Office of International Studies and Programs
As Director of the Office of
International Studies and Programs, Mrs. Parul Fernandes
is responsible for all Study Abroad Programs, such as the
Affiliated Study Abroad Program, the Reciprocal Educational
Exchange Program and the Faculty-Led Program. In addition,
she administers the International Fee Scholarship, Houston
Junior Chamber Scholarship and provides information on other
available scholarships for study abroad. She is responsible
for developing the campus infrastructure and course approval
for Study Abroad and assist colleges on further development
of Study Abroad Programs. She directs the departmental operations
and budgets and is responsible for strategic planning, policies
and procedures and supervision of departmental staff.
Additionally she has oversight
of the International Contracts and Grants and collaborates
with colleges and departments to maintain and sustain various
relations with international and national institutions.
She describes herself as a “World-Citizen”.