Office of International Education Contacts & Staff
Rock Creek Campus
Building 3, Room 223 I 971-722-7535 | email@example.com
Department Administrative Assistant: 971-722-7535
- Domenica Mendoza Bueno, Senior Office Assistant
Domenica Mendoza-Bueno has been working for the Office of International Education since 2011. As a former international student, she is understands very well, the cultural changes that students go through when they come to the USA. Domenica was born and raised in Colima, Mexico; a small city on the pacific coast of Mexico known as the "City of Palms" because there are lots of Palm trees. She came to the USA in 2000 to learn English, but soon after,her family decided to establish residency in the USA and she has been living here ever since. Domenica still visits her hometown almost every year. Domenica's job at the OIE, as an office assistant is to provide front desk support to all students to help them navigate PCC's system and connect them to the correct resources. She likes to extend a warm "Welcome to PCC! Bienvenidos a PCC!" Domenica has traveled to Canada, Mexio, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Costa Rica.
- Perri Schodorf, International Admissions Coordinator
Perri Schodorf is the International Enrollment Specialist for International Admissions at the Rock Creek Campus. Although she grew up in Oregon, she was born in Sudan, Africa. Recently she completed a Master's in Education at Portland State University, where she worked with international students in admissions, orientation, and activities. Perri fell in love with traveling after spending a semester abroad in Tübingen, Germany. Dealing with and overcoming the challenges of being an international student in Germany, she was inspired to help international students here in the U.S. She also likes to play soccer, dance, read, and sew. To date, Perri has traveled to Canada, Mexico, Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and France.
- Roxanne Chulufas, International Student Advisor
Roxanne Chulufas is an International Student Advisor in the Office of International Education and has been with PCC since 1997. Beyond her Immigration and academic advising responsibilities, she also teaches college survival and success courses, part-time, to the resident population at PCC. Her ultimate goal is twofold: to help students achieve their academic dreams; whether it be smoothing the transition to studying in the U.S. education system, or learning how to navigate through and be successful in college. In 1999, Roxanne earned an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree (AAOT), from PCC and had a wonderful experience; one that she often talks about to her students. This degree helped set the foundation for future Bachelor and Master's study (Education) at university, "a foundation that I am very grateful for," says Roxanne. Her passions include learning about others and their varying cultures, international travel, reading, and spending time with her family and friends, and her Yorkshire Terrier. Roxanne has traveled to Canada, Mexico, Spain, Italy, France, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Costa Rica, and hopes to continue the journey of exploration.
- Rachel Krueger, International Student Activities Coordinator
Rachel Krueger followed her dream of working with international students and her quest for the best cup of coffee to Portland in the spring of 2011. Prior to serving as the International Activities Coordinator at PCC, she completed a Master's degree in Professional Counseling for Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Now, she's getting out of the office to explore Portland with international students. She's had some of the most remarkable days of her life in this job – learning Indian Natya dancing while at a Chinese buffet, turning classrooms into conversation cafes, and attempting to snowboard down the baby hill at Mt. Hood. Rachel likes the coast, the waterfalls, the hikes, the beer, and pretty much everything else about her new city. She misses her family and friends back in Wisconsin but loves being in Portland. If you have an idea for an activity you'd like to try, just send her an email! Rachel's international experience includes England, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Grenada, Ecuador, Jordan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Qatar, and Kuwait.
- Jean D’arc Campbell, Director
971-722-7148, firstname.lastname@example.orgJean D’Arc Campbell is PCC’s Director for International Education. He brings more than 15 years of dedicated service to the field of international education and cross-cultural studies. Campbell oversees all aspects of PCC’s international education operations, including study abroad, international recruitment, immigration, academic advising, faculty international development programs, and the intensive English program. Campbell is fluent in seven languages. He has traveled to more than 31 countries. Prior to joining higher education, Campbell worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the non-governmental organization, International Rescue Committee. Campbell also enjoys teaching philosophy and international politics.
- Jane Walster, Assistant Director
Jane Walster has been working in the field of International Education for over 23 years. She has lived in Japan, Poland and Australia and traveled in 27 countries. As a former English as a Second Language instructor, Intensive English Program director and coordinator for international exchange programs, Jane has had many opportunities to assist international students and help support international programs. She enjoys learning about other countries and cultures as well as sewing, reading, gardening and watching international films. Jane hopes to one day write a book about her travel and cultural adventures.
Study Abroad Program
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- Nicole Tobin, Study Abroad Coordinator
Nicole Tobin, the Coordinator of Study Abroad and International Exchanges, has lived, worked or studied in France, Mexico and Spain, and had the opportunity to travel all the way around the world on a ship while participating in Semester at Sea during college. She has experience in teaching at the college level and in a bilingual high school, in marketing and public relations and in study abroad program leadership and management. She has an undergraduate degree in French, a post-graduate certificate in Spanish and graduate degrees in Applied Linguistics and Comparative Literature. She has published work on topics in study abroad and second language acquisition/intercultural communicative competence.
