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Name:
Lianne Almughirah
Job Title:
Director, International Admissions and Student Services
Division:
International Education
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Summer office hours:

Education & Training

B.A., University of Maine at Farmington
M.A., University of Maine
M.A., Arkansas Tech University

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Name:
Joanna Buxton
Job Title:
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 4
Division:
International Education

Summer office hours: ---

Name:
Xiaohan Du
Job Title:
International Programs Manager - China Specialist
Division:
International Education
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Education & Training

B.S., MS, Arkansas Tech University

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Name:
Ruthann Duffy
Job Title:
ESL Professor
Division:
Humanities
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Classes taught: EAP 80, ESLAB 10, ESLAB 30, ESLAB 37, ESLAB 6, ESLAB 60, ESLAB 7, ESLAB 9, ESLAF 50, ESLAF 53, ESLAF 7, ESLC 30

Education & Training

B.S., University of Maine
M.A., Seattle University

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Name:
Colleen Ferguson
Job Title:
ASSOC FACULTY-OTHER
Division:
International Education
Phone:
Office:

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Name:
Paul Fernandez
Job Title:
MEDIA MAINTENANCE TECH 3
Division:
International Education

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Name:
Chadwick Frisk
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
International Education
Phone:
Office:
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Summer office hours: M, T, W 8:00-9:00

Classes taught: HTC 90, HTC 91

Education & Training

B.A., Whitman College
M.A. TESOL, University of Washington

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Name:
Bo Fu
Job Title:
Senior Associate Director of International Outreach
Division:
International Education

Summer office hours:

Employee Bio

Bo Fu is currently Associate Director of International Outreach in the department of International Education. Bo first joined Shoreline in 1997 as a Mandarin Chinese instructor. Bo graduated from Peking (Beijing) University with a master's degree in International Studies. Before moving to the United States in 1995, Bo taught international relations at Shandong University in China as an assistant professor for five years. Bo Fu has been actively engaged in international education for over a decade. Bo believes international education and global engagement promotes world peace, mutual understanding and respect, and the awareness for environmental protection. Bo likes to read, watch history and nature documentary series, take road trips. Bo lives in Seattle.

Education & Training

B.A., Changchun Teachers College
M.A., Beijing University

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Name:
Jessica Galan
Job Title:
Academic Advisor
Division:
International Education

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Classes taught: ESL 5, ESLAF 1, ESLAF 8

Education & Training

B.A., University of Oregon
M.Ed., Seattle University

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Name:
Thomas Genest
Job Title:
ESL/ABE/GED
Division:
Humanities
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Classes taught: EAP 80, EAP 90, EAP 95, EAPAB 90, ESLAB 30, ESLAB 37, ESLAB 40, ESLAB 55, ESLAB 60, ESLAB 7, ESLAF 50, ESLAF 6, ESLAF 60, ESLAF 7

Education & Training

B.A., M.Ed., Seattle University

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Name:
Harumi Kendall
Job Title:
F-1 Immigration Specialist
Division:
International Education

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Name:
Kachouaz Lyfoung
Job Title:
Program Assistant
Division:
International Education

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Name:
Lisa Maroni
Job Title:
SR ASSOC DIR - IE OUTREACH
Division:
International Education
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Education & Training

B.A., Saginaw Valley State University
M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

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Name:
Cynthia Okawara
Job Title:
Academic Advisor
Division:
International Education
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Summer office hours:

Classes taught: CINEM 202, HUM 295, MUSC& 105

Employee Bio

Academic Advisors in International Education are available for Zoom Advising Office Hours and appointments. Since the schedule changes, here is the link to both the schedule and appointments. It is updated weekly. https://www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/schedule.aspx

Education & Training

B.A., University of Washington
M.Ed., Western Washington University

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Name:
Soo Kyung Park
Job Title:
ASSOC DIRECTOR
Division:
International Education
Phone:
Office:

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Name:
Julianne Scott
Job Title:
Division:
International Education

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Name:
Jackie Sheppard
Job Title:
MANAGER-SPEC PGM/HTC/PALS
Division:
International Education
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Summer office hours: M & W 2-3 pm or by appointment

