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Education Abroad - Peer Advisors

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Peer Advisors are a group of returning study abroad students with separate and distinct geographical areas of expertise. As representatives of the Education Abroad office, they provide initial advising on education or interning abroad including but not limited to general information on programs, scholarships, and the application process. Peer Advisors strive to promote study abroad to students, faculty and groups from all areas of the academic spectrum. They are the initial contact to create a bridge to students to make study abroad accessible to a greater range of students. They want to make our presence known to the student body through active outreach in classrooms, meetings, and one-on-one advising sessions.

Education Abroad Peer Advisors for the 2018-19 academic year are:

Alexandra Gritta, studied abroad in Rabat, Morocco and Shanghai, China with CIEE.  Alexandra leads the Ed Abroad 101 sessions on Fridays at 1pm in Cramer Hall 169 ("The Hub").  Alexandra's advising times are:  Tues/Thurs 10am - 11am & Fri 2pm - 3pm.  

Fantini Hernandez, studied abroad in Nishinomiya, Japan.  Fantini's advising times are:   Tues/Thurs 12pm - 1:30pm.

Alexandra Josfan, studied abroad in Pau, France and Valencia, Spain with USAC.  Alexandra leads the Ed Abroad 101 sessions on Thursdays at 12 pm in Karl Miller Center 605.  Her advising times are:   Mon/Wed 10:30am - 11:30am and Thurs 1:30pm - 3pm.

Lomayani Meekisho, studied abroad in Chengdu, China and Shanghai, China with USAC.  Yani leads the Ed Abroad 101 sessions on Wednesdays at 3 pm in Karl Miller Center 605.  His advising times are:  Mon 3pm - 5pm & Wed 12:30pm - 1:30pm.