Student International Advisory Committee

STUDENT INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE Encouraging intercultural involvement and global engagement for the students in the College of Education and Human Sciences

Go Abroad




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Introducing the 2019 Student International Advisory Committee (SIAC). First row left to right: Jim Benes, Global Exchange Coordinator, Alexis Thrasher (graduated May 2019), Nate Heimann, Jackie Petersen (Senior), and Trent Smith (Senior). Second row left to right: Sophia Genova (Junior), Chin May Teoh (Junior), Brenna Schmader (Senior), Sydney Klootwyk, and Taylor Baldwin (Senior).





Our Mission

The Student International Advisory Committee are content specialists in CEHS international affairs. Through student outreach we work to increase the awareness of multicultural engagement in CEHS. As servant liaisons, we represent student voices for global planning in CEHS administration.

Meet the Committee


Taylor Baldwin

Taylor Baldwin

GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Elementary Education

MINOR: International Studies

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: India 2017, India 2018

HOMETOWN: Saint Joseph, MO

EMAIL: taylor.baldwin@huskers.unl.edu

HOBBIES: Traveling, listening to music, and reading



Sophia Genova

Sophia Genova

GRADE: Junior

MAJOR: Human Development and Family Science

MINOR: Education

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Honduras 2014, Honduras 2016

HOMETOWN: Kansas City, MO

EMAIL: sophieg2017@gmail.com

HOBBIES: Going on walks, coloring, and trying out new recipes



Brenna Schmader

Brenna Schmader

GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Nutrition and Dietetics

MINOR: International Studies

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Japan 2018

HOMETOWN: Bellevue, NE

EMAIL: brenna.schmader@huskers.unl.edu

HOBBIES: Outdoor activities (running, hiking, swimming), drawing, listening to music



Trent Smith

Trent Smith

GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Human Development and Family Science

MINOR: Education

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Ecuador 2019

HOMETOWN: David City, NE

EMAIL: trent97smith@gmail.com

HOBBIES: Sports (soccer, volleyball, football, golf), watching movies, playing board games



Jackie Petersen

Jackie Petersen

GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Early Childhood/Elementary Education

MINOR: None

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Costa Rica 2018

HOMETOWN: Omaha, NE

EMAIL: jackie.rae16@gmail.com

HOBBIES: Traveling, working out, and listening to music



Chin May Teoh

Chin May Teoh

GRADE: Junior

MAJOR: Nutrition and Dietetics

MINOR:

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

HOMETOWN: Penang, Malaysia

EMAIL: tchinmay3@outlook.com

HOBBIES: Cooking, listening to music, and watching drama and movies



Nate Heimann

Nate Heimann

GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Nutrition and Health Sciences

MINOR: Chemistry, Biochemistry

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

HOMETOWN: Elkhorn, NE

EMAIL: nate_heimann@yahoo.com

HOBBIES:



Sydney Klootwyk

Sydney Klootwyk

GRADE: Sophomore

MAJOR: Fashion Merchandising and Design

MINOR: Business

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

HOMETOWN: Elkhorn, NE

EMAIL: sydneyklootwyk@gmail.com

HOBBIES: Art, running



For more information

Jim Benes

Jim BenesGlobal Exchange Coordinator

Full Jim Benes bio

Jim Benes

Trent SmithStudent Assistant

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