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Kuylain Howard

2023-2024 RISE Fellow

Kuy Howard began his career in International Education as a Student Assistant in the Office of Global Education as an undergraduate student at Elon University in North Carolina. His first time leaving the borders of the United States was to embark on an academic year-long study abroad experience in Hirakata City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. After graduating, he returned to Japan on the Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program in 2014 and remained in Japan until October of 2020 when he earned a master's in International Relations from Ritsumeikan University's Graduate School of International Relations with the Japan Ministry of Education (MEXT) Scholarship. After returning to the United States, Kuy simultaneously took a positions as Study Abroad Advisor & Program Coordinator in Clark University's Office of Study Abroad & Away and Japanese Language Faculty in the Department of Language Literature and Culture not only advising students on international programming, internship, research, and scholarship opportunities, but also teaching the Japanese language. Kuy is currently serving as the Interim Assistant Director of the Clark University Office of Study Abroad & Away, leading the office.