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Lisa Von Reichbauer


College/Department: Office of International Education
Title: Assistant Director
Office: IRC 134
Phone: 231- 591-2450
Email: [email protected]

  • Undergraduate Institution: Central Michigan University
  • Undergraduate Program: BS in Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Graduate Institution(s): Central Michigan University
  • Graduate Major(s) & Degree(s) Achieved: MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

What support system or mentors did you have in college?
It wasn’t until graduate school that I started to make strong connections with faculty to build a network of support. That support structure helped a lot. 

What is something that you know now, that you wish you knew when you were in college?
I wish I had known that it was ok not to know what I was doing or where to go to find answers.

What advice do you have for a first-generation college student pursuing a degree at Ferris?
Ask a lot of questions and ask for help. It is important to learn to advocate for yourself.