Meet the Team!
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 team members and find their contact points below.
Dr. 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. Rachel Massey, M.A.
Director of Education Abroad
+1 (843) 349-2054
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-E
Ms. Lori Patterson, DSO/ARO, M.A.
Education Abroad Services Coordinator
+1 (843) 349-2684
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-A
International Student & Scholar Services
Mr. Amir Maleki, M.B.A., PDSO/RO
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
+1 (843) 349-2053
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-C
Mr. William Baptist, Jr., M.Ed., DSO, ARO
International Student Services Advisor
+1 (843) 349-2445
Lib Jackson Student Union A109-B
International Recruitment & Admissions
Mrs. Leisha DeRiso, DSO, M.B.A.
Director of International Recruitment & Admissions
+1 (843) 349-2521
Mrs. Amy Williams, M.A., M.Ed.
International Admissions & Recruitment
+1 (843) 349-6629