Building CT, Room 103 I 971-722-8310 I Intladvs@pcc.edu
- Yoko Honda, Office Assistant
Yoko Honda is originally from Japan and started her college journey as an international student in California. She moved to Portland in 2007 to attend Portland State University. During her PSU school years, she worked in various student positions: international student mentor, Organization of International Students coordinator, student/graduate assistant at international student's office. After receiving a Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in Postsecondary, Adult and Continuing Education from PSU, she joined PCC to support international students like she used to be. She enjoys meeting new international students, driving, fishing, exercising, and playing with her Chihuahua and English Bulldog. She has also traveled to Canada and Puerto Rico.
- Deanna Pulliams, International Student Advisor
Deanna Pulliams is an International Student Advisor/DSO. She joined the Office of International Education at Portland Community College in 2008. As an International Student Advisor, her main focus is Immigration and Academic advising to F-1 International Students. Deanna enjoys learning from our students and their diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences and to see students working hard towards their educational goals! She studied History and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where she began to participate and cultivate her interests in multicultural diversity. She has a love of travel, arts, and especially food traditions from around the world. She has travelled to Canada, Japan, China and Vietnam. Deanna's favorite hobby is reading; however her most-treasured pastime is to spend time with her family and friends.
- Marie Mahon, International Student Advisor
Marie Mahon is an International Student Advisor at both the Sylvania and Southeast Center Campuses. Her main responsibilities are to provide academic and Immigration advising to international students. Marie originally came to the United States from Ireland as an F-1 student, so she has a special interest in helping students who are far away from home, who are learning how to live and survive in a new country. She has traveled to England, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, Hong Kong and Vietnam. She loves food, reading books, knitting and traveling to other countries. Marie has two teenage kids who keep her busy and her philosophy in life is to "enjoy today and appreciate each other."
- Magdalena Tolva, International Student Advisor
Magdalena has been an International Student Advisor at PCC since 2005 and has worked in the field of international education since 2002. Originally from Poland, she came to the U.S. as an F-1 student many years ago to purse her education. She holds an Associate of Arts degree from Clatsop Community College and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Portland State University. Having gone through the experience of being an F-1 student, she understands the challenges many students go through as they navigate the U.S. educational system and adjust to a new way of life in a different culture. She is passionate about working with international students and helping them achieve their educational goals. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, trips to the Oregon coast, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to travel and over the years has visited several countries in Europe and Asia including China, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Austria, Italy, Poland, and Czech Republic.
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- Useni Makano, Office Assistant
Useni Makano is a recent Graduate of Portland State University. At PSU Useni majored in International Studies with a focus in International Development. Prior to coming to the Office of International Education at PCC, Useni worked with the Student Outreach Office at Clackamas Community College as a Campus Tour Coordinator. He also began working with international students while finishing his studies at Portland State University as a program assistant for the PSU International Summer Programs. At PCC, Useni is working in both the International Students Admissions and Activities. He currently is enjoying leading conversations in the new and exciting Talk Time Café @ both Cascade and Rock Creek campuses. He also enjoys playing and watching soccer, as well as spending time with family and friends. Useni has experience traveling in the Congo, Tanzania, and Canada.
- Tracey Garman, International Student Advisor
Tracey Garman is an International Student Advisor at PCC. She "feels blessed to have the opportunity to work with such an amazing group of people, international students!" Tracey has worked at PCC since 2008, beginning with International Education in 2009. Before starting her career at PCC, she studied at Clark Community College (Vancouver, WA), so she is familiar with what a great opportunity beginning at a community college can be. Tracey graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree at Washington State University in Vancouver, WA. She has lived in the Pacific NW for about 18 years (born in the state of Wisconsin) and enjoys all the beauty and adventures to be had here. Tracey has traveled to Taiwan, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic, and wishes to broaden the list of foreign countries she has visited!
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- Marie Mahon, International Student Advisor (Thursdays)
Marie Mahon is an International Student Advisor at both the Sylvania and Southeast Center Campuses. Her main responsibilities are to provide academic and Immigration advising to international students. Marie originally came to the United States from Ireland as an F-1 student, so she has a special interest in helping students who are far away from home, who are learning how to live and survive in a new country. She has traveled to England, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, Hong Kong and Vietnam. She love's food, reading books, knitting and traveling to other countries. Marie has two teenage kids who keep her busy and her philosophy in life is to "enjoy today and appreciate each other."