The staff tasked with education abroad management in the Center for International Services and Programs regularly meet with students for in-person advising appointments. Please schedule your 60-minute advising appointment though our calendar or by calling the office (216-687-3910). Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Evening appointments may be arranged. Drop-in advising is available Monday-Friday between 1:00pm- 3:00pm in Berkman Hall 412.
Julie received her B.A. in French from the College of Wooster and a Master's in Education from the University of Akron. In high school, she participated in the Rotary International Youth Exchange program and lived for 10 months in Rodez, France. As an undergraduate, Julie spent her junior year abroad in Québec City, Canada. After graduation she taught English in Nîmes, France, as part of the French Ministry of Education's language assistant program. Julie has worked at Cleveland State since September 2007. As Manager of Education Abroad Programs, Julie works on the administration of all aspects of Education Abroad programming at CSU. Her primary responsibilities include student advising, faculty-led study abroad program management, scholarship advising and study abroad student staff management. In addition, she oversees incoming and outgoing reciprocal international exchange students and serves as the coordinator of the National Student Exchange Program. Julie also serves as an ARO (Alternative Responsible Office) for Cleveland State University's J-1 Exchange Visitor Program.
Tiffani Fields: Graduate Assistant educationabroadGA@csuohio.edu
Tiffani is enrolled in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She received her B.S. in Health Sciences with a Minor in Psychology and a certificate in Gerontological Studies from CSU. As an undergraduate, Tiffani studied for a month abroad in Clermont-Ferrand, France. Since participating in this CSU faculty-led program, she has undertaken several personal trips abroad having acquired a taste for international explortation and discovery. After receiving her Master’s degree, Tiffani hopes to work in counseling within hospice care and bereavement and continue her travels around the world.
Rachel Zvara: Student Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel is a Junior majoring in Comparative Religion and minoring in Black Studies at CSU. This past fall, she studied abroad in Bodh Gaya, India for a semester. Since completing her trip to India Rachel has invested her time in exploring other study abroad options and helping others achieve their dreams of studying abroad. After Rachel graduates, she plans to obtain a master’s degree in social work to become a therapist. She is particularly interested in working with women in under privileged areas and hopes to own her own independent practice one day and maybe even practice outside of the United States. In her spare time she likes to write poetry and exercise at the CSU Recreation Center. She loves traveling and going on adventures and hopes her passion for learning about the world inspires other students to become involved with the Center for International Services and Programs.