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CAMPUS PROFILE 

| The College of William & Mary  | Williamsburg, Virginia

Creating a Universitywide
Internationalization Hub
At the forefront of all things international at William & Mary is the
Reves Center for International Studies, established in 1989 with a
mission "to support and promote the internationalization of learning,
teaching, research and community involvement at William & Mary."
The Reves Center provides support for international initiatives
at W&M's five academic schools-the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, the School of
Education, the School of Law, and the Virginia Institute of Marine
Science (VIMS). In addition to managing study abroad, offering
support for international students and scholars, and providing
travel safety advice, Reves promotes and supports international research and organizes on-campus events for the wider campus-and
Williamsburg-community.
Since Hanson became director in 2011, he has broken down
institutional barriers and worked with offices and academic units
across the campus. "We just made it really clear that this is a universitywide internationalization hub," he says.

Vice provost for International Affairs Steve Hanson

Global Engagement Through Outreach
and Assessment
The Reves Center is divided into three offices: Global Education;
International Students, Scholars, and Programs; and Global Engagement. During his tenure at the Reves Center, Hanson has very
intentionally built out the global engagement team, which works
with internationalization more generally.
Kate Hoving, public relations manager, oversees the Reves
Center's outreach efforts. She says her job is important to building
an internationally minded community. "It's important to nurture
a sense of connection with students and faculty who have come
through Reves-whether through study abroad or as international
students, scholars, and families," she says.
Another recent addition to the global engagement team is Nick
Vasquez, international travel and security manager. Vasquez, who
previously worked for the U.S. State Department, assesses risk for students, faculty, and staff who go abroad on university-sponsored travel.
Vasquez, who is a member of the university's Emergency Management Team, says that being aware of the potential risks associated with
international travel is an important aspect of running a safe program.
In that capacity, Reves serves as a clearinghouse for the entire campus.

Sylvia Mitterndorfer, director
of the Global Education Office,
helps more than 50 percent of
William & Mary undergraduates
go abroad.

Geology Professor Chuck
Bailey collaborated with
Ethnomusicologist Anne
Rasmussen to develop a
multidisciplinary study abroad
program to Oman.

The first stop for the more than 800 William & Mary students who
go abroad each year is the Global Education Office, overseen by
director Sylvia Mitterndorfer. In addition to the resources available through financial aid, W&M provides more than $400,000 a
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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR N O V + D E C .16

Pre-med major Alpha Mansaray

Stephen Sechrist, director of the
International Students, Scholars,
and Programs Office

CHARLOTTE WEST

Growing Education Abroad
With Universitywide Support



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - November/December 2016

From the Editor
In Brief
Voices
Act Globally
Tradition and History
Health and Insurance
Education Abroad
International Enrollment
View From Out Here
In Focus
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - From the Editor
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - In Brief
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - Voices
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - Act Globally
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - Tradition and History
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - Health and Insurance
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - Education Abroad
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International Educator - November/December 2016 - International Enrollment
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