Study Away Programs Staff

Study Away Programs staff has extensive experience studying abroad and is knowledgeable about the various programs. We welcome you to stop by the PSU 209 office M-F 8am - 5pm. If you have questions, please Contact Us.

Elizabeth C. Strong

Administers Study Away Programs to strengthen MSU's international curriculum. She collaborates with faculty in planning short-term programs, develops Study Away policy, and coordinates implementation of liaison agreements with partner institutions.

Ashley D. Ryan

Advises all semester and year-long students through the entire study abroad experience. Manages applications, academic credit transfer, programming, and website. Serves as primary contact for international exchange partners and affiliate providers.

Carrie S. Kendall

Manages all short-term faculty-led program finances, works directly with faculty directors to maintain program budget. Oversees program billing, payments, and expenses. Assists faculty directors with reconciling all expenses upon programs' return.

Catherine A. Holley

Serves as main administrative contact at the Plaster Student Union Study Away Programs office. Manages direct billing & invoicing for all semester and year-long participants. Oversees course building and registration for all study away participants.