The Model United Nations team, representing the Republic of Cyprus, has received the Distinguished Delegation award at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York. This marks the 15th consecutive year that the team has received recognition for its performance at the national conference. The NMUN is the largest student-administered conference in the United States, with about about 400 colleges and universities from the United States and about 60 from overseas. About 3,000 to 4,000 students participate.
Members of Cal Poly Pomona’s 2012 team are: Steven H. Carr (head delegate), Rana Abuershaid, Daniela Dykes, Ali Elachkar, Kiana Farzad, Duy Nguyen, Jiro Oka, and Salvatore Palomino. Political science Assistant Professor James Kim is the advisor.
(Photo: First row, from left: Daniela Dykes, Kiana Farzad, Steven H Carr, Duy Nguyen and Jiro Oka. Second row: Rana Abuershaid, Ali Elachkar and Salvatore Palomino.)