Cindy works under the Global Programs Office (University Park) and serves the Penn State Harrisburg international students as an International Student Adviser regarding immigration issues. Cindy has a long-term career in International Education. Cindy holds a BA in Sociology (Calvin University) and a MA in Higher Education (Geneva College). She coordinated and directed international service-learning for teams and individuals and established the Service Learning Center at Messiah College (PA). Cindy spent six years in Belize, Central America where she directed a semester-long study abroad program, worked with US faculty to develop short-term academic courses and served as a travel writer, photographer and website developer for the Belize Tourism Board. After relocating back to the US, Cindy recruited international students for a private university and advised international students regarding immigration issues. She has also served in Global Inside Sales at The Hershey Company and run a small fair trade business combating poverty and human-trafficking. With travel to 38 countries (not including return visits), she has experienced global hospitality that fuels her desire to welcome and serve students while they are in the USA.
BA in Sociology (Calvin University)
MA in Higher Education (Geneva College)