USA Pavilion Expo 2012

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Expo 2012 is in Yeosu; is there an Expo in Minnesota’s future?

By John Hottinger and Steve Heckler Minnesota Post, USA

The Argentina Pavilion

By: Madison Lee, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion 2012 As is often the case when you have the whole world at your fingertips, today’s VIP visit was difficult to decide on. However, walking by the Argentina Pavilion where a sign advertised a tango performance with live music in just 10 minutes helped me make the final [...]

Fiji National Day

By:  Josh Grisé, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion As student ambassadors at the USA Pavilion, part of our job encompasses learning about and understanding other cultures.  Today, fellow Student Ambassador Anne Clay and I attended the national day of Fiji, where we saw traditional performances, heard the ambassador of Fiji speak, and learned about life in [...]

Uncle Sam Reading Camp

By: Bernadette Asuelime, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion 2012 Yesterday, my fellow student ambassador Marisal  Dobbins and I made a trip to Gwangju, where we spent the day volunteering at the Uncle Sam Reading Camp at the Mudeung Library sponsored by the US Embassy in Seoul . Our day started with a bus ride that took [...]

The Korea Economic Institute Six Party Talks Simulation

By: Susie McClannahan, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion For several years now I have been interested in pursuing a career in international relations, especially in the Foreign Service, once I graduate from college. Therefore, one of the great opportunities of being a USA Pavilion Student Ambassador for me is meeting engaging and knowledgeable people who are already [...]

Fiji National Day

By: Anne Safiya Clay, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion 2012 Today as a part of my experience at the USA Pavilion, I had the privilege to visit Fiji’s national day performance.  Needless to say, I was not only extremely impressed but also deeply touched by the traditional ceremonies and dances performed on stage.  Before experiencing Fijian [...]

MSU student serves as 2012 World Expo Ambassador

ASU Student Ambassadors represent the US in World Expo

America’s Successful Participation at EXPO 2012

The USA Pavilion was one of the highlights of the spectacular Expo 2012 held in Yeosu, Korea, which attracted more than eight million visitors over a three month period.  A public-private partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the Pavilion was privately funded by a number of prominent U.S. corporate sponsors.  It was one of [...]

New Generation Seminar, US Embassy Seoul

By: Mike Joh and Sarah Davidson, Student Ambassadors, USAP 2012 Sarah Davidson and I were given with an opportunity at the US Embassy Seoul. We were asked to give a presentation to the 2012 US Embassy New Generation. The New Generation Seminar is an educational program focusing on creating a better understanding of the US [...]