Korean minor student won second place at the 9th United Arab Emirates Korean Speech Contest
Mohamed Alhefeiti, a senior Honors student majoring in Electrical Engineering and minoring in Korean, won second place at the 9th United Arab Emirates Korean Speech Contest that was held on October 27th in 2021 via Zoom (https://uae.korean-culture.org/en/556/board/383/read/110877; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4xmNi5bFs0&t=2s). He started learning Korean after he became interested in the culture through Korean films. South Korea is a global leader in technology and engineering with many partnerships with United Arab Emirates, where he is from. He hopes to utilize what he has learned to deepen the relationships between the two countries after graduation. Congratulations on your achievement, Mohamed! We are so proud of you!