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International Student and Scholar Services Staff

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Jennifer Currie


Jennifer Currie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications from Simmons College in Boston and a Master of Education in Student Affairs Counseling from Bridgewater State University. As the Director, her responsibilities include all aspects of support for incoming international students from before arrival until graduation. Jen organizes programming such as orientation, off-campus trips and on-campus events​. Jen also serves as the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer (RO).

Jen has traveled to Ecuador, Belize, Canada, England, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Spain. She would like to go to Australia, Ireland, Italy, Puerto Rico!

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Justin Casey

Staff Assistant

Justin Casey earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Education in Student Affairs Counseling from Bridgewater State University. Justin serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO). He advises international students and scholars on information necessary to maintaining their status. He also maintains the SEVIS database and generates immigration documents. 

Justin has traveled to Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Iceland, Peru, Japan, Switzerland, Italy, France, England, Ireland, Canada and the Bahamas. He would like to travel anywhere and everywhere!



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Lisa Scott

Administrative Assistant

Lisa Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Framingham State University. As Administrative Assistant, Lisa supports the Leadership Team of ISSS in assisting international students on campus, organizing student programming, and other daily operations of ISSS. 
Lisa welcomes all travel opportunities and would most like to visit Scandinavia and the Nordics! 





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Vanessa Cespedes

Graduate Assistant

Vanessa Cespedes earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education from Pontifical Xavierian University in Colombia and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Bridgewater State University. As the graduate assistant, Vanessa supports the daily operations of ISSS.

Vanessa speaks two languages, loves road trips, and has explored most of New England and California. She would like to see the northern lights in Alaska, explore Greece and Santorini, go on safari in Africa, and ski the mountains of Switzerland.




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Cloey Murphy

 Student Worker Office Assistant 

Cloey is an Honors Biology Student looking for future opportunities in the Biotech field. As a student worker within ISSS for the past two years, Cloey supports a variety of daily functions. In addition, she is a valued part of the team of International Orientation Leaders. Cloey has been to 23 out of 50 of the United States! 






Ella Connor 

 Student Worker Office Assistant 

Ella is a freshman at Bridgewater State and recently joined the ISSS team. She recently traveled abroad to Paris and would love the opportunity to visit Ireland! 


Contact Us

International Student and Scholar Services

Dr. Edward Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
25 Park Terrace
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States