179 Woods Hall
Murray, KY 42071
Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST during the academic year and 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the summer months. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are encouraged.
Ask her about: International Professional Development, teaching abroad, International Studies Advisory Committees, Faculty Study Abroad Ambassadors, events
Ask her about: Study Abroad Programs for undeclared majors and students in the colleges of: Education & Human Services; joining the Peer Ambassador Program; marketing and recruitment for programs
Bio: Robyn joined the Education Abroad Office in August 2011 as the Office Coordinator, moved to the role of Advisor in March 2012, and was promoted to Senior Advisor in 2014. She received her B.A. in English in 2009 and an M.A. in TESOL in 2013, both from Murray State. After studying abroad in London, she caught the travel bug and has since traveled to Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Tanzania and Ethiopia and led student programs in Paris, London, Ireland, Greece, Italy, and Berlin. She was a member of Class 9 of the NAFSA Academy and has presented at the NAFSA Annual Conference and various state and regional conferences. She was recently elected to the Murray State Staff Congress. She loves fashion, design, photography, and food.
Ask her about: Study Abroad Programs for students in the , the Bauernfeind College of Business, School of Nursing & Health Sciences, and the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering, and Technology; Abroad 101; CCSA and CEA programs
Bio: Heather joined the Education Abroad Office in October 2015 as an Interim Advisor and officially began working as an Advisor in January 2016. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education in 2010 and her M.A. in Human Development & Leadership (International Education Administration) in 2015 from Murray State University. Heather studied abroad in India with Murray State's Education in India program as a graduate assistant during the Winter of 2015-2016 to finish her graduate work. While experience in studying abroad came later in life, she has had a heart for international endeavors for most of her life. Participation in mission trips to Honduras and befriending numerous international students on Murray State's campus throughout her academics have only encouraged her desire to see the world and experience different cultures, especially the food! Outside of the office you may see Heather at Murray State's Wellness Center where she trains clients and enjoys working out
177 Woods Hall
Ask her about: Education Abroad programs in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts & the College of Education and Human Services; KIIS programs; CEA programs; ISA programs: Scholarships, including national scholarships
Bio: Jamie has been a member of the Education Abroad Team since May 2012 when she began as an intern, and was later asked to join the team permanently as the Coordinator. She graduated from Murray State in May 2012 with a BA in History. Jamie plans to continue her education and her involvement in International Education. Developing her passion for study abroad at a young age, Jamie made her first trip overseas, thanks to the People to People Student Ambassador Program, at the age of 12. Since then Jamie has studied in 10 countries and 3 continents on 5 study abroad programs including a semester in Regensburg, Germany. She has presented at the Kentucky Council on Education Abroad (KCEA) and the Kentucky state NAFSA meeting in July, 2014. Jamie recently served as an Assistant Director on the Murray State winter Human Rights program to France and England and was the assistant director on the CCSA London & Dublin program in the winter of 2014-15.
Ask her about: Data and statistics, events, Horizons, student billing, program budgets, general questions
Bio: Beth joined the Education Abroad Team in Oct 2014 in the role of Coordinator. She has worked at Murray State since 2006 serving as the Head Women's Soccer Coach for eight seasons. Beth is originally from England but graduated with a BSc in Physical Education from Barton College, NC and a MSc in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Safety (HPERS) from Middle Tennessee State University. During her career in coaching Beth has recruited soccer players from over 12 different countries.