5 students participate in international youth...

Posted at 9:14 AM, May 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-24 09:14:19-04

Five students were selected as the Michigan State University delegation for the G200 Youth Forum – one of the largest international events organized for young leaders from all across the world.

In all, more than 500 students representing 200 countries participated in the 11th G200 Youth Forum. The forum was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, in April. Previous iterations of the forum have been called the G8 and G20.

The forum covered a wide range of public policy areas: global health; security; labor markets; law and human rights; technological challenges; education; medicine; and the environment. Their recommendations have been shared with the heads of 193 states, as well as leading international organizations such as the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Following are the students who comprised MSU's delegration:

• Sarah Tresedder, an Honors College senior majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology in the College of Natural Science

• Arhin Acheampong, an Honors College sophomore majoring in criminal justice in the College of Social Science

• Teresa Azzam, an Honors College junior majoring in world politics in the College of Social Science

• Micaela Procopio, a senior majoring in history in the College of Social Science

• Louise Steele, an Honors College junior majoring in anthropology in the College of Social Science

The students’ participation in the forum was made possible with support from the Office of the Provost, Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, International Studies and Programs, Honors College, College of Arts and Letters, College of Natural Science, College of Social Science, School of Criminal Justice, Department of Anthropology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of History, the Department of Political Science and the Museum Studies Program.


Source:MSU Today