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Center for Global Education Administration

Merrilou Burris : Management Assistant
Merrilou Burris
Management Assistant
merrilouburris@boisestate.edu 208.426.2261

Ask me about

  • International Student Health Insurance program (ISHI)
  • Enrollment reports
  • The Assistant Provost's schedule

 

Gonzalo Bruce : Assistant Provost
Gonzalo Bruce
Assistant Provost
merrilouburris@boisestate.edu 208.426.2261

Ask me about

  • Oversight of the Center for Global Education
  • Campus internationalization
  • International partnership development
Ashley Herman : Marketing and Social Media Assistant
Ashley Herman
Marketing and Social Media Assistant
ashleyherman@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask me about

  • What are #internationalbroncos and #broncosabroad
  • Social media
  • The weekly newsletter
JiaPeng (JP) Huang : Coordinator, China Initiatives
JiaPeng (JP) Huang
Coordinator, China Initiatives
CGEChinaInitiatives@boisestate.edu 208.426.2261

Ask Me About

  • Partner opportunities in China
  • International recruitment in China
  •  Program development pertaining to Chinese universities


Global Learning Opportunities

Tiera Greene : Program Coordinator
Tiera Greene
Program Coordinator
tieragreene@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

 Ask me about

  • Study Abroad & Advising
  • USAC Programs
  • Global Classroom (Faculty-Led)Programs
Corrine Henke : Director
Corrine Henke
Director
studyabroad@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask me about

  • Education Abroad and National Student Exchange
  • Faculty teaching abroad opportunities and Fulbright
  • International Student Services
  • Being successful in university

 

Eden Taylor : Program Coordinator
Eden Taylor
Program Coordinator
edentaylor@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

 Ask me about

  • Study Abroad/National Student Exchange & Advising
  • Study Abroad Scholarships
  • ISEP -International Student Exchange Program
  • Affiliate Programs
Ami Tain : Global Classroom Specialist/Passport Program Manager
Ami Tain
Global Classroom Specialist/Passport Program Manager
amitain@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask me about

  • Our US passport acceptance facility
  • Global Classroom programs management
  • Insurance for short term study abroad
Hernan Sanchez : Peer Advisor
Hernan Sanchez
Peer Advisor
studyabroad@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask Me About

  • Studying abroad in Spain
  • Outdoor activities
  • Traveling
Connor Dennis : Peer Advisor
Connor Dennis
Peer Advisor
studyabroad@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask me about

  • Studying abroad in Thailand
  • Solo Travel
  • The Boise music scene
Griffin Crane : Griffin Crane
Griffin Crane
Griffin Crane
studyabroad@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask Me About

  • Studying abroad in Italy
  • Greek life at Boise State University
  • Outdoor activities at Bogus Basin

 

McKenna Strolberg : Peer Advisor
McKenna Strolberg
Peer Advisor
studyabroad@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask me about

  • Study abroad in Saarbruecken, Germany
  • Direct exchange programs
  • How to schedule a Study Abroad 101 session


International Admissions

Celeste Giordani : International Enrollment Counselor
Celeste Giordani
International Enrollment Counselor
interntl@boisestate.edu 208.426.1757

Ask me about

  • How to apply to Boise State
  • Requirements for admission
  • Status of your admission application
  • Status of transcripts (for current students)
Brian Stelbotsky : Director
Brian Stelbotsky
Director
interntl@boisestate.edu 208.426.1757

Ask me about

  • Applying to Boise State
  • International recruitment initiatives on campus
  • International admissions standards and policies
Van Nguyen : Peer Advisor
Van Nguyen
Peer Advisor
interntl@boisestate.edu 208.426.1757

Ask me about

  • Applying to Boise State
  • Scholarship details
  • Vietnamese academic culture

 


International Student and Scholar Services

Corrine Henke : Director
Corrine Henke
Director
studyabroad@boisestate.edu 208.426.2630

Ask me about

  • Education Abroad and National Student Exchange
  • Faculty teaching abroad opportunities and Fulbright
  • International Student Services
  • Being successful in university

 

Ruth Prince : SEVIS  Compliance Coordinator
Ruth Prince
SEVIS Compliance Coordinator
internationalinfo@boisestate.edu 208.426.3652

Ask me about

  • Immigration compliance and advising for current international students
  • Students studying at Boise State  with an F or J visas
  • Off campus work authorization such as Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
Keith Quatraro : International Student Services Coordinator
Keith Quatraro
International Student Services Coordinator
keithquatraro@boisestate.edu 208.426.3652