Classes taught: EAP 5, EAPAB 5, ESLAB 1, ESLAB 10, ESLAB 15, ESLAB 17, ESLAB 2, ESLAB 37, ESLAB 45, ESLAB 5, ESLAB 50, ESLAB 55, ESLAB 6, ESLAB 7, ESLAB 8, ESLAB 9, ESLAF 1, ESLAF 10, ESLAF 15, ESLAF 4, ESLAF 5, ESLAF 6, ESLAF 7, ESLAF 70, HTC 90, HTC 91

Name:
Daina Smuidrins
Job Title:
ESL
Division:
Humanities

Summer office hours:

Classes taught: EAP 90, EAPAB 90, ESLAB 35, ESLAB 40, ESLAB 45, ESLAF 51, ESLAF 60, ESLAF 61

Education & Training

B.A., University of Washington
M.A., TESL, School for International Training

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Name:
John Tankersley
Job Title:
Academic Advisor
Division:
International Education

Summer office hours: M-Th 10:00-11:30am, 1:30-4:00pm

Employee Bio

John began his career in international education teaching English in Asia.  He also lived and worked in Europe. He transitioned into advising international students in 2004, and began work in the Seattle area in 2007.  Please contact him to start on your path to reach your academic goals at Shoreline Community College.
International Education Academic Advisors are available for Zoom Advising Office Hours Mondays from 2:00-4:00pm, Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pm, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00-10:00am.  Times are Seattle/US Pacific Time Zone.  Use this Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/247734314
Extended Advising Office Hours are available during the first and last weeks of the term and also during registration week.
Academic advising appointments for international students can be booked here: https://www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/schedule.aspx

Education & Training

B.A., M.S., University of Tennessee

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Name:
Kristine Towns-Von Stauber
Job Title:
F-1 Immigration Specialist
Division:
International Education

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Name:
Ginger Villanueva
Job Title:
Academic Advisor
Division:
International Education
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Summer office hours: By appointment or advising office hours

Classes taught: ESL 5

Employee Bio

Ginger Villanueva has been advising international students since 1999. Her passion for intercultural experiences was sparked by living and working abroad for three years and loves that her career now brings the world to her. She is excited to help students adjust to life in Shoreline and prepare for successful careers.
Ginger's undergraduate majors were Spanish and German, and she earned a master's degree in Higher and Post-secondary Education. She is a member of NAFSA (Association of International Educators) Trainer Corps and regularly teaches other international education professionals regarding academic advising and F-1 immigration regulations. She has also served as the Chair of the Association of Washington International Student Affairs (AWISA).

Education & Training

B.A., University of California, Davis
M.Ed., Argosy University

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Name:
Lauren Wilson
Job Title:
ESL Instructor
Division:
Humanities
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Summer office hours: On Break

Classes taught: EAP 5, EAP 90, EAPAB 5, EAPAB 90, ESLAB 30, ESLAB 45, ESLAF 50, ESLAF 61

Employee Bio

ESL Instructor with 20+ years of experience and a specialty in using drama techniques in the language classroom.

Education & Training

B.A., Macalester College
M.A., TESL, School for International Training

Permalink: https://app.shoreline.edu/Campus-Directory/name/lauren-wilson

Name:
Annamaria Winters
Job Title:
ESL
Division:
Humanities

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Classes taught: EAP 80, EAP 95, ESLAB 2, ESLAB 20, ESLAB 50, ESLAB 55, ESLAB 60, ESLAF 20, ESLAF 7

Education & Training

B.Ed., Bessenyei Gyorgy College of Education
M.Ed., TESL, Seattle University

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Name:
Yushin Wung
Job Title:
MANAGER-INTL STU ENGAGE
Division:
International Education

Summer office hours:

Classes taught: CE 1

Education & Training

B.A., University of Virginia
M.A., New York University

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Name:
Alicia Zweifach
Job Title:
Advisor
Division:
Humanities

Summer office hours: Call (206) 546-4559 for availability

Classes taught: HUMDV 130, HUMDV 297, HUMDV 298, HUMDV 299

Education & Training

B.A., University of Washington
M.A., Seattle University

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