Cheryl has a B.A. in German/Secondary Education from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota and an M.A. in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She has studied in Germany, worked as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Germany, and conducted her master's research in Guatemala. She worked in international education at both of her alma maters prior to coming to Eau Claire as a Study Abroad Coordinator. Cheryl is a Certified Education Abroad Professional through the Forum on Education Abroad, and is a Peer Reviewer for the Forum's Quality Assurance Program (QUIP). In her free time, you'll find her outside biking, skiing, kayaking, or gardening.
Cheryl coordinates study abroad orientation, works with the peer adviser program, supervises the advising interns. She administers the study abroad integrative learning requirement, spearheads curriculum integration initiatives, oversees the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship awards and is the campus adviser for the U.S. Student Fulbright program. She also does coordination and student advising for a variety of study abroad programs.