Victoria is a South Florida native who earned both her Bachelor's and Master of Arts degrees in Linguistics from the University of Florida. She worked with international students at the UF English Language Institute as an undergraduate employee, instructor, and Student Life Coordinator. She is a board member of the Florida Association of International Educators, serves as Florida state representative to Region VII of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and is a PhD Candidate in Educational Leadership at the UF College of Education. Her research interest aims to understand the experiences of educational leaders providing school quality assurance in Haiti.
As Associate Director of International Student Support & Engagement at the UF International Center, Victoria's main role is supporting international students' and scholars' success in their academic and professional development. She facilitates opportunities for cultural engagement and connects students and scholars with support services through collaboration with a broad range of partners on campus and within Gainesville, advocating for the unique needs of both undergraduate and graduate students in F and J visa status.



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Associate Director, International Student Support & Engagement

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