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Dr. Anne Sheridan Fugard, Executive Director

International  Background: Travel to Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Panama, Poland, Scotland, Spain and Turkey.

Did You Know…  New to UC in 2013! I loved my experience developing graduate double-degree programs at my previous university.


University of North Florida, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D)

University of Florida, Master of Education in Student Personnel in Higher Education (M.Ed)

Ohio University, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (B.S.)



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Ryan Meyer, Assistant Director (Advisor for individual study abroad students from CCM, CEAS, DAAP, LCB, and Clermont College)

International  Background: Travel to Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam.

Did You Know…  I was an undergraduate student at UC and began my international career teaching English in Florence, Italy before studying abroad in Belgium and traveling throughout Europe.  Now I’ve taken students to China the last five summers and traveled all over East Asia.


University of Cincinnati, Master of Science in Marketing (M.S.)

University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Electronic Media (B.F.A)


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Jill Reister, Assistant Director (Advisor for individual study abroad students from A&S, CECH, AHS, Nursing, Pharmacy, UCBA, Law and Medicine)

International  Background: Travel to over 30 countries in six continents – including a semester abroad in Argentina (in high school) and semesters abroad in Luxembourg, Spain and New Zealand.

Did You Know… my family hosted foreign exchange students so growing up I had "siblings" from France, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Russia and Argentina. 


University of Cincinnati, Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies (Ph.D.)  – in progress

University of Cincinnati, Master of Arts in Communication (M.A.); Focus in interpersonal, organizational and intercultural communication

Miami University, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication and Spanish (B.A.)


Heather Ashworth, Assistant Director (Faculty-Led Study Abroad)

International Background: Travel throughout Europe and Central America. I studied abroad twice while in college: 1st for a semester in Costa Rica, living with a homestay family, taking classes for a Spanish minor, and volunteering at a local marine park; and 2nd for a semester in Spain taking international business courses for MBA concentration and interning at a business change consulting firm.

Did You Know…  My first experience abroad was while I was in high school with the Ohio Ambassadors of Music. We performed concerts in multiple countries throughout Europe during the two week music tour.


Wright State University, Master of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business (M.B.A.)

Wright State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a minor in Spanish (B.S.)


Cory Smith, Assistant Director (Faculty-Led Study Abroad)

International  Background:  I have traveled to Belgium, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Dubai, England, France, India, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.  I lived and worked in Madrid for 8 years completing a Master of Spanish and running study abroad programs for American students coming to Spain.  I also started my own language school for Spaniards learning English and a company offering Architecture programs for Americans in Spain.    

Did You Know… My first international experience was a 1 week French exchange to Canada in Middle School followed by 2 weeks in France and 2 in Costa Rica in High School and a semester in Madrid in College.  I have traveled to 5 countries as a student and to 4 with students.


St. Louis University (Madrid Campus), Master of Spanish Literature (M.A.)

Fitchburg State College, Master of Education (M.Ed)

Saint Lawrence University, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Education (B.A.)



Brittney Smith, Assistant Director (Faculty-led Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange Students)

International  Background: Travel throughout the Middle East, including Jordan, Oman, Bahrain, and the U.A.E. Studied abroad for a semester in Dubai and a summer in Jordan.

Did You Know… I interned with the US Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in Bahrain, post American Embassy Manama.


University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs (B.A.); Specializations in Arabic Language & Culture, and International Human Rights

University of Cincinnati, Master of Arts in Educational Studies (M.A.) – in progress; Focus in Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research Methodologies