International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS)

Meet the ISO Team

MacKenzie Glass

(She, Her, Hers)

MacKenzie is a clinical psychology doctoral student. She is from Toledo, Ohio, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in 2020. One of her favorite things about Cincinnati is that there are always new awesome restaurants and shops to discover. A fun fact about MacKenzie is that she once met Post Malone while leaving a dining hall during her Freshman year of college.

Rachel Bretthauer

(She, Her, Hers)

Rachel is an exercise science major. She is originally from California and lived abroad for 12 years in England, China, and Indonesia. What Rachel likes about Cincinnati is the numerous amount of coffee shops she gets to try. A fun fact about Rachel is that she has an identical twin.

Mahnoor Zahra

(She, Her, Hers)

Mahnoor is an international student from Karachi, Pakistan. She is a biomedical science major. Her favorite things about Xavier are the sense of community that it provides and the opportunities available for students to get involved. Mahnoor's favorite things about Cincinnati are the beautiful local coffee shops and restaurants in different neighborhood and the variety of parks for people to visit! A fun fact about Mahnoor is that she was the first international student to be on the executive board of Student Government Association (SGA) here at Xavier!

Ploy Sithisakulrat

(She, Her, Hers)

Ploy is an international student from Thailand. She is graduating with a Master's in Business Administration (Business Intelligence concentration) this August. Ploy received her Bachelor's degree in computer science from Xavier. Her favorite things about Xavier are the sense of community and belonging that have given her the self-confidence to be her true self. Ploy's favorite things about Cincinnati are photogenic spots around the city with a wide range of coffee shops to explore, plus, diverse options of food! A fun fact about Ploy is that she was in one of the Xavier's commercials. Check it out here!