Center for International Programs represented at regional conference

Cindy Cullen, director of International Student Services, and Study Abroad Advisor Catherine Collado presented at NAFSA: Association of International Educators Regional Conference, held from Oct. 23-26 in Albany, New York.

Cullen took part in the Advocacy for Everyone! panel on Oct. 25, discussing her career working with students in international education. In addition to speaking about her own experience and the value of including students in advocacy, she encouraged colleagues to get involved at the local, state and national level through NAFSA Advocacy events, both in person and virtually.

As the business manager for NAFSA: Association of International Educators’ Region X, Collado set up logistics for the event, supported registration and handled conference finances. Additionally, she spoke on the Fulbright International Education Association program at the Study NY meeting, held just before the NAFSA conference, sharing her experience in South Korea last summer and encouraging other professionals to apply.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a nonprofit organization for professionals in all areas of international education.  NAFSA serves the needs of more than 10,000 members and international educators worldwide and is the leading organization committed to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that build global citizens with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in today’s interconnected world.

Learn more about international student resources and study abroad opportunities at the Center for International Programs.