I was born and raised in Oregon and am a proud PSU Viking alumna! I spent about 10 years of my adult life abroad in Germany. That amazing adventure started when I went abroad via PSU to Freiburg, Germany in 1996. I fell in love and ended of staying two academic years there! After coming back to PSU to finish my undergrad, I went back to Germany to complete a credit-bearing internship at a prestigious financial newspaper in Frankfurt with the support of IE3 Global. After completing the 6-month internship, I moved back to Freiburg and started my master’s degree which took me to South Africa and India.
I have worked at PSU since 2018 as the Education Abroad Coordinator. I am fluent in German and always trying to improve my Spanish!! Things I love most? My friends and family, my dog, the beach, live music, and travelling.