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Paul Christensen – International Admissions Coordinator
Tyler McPherson – International Admissions Coordinator
Katrice Swope – Student Services Coordinator
|Kate Hellmann – Director
Provides leadership and long-range planning to align a comprehensive suite of services for international students and scholars to foster an inclusive international community and thereby internationalize the WSU system.. This includes oversight of academic offerings at INTO WSU. Experience at WSU: 2012-present.
|Smitha Bose – Program Assistant
Acts as the primary contact for the Global Services department. Manages international students’ inquiries and provides timely support for immigration-related issues. Collaborates with Global Services staff, international student advisors, SEVIS coordinator, and Director to implement policies and provide international students and scholars with excellent support.
|Maria Clara Cardieri Souza – Associate Director, RO/DSO
Manages and provides immigration services for all WSU department’s wishing to hire and/or host international personnel. Liaison with stakeholders regarding immigration updates and procedures. Works on complex immigration issues as Immigration Specialist in the J-1, H-1B, TN, O-1 and U.S. Permanent Residency categories. Assists as needed in international student immigration advising for F and J statuses.
|Hanna Gillingham – Program Coordinator
Primary contact for international scholar and student intern inquiries. Assists departments wishing to host and/or hire international scholars and student interns. Contact for scholar programming and outreach.
|Nitivia Jones – International Student Advisor
Works with the College of Education, College of Communications, and the College of Veterinary Medicine to make sure international students maintain their status while in the United States. Also takes initiatives to address the mental health of international students while they are in the unique and stressful situation of studying abroad by providing weekly meditation sessions.
|Brian Ridge – SEVIS Coordinator
Works as the SEVIS Coordinator and PDSO. Manages international student information systems and oversees SEVIS reporting. Coordinates the many offices and branch campus locations within WSU that enter data into the international student systems.
|Cody Tornow – Assistant Director/Retention Specialist
Leads system-wide retention efforts for international students and scholars with focus on removing barriers that impact success in and out of the classroom. Oversees International Center events, programs, and activities that foster community and promote inclusion
Office of International Programs
International Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 643251
Pullman WA 99164-3251
Immigration and Visa Questions
International Student and Scholar Services Department
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