Staff

International Student Center

 
Ricky Paniagua
Director

Ricky Paniagua

Directs the International Student Center student services, programs, office staff, and operations. Provides advising to campus stakeholders and students on academic matters, personal advising, and immigration advising including employment and immigration compliance.

Lisa Lyons
Senior International Student Advisor

Lisa Lyons

Provides international student services, including advising on academic matters, personal advising, and immigration advising, including employment and SEVIS compliance.

Isabel Martorell
International Student Advisor

Isabel Martorell

Provides international student services, including advising on academic matters, personal advising, and immigration advising, including employment and SEVIS compliance.

Michael Moak
International Student Retention Coordinator

Michael Moak

Coordinates international student retention initiatives related to areas of academic matters, personal advising, immigration regulations, community, and belonging.

Alison Peppers
Intake Coordinator

Alison Peppers

Coordinates health insurance program and supports programmatic initiatives for the International Student Center.

Alana Ritchison
International Student Transition Coordinator

Alana Ritchison

Coordinates international student transition advising and programming to include pre-arrival support and immigration document issuance.

Barry Fass-Holmes
SEVIS Coordinator

Barry Fass-Holmes

Coordinates all functions related to SEVIS compliance reporting and assists students with regulatory compliance advising processes.

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Sponsored Student Coordinator

Vanessa Fennell

Coordinates advising, programming, and support functions for international students sponsored by international organizations, cultural missions, and other sponsoring groups.

Clarissa Fontanilla-Fajardo
International Student Services Coordinator

Clarissa Fontanilla-Fajardo

Coordinates international student services, including advising on academic matters, personal advising, and immigration advising, and coordinates front desk services.