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Arlindo Ahmetaj appointed to CSU Board of Trustees as student trustee

CLEVELAND (August 25, 2020) – Arlindo Ahmetaj, a first-year Masters of Business Administration student at CSU’s Monte Ahuja College of Business, has been appointed by Governor Mike DeWine to a two-year term to serve as a student trustee on the Cleveland State University Board of Trustees. 

Ahmetaj, a native of Albania, completed his Bachelor’s degree in May 2019, at Cleveland State, graduating cum laude with a major in business economics and a double minor in finance and health care management. In his MBA studies, Ahmetaj intends to pursue a concentration in informatics, a branch of computer science.

“I am humbled and grateful for this opportunity to serve Cleveland State as a student trustee,” said Ahmetaj. “It is a huge honor to be able to give back to CSU, which has already done so much for me in advancing my education and helping me prepare for a fulfilling career.”

Ahmetaj moved to Cleveland in May of 2015 and began his undergraduate studies at CSU in January 2016. During his undergraduate years, Ahmetaj served as treasurer of the Student Government Association and also as treasurer and then president of the Tau Sigma national honor society. He currently works as a staff accountant for the City of Cleveland.

In his free time, Ahmetaj closely follows European football, a sport he participated in as a goalkeeper growing up in Albania. He and his wife, Kristina, are proud parents of a son, Arvin, who was born during Ahmetaj’s first undergraduate semester at CSU.

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