Meet the Staff

Dr. Daniel Norton

Associate Vice President, The Center for International Education
daniel.norton@usm.edu
601.266.4344

  

Mrs. Amy Linden

Director, Office of Study Abroad
amy.linden@usm.edu
601.266.4344 

  

Jessica Bunales

Coordinator
jessica.l.bunales@usm.edu
601.266.6585
Make an appointment with Jessica!

 

Celine Ingram

Coordinator
celine.ingram@usm.edu
601.266.6372

About Celine:

Celine joins us from France and is thrilled about helping students see the world. She also enjoys working with such an enthusiastic team and the creative-outlets her role provides. Celine spends her spare time laughing, spending time with her family and certainly participates in a little retail therapy from time to time. 

In her own words, "The first time I traveled abroad I was 13 and we went to Germany for several months, and I haven't stopped exploring the world since!"

Places visited: Greece, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Israel - to name a few!

 

Hannah JonesHannah Jones

Coordinator, International Exchange Programs
hannah.l.jones@usm.edu
601.266.5626
Make an appointment with Hannah!

 

About Hannah: 

Hannah is our international exchange program coordinator. She first fell in love with studying abroad when she participated in the Semester in France program her sophomore year. Once she got her first taste of traveling, she couldn't stop! She ended up participating in three other programs before graduating and starting her job as the exchange coordinator. Hannah loves spending time with friends, trying out new hobbies, and, of course, traveling!

Places visited: France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Switzerland, & the United Kingdom

 

Melissa Ravencraft

Coordinator
melissa.ravencraft@usm.edu
601.266.5009

About Melissa:

Melissa is our registration and application extraordinaire - yes, there is a person behind those emails students receive after they apply for a program (grin). Melissa spends her spare time exercising (yoga, running, cycling), knitting, gardening and reading.

In her own words, "I studied abroad eons ago in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and fell in love with the culture.  Never did learn to bargain well, though. I also studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland, and went to Bantry Bay, where I’m sure I’ll retire to one day, maybe. As my ancestors are Irish, I felt an instant connection to the beautiful country with awesome people. I try not to look like the typical tourist when abroad, but I can’t help it. I'm the one with the permanent camera fixture around my neck and the rest of the gear on the hip – yeah, it’s bad."

Places visited: In addition to the above, London, England; Morelia, Mexico; and Paris, France.