Global Operations Network

Welcome to Clemson University’s Global Operation Network! Here, we hope to put you in contact with the right university department or staff member in support of your Global Operation Activity.

The Office of Global Engagement collaborates with university offices within the colleges and administrative units in the provision of international services and the implementation of international initiatives.

Campus Internationalization

International Services Coordination Committee

The International Services Coordination Committee (ISCC) is charged with coordinating information and reviewing and recommending policies and plans for international student recruitment, international student admissions, financial aid, international student affairs, international student retention, immigration services, tax and employment for international students, scholars, faculty and staff, and academic support services for international students. The purpose of the ISCC is to support the University vision, mission and top 20 goals in the area of international student recruitment and services. The committee is chaired by the Vice Provost for Global Engagement and each member of PAC nominates a senior representative from their area to serve on the committee.

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences Felix Barron
College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Shannon Robert
College of Business and Behavioral Science Marjie T. Britz
College of Engineering and Science Joe Thrasher
College of Health, Education, and Human Development Skye Arthur-Banning
Graduate School Tameka Boyce
Kathleen Costello
Undergraduate Studies Chuck Knepfle
Human Resources Mack Howard
International Student Association Yanxiang Wu (Julian)
Sarah Parvini

International Programs Coordination Committee

The International Programs Coordination Committee (IPCC) is charged with coordinating information and recommending policies and plans for study abroad, international research opportunities and international internships and co-ops. The purpose of the IPCC is to support the University vision, mission and top 20 goals in the area of international programs. The committee is chaired by the Vice Provost for Global Engagement. Each member of PAC nominates a senior representative from their area to serve on the committee.

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences David Tonkyn
College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Steven Marks
College of Business and Behavioral Science Daryl Guffey
College of Engineering and Science Georges Fadel
College of Health, Education, and Human Development Dolores Stegelin
Graduate School Laura Kinard
PSA Kathy Woodard
Study Abroad Uttiyo Raychaudhuri
Undergraduate Studies Barbara Speziale
Student Representatives Katie Senf
Henry West

Internationalization Task Force

As part of the American Council on Education 11th Internationalization Laboratory, the primary charge of the Internationalization Task Force is to review current international activities and make recommendations to enhance Clemson University's abilities to prepare students for careers in the new global economy and to increase the number and quality of global engagement opportunities for students and faculty.
Please contact an ITF member with your questions, concerns or suggestions. List of ITF Members
For more information about the Cohort, visit the ACE Internationalization Laboratory.
To see the current progress of the ITF, please see the About Us page of this website.

Contacts within the Colleges

OGE works with colleagues in each of the colleges in specific committees. Please contact the appropriate College Liaison found below.

College International Committe Chairperson Study Abroad Liasons
College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences Dale Layfield Joey Thames
College of Architecture Arts and Humanities Constancio Nakuma Regina Foster
College of Business and Behavioral Science Kinly Sturkie Sallie Turnbull
College of Engeneering and Science Hoke Hill Alrinthea Carter
College of Heath Education and Human Development Mark Small Micky Ward

A full list of College International Committee members can be found here.

Other key university contacts for specific international activities/services

International Graduate Student Admission

Questions regarding international graduate student, scholar or researcher admissions should be addressed to Kathleen Costello, Director of Admissions & Recruitment.

Employment, Visa, and Taxes for Non-US Citizens

The Human Resources Office is responsible for non-resident alien employment eligibility verification, determination of non-resident alien employee-independent contractor status, and related non-resident alien tax issues. Additional responsibility includes tax issues related to U.S. source scholarships awarded to non-resident aliens. For information or assistance in the area of international employment and taxation, contact Mack Howard, Director of International Employment & Taxation, or Pablo Unda.

Phone: 1.864.656.5589
Office: Administrative Services Building, 108 Perimeter Road

Refer to the Human Resources website on international employment, W-2 and tax topics for further information.
H1-B Employment visa processing is coordinated by International Services (link to page).

Research Funding

The Office of Sponsored Programs facilitates the administrative review and approval process of proposals, contracts and other agreements, and Sheila Lischwe, Ph.D., Programs Director, acts as liaison for OGE. Funding sources can be found on the Internationalization Resources page of this website.

Export Control

The Office of Research Compliance promotes a culture of compliance, research integrity, and high quality research within the University community. Contact Tami Hemingway, Export Control Officer, for concerns regarding exports.

International Travel and Procurement

For financial matters, please see the University Finance Division’sinformation on international travel.

Travel Insurance must be attained through Clemson University Risk Management. Questions regarding Health and Safety can be addressed to Linda Rice, Director of Risk Management.

Financial Aid

Study Abroad Financial Aid questions should be addressed to Gail Woods in the Financial Aid Office.