Meet the Language & Culture Centre Team

The Language & Culture Centre (LCC) is your destination for meeting new friends, getting involved through volunteer experiences, participating in social and cultural events throughout the year and participating in short term ESL programming.


Director: Valentina Stagnani

Manager: Elyse Pipitone


Language & Culture Centre

Linda Epplett

Linda Epplett
International Square Coordinator

Linda coordinates service delivery in International Square, ensuring students have an excellent experience and that services are optimized at all times. Previous to this role, Linda worked in International Student Services, assisting students with permit and visa questions and coordinating services. Linda is passionate about ensuring international students have a safe and comfortable environment at Mohawk College and receive a warm welcome upon arrival.

Language: English

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Ola Salah
International Welcome and Orientations Officer

Motivated by creating a welcoming environment for students, Ola understands the challenges facing international students as they start a new chapter of their lives in Canada. She plans and executes a variety of cultural events, recruits and trains volunteers, and collaborates with different departments on workshops and events. Sharing her love of travel and learning about new cultures, she works to foster an environment where students can feel like they are home. Ola is a recent Mohawk graduate from the Public Relations postgraduate certificate program.

Languages: English and Arabic