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International Student Organization

Through fellowship groups, fun events, and mentoring opportunities, the members of Gordon's international community support one another and seek to grow together as a diverse family. International students gather for monthly events like beach parties, bowling nights, and bake-offs, all organized by the ISO leaders.

Our Mission

The International Student Organization (ISO) is a community that cares for the spiritual, practical, and emotional needs of the international students by creating opportunities for fellowship and intentional relationship building. ISO also celebrates our different cultures and enhances appreciation for them within the Gordon College community. 

Meet the Current ISO Leaders

(2022 ISO Leaders, from left to right: Jessie, Krysten, Hahee, Davi, Elijah, Sabbie, Joan)

Jessie You
ISO Director
Major: Art - Design Concentration
Minor: English & Literature
Home: China
Class: Senior Standing
Fav food from home : Hot Pot (simmering flavored broth with all kinds of meat and veggies)

Krysten McCartney
Leadership: Design & Marketing
Major: Business Administration - Marketing concentration
Minor: Accounting
Home: Bahamas
Class: Junior
Favorite food: Conch fritters (small bites of local queen conch meat fried in a savory batter)

Hahee Lee
Leadership: Social Media Coordinator
Major: Elementary Education
Home: South Korea
Class: Freshman
Favorite food: Tteokbokki (Rice cake simmered with Korean chilly paste)

Davi Butkowsky
Leadership: Administration and Commnication Coordinator
Major: Physics
Home: Brazil
Class: Freshman
Favorite food: coxinha (shredded chicken covered in dough then deep fried)

Elijah Opoku-Nyarko
Leadership: Spiritual Life Coordinator
Major: Computer Science
Home: Ghana
Class: Junior
Favorite food: Fufu (Boiled and pounded yam, cassava and/or plantain with goat pepper soup)

Sabbie Kenney
Leadership: Spiritual Life Coordinator
Major: Kinesiology
Home: Guam
Class: Junior
Favorite food: Fried fish with taro (rooted starch)

Joan Ndekezi
Leadership: Finances
Major: Economics
Minor: Math
Home: Rwanda
Class: Junior
Favorite food: Pilau (some fancy African fried rice)

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