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Office of International Students and Scholars
International Studies and Programs
Michigan State University
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 105
East Lansing MI 48824-1035
Tel: 517-353-1720
Fax: 517-355-4657
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Krista Smith Office Assistant
Office for International Students and Scholars

105 International Center

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Biography: Krista Smith is the Office Assistant at OISS. She joined our office in December 2002 and thrives on the fast paced environment here. She processes I-20s for F-1 students. Krista has worked at MSU since August 2000 and is an avid MSU sports fan. In her spare time she loves to shoot photos.

Brooke Stokdyk Assistant Director
Office for International Students and Scholars

105 International Center

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Biography: Brooke H.M. Stokdyk is an Assistant Director at the OISS. Brooke hails from Indiana University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Studies and a Master of Science in Student Affairs Administration. She also spent three and a half years working with international students and scholars at Indiana University before starting her career at MSU in 2005.

Brooke works with mainly J-1 and F-1 regulatory issues, and is the coordinator of the J-1 program. She also works extensively with health insurance / health care advising and education and acts as a liaison for a number of federal and state government agencies. She has spent time in Germany and a few other European countries, and hopes to travel in the future with her husband and two young, vibrant, energetic, stubborn, clever, exhausting, loving children.

Neringa Tuyilingire International Student and Scholar Advisor
Office for International Students and Scholars

105 International Center

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Biography: Neringa Tuyilingire is an International Student and Scholar Advisor at OISS. She was born and raised in Lithuania, and came to the U.S. in 1999 to pursue a college education. Neringa graduated from MSU's James Madison College with degree in International Relations. Prior to MSU, she spent two years working with international scholars at Rutgers University. Neringa has traveled to several European countries during her undergraduate studies, and studied abroad in Brussels, Belgium.

Her diverse personal and professional background has greatly contributed to her interest in the field of international education. Neringa works with international scholars on H-1B and J visas. She is very excited to be part of OISS and would like to be of as much assistance as she can to the international students and scholars at MSU.