Study Abroad provides operational support to student engagement programs outside of the US, working with faculty to develop opportunities for overseas programs and helping to find programs appropriate to their academic and career goals.
Dr. Uttiyo Raychaudhuri joined Clemson in March 2013 to lead the Office of Study Abroad. Raychaudhuri has been working to expand the global engagement opportunities for students and to provide administrative support to colleges and departments as they expand their international programs. Previously Dr. Raychaudhuri was at the University of Georgia where he was the associate director of Global Programs in the Sustainability Office. Raychaudhuri earned a Ph.D. in forestry and natural resources from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in education from University of Georgia, with earlier experience in environmentally intelligent design and architecture. Throughout his varied career, he has actively promoted the cause of inter-cultural competence and environmental stewardships. A native of India, Raychaudhuri lives in Anderson, SC with his wife and two children.
Jessica Mussro is the Administrative/Program assistant for Clemson Study Abroad. She manages Clemson’s application process, performs initial advising, and coordinates course transferal. Jessica earned her undergraduate degree in international development in 2010; she has lived and studied in the Middle East and it remains her region of interest for study abroad, research, and current events.
Mandy Prorok joined the Office of Global Engagement as the Associate Director for International Undergraduate Programs & Exchange in March 2016. The particular focus of this position is the management of Exchange programs, including incoming and outgoing student mobility and agreements. Originally from Iowa/Minnesota, Mandy comes to Clemson University with 15 years of experience in the field of International Education working for both private companies and higher education institutions. She holds an M.A. in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, and has interned, studied or worked in Australia, Germany, Japan, Scotland and Sweden.
Dr. Meredith Fant Wilson is the Associate Director of Enrollment Management at Clemson University. She previously served as a Study Abroad Advisor where she advised students throughout the study abroad process, from the initial exploration of opportunities abroad through re-entry upon students’ return to campus. Before coming to Clemson in 2007, Meredith worked as the Public Relations Manager for Discover Upcountry Carolina, a non-profit destination marketing organization. Meredith holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, M.Ed. in Counselor Education, and a BS in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management from Clemson University. In her free time, Meredith enjoys traveling, shopping, gardening, and cooking.
Joshua Hudson, a graduate of Clemson University, earned a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. As a student at Clemson, Joshua studied abroad in Thailand sparking an interest in international travel. Upon graduating, Joshua moved to Chile to teach English followed by backpacking around South America. After returning to the US he worked at CISabroad recruiting students from Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina to study abroad. He’s excited to come “home” to Clemson and help get Tigers abroad.