Serdar Gayybov is a FLEX’17 and UCA’18 alumnus and a current freshmen student at the Central Wyoming College (CWC) who was published in the local “The Sunday Ranger” newspaper as a Student of the Week. Serdar is pursuing a Health Science major in a hope to become a nurse practitioner in the future. He has finished his first semester of the 17 credits coursework witha 3.78 GPA and has been included into the Dean’s list. Serdar is a part of the “IDea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)” group, where he is involved in “sequencing the genome of Culex tarsals mosquito, the major carrier of West Nile and West Nile encephalitis viruses”.
At the same time, Serdar serves as a student ambassador and has just signed a contract to play soccer at the CWC. One of his English professors, Dr. Tilton noted that Serdar “… stands out in class in not only academic achievements but also as a positive influence… dedicated to learning, and a pleasure to work with”. Serdar is very active both in academic and social life and has noted that one of his biggest personal achievement is that he feels “welcomed despite being an international student… there is always someone who would go out and play soccer with you and provide a helping hand whenever is needed”.
Kerim Velbayev is a UCA alumnus and a freshmen student pursuing a degree in Engineering, who has recently been accepted to the Phi Delta Kappa Honors Society Program due to his academic excellence at the Central Wyoming College. Kerim has successfully completed his first semester at the CWC with a 4.0 GPA and is an active member of the variety of campus and college clubs. As a result of his academic performance, Kerim earned the honor with a highest distinction award to be included into the President’s list. In addition, Kerim was awarded with the Full Ride scholarship, which will allow Kerim to continue his academic studies with a full coverage of the educational cost at the CWC.
Berea, Kentucky, USA, January 29, 2019 – Shageldi Ovezov, a 2017 alumnus of the Turkmenabat Undergraduate Cohorts Group Advising (UCA) program and awardee of the EducationUSA Opportunity Grant, shared his success story with us. Currently, he is an undergraduate student at Berea College. Following his dream to bring a change to his community, Shageldi applied and was accepted to a well-known Berea College program – Entrepreneurship for the Public Good (EPG). He will take part in the summer institute among the other enthusiasts of the positive change making. The program will give students a chance to discover the Appalachian region of the US looking through the lens of a social entrepreneur.