Senior Coordinator of International Student Services 


International Experience

Andrew lived in Japan from preschool through high school, attaining conversational proficiency in Japanese. Following completion of a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Bob Jones University (South Carolina), he taught English in China for four years in the northeastern cities of Changchun and Harbin, gaining upper-intermediate skill in Mandarin Chinese. He has also visited Cyprus, Fiji, Singapore, and Cambodia. He came to Valpo in 2012 to earn a Master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy, completing it in 2014 while at the same time beginning to work in the Valpo Office of International Programs.



  • Basketball (playing and watching), especially the Valpo Crusaders.
  • Traveling, anywhere off the beaten path.
  • Trying all kinds of international cuisines; favorites are Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Middle Eastern.


If provided with a free plane ticket today, it would be to…

A ski resort in the Swiss Alps, or Lhasa and the Himalayas.

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