Our Team

On behalf of the International Studnet Services team, it is a pleasure to welcome you to Florida Atlantic University (FAU). We host more than 1200 international students, scholars and their families representing more than 110 countries. Our goal is to ensure that you have a positive and productive experience while at Florida Atlantic, and – along with reaching your academic objectives – that you enjoy our diverse university community and campus life. We are here to assist you with a wide range of important and practical information and to help make your transition into our university community as smooth as possible. The International Student Services office is located on the Boca Raton Campus.


To provide the high-quality services, that ensure regulatory compliance, support international enrollment growth, and facilitate cultural adjustment and integration of international students, scholars, and their families. To serves as an integral part of the University’s efforts of internationalization. To ensure our team members are treated with deep respect, compassion, and kindness so that we establish a safe working surrounding where each individual has opportunity to grow, and where we can feel a greater purpose and synergy as a team.


The International Student Services (ISS) unit within the Center for Global Engagement serves as the catalyst for the university’s internationalization and global outreach endeavors.


Competence, Diversity, Integrity, Leadership, and Teamwork


Mihaela N. Metianu

Dr. Mihaela N. Metianu

Assistant Provost
Center for Global Engagement

Edyta Mika-Klimczak

Edyta Mika-Klimczak


Jennifer Szekeres

Jennifer Szekeres

Associate Director

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Maggie Ng 

Assistant Director

Myrtha Senat

Myrtha Senat

Administrative Paraprofessional 

NHI Truong 

Nhi Truong 

Coordinator, Foreign Credential Evaluation

Melinda Avila

Melinda Avila

International Student Support Assistant

Fracnis Cury

Francis Cury

Administrative Paraprofessional