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About Global Engagement

Mission

The Office of Global Engagement empowers Georgia Southern students to develop intercultural skills and knowledge that advance their role as global citizens.  Guided by the values of Georgia Southern University, the Office of Global Engagement cultivates international collaborations, partnerships, and research opportunities for Georgia Southern Students, faculty, staff, and global partners.  The Office of Global Engagement equips the Georgia Southern community to thrive in intercultural environments and to transform the world through exchange programs, virtual exchanges, study abroad, study away, visiting scholars, and internationalizing the curriculum.

Vision

The Office of Global Engagement aspires to raise the international profile of the institution and become a regional leader in the development, implementation, and execution of internationalization activities.


Our Team

The professional staff of the Office of Global Engagement thrive on challenges and strive to create an environment that supports the internationalization efforts of Georgia Southern University and the educational advancement of its students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding local community. By engaging in consistent professional training, Global Engagement staff stay up-to-date with the policies, procedures, regulations, and best practices necessary for facilitating student and faculty support in Experiential Learning (Study Abroad, Study Away, Exchange), Visiting and Exchange International Student & Scholar Services, and all other areas of responsibility.

Use the staff listing below to contact the appropriate individual for addressing your questions.  Or use our website to navigate between our online resources.

Kristin R. Kasting Karam headhshot

Ms. Kristin R. Kasting Karam
Director/RO
Veazey Hall Suite 2023 / Gamble Hall Suite 110
912-344-3042 / 912-478-6105
kkaram@georgiasouthern.edu

Ms. Tina L. Parker
Administrative Assistant II/ARO
Veazey Hall Suite 2021
912-478-6105
tparker@georgiasouthern.edu

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Work Study Student
Veazey Hall Suite 2025

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Global Education
Advises J-1 students & students going abroadVeazey Hall Rm. 2028
Phone: 912-478-5574
Email:
Work-Study Student
Veazey Hall Room 2021
Phone: (912) 478-0332
Email:

Contact Us

Business Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm

Email: globalengagement@georgiasouthern.edu

Statesboro CampusArmstrong Campus
Location:
Veazey Hall 2021
Location:
Gamble Hall 110
Phone:
912-478-6105
Phone:
912-344-3128
Physical Address:
Office of Global Engagement
261 Forest Drive, Veazey Hall, Suite 2021
Statesboro, GA 30458
Physical Address:
Office of Global Engagement
11935 Abercorn St., Gamble Hall 110
Savannah, GA 31419
Mailing Address
Office of Global Engagement
P.O. Box 8027
Statesboro, GA 30460
Mailing Address
Office of Global Engagement
11935 Abercorn Street
P.O. Box 4027
Savannah, GA 31419

Emergency Phone Numbers:

After Hours Emergency: 912-655-9748

J-1 students/scholars may call 912-536-5383 for Customs & Border Protection issues occurring during non-work hours.

Public Safety/Campus Police – call 912-478-5234 for campus emergencies or to relay an emergency message to our office during non-work hours.

Last updated: 4/6/2022