Global Penn State Staff Directory

Administration

Vice Provost Office

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Michael Adewumi, Vice Provost for Global Programs
415B Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 
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Coleen Hynoski, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost/WUN Coordinator
415A Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 
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Tarynn Herlocher, Administrative Assistant to the Vice Provost
415 Boucke
(814) 863-7011
 
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Nathan Rufo, Researcher/Speech Writer
427B Boucke
(814) 865-5335
 
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Esther Obonyo, Global Faculty Fellow
319A Boucke
(814) 865-5333
 
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Vacant, Front Desk Receptionist
410 Boucke
(814) 865-7681
 
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Rebecca Bayeck, Research Assistant
319D Boucke
(814) 863-7761
 

Associate Vice Provost Office

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Robert Crane, Associate Vice Provost for Global Programs
427 Boucke
(814) 863-2128
 
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Tarynn Herlocher, Administrative Assistant to the Vice Provost
415 Boucke
(814) 863-7011

Communications/Marketing

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Adrienne Eichenlaub, Strategic Marketing Coordinator
404A Boucke
(814) 863-7649
 
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Elizabeth Brady, Public Relations Consultant
404A Boucke
(814) 321-2967

IT Operations

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Phil Brannen, IT Manager
403A Boucke
(814) 863-0085
 
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Trevor Flick, Database Specialist
316 Boucke
(814) 863-7567
 
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George Rainey, IT Generalist
316 Boucke
(814) 865-8350
 

Finance & Business Services

Mailing Address: 410 Boucke

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Sherry Miller, Financial Officer
 
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Bobbi Jo (BJ) Lesko, Business Manager
 
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Tina Aumiller, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Beth Byers, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Daniel Kuhn, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Tammy Gibbons, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Eric Wein, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 

Global Engagement Network

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Marty Threthewey, Director
336 Leonhard Building
(814) 865-1961
 
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Vacant, Program Assistant
 
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Rose Tan, Chine/South Korea
319 Boucke
(814) 867-4035
 
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Nicole Brown, Engagement Champion: Freiburg, Germany
 

Campus Engagement

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Sylvester Osagie, Director
201 Lubert
(814) 867-4276
 
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Anne Stover, Program Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 863-4168

Directorate of Education Abroad (DEA)

 
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Brian Brubaker, Director
420A Boucke
(814) 863-6035
 
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Kristi Wormhoudt, Associate Director
420B Boucke
(814) 863-3960
 
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Connie Bauer, Administrative Assistant to Director/Embedded Programs Coordinator
420 Boucke
(814) 863-3667
 

Faculty-Led Programs

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Kate Fox Manni, Assistant Director for Faculty-Led Programs and Special Initiatives
201 Lubert 
(814) 863-3961
 
 
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Micah Parrish, Faculty-Led Freestanding Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 863-4816
 
 
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Michelle Smeal, Faculty-Led Embedded Programs Assistant
319 Boucke
(814) 865-4384
 
 
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Ashley Wang, Faculty-Led Freestanding Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 865-2981
 

Records Management

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Tara Johnson, Records Manager
420C Boucke
(814) 865-3265
 

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Brian Adair, Records Specialist
420D Boucke
(814) 863-3962
 

Exchange Programs

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Amber DeCosmo, Exchange Specialist
422D Boucke
(814) 867-4584
 

Education Abroad Advisers

Penn State Education Abroad Office
4th Floor Boucke Building, University Park
(814) 863-3667
EducationAbroad@psu.edu

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Tineka Lubrun, Manager
422B Boucke
(814) 863-0208
Advises for UK and Ireland.  Temporary adviser for Germany, Austria, and the CIEE: Global Institutes. 
 
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Sarah Spiegel, Education Abroad Adviser
422A Boucke
(814) 863-7429
Advises for Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and Northern Europe (Sweden, Denmark, and The Netherlands).
 
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Erica Nikolaisen, Education Abroad Adviser
422C Boucke
(814)
Advises for Italy, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Africa.
 
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Karyn Comeau, Education Abroad Adviser
426B
(814) 863-1986
Advises for France, Belgium, Greece, Croatia, Canada, Asia, and Eastern Europe.  Temporary adviser for ISI Florence.
 
 

Peer Advisers

426A Boucke
(814) 865-5195
Learn more about this year's peer advising group, including biographies and hours of availability.

