CLS Program News


Halina Shatravka
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Halina Shatravka is an alumna of the 2017 CLS Russian program in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She graduated from Fordham University in 2017 with a B.S. in neuroscience and is currently a student at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she studies clinical reproductive science. Halina also works as a Junior Embryologist at the New York Fertility Institute. She aspires to conduct scientific research a...

John Black
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

John Black is an alumnus of the 2017 CLS Arabic program in Amman, Jordan. He also participated in the 2014 CLS Arabic program in Nizwa, Oman. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. John grew up in southern Oklahoma and loves cycling, reading, and visiting state capitols. He will matriculate this fall at the Georgetown University Law Center i...

Leisha Guzman Torres
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Leisha Guzman Torres is an alumna of the 2017 CLS Chinese program in Suzhou, China. She is currently working on a master’s degree in linguistics at the University of Puerto Rico. Leisha is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico and loves reading, playing with her dog, going to the beach with friends, and baking. Leisha aspires to become a professor of language arts or second language acquisition. ...

Ethan McHugh
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Ethan McHugh is an alumnus of the 2017 CLS Arabic program in Ibri, Oman. He recently graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and religious Studies. He is currently interning at the Nashville International Center for Empowerment where he assists refugees and immigrants through an adult education program. In the fall, he will begin a master’s degree pr...