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 Staff & Contact 



Pamela J. Frigot
Phone: 724-738-2605
  • Pam is the main contact for Study Abroad programs.  She also works with new program development, incoming international faculty, outgoing domestic faculty (traveling and working abroad), international alumni, and overall management of international programs and office operations.
  • Is a proud SRU alum and has been here for 35+ years (including her days as a student). Her son Tim is a graduate student at SRU.
  • Fun facts: Enjoys traveling, gardening, and golf and loves spectator sports, especially the Pittsburgh Penguins, Steelers, and Pirates. She has always lived in places with interesting names: Greentree, Mars, Slippery Rock, and Bushey (in the UK).

Genevieve Bordogna
Associate Director for International Student Admissions
Phone : 724-738-2603

  • Genevieve is responsible for undergraduate international student recruitment and admission.
  • Received her Bachelors of Science with Honours from the University of Tasmania, Australia and Master of Art in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Slippery Rock University.
  • Fun facts: Enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoor activities, spending time with family, cooking, scrapbooking, watching movies and reading on her Kindle, and playing with her two cats Leo & Lulu.

Tess Crispin
Adviser for International and Study Abroad Students


  • Graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary/Special Education along with her Master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from SRU. She sparked her love for traveling during her study abroad experiences in Limerick, Ireland and Madrid, Spain and can’t wait for her next overseas adventure!
  • Fun facts: Loves to run (cross country and track) and is training for upcoming half-marathons and marathons. She also enjoys playing other sports, camping, water skiing, and traveling!

Brenda McKissick
Phone : 724-738-2652


  • Brenda is responsible for the fiscal affairs in the office, processing invoices, billing statements, and health insurance. She also assists with the daily office functions to keep things running smoothly.
  • Has been with SRU for over 30+ years.
  • Fun facts: Lives on a dairy farm and is proud to admit that she can drive tractors and operate farm equipment.


Maria Mullin
Phone : 724-738-4401

  • Maria assist in processing study abroad applications and applications from new international students, assists with the organization and implementation of Internations Week activities and programs, and keeps the office cheerful and organized.
  • Fun facts: Maria was born and raised in Mexico, her first language is Spanish. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with family.

Lenee McCandless
Graduate Assistant
Phone : 724-738-4020
  • Undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in Literature from SRU. Currently earning master’s degree at SRU in Student Affairs in Higher Education.
  • Fun Facts: Enjoy traveling, reading and spending time with my family, particularly my five nephews. Enjoy volunteering with local animal rescues. I previously volunteered with a Great Dane rescue, and have a Great Dane at home, along with another dog.
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