Meet our Staff

Dr. Tracy Allen

Interim Director of Global Education & Dean of the School of Sciences
215A Physical Science Building
(607) 436-2125

  • Oversees the Office of Global Education's mission and work
  • Builds and maintains international partnerships
Denise Leinonen

Denise Leinonen

Global Program Coordinator, PDSO/EVA
128D Hunt College Union
Experiential Learning Center
(607) 436-2463

  • Advises F-1 International Students and J-1 Exchange Visitors as the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Exchange Visitor Advisor (EVA) on visa status maintenance, cultural and academic adjustment, work authorization, and a variety of other issues.
  • Admits incoming international exchange and visiting students from SUNY Oneonta international partner institutions
  • Works with faculty members on domestic and international Faculty-Led Programs
  • Program coordinator and advisor for all SUNY Oneonta study abroad programs
Cappagnia-Lynne Chase

Cappagnia-Lynne Chase

Office Assistant
128E Hunt College Union
Experiential Learning Center
(607) 436-3369

  • Greets all office visitors
  • Responds to phone calls and inquiries to main office email account
  • Assists with OGE Global Portal
  • Performs general office duties

Student Employees

Olivia Schuler

Olivia Schuler

OGE Student Office Assistant
Year: Sophomore
Major: Psychology Minor: Women and Gender Studies

Phoebe Gross

Phoebe Gross

OGE Student Study Abroad Assistant
Year: Senior
Major: Adolescence Education - English


The Office of Global Education, part of the Experiential Learning Center, is here to support you! We are available by e-mail, phone, and scheduled meetings. To schedule a meeting with a professional staff member or a study abroad peer advisor, click the button below:
Schedule Meeting

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Tel: 607-436-3369
Fax: 607-436-2760

Mailing Address
Office of Global Education
SUNY Oneonta
108 Ravine Parkway
128 Hunt College Union Bldg.
Oneonta, NY 13820

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