Special thanks to the Los Angeles Lessons From Abroad Sponsors and Exhibitors!

Arcadia University College of Global Studies

California Lutheran University—Study Abroad Center for booklet printing

CEA Global Education

Loyola Marymount University—Study Abroad Office for hosting the conference

SIT Graduate Institute

Whittier College—Office of International Programs

Across The Pond – Graduate Study in Britain

Azusa Pacific University College of Global Studies

CAPA International Education

CEA Global Education

Concordia University MAIS Program

Cultural Embrace by API

Experiential Learning Abroad

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

GlobaLinks Degrees Overseas

Intercultural Communication Institute

International Partnership for Service Learning

Monterey Institute of International Studies

REY Europe

Richmond, The American International University in London



We would like to thank all of our 2012 Los Angeles Area Planning Committee Members and Volunteers for their dedication and for the many hours they contributed to make this returnee conference a reality!

Conference Co-Chairs

Katie Hunter Perkins

Lisa Loberg, Cal Lutheran University

Committee Members

Jay Bartletti, GlobaLinks, Content Co-Chair

Chrystal Fairbanks, UC Irvine, Content Co-Chair

Darielle Horsey, Loyola Marymount University, On-Site Chair & Host

Jack Hobson, Loyola Marymount University, On-Site Chair & Host

Katie Roller, Whittier College, Exhibitor Outreach Chair

Cecilia Fidora, Cal State Long Beach, CSU Liaison

Shari Henderson, Whittier College, Community College Liaison

LaSharon McClean Perez, University of California Riverside, UC Liaison

Rosalind Raby, California Colleges for Int’l Education, Community College Liaison

Stephanie Sullivan, Cal Lutheran University, Private Institution Liaison & Registration Coordinator

Additional Conference Volunteers

Isaiah Allekotte, Semester at Sea, Webmaster

Katie Calvert, Photo Contest Coordinator

Sabrina Chong, University of Southern California, Conference Booklet Editor

Adrian Doyle, Loyola Marymount University, Conference Volunteer

Jodi Ebner, Chapman University, Conference Volunteer

Kristi Ellison, CEA, Photo Contest Coordinator

Ajaya Jonas, Loyola Marymount University, Conference Volunteer

Skylar Lowe, Loyola Marymount University, Conference Volunteer

Nicole Sheldon-Desjardins, Claremont McKenna, Conference Volunteer

Katie Stevenson, California Lutheran University, Conference Volunteer


If you are interested in sponsoring Lessons From Abroad or a particular conference location, please contact board@lessonsfromabroad.org