COGGIN DELEGATION  

Create friendships across borders 

Coggin Del group 

WHO? 

  • UNF domestic student members of ANY major
  • Incoming exchange students from all over the world
  • 2 student leaders
  • Coggin Delegation Advisors - Alyssa Kyff and Erika Gallion

WHY?

 The purpose of Coggin Delegation is to bring together domestic and international students in order to enhance cultural learning while studying at UNF. 
 
UNF domestic student members are able to: 
  • welcome the international exchange students to UNF and help them adapt to American culture 
  • interact with students from the country where they plan on studying abroad so they can get to know the culture before they get there
  • gain intercultural competencies that they might not otherwise get if they are not able to study abroad

WHAT? 

Participation in Coggin Delegation includes: 

  • communication with international buddy before the start of the semester to assist with their adaption to American culture.
  • interaction with international buddy throughout the semester. Participate in activities together on and off campus in order to get to know one another. 
  • attendance to Coggin Delegation events together.

HOW?

To become a Coggin Delegation Member, please fill out the Coggin Delegation Application and send the form to coggin.abroad@unf.edu

Applications can also be picked up and filled out in the International Business Flagship Office in Building 10, Room 2125. 

 

Spring 2018 Application Deadline: December 8, 2017

 
Meet our Coggin Delegation Leaders for the Fall 2017 Semester! 

Mellani - Coggin Delegation Leader Mellani Plasoti is double majoring in International Business & Marketing. She was born in Albania and has lived in 5 different countries since. She studied abroad in Paris, summer of 2016. 

She has been the Treasurer of the UNF Advertising Club & the Social Media Coordinator for the UNF Woman in Business Society. Mellani has been a member of Coggin Delegation since Fall 2014.  

Fun Fact:  She has worked for the Walt Disney Company. 

 
 Giovanni - Coggin Delegation Leader


Giovanni Kague 
is a final semester International Business senior at the University of North Florida, participating in the UNF/Kedge Double Degree program, with a minor in French. He decided to become a Coggin Delegation Leader to give back to UNF's International Business office and Study Abroad department for the great four years he has been able to spend and work with them. His leadership experiences consist of leading a group of UNF students to be inducted into the Society of Leadership & Success at UNF, serving as Vice President for an international fitness group in Marseille, France, and leading a group of Finland student in France towards a study abroad initiative, among others. His dream job is to open a startup in the sport and technology domain. 

A fun fact about Giovanni is that he was born in West Africa, Togo, and lived there until the age of 8 years old, moved to the United States and lived here until the age of 20, then moved to France and had been living there until the age of 22. While living in Europe, he has traveled to Spain, Portugal, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and numerous French cities. 


 

 

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For more information, contact coggin.abroad@unf.edu or visit us in Building 10, Room 2125.