Megan Couch, international student coordinator, has been named the 2018 staff recipient of the Carroll University Exemplary Contributions in Service Award.
Megan Couch has played a key role in recruiting new international students to Carroll as well as assuring their successful integration into the campus community. She has developed programs that focus on international issues and is a strong advocate for international students, helping assure that they successfully navigate their new environments in the U.S., Waukesha and at Carroll.
Over the past year, Megan trained a team of students to assist in developing programing and activities to maintain the visibility of the international student community on campus. In addition to her other duties, Megan has also learned the immigration process and requirements, helping prospective students and their families work through complex situations.
Megan has also begun to work with the Waukesha and Milwaukee communities in order to expand international partnerships and promote intercultural experiences for our students. She is a member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators as well as regional organizations that promote international education. Megan continues to build a strong professional presence for Carroll at professional events as she works to better understand and support the needs of international students.
In order to honor and extend the impact of these awards, Carroll will provide a donation of $500 on behalf of Megan Couch to the charity of her choice.
The award will be presented to Megan at Celebrate Success on April 24.