! My name is Arianna Drissi and my major is TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language). I am 19 years old and I am from Clinton, NY. My biggest hobbies include: dancing, photography, reading,...

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