About the Office of International Education


Mission Statement

Mission

OIE provides leadership and advocacy for pursuing and supporting Georgia Tech’s international education goals through student and scholar mobility, on-campus internationalization, and intercultural engagement. In collaboration with our campus and community partners, OIE expands the Institute’s global footprint and ensures that we develop good global citizens.

Vision

OIE will set the standard for international education among the leading technological universities. OIE will champion meaningful intercultural experiences that prepare the Georgia Tech community for global leadership.

 


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
     
    Education Abroad Policies & Procedures, Student Travel Registry, Intercultural Training, Re-entry Programming, & Education Abroad Data & Assessment
  •   Mary Alice Allen
    Associate Director of Education Abroad

      
    GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs & Embedded Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs
  •   Vacant
    Associate Director of Education Abroad

      
    GT Exchange Programs & the Global Internship Program
  • 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
  •  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, Student Engagement, Education Abroad Recruitment, & Underrepresented Students in Education Abroad
  •   Andrea Henriquez
    Education Abroad Advisor

     
    General Faculty-led Study Abroad Advising, Oxford Summer Program, & Pacific Spring Study Abroad Program to Australia/New Zealand/Fiji
  •   Samantha Abbey
    Education Abroad Coordinator

     
    Student Engagement, 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, China Summer Program, & NGS Costa Rica Program
  •   Jesse Malone Ferreira
    Education Abroad Coordinator

     
    GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs, ISYE Summer Programs in Asia & Europe, & Transient Student Advising 
  •  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

  • Bryony Higgins
    Associate Director of International Student and Scholar Services
  •  Policies and Procedures for the F Student Program/International Student and Scholar Advising
  • Kathleen Kirk
    Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services
     
    Incoming Exchange Students/Programming/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
  • VACANT
    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 and Scholar Coordinator

     Process initial & transfer Graduate I-20/DS-2019
  • VACANT
    International Student and Scholar 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