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Our Team

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American Semester Program & Exchanges is housed within the Office for Education Abroad, focusing on inbound direct enrollment and exchange programming for international partner institutions and students. Our team is split between Exchange Programs, Short Term, Special Programs and the American Semester Program.

For students interested in working within our office, feel free to learn about our volunteer and work opportunities!

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Lewis 2018.pngLewis Cardenas

Lewis is the Assistant Director of International Partnerships and Special Programs, focusing on strategic partnerships, recruitment and marketing with international partners and institutions.

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Phone: 517-884-7920 
Email: carden12(at)
427 N. Shaw Lane Room 12 Office H
East Lansing, MI 48824

Kellie 2018.pngKellie Clock

Kellie is the Short Course and Special Programs Coordinator. She manages all American Semester Program Short Courses and works with departments at MSU to develop customized Short Courses to fit their needs.

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Email: clockkel(at)
Phone: +1-517-432-8785
427 N. Shaw Lane Room 12 Office J
East Lansing, MI 48824

Doreen 2018.pngDoreen Sheridan

Doreen is the Program Coordinator who works with MSU's exchange partner universities and prospective exchange students who have questions about the application process, the semester at MSU or the exchange program in general.

Contact Doreen for any questions related to exchanges at MSU.

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E-mail: sherid80(at)
Phone: +1-517-884-3509
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 12 Office J
East Lansing, MI 48824

Kaitlin Staff Photo.pngKaitlin Lenhard

Kaitlin is a recent MSU grad and is the Media & Promotion Intern. She works to develop video, photo and social media content.


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Abby Olson.jpgAbby Olson


Major: Global and International Studies - European Studies

Minor: Germany, Emphasis: Business

Activities: Clerk at the biochemistry store on campus, member of the MSU Bee Team

Alyssa Perry.jpgAlyssa Perry


Major: Supply Chain Management

Activities: President of the Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team, Supply Chain Management Association and CHAARG

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Arthur Van Erpecum


Major: Foot Quality Management

Activities: IM Soccer Leagues, Tennis Club, Food Science Club

Cici Zhou.jpgCici Zhou


Major: Elementary Education

Minor: Teaching English as a Second Language

Derrick Dawson.jpgDerrick Dawson


Major: Arts & Humanities and Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy

Activities: VIM Magazine, Spanish Integrated Learning Option, MRULE, PRISM

Fangze Zhao.jpgFangze Zhao


Major: Advertising Management

Activities: International Academic Orientation Program - Welcome Coordinator

Isabella Green.jpgIsabella Green


Major: Neuroscience and Anthropology

Minor: Environment and Health

Activities: Ballet dancer, employee in the MSU Social & Media Neuroscience Lab. Also, fluent in Spanish.

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Macie Zack


Major: Kinesiology

Minors: Spanish

Activities: Works at Sparty's and wants to join an intramural volleyball team

Ramira Bhushan Sandhu 2.jpgRamira Bhushan Sandhu


Major: Economics

Activities: Federal Reserve Challenge, Boxing

Stephanie HIlts.jpgStephanie Hilts


Major: Social Work

Activities: ASP Ambassador since summer 2018, IM Sports, UAB Activities

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Major: Comparative Culture & Politics

Minor: Portuguese and Business

Activities: MSU Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC), MSU Rotaract Club, Usher at Wharton center

Anna Gamelo.jpgAnna Gamelo


Major: Experience Architecture

Minor: Chinese

Carlos Ferran-Heredia.jpgCarlos Ferran-Heredia


Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Minors: Mandarin Chinese and Cognitive Science

Activities: Lab assistant in Geiger Lab

Darian Jones.jpgDarian Jones


Major: Humanities & Pre-Law and Studio Art, focus on painting

Minor: Philosophy of Law and Art History

Activities: Writer and Events Coordinator for Her Campus, Empowering Women in Law Organization, Study Abroad (Italy)

Diana Serrano.jpgDiana Serrano


Major: Social Work

Minor: Human Behavior & Social Services, Entrepreneurship

Activities: Mentor for freshmen students, employee at IM Sports West

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Hamzah Siddiqui


Major: Supply Chain Management

Minor: Chinese

Activities: Supply Chain Management Association, Multicultural Business Club, Global Exchange Association

Justin Hudson.jpgJustin Hudson


Major: Philosophy & Scoiology

Activities: Spartan DJ Club, IM Sports, Social Science Helproom, MRULE

Malahni.pngMalahni Ngalle


Major: International Relations

Activities: Spartan Remix

randy.pngRandy Perkins


Major: International Relations

Activities: Intercultural Aide

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