Global Education Initiatives

 
The Office of Global Education Initiatives is responsible for advising international students and scholars, advising students interested in Study Abroad, and overseeing all education abroad initiatives and international partnerships at Kent State University at Stark.

As the liaison with The Office of Global Education at the Kent Campus, the Office of Global Initiatives also connects domestic and international students with excellent services and support.

Global Education Initiatives is located in 133K Main Hall. Stop by any time to meet with Sarah or Ela.

Sarah Schmidt
Sarah Schmidt
Outreach Program Coordinator of Global Education Initiatives

Sarah Schmidt is the Outreach Program Coordinator of Global Education Initiatives at Kent State University at Stark. Sarah holds a master’s degree in Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs from American University, Washington D.C. Her passion for international social justice has led her to speak at conferences and seminars in Washington, Oxford, London, and Prague; she has advocated for refugees in the Middle East, partnered with schools and universities in Haiti, and travelled throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Arabian Gulf learning language and culture to further her understanding of Human Rights issues. Before her work at Kent State University, Sarah served as the Program Coordinator of the Mohammed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace at American University.


Ela Faraji

Graduate Assistant
Office of Global Education Initiatives