Directorate of International Student & Scholar Advising (DISSA)

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Masume Assaf, Director
408 Boucke
(814) 865-0997
 
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vacant, Administrative Assistant to Director
 
 
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Vacant, Employment & SEVIS Assistant
 

International Student Advisers

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Vacant, Assistant Director

 
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Julie Mortimore, Support Assistant to Student Adviser
 
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Brian Algeo
 
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Florindo Chivucute
 
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Stewart Combs
 
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Sandi Duverneuil
 
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John Ewton
 
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Dagmara Karnowski
 
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Davina Kittrell
 
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Megan Layng
 
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Rose Saville-Iksic
 
  (814) 865-6348, option 2
  409A-F Boucke

Pre-Arrival Advising

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Nicole Franklin
 
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Margaret Snyder
 
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Kandy Szymusiak
 
(814) 865-6348, option 1
201 Lubert
 

International Faculty Advising

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Zoe Guy, Assistant Director
401A Boucke
(814) 865-0423
 
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Allison Wicks, Administrative Assistant
402 Boucke
(814) 865-0423
 
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Lisette Hickok, International Faculty Adviser
401B Boucke
(814) 865-0423
 
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Michael Madeira, International Faculty Adviser
401C Boucke
(814) 865-0423
 
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Ping Yu, International Faculty Adviser
401A Boucke
(814) 865-0423
 
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Kristin Scipione, Temporary International Faculty Consultant
402 Boucke
(814) 865-0423
 

International J-1 Scholar Advising

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Jessica Gardner, Assistant Director
401D Boucke
(814) 863-2631
 
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Bernadette Bove, International J-1 Scholar Adviser
402 Boucke
(814) 863-2631
 
Unit Name Office Location Walk-in Advising Hours Phone and Fax

International Student Advisers

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

Phone: +1-814-865-6348

Fax:     +1-814-865-6194

Pre-Arrival Advising

101 Innovation Blvd.

Suite 201 Lubert Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: +1-814-865-6348

Fax:     +1-814-865-6480

J-1 Scholar Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

Phone: +1-814-863-2631

Fax:     +1-814-865-6246

International Faculty Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Appointments Preferred

Phone: +1-814-865-0423

Fax:     +1-814-865-6246

Directorate of Global Operations & Learning

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Jennifer Campbell, Director
403B Boucke
(814) 867-3146
 
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Beth Hartzell, Administrative Assistant to Director
403 Boucke
(814) 863-1115
 
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Jean Rodkey, Administrative Assistant for DGOL
403 Boucke
(814) 863-4244

Global Safety Office

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Natasha Adams, Global Safety Manager
201 Lubert
(814) 863-3989
 
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Mel White, Global Safety Sr. Analyst
201 Lubert
(814) 863-3989
 
Monique MacAllan, Global Safety Coordinator
201 Lubert
(814) 863-8788
(814) 863-3204
 

 

Travel Safety Network

(814) 863-8788
In case of emergency, please contact University Park Police at +1-814-863-1111.

Emergency Preparation Workshop

(814) 863-8788
 
 

Collaborations

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Vlad Likholetov, Global Collaborations Manager
406 Boucke
(814) 863-4244
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Pat Corbett, Global Collaborations (Interim)
406 Boucke
(814) 865-0771
 

Student Engagement

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Lauren Halberstadt, Student Engagement Coordinator
407 Boucke
(814)
 
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James Sauls, Global Student Engagement Program
407 Boucke
(814) 863-6323
 
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Marcel Evans, Global Student Engagement Assistant
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 

International Sponsor Relations Office

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William Shuey, Sponsor Relations Manager
407 Boucke
+1(814) 863-0838
 
Carrie Martins, Sponsor Relations Coordinator
407 Boucke
 

International Alumni Relations

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Jennifer Theiss, Assistant Director
201 Lubert
(814) 867-1304

Global Connections Staff Directory

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Xiangyou (Sharon) Shen, Executive Director
314 Boucke
(814) 867-4223
 
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Vacant, Programs Coordinator
314 Boucke
(814) 867-2531
 
 
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James Sauls, Program Coordinator
407 Boucke
(814) 863-0756
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Wenjie Fu, Program Coordinator
314 Boucke
(814) 867-4377