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International Studies and Programs
Michigan State University
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane
Room 207
East Lansing MI 48824-1035
Tel: +1-517-355-2350
Fax: +1-517-353-7254
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Daniel Spadafore Associate Director of International Advancement
Office of the Dean

125 International Center
dms(at)msu.edu

Yvonne Squiers Enrollment Management Specialist
Office for Education Abroad

109 International Center
squiers(at)msu.edu

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Biography: Yvonne Squiers has been at MSU since 1997 and the Office of Study Abroad for the last 15 years. Yvonne provides clerical and student application support for the colleges of Business, Communication Arts and Sciences, and Education. She is responsible for stewarding student applications through the entire process, from initial application through to return from abroad. She confirms course enrollments for each program and collects onsite emergency contact information for students/faculty while abroad. Yvonne also serves in a supportive role related to student health and safety issues, which includes registering students with U.S. Government Travel Registration Site STEP, enrolling them in insurance while abroad, and running a student conduct report.

Anne Stanton Office Assistant III
Office of International Research Collaboration

4 International Center
stant106(at)msu.edu

Inge Steglitz Associate Director
Office for Education Abroad

109 International Center
steglitz(at)msu.edu

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Biography: As associate director, Inge provides leadership and direction for all functions related to program development and management, student advising, college/unit liaisons, and portfolio development and maintenance. She oversees program evaluations and works with the executive director and a team of program coordinators on ensuring a well-balanced program portfolio. In addition, she directs faculty engagement and development and is responsible for academic outreach, faculty seminars, and other faculty development initiatives, such as site visits, the Faculty Learning Community on Teaching & Learning Abroad, and an annual workshop series offered in conjunction with MSU’s Academic Advancement Network.

Inge has contributed scholarly articles to several books on topics ranging from orientation programming, culture learning/teaching and faculty development to assessing intercultural competencies. She is the co-editor of the forthcoming third edition of NAFSA’s Learning Across Cultures book. A member of and regular conference contributor to NAFSA: Association of International Educators since the mid-1980s, Inge has held various national leadership positions in the organization, mostly recently as chair of the 2016 national NAFSA conference.

A native of Heidelberg, Germany, Inge first came to the U.S. on a Fulbright and has now spent more than half of her life there. She earned her PhD in intercultural communication from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, where she also worked in the Office of International Education and taught in the department of communication. Her dissertation research focused on conceptualizing and developing a model to assess the impact of education abroad on students' cognitive development and she continues to be interested in defining and assessing education abroad learning outcomes. She considers herself fortunate to have a professional career that is also a vocation.

Brooke Stokdyk Assistant Director
Office for International Students and Scholars

105 International Center
stokdyk(at)msu.edu

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Biography: Brooke H.M. Stokdyk is an Assistant Director at the OISS. Brooke hails from Indiana University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Studies and a Master of Science in Student Affairs Administration. She also spent three and a half years working with international students and scholars at Indiana University before starting her career at MSU in 2005.

Brooke works with mainly J-1 and F-1 regulatory issues, and is the coordinator of the J-1 program. She also works extensively with health insurance / health care advising and education and acts as a liaison for a number of federal and state government agencies. She has spent time in Germany and a few other European countries, and hopes to travel in the future with her husband and two young, vibrant, energetic, stubborn, clever, exhausting, loving children.

Ryan Thelen Director of Finance and Human Resources
Office of the Dean

207 International Center
thele103(at)msu.edu

Joaquina Thomas Administrative Assistant
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

124 International Center

Lori Thomas Enrollment Management Specialist
Office for Education Abroad

109 International Center
thoma657(at)msu.edu

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Biography: Lori Thomas provides clerical and student application support for the colleges of Natural Science and Social Science, as well as Nursing, Osteopathic Medicine, Human Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine. Lori is responsible for stewarding student applications through the entire process, from initial application through to return from abroad. She confirms course enrollments for each program, uploads partner university transcripts and course approval forms, and collects onsite emergency contact information for students/faculty while abroad. Lori also serves in a supportive role for the cross-functional scholarship team, and works with transcript processing for partner programs.