Ask me about

  • Serving as a Peace Corps volunteer
  • Cross-cultural learning opportunities for international and US students
  • International student mobility data and analysis
Emily Manny : Immigration and International Scholars Coordinator
Emily Manny
Immigration and International Scholars Coordinator
globalscholars@boisestate.edu 208.426.4285

Ask me About

  • Sponsoring a research scholar or visiting professor
  • Resources for visiting scholars and professors
  • Cross-cultural activities for visiting scholars and professors
Alex (Chun Yin) Law : Peer Advisor
Alex (Chun Yin) Law
Peer Advisor
internationalinfo@boisestate.edu 208.426.3652

Ask me about

  • Getting involved on campus
  • Things you must do in Boise while you are here
  • What it is like to be in a fraternity

 

Ali Almutairi : Peer Advisor
Ali Almutairi
Peer Advisor
internationalinfo@boisestate.edu 208.426.3652.

Ask Me About

  • Getting involved on campus
  • Resources that Boise State offers to improve skills
  • Good places to hike in Boise
Eva Pantha : Peer Advisor
Eva Pantha
Peer Advisor
internationalinfo@boisestate.edu 208.426.3652

Ask Me About

  • Getting involved on Campus
  • Nepalese culture, cuisine and tourism
  • Questions related to accounting and finance
  • Fun things to do in Boise
Ha Luong : Peer Advisor
Ha Luong
Peer Advisor
internationalinfo@boisestate.edu 208.426.3652

Ask me about

  • Getting involved on campus
  • Our weekly Coffee & Conversation event
  • International Student Association (ISA)


Intensive English Program

Tracy Day : IEP Assistant Director
Tracy Day
IEP Assistant Director
tracyday1@boisestate.edu 208.426.4615

Ask me about

  • Volunteer opportunities in the community
  • Partner Universities and Special Programs
  • Public Speaking
Stephanie Marlow : Director
Stephanie Marlow
Director
stephaniemarlow1@boisestate.edu 208.426.2227

Ask me about

  • Different classes and services offered at the Intensive English Program;
  • The Boise State University Pathway Program;
  • Anything! If I can’t answer your question, I will find the person who can.
Ryan Linford : Program Specialist; <br>IEP Instructor
Ryan Linford
Program Specialist;
IEP Instructor
ryanlinford@boisestate.edu 208.426.1921

Ask me about

  • Important IEP dates
  • Grammar and vocabulary
  • IEP Letters, forms and transcripts
JR Walsh : Immigration Adviser; IEP Instructor
JR Walsh
Immigration Adviser; IEP Instructor
jrwalsh@boisestate.edu 208.426.1921

Ask me about

  • The Form I-20
  •  Active learning
  •  Buzzwords
Ruth Paul : IEP Instructor
Ruth Paul
IEP Instructor
ruthpaul@boisestate.edu 208.426.1921

Ask me about

  • How you can improve your listening skills;
  • How you can make the most of your experience studying abroad
  • How you can improve your pronunciation.
Edvin Subasic : IEP Instructor
Edvin Subasic
IEP Instructor
edvinsubasic@boisestate.edu 208.426.1921

Ask me about

  • The Direct Admission Program
  • Second Language Acquisition and ways to improve your writing;
  • TESOL methods and curriculum
Estefany Giehm : IEP Instructor
Estefany Giehm
IEP Instructor
estefanygiehm@boisestate.edu 208.426.1921

Ask me about

  • How to be involved in the Global Leadership program at the IEP
  • How to feel less nervous when speaking in front of an audience during a presentation
  • How you can improve sentence structure in your writing
Kim Dewit : IEP Instructor
Kim Dewit
IEP Instructor
kimdewit@boisestate.edu 208.426-1921

Ask me about

  • Fun outdoor activities and nearby places to visit
  • Tips on improving your English communication skills
  • Experiential learning opportunities

 

Lesley McCandless : IEP Instructor
Lesley McCandless
IEP Instructor
lesleymccandless@boisestate.edu 208.426.1921

Ask me about

  • Tips on the rhythm and stress of English pronunciation
  • Some effective strategies for IELTS and TOEFL preparation
  • Practical ideas for budget travel


Peace Corps Prep

Holly Mikesell : Peace Corps Prep Advisor
Holly Mikesell
Peace Corps Prep Advisor
hollymikesell@boisestate.edu 208.426.4011

Ask me about

  • Peace Corps Prep Program
  • Tips and Tricks for applying to the Peace Corps after college
  • Career and graduate school opportunities after Peace Corps