This Collegial Conversation explored different ideas that provide support, leadership training, and programming for students with a scholarship. Participants discussed and shared how universities can work with scholarship providers to enhance the student’s experience and give back to the community. 

William Shuey

William Shuey
Penn State University
William Shuey serves as the sponsored relations manager for the Office of Global Programs at Penn State University, with a portfolio of nearly 70 sponsoring organizations which account for 800+ sponsored students. William manages a sponsored student support infrastructure and leads sponsored student...

Rachel Dietz

Rachel Dietz
Portland State University
Rachel Dietz is an international student life adviser and adviser to the International Cultural Service Program at Portland State University. In this role, she supports international students with their life and adjustment needs from pre-arrival through to completion of their degree. She designs...

Mandy Thomas

Mandy Thomas
SABIC Scholarship Program
Mandy Thomas is a senior academic adviser with the SABIC Scholarship Program. She has been working for SABIC for almost four years, Mandy currently advises undergraduate students and manages the pre-academic program. In the pre-academic program students are studying ESL and STEM classes along with...

Ewanna Wiley

Ewanna Wiley
Ewanna Wiley has 20 years of experience working with international students in both the US and the Middle East. As such, she has gained experience across the educational spectrum. Initially working with international students in a counseling and academic support role in the USA, she has also worked...