Category: Career and Professional Development for International Educators

Professional Growth Through a Multicultural International Center

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
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Our diverse background, from US-born, foreign-born, to third culture working together is a rewarding experience. This poster shares strategies developed to help students and scholars and support professional growth.

Kanit Vongspradit

Assistant Director, International Students
Arizona State University International Students and Scholar Center
Tempe, AZ

Kanit, an Assistant Director - International Students has experience working in various roles within the International Students and Scholars Center, including DSO and ARO responsibilities. Kanit is currently responsible for office operations management, business process improvement, document processing development, staff training as well as mentoring, and SEVIS immigration compliance for international students. In addition, Kanit has a passion for international education, lifelong learning, and technology.

Chung-Ning Gonzalez

Assistant Director, International Scholars
Arizona State University International Students and Scholar Center
Tempe, AZ

Chung-Ning Gonzalez is an Assistant Director of the International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC) at Arizona State University. In her current position, she serves as an ARO for over 900 J-1 Exchange Visitors and lead J-1 exchange visitor cultural activities by working with various campus stockholders. Prior to her current position, she was an International Student/Scholar Advisor handling more than 1000 OPT records per year, special 3+2 F-1 program and other F-1 immigration processing/advising. She often interacts with US agencies including Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services and SEVIS Help Desk regarding the maintenance of student/scholars records. Chung-Ning obtained three Master's degrees all from ASU, Communication Studies, Linguistic, and Education. She grew up in Taipei, Taiwan.