About the Office of International Education

 

Mission Statement

Mission
The mission of the Office of International Education is to provide leadership in advocating for, supporting and pursuing the university's goals for international education and exchange. In this regard, the office sees its most important priorities to include:

  • Collaborating with faculty to further internationalize the curriculum
  • Advocating for programs of study that prepare students to be globally competent
  • Identifying opportunities for faculty to acquire international education experiences
  • Serving the large and diverse population of international students and visiting scholars

Vision
With the leadership and support of the Office of International Education, Georgia Institute of Technology will become the standard for a highly institutionalized and integrated global education agenda among the leading technological institutions in the United States. Furthermore, all students, graduate and undergraduate, and across all disciplines will receive an education that would allow them to be globally competent upon graduation.

 


OIE Staff



Leadership

 

Education Abroad Staff

 study.abroad@gatech.edu

  • Meghan Greene Penland
    Assistant Director of Education Abroad
      404-894-7475
      Study Abroad Procedures, Intercultural Training, Re-entry Programming, & Study Abroad Data & Assessment
  • Vacant
    Education Abroad Advisor
      404-894-7475
      GT Exchanges in Asia, Oceania, Canada, & the Middle East, Foreign Credit for Exchange Programs
  • Casey Ottinger
    Education Abroad Advisor
      404-894-7475
      GT Exchanges in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, Latin America, & Africa, International Service Learning Programs
  •  Ashlee Flinn
    Education Abroad Scholarships Advisor & Marketing Specialist; Exchange Program Administrative Liaison
      404-894-7475
      Scholarships for Study Abroad, Education Abroad Recruitment and Marketing, & Underrepresented Students in Study Abroad
  •  Mary Alice Allen
    Senior Education Abroad Advisor
      404-894-7475
      Beijing/Singapore Summer Program, China Summer Program, GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs (GT Group Programs & GT Lorraine Undergraduate Program), & Embedded Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs
  •  Margaret Wright
    Education Abroad Advisor
      404-894-7475
      Oxford Summer Program, Pacific Spring Study Abroad Program to Australia/New Zealand/Fiji, & Transient Study Abroad Advising
  •  Jacqueline Duplain
    Education Abroad Coordinator
      404-894-7475
      Fall Study Abroad Fair, Non-GT Programs Abroad (study abroad offered by another university), Student Travel Registry -International Research, International Independent Study, or other GT International Academic Projects (IAPs); International Photo Contest, & Peer Advisors
  •  Katie Sclafani
    Education Abroad Assistant
      404-894-7475
      GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Global Internship Program Staff 

 globalinternships@oie.gatech.edu

  •  Allison Noffsinger
    Global Internship Advisor
      404-894-7475
      Student questions about finding and registering overseas internships, Career Buzz questions

International Plan Staff

 internationalplan@oie.gatech.edu

  •  Colette Fournier
    International Plan Advisor
      404-894-7475
      International Plan Student Advising

International Student and Scholar Services Staff

 info@oie.gatech.edu

  •  Katie Tudini
    Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services
      404-894-7475
     Policies and Procedures for the F Student Program/International Student and Scholar Advisor
  •  Christy Rakness
    Senior International Student and Scholar Advisor
      404-894-7475
     Exchange Students/Student Intern Program/International Student and Scholar Advisor
  •  Jeevan Devassy
    International Student and Scholar Advisor & SEVIS Coordinator
      404-894-7475
     iStart and SEVIS Coordinator/International Student and Scholar Advisor
  •  Cortney Johnson
    International Student and Scholar Advisor
      404-894-7475
     International Student and Scholar Advisor/Out-of-State Tuition Waivers
  •  Angela Hales
    International Student and Scholar Advisor
      404-894-7475
     International Student and Scholar Advisor/Career Services
  •  Chase Harvey
    International Student and Scholar Advisor
      404-894-7475
     International Student and Scholar Advisor/Student Organizations and Programming
  •  Charlie Hammons
    International Student and Scholar Advisor
      404-894-7475
     International Student and Scholar Advisor
  • Jason Dorick
    International Student Coordinator
      404-894-7475
     Process initial & transfer Graduate I-20/DS-2019
  •  Allison Schultz
    International Student Coordinator
      404-894-7475
     Process initial & transfer Undergraduate I-20/Process initial Scholar DS-2019

International Education Staff