Category: Uses of Technology and Social Media in International Education

Using Excel to Provide Excellent Customer Self-Service

Friday, Jun 2
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Table 27

This poster will demonstrate a tool that students can use when submitting requests for OPT, STEM OPT, and Program Extensions, which helps clarify questions, timelines, costs, and streamlines workload.

Tammy JOY. Silver

Assistant Director
University of California-Davis
Davis, CA

Tammy Silver has over 20 years of experience working in the field of international education and is currently the Assistant Director of International Student Advising at the University of California, Davis. Before joining UC Davis, she was the Director of the International Center at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. She has advised international students and taught/administered English as a Second Language programs in the U.S. and overseas. Tammy earned a BA and BSJ from the University of Kansas and an M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Robert Davis

International Student Intake Advisor
University of California-Davis
Davis, CA

Robb Davis is a public health professional with a Masters in Public Health and PhD from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and over 25 years of experience in the areas of maternal and child health, child nutrition and food security, Robb spent two decades working with small communities in Africa and Asia, developing programs to address health-related issues. Robb has taught graduate courses in qualitative and quantitative research methods, training design and human rights and advocacy to groups of US and international students. He has been advising international students at UC Davis since June 2016.