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Step 3: Meet Our Student Advisers

The goal of peer advising is to lead students to information that empowers them to make informed decisions about participating in a CCU Education Abroad program.

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Elise Durr 

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD 

Undergraduate Major: Marine Science  

Undergraduate Minor: Studio Art 

Experience abroad: Interned at Archipelagos Institute of Aegean Marine Science & Island Conservation (Samos Island, Greece) and at WTSA Marine Biology & Reef Conservation (Sodwana Bay, South Africa). 

What I love about Coastal: That there is so much opportunity all around – you only need to apply yourself. ;)

Motto: Beginnings always hide themselves in ends  



Celina DeCordova

Hometown: Yokohama, Japan 

Undergraduate Major: Communication (Communication Studies Concentration),

Undergraduate Minor: Film and Production Studies and New Media Digital Culture  

Experience abroad: Japan, Cambodia, Malaysia and France  

What I love about Coastal: I love how beautiful the campus is and people are always here to help when you need it. There are so many events and communities where I can get involved easily.  

Motto: Be myself :) 



Got Questions? Talk to Us! 

After reading theseFrequently Asked Questions and making your list of possible program optionsvisit the Center for Global Engagementto talk with Lily or Kendra.

Our student advisers are highly trained and available to answer your questions about the online application. They can also discuss your concerns from the #CCUstudentview and share stories from their own international experiences! 

A NOTE FOR NON-U.S. CITIZENS: If you are a non-U.S. citizen, you will need to understand how your immigration status can affect your ability to travel abroad with CCU. Please contact CCU International Student Servicesto meet with your International Student Adviser before starting the online application.