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Global Awareness of Cottey Students Grows at Model United Nations

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By Beth Hammock, Executive Director of Marketing and Communication, and Kidest Ketema, Class of 2019

Cottey College believes students will become better leaders when they are more globally aware. We want them to learn about cultures, politics, economics and much more. So when seven students returned from the 59th Midwest Model United Nations in late February, we were thrilled to hear their enthusiasm!

At the Model U.N. in St. Louis, students acted as if they were United Nations diplomats. The goal was to gain a better understanding of global issues and the role of the United Nations. Five of the seven Cottey students who attended are international students, which enhanced the exchange of ideas at the conference.
“I am both an international student and a freshman, and this experience opened my eyes to the broader outside world,” said Htet Thazin Myo Lwin, a native of Myanmar. “It introduced me to the world of diplomacy and lots of intellects from other universities and colleges, and that …