About

Global Union is a Major Student Organization (MSO) of Rochester Institute of Technology that represents nearly 2000 international students and the numerous cultural organizations at RIT. By hosting several events and programs throughout the year, Global Union hopes to better connect with its constituency in addition to informing and serving RIT and Greater Rochester community.

Mission Statement

  1. To promote understanding of diversity and develop a strong multicultural movement within the community.
  2. To create awareness of global and international issues among all members of the community.
  3. To provide a platform for expression for the International and minority commnities of Rochester Institute of Technology.
  4. To represent the interests and concerns of all its members before Rochester Institute of Technology's Student Government.
  5. To encourage union, interaction, and understanding among all the different ethnic groups who converge at Rochester Institute of Technology.
  6. To provide leadership and facilitate communication, cooperation, networking, and mutual support among its affiliates.

Executive Board

Directors & Advisor

Lacey Cook - GU President

Lacey Cook

President
gupresident@gmail.com
Dervent Wright - GU Vice President

Dervent Wright

Vice President
guvicepresident@gmail.com
Hyun Won - GU Director of Finance

Hyun Won

Director of Finance
gufinance@gmail.com
Stelios Moisidis - GU Director of Internal Relations

Stelios Moisidis

Director of Internal Relations
guinternalr@gmail.com
Morgan Merrick - GU Director of Programming

Morgan Merrick

Director of Programming
guprogramming@gmail.com
Melanie Kim - GU Director of Marketing

Melanie Kim

Director of Marketing
gumarketingdir@gmail.com
Ashraf Wan - GU Webmaster

Ashraf Wan

Webmaster
globalunion@rit.edu
Aflah Hanafiah - GU International Student Liaison

Aflah Hanafiah

International Student Liaison
guisliaison@gmail@gmail.com
Charles Hem - GU NTID Student Liaison

Charles Hem

NTID Student Liaison
guntidliaison@gmail@gmail.com
Ieva Backute - GU General Secretary

Ieva Backute

General Secretary
globalunion@rit.edu
Shawna Szabo - GU Advisor

Shawna Szabo

Advisor
slsiss@rit.edu

Assistants

Anjali Jogeshwar - GU Finance Assistant

Anjali Jogeshwar

Finance Assistant
Kevin Xiong - GU Finance Assistant

Kevin Xiong

Finance Assistant
Najihah Aziz - GU Programming Assistant

Najihah Aziz

Programming Assistant
Azmeer Sharipol - GU Programming Assistant

Azmeer Sharipol

Programming Assistant
Shehan Jayasekera - GU Internal Relations Assistant

Shehan Jayasekera

Internal Relations Assistant
Samuel Lam - GU Internal Relations Assistant

Samuel Lam

Internal Relations Assistant
Alexis Emma - GU Marketing Assistant

Alexis Emma

Marketing Assistant
Alison Upton - GU Marketing Assistant

Alison Upton

Marketing Assistant
Arianna Wagar - GU Marketing Assistant

Arianna Wagar

Marketing Assistant
Osamu Fujimoto - GU Webmaster Assistant

Osamu Fujimoto

Webmaster Assistant
Andrea Wood - GU NTID Liaison Assistant

Andrea Wood

NTID Liaison Assistant
Nuzhet Nihaar - GU International Student Liaison Assistant

Nuzhet Nihaar

International Student Liaison Assistant

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