Meet the Staff

Virginia Hosono

Associate Director, Office of Study Abroad and International Travel
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  • Countries Virginia's traveled to: Canada, Mexico, Japan, Greece
  • A country Virginia wants to visit: Italy and South Korea
  • Advice Virginia would give to future travelers: "Never underestimate the power travel has to change your life."

Athens, Greece

Melissa Moore

Study Abroad Advisor
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  • Countries Melissa's traveled to: Spain, Canada, Cuba
  • A country Melissa wants to visit: Australia
  • A lesson Melissa has learned from traveling: "Travel with an open mind, be open to new ideas and new experiences. Embrace the culture of the country that you are traveling to."

Salamanca, Spain

Nga Nguyen

Program Assistant
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  • Countries Nga's traveled to: Australia, Vietnam, the Czech Republic, Ireland, England, and the Netherlands
  • A country Nga wants to visit: Nepal
  • Advice Nga would give to future travelers: "Budget well."

Brisbane, Australia

Kimber Guinn

Graduate Assistant
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  • Countries Kimber's traveled to: Canada, Ecuador, Ireland, England, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland.
  • A country Kimber wants to visit: Iceland or New Zealand
  • Advice Kimber would give to future travelers: "Put down the map! It's okay to get lost and ask a stranger for directions."

Rome, Italy


Post-Graduate Research Assistant
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  • Countries Rebecca's traveled to: France, Ireland, Canada, England, Austria, and Italy
  • A country Rebecca wants to visit: New Zealand or Scotland
  • Advice Rebecca would give to future travelers: "If possible, visit an area outside of the big cities, even if it's only for a day.."

Versailles, France

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