International Staff

The Office of International Student Services is here to assist international students from application through graduation and work training. With almost 50 years of combined experience serving international students, the OISS staff is ready to help.

Contact Us

Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Monday - Friday)

(434) 592-4118 - future students - current students
(434) 522-0430 (fax) - future students
(434) 582-2969 (fax) - current students
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Admissions Staff

Dr. William Wegert

Dr. William Wegert
International Student Programs

(434) 592-5095

Sharon Bloomfield

Sharon Bloomfield
Associate Director
International Student Programs

(434) 592-3026

Ashley GryderKaren Patrick
Operations Coordinator
Graduate & International

(434) 592-5095


Ellie NixonEllie Nixon
Coordinator of International Recruitment

(434) 592-4146


Nataliya LoweJ.C Olory
International Admissions Specialist for all students outside the U.S (Except: South America, Bahamas, Korea, Vietnam and China)
 (434) 592-7455

Nataliya LoweNataliya Lowe
International Admissions Specialist for  Canadians, and students inside of the U.S.

 (434) 592-7438


Athos Lucchini
Auxiliary Programs Coordinator and Admissions Specialist for South American students.

(434) 582-3243

Hanna Baik
Undergraduate Admissions  for All Korean Undergraduate students, Athletes,  Bahamas. China and Vietnam.

(434) 592-3028

Leah King
International Graduate Advisor

(434) 592-7212


International Student Center Staff

Tunya PannellTunya Pannell
Operations Coordinator
Office Manager

 (434) 592-4119




Estefania Whitesell

Estefania Whitesell
Operations Assistant
Health Insurance Representative

(434) 592-4118

Tara WatkinsTara Watkins
International Student Retention Specialist

(434) 592-3276


International Student Advisors

Kristina Bautista

Kristina Bautista
International Student Advisor (Last name A-K)

(434) 592-4118

Ana Vangarde

Ana Vangarde
International Student Advisor (Last name L-Z)

(434) 592-4118

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