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The Center for Global Engagement supports the enhancement of a global perspective among our students, faculty, staff and community.

We strive to achieve this mission by:

  • Coordinating and facilitating efforts on campus to transform individuals and connect the world through travel abroad;
  • Programming to raise global awareness on campus and in our community;
  • Cultivating a safe and supportive environment for learners and leaders from all parts of the world; and
  • Building sustainable partnerships that enhance the resource position of the university to achieve strategic global engagement.

Our office is located in the Lib Jackson Student Union, Room A-109. Our mailing address is:

Center for Global Engagement
Coastal Carolina University
100 Spadoni Park Circle, LJSU A109
Conway, SC 20528-6054 USA

Please meet our staff members and find their contact points below.

Darla Domke-DamonteDr. Darla Domke-Damonte, M.I.B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Global Initiatives / Professor of Management
+1 (843) 349-2129
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-D






Ms. Julie A. Wilson, M.Acc.
Administrative Assistant
Center for Global Engagement
+1 (843) 349-2213
Lib Jackson Student Union A109





Education Abroad


Lori PattersonMs. Lori Patterson, M.A.
Education Abroad Services Coordinator
+1 (843) 349-2684
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-A


International Student and Scholar Services

Amir MalekiMr. Amir Maleki, M.B.A., PDSO/RO
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
+1 (843) 349-2053
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-C



International Recruitment and Admissions

Mrs. Leisha DeRiso, M.B.A.
Director, International Recruitment and Admissions
+1 (843) 349-2521
Baxley Hall 220





Stephanie Rhea
Project Coordinator, International Recruitment and Admissions
+1 (843) 349-6629
Baxley Hall 218