Faces of LIFE: Jaime Gonzalez Mesa
Mesa came to Life University (Life U) from Valencia, Spain because of the flexibility in studies offered here at Life U, including the ability to complete a double major. He is a student-athlete on the soccer team and a RISE Award recipient.
Creating community as an international student athlete and business student, with Ramy Katit- Podcast
B.B.A student and Life U Men’s soccer player Rami Katit describes a bit about what it is like to travel from across the world to join the diverse and vibrant culture of Life University. Originally from Germany, he certainly experienced some level of culture shock but ultimately feels his experiences have helped him to grow as a person.
From early-in-the-morning rugby practice to afternoon business classes, each day Brian Muntanga divides his time between his two interests.
Muntanga, an undergraduate Business Administration major, also holds the position of hooker on Life University’s rugby team. He is one of the team’s forwards who, during scrums, plays in the front row to ‘hook’ the ball back with his foot.
“One day I was driving down Cobb Parkway, and I just happened to see a Life University billboard that said, ‘Life University – Turn Right Here,’ and I just turned right to check it out.”
And that is how Richaben Patel, at LIFE obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, was first introduced to the University.
Asma Alhindi, graduate student in clinical nutrition pursuing her master’s degree, is originally from Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. After obtaining an undergraduate in art and design, similar to a home economics degree in the U.S., from Taibi University in Saudi Arabia, Alhindi was ready to pursue a master’s degree in a more challenging subject. She says that her degree consisted of “a little bit of a lot of things,” such as nutrition, art, design, homemaking and psychology.