UCSD Student Organizations (2018 - 2019)

Cultural Iranian STudent Association (CISTA) (formerly ISTA)

Cultural Category

Academic Year
to sponsor Persian social and cultural activities and events, to promote an understanding of Iranian culture, to help foster friendship among different cultural groups, and to provide a source of union and support for the Iranian community at UC San Diego.


Organization Type
Organization Email
Cultural Iranian STudent Association (CISTA) (formerly ISTA) Principal Members
Mohammad Samragh Razlighi msamraghrazlighi@ucsd.edu
Ali Hariri a1hariri@ucsd.edu
Ali Koochakzadeh akoochakzadeh@ucsd.edu
Mohammadkazem Taram mtaram@ucsd.edu
Sahand Salamat sasalamat@ucsd.edu
SINA MALEKIAN smalekian@ucsd.edu
Mehrnaz Motamed memotamed@ucsd.edu
LAILA ARBABI larbabi@ucsd.edu
Organization Constitution

CSI Advisor

Ann Hawthorne 
Ann Hawthorne

To get involved and learn more about this student organization please contact the Principal Members above by email directly.

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