Marlena (Marlee) Meikrantz joined the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) in August 2015 as the Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services. Marlee earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, and studied abroad in Málaga, Spain for her junior year. She is currently pursuing her M.Ed. in Globalization and Education Change from Lehigh University. Prior to joining JMU, Marlee worked at Dickinson College for five years in their Center for Global Study and Engagement with incoming international students and scholars, and previously with study abroad programs. She also served on the board of the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, specializing in their marketing and communications strategy. In her current role in CGE, Marlee works with international students in areas surrounding their immigration status and overall success at JMU.

A newcomer to the area, Marlee looks forward to learning alongside the international JMU community and becoming involved in the university!  She enjoys working with international students and hopes to help make their stay at JMU a positive and rewarding experience.

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