Global Engagement

Student Profiles

Ala’ A. Qattawi

Ala’ A. QattawiAge: 25
Country of origin: Jordan
Major at Clemson: Automotive engineering
First semester at Clemson: Fall 2008

What other university/s have you attended? 

Jordan University for Science and Technology
German Jordanian University

Why did you choose to come to Clemson?

Clemson University has a great research facility for automotive engineering,
CU-ICAR, plus the chances for direct application with the automotive industry.

What’s your favorite Clemson memory?
Preparing the breakfast in camping trip with International Student Association.

What types of on-campus activities (student organizations, research, jobs) are/were you involved in?
Activities:

  • Football Flag Parade.
  • ISA Camping trip (Spring 2009)
  •  Clemson International Food Festival
Student Organizations:
  • Former officer for International Student Association (ISA) (2008)
  • Muslim Student Association member
What is your favorite place on/near campus?
Cooper Library lake