Category: Orientation Programs as an Integral Support Service

International Student Mentor Program

Thursday, Jun 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
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The international student mentor program (ISMP) encourages local students to assist new incoming international students in adapting to their new culture. Mentors are key in the success of new international students during their first semester.

Cynthia Martinez

Associate Director of International Engagement
Texas A&M International University-Laredo Student Services
Laredo, TX

Cynthia Martinez serves as the Associate Director of International Engagement at Texas A&M International University, where she provides a cross cultural experience to local & international students. Cynthia has previously presented at the NAFSA Region III conference on peer support groups for international students. She received her BS degree from Texas A&M International University and is currently pursuing her MA in Sociology.