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

  •  Amy Bass Henry
    Executive Director, Office of International Education
      404-894-7475, option 6
  •  Lorie Johns Páulez
    Director of Education Abroad
      404-894-7475, option 3
  •  Marisa Atencio
    Director of International Student and Scholar Services
      404-894-7475, option 2
  •  Jennifer Evanuik Baird
    Director of Global Internship Program and International Plan
      404-894-7475, option 4 (IP) or option 5 (GIP)
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Education Abroad Staff

 study.abroad@gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option 3  

  • Meghan Greene Penland
    Assistant Director of Education Abroad
     
    Study Abroad Procedures, Intercultural Training, Re-entry Programming, & Study Abroad Data & Assessment
  • Meg Sonstroem
    Education Abroad Advisor
     
    GT Exchanges in Asia, Oceania, Canada, & the Middle East, Foreign Credit for Exchange Programs
  • Vacant
    Education Abroad Advisor

      GT Exchanges in Europe, Latin America, & Africa, International Service Learning Programs
  •  Ashlee Flinn
    Education Abroad Scholarships Advisor & Marketing Specialist; Exchange Program Administrative Liaison

      Scholarships for Study Abroad, Education Abroad Recruitment and Marketing, & Underrepresented Students in Study Abroad
  •  Mary Alice Allen
    Senior Education Abroad Advisor

      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

      Oxford Summer Program, Pacific Spring Study Abroad Program to Australia/New Zealand/Fiji, & Transient Study Abroad Advising
  •  Logan Boydstun
    Education Abroad Coordinator

      Study Abroad Fair, Non-GT Programs, Student Travel Registry/International Academic Projects, International Photo Contest, & Peer Advisors
  •  Katie Sclafani
    Education Abroad Assistant

      GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Global Internship Program Staff 

 globalinternships@oie.gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option 5

  •  Allison Noffsinger
    Global Internship Advisor

      Student questions about finding and registering overseas internships, Career Buzz questions

International Plan Staff

 internationalplan@oie.gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option ​​​​4

International Student and Scholar Services Staff

 info@oie.gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option 2

  •  Katie Tudini
    Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services
  •  Policies and Procedures for the F Student Program/International Student and Scholar Advisor
  •  Christy Rakness
    Senior International Student and Scholar Advisor
     
    Exchange Students/Student Intern Program/International Student and Scholar Advisor
  •  Vacant
    International Student and Scholar Advisor & SEVIS Coordinator

    International Student and Scholar Advisor/SEVIS Compliance
  •  Cortney Johnson
    International Student and Scholar Advisor

     International Student and Scholar Advisor/Out-of-State Tuition Waivers
  •  Vacant
    International Student and Scholar Advisor
     
    International Student and Scholar Advisor/Student Engagement
  •  Chase Harvey
    International Student and Scholar Advisor

     International Student and Scholar Advisor/Student Engagement
  •  Charlie Hammons
    International Student and Scholar Advisor

     International Student and Scholar Advisor
  • Jason Dorick
    International Student Coordinator

     Process initial & transfer Graduate I-20/DS-2019
  •  Allison Schultz
    International Student Coordinator

     Process initial & transfer Undergraduate I-20/Process initial Scholar DS-2019

International Education Staff

  •  Maggie Miller
    Assistant Director for Administarative Operations
      404-894-7475, option 6
    Susannah McFaul

    International Special Programs Advisor

      404-894-7475, option 6
  •  Alyson Moore
    International Education Intern/Admin Professional

      404-894-7475, option 6
  •  Jimmy Kriigel
    IT Support Professional Lead

      404-894-7475, option 6