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International Accelerator Program

Meet the Team

Ray Knight

Title: Assistant Academic Director for Undergraduate Accelerator Programs
International Accelerator Program
Phone: 803-777-4379


Ray has been working with international students in a variety of academic areas for more than 14 years. He is passionate about helping students achieve their academic goals and generally being successful in life.

International Experience 

Most of Ray’s international experience has been in Europe, where he has visited 18 different countries. Additionally, Ray has lived, studied, and worked in various parts of Germany, totaling more than 14 years.

Columbia Favorites 

Although Columbia is not a very large city, it is very close to nature and has many green areas. Ray’s favorite parts of Columbia and the surrounding area are the Riverwalk on the Congaree River and the Congaree National Park.

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