IMSSO Personnel

For personal email addresses, please use the university directory.

 

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Yasushi Onodera
Director of International and Multicultural Student Services

Tomlinson Building, Room 029A
Arkansas Tech University
1507 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222 USA
Phone : +1-(479)-964-0832
Fax : +1-(479)-880-2039

Yasushi Onodera has served the IMSSO as Director since 2011. He graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and from the George Washington University with a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development. Yasu was born and raised in Kanagawa, Japan and has lived in Malaysia and New Zealand. He has visited Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Korea, Mexico, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Having experience as a F-1 student and a J-1 exchange visitor himself, he enjoys working with international students who strive for a dream of earning a degree in the USA.

   
Mike Rivas

Mike Rivas
Assistant Director for Admissions

Tomlinson Building, Room 029B
Arkansas Tech University
1507 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222 USA
Phone : +1-(479)-964-0860
Fax : +1-(479)-880-2039

Mike grew up in Southern California, and earned BFA and MFA degrees from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and recently completed a Master of Science in College Student Personnel at Arkansas Tech. He has more than 18 years of experience in college recruitment planning and admissions counseling at some of the top institutions in the US. Also, he has served as a Designated School Official (DSO) to provide international students immigration advice. Being multicultural and bilingual in English and Spanish himself, he is committed to serving culturally diverse and underrepresented students.

   
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Sabrina Anwar
International Student Services Specialist

Tomlinson Building, Room 029
Arkansas Tech University
507 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222 USA
Phone : +1-(479)-964-0832
Fax : +1-(479)-880-2039

Sabrina Anwar is the International Student Services Specialist for International and Multicultural Student Services Office. She has been in the United States since 1994. She received the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nutrition from Dhaka University in Bangladesh. Also, she earned a second Master of Science in Information Technology from the Arkansas Tech University in 2004. She has been living in Russellville for more than 15 years and working at ATU since 2005. Her passion is to help people and she enjoys working with international students from all over the world.

   
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Judy Crouch
Admissions Officer

Tomlinson Building, Room 007
Arkansas Tech University
1507 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222 USA
Phone : +1-(479)-880-4124
Fax : +1-(479)-880-2039

Judy Crouch is an Admissions Officer for IMSSO. She is a long time resident of the Russellville area with strong ties to the community and Arkansas Tech University. Judy has many years of volunteer service with area schools and youth organizations. She has also dedicated the past 10 years to Tech as Administrative Specialist. With her experience and enjoyment of student interaction, Judy is excited to help expand the international program and welcomes the opportunity to help international students succeed at Arkansas Tech University.

   
sara

Sara Chronister
International Student Admissions & Immigration Specialist

Tomlinson Building, Room 006
Arkansas Tech University
1507 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222 USA
Phone : +1-(479)-356-2118
Fax : +1-(479)-880-2039

Born and raised in Russellville with family that has lived in the area for generations,Sara graduated from Arkansas Tech in 2008 with a BA in History and Political Science, and from the University of Tulsa, College of Law with her Juris Doctorate in 2012. She has been licensed to practice law in Arkansas since 2012 where she maintained a solo practice for 2 years.  Sara is a problem solver who likes to help others and explore new cultures.

   
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Yoshi Thao
Graduate Assistant

Home Country: USA

Yoshi is a graduate assistant for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. He is majoring in Multi-Media Journalism.

   
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Tulsi Patel                                                                                            
Graduate Assistant   
                 

Home Country: USA

Tulsi is a graduate assistant for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. She is majoring in College Student Personnel.

   
 Akbar_GA

Akbar Rajani
Graduate Assistant

Home Country: India

Akbar is a graduate assistant for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. He is majoring in Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Focus. He has completed his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering at Arkansas Tech University.

   
Grishma
Grishma Khatri
Student Worker
 
Home Country: India
 
Grishma is a student worker for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. She is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Born and raised in Ghana, she has followed all the Indian traditions therefore has a multicultural background. She can speak more than 4 languages. 
   
Khalil

Khalil Oumimoun
Student Worker

Home Country: Morocco

Khalil is a student worker for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. He is majoring in Computer Science.

   
 

 Masud

Masud Kaysar
Student Worker

Home Country: Bangladesh

Masud is a student worker for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. He is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He likes to help people and communicate with people. 

   
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Maria Vazquez
Student Worker

Home Country: USA

Maria is a student worker for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. She is majoring in Psychology.

   
 

Quinn Bonner
Student Worker

Home Country: USA

Quinn is a student worker for the International and Multicultural Student Services Office. He is majoring in International Studies.