Mrs. Suzanne Pendergrass
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Student Advising Work Lead
F-1 and J-1 student advising
Facilitator of workshops on F-1 and J-1 matters
Liaison duties: Software Engineering
Suzanne is originally from Northern California and earned her Bachelor's degree from Biola University in Business Administration and her Master's degree in International Education from New York University. Suzanne entered the field of international education at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) in Admissions and Recruiting. She started as an International Student Advisor in New York at The New School and St. John's University, then further up in New Hampshire at Dartmouth College. She's lived and worked abroad as a Peace Corps Volunteer for 2 years in Bulgaria and 6 months in East Timor, as well as studied abroad for 3 months in the Czech Republic. Suzanne is happy to be back in California after a 20 year hiatus. She enjoys traveling, listening to music, watching movies and reading.
For their versatility, Suzanne enjoys sandwiches. Her favorite cuisines are Mexican and Mediterranean.