Aurora Margarita-Goldkamp, M.A.
Director of International Education
Aurora holds a B.A. in French Studies from Wesleyan University, where she studied abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico, and Paris, France. She earned her M.A. in International Education Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and has lived and worked abroad several years in Avignon, France and at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy. She comes to SMCM most recently from an institutional relations manager role with Arcadia’s College of Global Studies, where she was on the road advising and recruiting throughout the East Coast. Aurora is passionate about helping students have a life-changing experience abroad.
Melissa Golowski, B.A.
Study Abroad Advisor
Melissa is a graduate of McDaniel College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations and a minor in French. In the spring semester of her junior year of college Melissa studied abroad at McDaniel College Budapest in Hungary. Upon her return, Melissa served as a study abroad peer advisor in the office of International Programs at McDaniel. Melissa could not be more excited to continue her passion for international education at St. Mary’s and help send students anywhere in the world that they would like to travel.
Sahra has been with SMCM since 2008, working as the Receiving and Dispersal Clerk at the Physical Plant before recently joining the Office of International Education. In 2015, she also became a Notary Public. In her free time she enjoys scrap-booking, taking pictures, and spending quality time with her dog.