UAB EA World BlazerThe Office of Education Abroad is a member of the Forum for Education Abroad (Forum), Institute of International Education, and Association of International Educators (NAFSA). The Office of Education Abroad is in the process of updating our operations to meet or exceed the Forum's Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad, 5th Edition. The Office of Education Abroad supports high-quality programs and requires students to obtain special permission to participate in non-supported programs.

UAB Education Abroad administers, establishes, and sends UAB students on high-quality education abroad opportunities to prepare them for success in the globalized world.

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Ashley Neyer, Director

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Ashley Neyer is the Director for the Office of Education Abroad.  Prior to joining UAB, Ashley served in various capacities within International Programs at Missouri State University, most notably 6 years within the Office of Study Away Programs.  Ashley graduated from Missouri State in 2011 with her B.S. in Administrative Management, Minor in Accounting and again in 2013 with her MBA.

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Felicia Baltzell, Education Abroad Advisor

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Felicia Baltzell is the Advisor for the Office of Education Abroad. Before joining UAB, Felicia worked in different capacities at Missouri State University such as teaching French as a per-course faculty member and serving students as a Global Ambassador in international education. She graduated from Missouri State University in 2017 with her B.A. in Anthropology and French, Minor in International Relations. 

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Courtney Jeffries, Passport Specialist

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Courtney Jeffries is the manager for UAB Passport Services. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he received both his B.A. in International Studies (with a concentration on Europe) and his M.A. in Education. Courtney is actively involved in UAB’s TESOL education program where he teaches Community English Classes to adult English learners, and mentors students in the program. His passion for International Relations lead him to follow this career path in Passport Services.

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Camryn Durham, Office Service Specialist

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Camryn Durham is the Office Service Specialist for the Office of Education Abroad. Before entering this position, Camryn worked as an Education Abroad Peer Ambassador at UAB and prior to that, she served as an Intern in the Office of International Education at Auburn University. She graduated from Auburn University in 2018 with a B.S. in Global Studies in Human Sciences and minor in Public Health. Camryn will graduate from UAB in May 2020 with a MPH in Health Behavior and the Certificate in Global Health.

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