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International Student Services

Meet Our Staff

Lauren Smith

Title: Director
International Student Services
Phone: 803-777-7461


M.Ed. Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of South Carolina,  2014
B.A. in English & History, University of South Carolina, 2011

Lauren manages the immigration and advising services provided by International Student Services. In addition to overseeing immigration services, she specializes in employment issues for international students and provides employment programming to educate students on their work options. Lauren studied abroad in Chengdu, China during the spring of 2010, where she fell in love with the spicy food and laid back culture. She also worked at Jönköping University in Jönköping, Sweden during the summer of 2013, where she enjoyed the beautiful Swedish landscape and sightseeing in the great European capitals.

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