Kelly McCullen

Kelly McCullen

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Kelly McCullen is the CEP Workshop Dean for U.S. Visa and Entry Process for Students and Scholars. She transitioned from a small private high school in urban Los Angeles to California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) in 2002. She was an academic adviser in the College of Business until 2007 when she moved to the International Center as an international student adviser. Kelly began coordinating student and scholars services in the International Center in 2010 where she oversees daily operations serving F and J students and scholars, and serves as the principal designated school official (PDSO) and responsible officer (RO). Since 2010, she implemented the SEVIS/PeopleSoft Batch process and recently moved the office to a paperless business process. Kelly earned her undergraduate degree in business administration and master’s degree in public administration from Cal Poly Pomona. She has presented many F and J Visa CEP workshops as an active member of NAFSA Trainer Corp. Kelly credits NAFSA with providing many opportunities for professional development in the field and enjoys serving as the international student representative on the NAFSA Region XII team. Kelly and her husband Fred live in La Verne, California where they enjoy their two German Shepherds Zoey and “baby” Titus.