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Office of International Programs Staff - Anna Yacovone

Anna Yacovone

Anna Yacovone

Coordinator

Office:  Office of International Programs
Phone:  270-745-3975
Email:  anna.yacovone@wku.edu








Education:
B.A., Global Studies and B.S., Organizational Communication, Middle Tennessee State University

Job responsibilities:
Oversee development of international agreements (not related to student exchange);
Manage internationalization grants through OIP;
Facilitate global programming by managing planning and implementation of International Education Week;
Coordinate the planning, organization, and implementation of the Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS);
Provide opportunities that encourage and support faculty pursuing opportunities through the Fulbright Program;
Support faculty and staff members' international professional development. 

International Experience:
Studied abroad in Rome and Florence, Italy for five weeks;
Studied abroad in Bangkok, Thailand for six months;
Taught English as Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Vientiane, Laos for one year

Favorite Aspect of WKU:
There are two things I like most about WKU: its commitment to international education and my hardworking colleagues in OIP and SAGL.

Why WKU’s International Reach Matters:
The importance of international education goes beyond the individual. Preparing our students to succeed as socially responsible leaders in a global society enhances our own communities and in turn impacts our world for the better.

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