Global Programs

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About Us

Office of Global Programs promotes and champions study abroad and international programs, supports international students (academics, compliance, engagement), fosters global learning opportunities, and more.

Learn about Office of Global Programs here:

Our Team

Beza Wossene

Associate Director of Global Programs


Responsibilities include improving embedded programs, and developing ways to identify and strengthening our engagement programs at Abington

Dagmara Karnowski

Regional International Student Adviser


Responsibilities include assisting students in maintaining their F-1, J-1 visa status, and immigration compliance advising.

Huijiao Xu

Global Mental Wellness Advocate


Responsibilities include promoting mental health awareness, helping students to navigate through challenges with a focus on their mental wellness, advocating preventive mental health care for student success.

Olga Moskaleva

Regional Global Engagement Coordinator


Represents Penn State Global in Southeast region. Responsible for International Student Orientation, Global Engagement and Global Learning, Leadership Opportunities, Programming & Advocacy.

Melanie Boston

International Academic Coordinator


Responsibilities include helping students to plan academic progress, adjust to a U.S university environment, communicate with faculty, connect with academic advisers, and access other resources on campus and in the community.

Lisa Thompson

Administrative Support Assistant


Responsibilities include supporting Office of Global Program student, staff, and faculty, office management, coordinating travel arrangement, schedule meetings and supporting Global Programs event planning


Peer Action Global Learning Network

The PAGLN program is a key component to providing a successful acclimation, global learning, and support for Abington students and community building meaningful connections and promoting access, diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice on campus.

Learn more:


Phone: 215-881-7477

1600 Woodland Road
Conference Center, Lower Level
Abington, PA, 19001

P: (215) 881-7541

Global Programs

1600 Woodland Rd
Abington, PA, 19001
United States