Meet the International Student Ambassadors

The International Student Ambassadors are current Grand Valley students who are excited to share their experience with you! Feel free to contact them at any point in the application process.


Chanwool Park (Peter)

Year at GVSU: Senior
Country: South Korea/El Salvador
Major: International Relations
Languages: Korean, Spanish and English
Interests and hobbies: International politics, European history, traveling, ice hockey

About Peter:

 I was born and raised in South Korea, but my family moved to El Salvador when I was 10 years old. I've been learning how to speak Spanish ever since then. I love to play piano and guitar! Whenever I'm bored, I play guitar most of the time.

Contact Peter


Phuong Do (Jane)

Year at GVSU: Junior
Country: Vietnam
Major: Human Resources Management, Pre-Law
Languages: Vietnamese and English

About Jane:

I participate in the International Student Organization and Society for Human Resource Management. My spiritual animals are a cat and koala (you can have more than one spirit animal)! I love the GVSU community and the rock climbing wall.

Contact Jane

Michael - International Student Ambassador

Michael White

Year at GVSU: Sophomore
Country: United States
Major/Minor: International Relations and French, with a minor in International Business
Language: English and French

About Michael:

During my time here at Grand Valley, I have been involved in the French Club and International Student Organization, and have enjoyed both greatly. I love watching travel vlogs, nerding out on foreign language stuff, traveling, playing piano, and singing. One fun fact that you may know about me is that two of my in-laws are from foreign countries (Austria and Chile)!

Contact Michael




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