Workshop on SAT Preparation

The workshop is open to high school students only!
When: June 12-28, 2017 Monday - Thursday from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Venue: Meeting Room B, EducationUSA Center, 2nd Floor, PUC South Campus, #184, Norodom Boulevard
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Course description:

The SAT is a standardized entrance exam that is required for all students who wish to study in U.S. colleges and universities. These classes will prepare students to take the SAT in all components and structure, including math, reading, writing, and timing skills.


Stephanie Clute is a recent graduate from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, where she majored in Biology. While at Randolph-Macon College, she participated in an internship with the U.S. Department of State, worked as a research assistant in Biology and was active with many on-campus activities including the debate team.

Ruby Rim is a Sociology and Psychology major at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. She is actively involved in her school through the International Interest Group, Diversity Council, and the Honors Program. While at school, she worked as a writing tutor, English tutor, and copy editor of the Yellow Jacket Newspaper. This is her second time in Cambodia working with EducationUSA.

Information Session "Fulbright Scholarship"

The information session is open to PUC students and the general public!
When: Friday, May 26, 2017 from 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Venue: EducationUSA Center, PUC Main Library, 2nd Floor, PUC South Campus
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Jay Raman is the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where he has been posted since August 2014.  He acts as the chief spokesperson and oversees the Embassy’s educational, professional, and cultural exchange programs.

Jay joined the U.S. State Department in 2002 and previously served overseas in the Dominican Republic, Estonia, Guatemala, and Ecuador.  He has studied Spanish, Estonia, and Khmer.

Before becoming a diplomat Jay worked as an attorney in Washington, DC.  He has degrees from Harvard Law School and the University of Tennessee, and he studied abroad in the Netherlands and Ecuador.  His hometown is Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Mr. You Sokunpanha is Head of Strategy & Business Development at Smart Axiata, Cambodia’s leading mobile operator, where he is responsible for strategic projects and investments. Before joining Smart, he was co-founder of a non-profit working to expand educational opportunities for children in Cambodia.

He began his career at an international bank managing relationships with a portfolio of large Cambodian corporates. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Singapore Management University and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan.

He was a recipient of the Singapore Scholarship and the Fulbright Fellowship. He is president of the Fulbright and Undergraduate State Alumni Association of Cambodia (FUSAAC).

A Plastic OCEAN

Seats are limited. First comes, first served!

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U.S. Priorities in Southeast Asia

This meeting provides an opportunity for young Cambodians to get to know Deputy Assistant Secretary Murphy and to ask him questions about U.S. priorities in Southeast Asia.

Interested participants, please register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 010 50 21 21

Free of Charge!

Speaker's Bio:

W. Patrick Murphy is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia.  A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, he served previously as Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’affaires in Thailand (2013-2016) and Lesotho (2006-2008).

Mr. Murphy’s prior Washington service includes Special Representative for Burma, Director/Deputy Director of the Office for Mainland Southeast Asia, political advisor for the Haiti Working Group, and desk officer for Burma and Laos.  Since joining the Department of State in 1992, he has also completed diplomatic assignments abroad in Burma, China, Iraq, Guinea, and Mali.

Mr. Murphy was a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon. He received an M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), an M.S. from the National War College (distinguished graduate), and a B.A. from the University of Vermont. He also studied at the European Institute in Nice, France.

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Murphy was a resource economist for the World Wildlife Fund and a policy analyst for the Overseas Development Council. His foreign languages include French, Spanish, Cantonese, and Burmese.

YSEALI Academic Fellowship

Are you interested in attending upcoming YSEALI workshops? You will have the chance to ask question about our alumni experiences abroad. Free of Charge!