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

globalinternships@oie.gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option 3  

  • Meghan Greene Penland
    Associate Director of Education Abroad
     
    Study Abroad Procedures, Student Travel Registry, Intercultural Training, Re-entry Programming, & Study Abroad Data & Assessment
  •   Mary Alice Allen
    Assistant Director of Education Abroad

      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
  • Meg Sonstroem
    Education Abroad Advisor
     
    GT Exchanges in Asia, Oceania, & the Middle East
  • Cassy McInnis
    Education Abroad Advisor

      GT Exchanges in Europe, Latin America, & Africa, International Service Learning Programs
  •  Hannah Moon
    Global Internship Advisor

    Student questions about seeking overseas internships; employer relations
  •   Ashlee Flinn
    Education Abroad Marketing Specialist & Scholarships Advisor

      Scholarships for Education Abroad, Education Abroad Recruitment and Marketing, & Underrepresented Students in Study Abroad
  •   Margaret Mullins
    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 Coordinator

      GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs
  •  D'Jeane Peters
    Global Internship Assistant

    Student questions about registering overseas internships; global internship data requests
  •  

International Plan Staff

  internationalplan@oie.gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option ​​​​4

  •  Colette Fournier
    International Plan Manager

    International Plan student advising, International Plan student appeals, International Plan degree designation forms

International Student and Scholar Services Staff

  info@oie.gatech.edu

 404-894-7475, option 2

  • VACANT
    Associate Director of International Student and Scholar Services
  •  Policies and Procedures for the F Student Program/International Student and Scholar Advising
  • VACANT 
    Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services
     
    Exchange Students/Student Intern Program/International Student and Scholar Advising
  • Chase Harvey
    Senior International Student and Scholar Advisor

     International Student and Scholar Advising/Student Engagement
  •   Nora Hamilton
    Senior International Student and Scholar Advisor & SEVIS Coordinator

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

     International Student and Scholar Advising/Out-of-State Tuition Waivers
  •   Stephanie Mathis
    International Student and Scholar Advisor

    International Student and Scholar Advising/Student Engagement
  •   Casey Giacomini
    International Student and Scholar Advisor

     International Student and Scholar Advising
  •   Scott Bleiweis
    International Student and Scholar Advisor

     International Student and Scholar Advising
  • Eunyoung An
    International Student Coordinator

     Process initial & transfer Graduate I-20/DS-2019
  •   Jessica Demir
    International Student Coordinator

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

Global Leadership Living Learning Community (GLLLC) & On-Campus Internationalization 

  globalleadership@oie.gatech.edu
 404-894-7475, option 6

International Education Support Staff