Study Abroad Staff
|Title||Director, Study Abroad|
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|Shepherd University’s effort to expand its study abroad program is headed by Yin Star, Director of Study Abroad. Yin is originally from Malaysia and brings her own international experience to the job.
Yin most recently worked at American Public University System as the community college outreach manager and educational advisor. Prior to that, she has over 15 years’ in international trade and education, working on policy issues and coordinating high level government and corporate visits to the US and to Asia, which also allowed her to travel extensively in Asia.
While growing up, Yin lived in Germany, New Zealand, India, and Laos. She has been an international student herself, coming to the United States to earn a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and psychology at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Subsequently, she completed her Master degree in Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.
Yin’s personal experiences in many international and cross-cultural settings have given her a broad skill set that can excite our students about studying abroad and help them prepare for and take full advantage of the many opportunities available.