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. Book an advising meeting with Aurora to inquire about study abroad!
Sahra has been with SMCM since 2008 and joined the Office of International Education in 2016. She is also a Notary Public. She has traveled to Southern Spain, and this past January went to West Africa with the SMCM Senegal Study Tour. Sahra has always enjoyed watching the students grow in the many years she has been here, but this position has been by far her favorite. She loves seeing how transformative the experience of traveling the world can be for students.
Meet our OIE Interns!
Gracie is an OIE Intern and an Asian Studies and Chinese Major and a Music Minor who studied abroad in China with the Fudan Exchange Program in Fall 2019. Feel free to reach out to Gracie about acclimating to a new country, transferring credits, preparing necessary documents, or anything else Study Abroad related. She is here to help! Book an advising appointment with her here!
Charlotte Mac Kay
Charlotte is an OIE Intern and a Senior Political Science and English student. She has traveled to Antigua for a class on cultural preservation, taught English in Tanzania, and participated in a virtual internship in Cameroon. She is passionate about international issues and hopes to pursue a career in international policy. In her free time, she loves sailing, reading historical novels, hiking, and looking around for comfy sweaters at thrift stores. Book an advising appointment with her here!
Meet our Overseas Hawks Ambassador!
Major: Political Science, Environmental Studies (Art Minor)
Study Abroad Program: Amideast Morocco, Spring 2020
“The Amideast abroad program’s aimed to help create a narrative of the Middle East that many western people are not capable of gaining due to western narrative and western media. My goal is to make sure that the next Black girl or low-income student who goes abroad is properly prepared and knows what to