Alissa has always had a strong interest in leaning about other cultures and experiencing the world through travel. Alissa has a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire where she pursued a major in Communication and a minor in Social Work. During her undergraduate degree, Alissa studied abroad to Florence, Italy which sparked her passion for international education. Alissa’s interest in education and travel led her to pursue a degree in higher education in hopes to work in study abroad. She received her Master’s degree in College Student Development and Counseling here at Northeastern where she had the opportunity to return to Italy, spending time in Macerata. Following her graduate degree, Alissa traveled to Israel through Birthright before starting her previous position in Academic Advising. She is thrilled to be back at Northeastern, where her love for international education and student advising comes together at GEO.
Advises students on all types of study abroad programs
Manages the application process
Liaises with partner Universities abroad
Holds info sessions, pre-departure orientations, and welcome back events