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April 22, 2015

LGS Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Janae Cummings, ’13 is now an elementary school English teacher at the International School of Choueifat in in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

While at Adelphi, she majored in International Studies (Political Science Concentration) and minored in Sociology. Janae was awarded the LGS Sue Levering Scholarship for Social Justice, the National Newman Civic Fellows Award, and the Sadie Nash Leadership Project Award. She founded Adelphi’s “New York to New Orleans (NYtoNO)” Initiative and worked with local communities on the ground after Hurricane Katrina. Janae was an extremely active member of the Levermore Global Scholars Program and is continuing to explore new global horizons as an alumna.Janae-Cummings-Dubai 

Reaz Khan ’13 is currently an English Instructor at New York Studio of Languages in Istanbul, Turkey, and previously was a Classroom Teacher in English and Social Studies at the International School of Choueifat in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

At Adelphi, he majored in International Studies (Political Science Concentration) and minored in Latin American Studies. Reaz served as President of the Muslim Students’ Association, and was named a National Newman Civic Fellow for founding and organizing the LGS Inter-faith Initiative.

He represented LGS/Adelphi at the United Nations Youth Assembly at UN Headquarters, interned at the National Urban League through Adelphi’s Community Fellows Program, and participated in the South Korea Scholarship Program, sponsored by CIEE and Korea Foundation. He also participated in the prestigious Pathways for Mutual Respect Program at Yale University and the Interfaith Youth Core Leadership Institute in Philadelphia, PA.


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