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International Students and Scholars

O'Dowd Hall 328
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3358
Fax: (248) 370-3351
isso@oakland.edu

International Students and Scholars

O'Dowd Hall 328
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3358
Fax: (248) 370-3351
isso@oakland.edu

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Meet the Staff

Mission

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) is committed to providing Oakland University’s diverse international students with outstanding service, support, and advocacy, with the goal of building a campus community that nurtures global citizenship and multicultural appreciation.

Assistance is provided to international students and scholars who require:

  • Immigration-related advising
  • Social and cultural programming
  • An orientation to Oakland University

A headshot of Rosemary Max.

Rosemary Max
Executive Director, Global Engagement
rmax@oakland.edu

A headshot of Dave Archbold.

David Archbold
Director
archbold@oakland.edu

A headshot of Nisreen Al-Bataineh.

Nisreen Al-Bataineh
Assistant Director
nalbataineh@oakland.edu

A headshot of Petra Knoche.

Petra Knoche
International Adviser
ppankova@oakland.edu

A headshot of Joanne Tarling.

Joanne Tarling
International Adviser
tarling@oakland.edu

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Lindy Hancock
Administrative Assistant
lhancock@oakland.edu

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Hannah Pachucki
Front Desk Manager
handerson@oakland.edu

Student Assistants

Alexis Asaro
Alivia English
Nessma Hassan