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Sara Thurston-GonzálezSara Thurston

Office: Korean Room, International Student Center
Phone: 785-532-5332
Email: saratg@k-state.edu

Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Loyola University Chicago
M.Ed., Counseling and College Student Personnel, University of Louisville
B.A., Spanish and Art History, University of Louisville

Sara originally grew up in a small town in Wisconsin. She has worked in international education her whole professional career with employment at Roosevelt University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison before coming to K-State in 2008. She loves traveling, salsa dancing, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Besides studying in Spain twice, she has traveled to Mexico on numerous occasions, Italy on 3 occasions, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, The Netherlands, Peru, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.