College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

L&IH Society

LNIH group 2014


The purposes of the Language and International Health Society shall include:

  • Helping students succeed in the L&IH major and prepare for their future through contact with guest speakers, L&IH graduates, study abroad advisors and other campus and community resources;
  • Serving as a forum where L&IH majors can meet and exchange information, ideas and concerns about internships, study abroad and other aspects related to the major;
  • Providing opportunities for students to get to know their peers and explore other cultures through international film viewings, outings to local restaurants and volunteering in the community in health-related opportunities;
  • Representing the L&IH major to Clemson University.

For more information:

L&IH Society Officers (2014-2015)

lnih society 2014-15

Meet the Officers

Meg OSell

Name: Meg O'Sell
Position:  President
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Future plans: I plan to attend medical school after graduation. 
Study abroad experiences: I studied abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica for 4 months. I took classes at a local university and had an internship at a health clinic.
Other campus involvement: I enjoy going to sporting events to cheer on our tigers! It's my third year being involved with Engineers without Borders, and I am this year's president of the organization. We design and implement sustainable engineering projects in Nicaragua and Liberia.

Lisa Duenas

Name: Lisa Dueñas
Position: Vice President
Hometown: Charleston, SC 
Future Plans: To pursue a dual-master's degree in Social Work and Public Health, and eventually go abroad once again with an American Organization to a developing or underprivileged country. 
Study Abroad Experiences: I just returned in July of 2014 from a year long internship in La Paz, Bolivia in South America.
Other Campus Involvement: Campus Advance Member

Dre Martin Name:Dre Martin
Position: Secretary
Hometown:Hartwell, GA
Future Plans:I hope to one day go to medical school and receive my MD/MPH degree through a joint program. I see myself working in the U.S. and Latin American countries helping to decrease health disparities through a primary care and prevention based practice.
Study Abroad experiences:I will be studying abroad in Spain during the spring semester of 2015.
Other campus involvement:CUSG Executive Branch, Academic Integrity Board, Student Health Advisory Committee, Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, Ambassador for the college of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities.

Olivia Meers

Name:  Olivia Meers
Position:  Treasurer
Hometown:  Nashville, TN
Future plans:  Medical School
Study abroad experiences: Clemson Language Immersion Program (CLIP) in Sevilla, Spain
Campus involvement:  Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Honors College Peer Mentor, Alpha Epsilon Delta, FCA, and Greek IV.

Whitney Garland

Name: Whitney Garland
Position:  Academic Coordinator
Hometown: Walhalla, SC
Future plans: I hope to attend nursing school after graduating from Clemson and then find a way to combine my interest in public health with my nursing degree.
Study abroad experiences: I worked as an intern in Hospital de la Solidaridad en Cusco, Perú, during the summer of 2013. I also plan on going abroad for a full semester during fall 2014, probably Chile or Perú.
Other campus involvement: Treasurer; Students Helping Honduras; Member: Students for Environmental Action; Member: Poverty Ends with a Girl Creative Inquiry team.

Ana Montoya

Name:  Ana Montoya
Position:  New Student Relations and Social Chair
Hometown:  Greenville, SC 
Future plans:  Graduate Clemson and continuing on to Medical School to become a pediatric surgeon. Dream job would be to work with a non-profit organization that helps children with facial birth defects, mostly cleft lip and cleft palate
Study abroad experiences:  I plan to study abroad within the next year
Other campus involvement:  CUSG, FIMRC, YoungLife, FCA, Greek Ambassadors, Greek Life, Orientation Ambassadors.

Paige Pribonic

Name:Paige Pribonic
Position: Chair, International Relations
Hometown:Hudson, WI
Future plans:Medical School
Study abroad experiences:Santiago, Dominican Republic; Cambridge University; Bhutan; the Balkans.
Other campus involvement:National Scholars Program, Global Policy Scholars, Relay for Life, AED, Dixon Fellows.


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