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A&S Internationalization Staff

Jesse Hedge
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate and International Affairs
+1 859 257-7296

Jesse Hedge serves as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate and International Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Jesse has been with the College in multiple roles beginning as an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies in 2008.  In 2012, Jesse joined the dean’s office staff and is currently responsible for international and domestic recruitment, enrollment management, living learning programs, and data analysis.  He holds a MA Ed from Touro University and a bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University. 

Prior to joining the College, Jesse served for over 23 years in the U.S. Air Force with assignments throughout the world.  During this time, he gained relevant international experience by negotiating civil and military use of airspace in South Asia, Africa and the continental United States. He also served at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. 

Jesse’s primary international focus is in establishing meaningful partnerships with universities to develop student articulation agreements. Specific focus areas include pathway programs, transfer, and visiting student agreements.

In addition to spending time with his family, Jesse enjoys DIY projects in his home. He is also an avid outdoorsman and spends as much time as possible enjoying the natural world.    

Megan Koshurba
International Undergraduate Student Director (China and South Asia)
+1 859 218-5334

A&S International Undergraduate Student Territories:
Afghanistan Cyprus Iraq Marshall Islands Papua New Guinea Tajikistan
Armenia Denmark Japan Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Philippines Thailand
Australia Estonia Kazakhstan Moldova Romania Timor-Leste
Azerbaijan Fiji Kiribati Mongolia Russia Tonga
Bangladesh Finland Kyrgyzstan Myanmar Samoa Turkey
Belarus Georgia Lao Nauru Singapore Turkmenistan
Bhutan Greenland Latvia Nepal Solomon Islands Tuvalu
Brunei Hong Kong, China Lebanon New Zealand South Korea Ukraine
Bulgaria Iceland Lithuania North Korea Sri Lanka Uzbekistan
Cambodia India Macao, China Norway Sweden Vanuatu
Canada Indonesia Malaysia Palau Syria Vietnam
China Iran Maldives Palestine Taiwan  
Megan received her bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in 2006 and joined the University of Kentucky in 2013 after seven years of teaching high school Biology and Special Education in Maryland. 
Megan specializes in recruiting students from Asia and focuses largely on Chinese students. The International Recruitment Team works with students throughout their entire college career, from recruiting to applying and securing immigration documents and ensuring their success once they make it to campus. We also offer free cultural activities for our international students each month so that students can experience unique aspects of both Kentucky and American culture.
Fun Fact: Megan has been an avid volleyball player for over 20 years, and she played on the Welsh National Volleyball Team when she studied abroad during her senior year of college.

Tiffany Williams

Assistant Director of English as a Second Language Programs (See More)

International Undergraduate Student Coordinator (See More)


Tiffany serves as both the Assistant Director at the Center for English as a Second Language and International Undergraduate Student Coordinator for the College for Arts & Sciences.  She manages administration of the ESL programs, while also recruiting and advising international students from partner universities throughout the world. 

ESL Territories:  all countries

A&S International Undergraduate Student Territories:

Albania Cape Verde Ethiopia Kuwait Oman Somalia
Algeria Cayman Islands France Lesotho Pakistan South Africa
Andorra Central African Republic Gabon Liberia Panama South Sudan
Angola Chad Gambia Libya Paraguay Spain
Antigua and Barbuda Chile Germany Luxembourg Peru Sudan
Argentina Colombia Ghana Macedonia, FYR Poland Suriname
Aruba Comoros Greece Madagascar Portugal Swaziland
Austria Congo, Dem. Rep. Grenada Malawi Puerto Rico Switzerland
Bahamas Congo, Rep. Guatemala Mali Qatar Tanzania
Bahrain Costa Rica Guinea Malta Rwanda Togo
Barbados Cote d'Ivoire Guinea-Bissau Mauritania Saint Kitts and Nevis Trinidad and Tobago
Belgium Croatia Guyana Mauritius Saint Lucia Tunisia
Belize Cuba Haiti Mexico Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Turks and Caicos Islands
Benin Czech Republic Honduras Monaco San Marino Uganda
Bermuda Djibouti Hungary Montenegro Sao Tome and Principe United Arab Emirates
Bolivia Dominica Ireland Morocco Saudi Arabia United Kingdom
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dominican Republic Israel Mozambique Senegal Uruguay
Botswana Ecuador Italy Namibia Serbia Venezuela
Brazil Egypt Jamaica Netherlands Seychelles Western Sahara
Burkina Faso El Salvador Jordan Nicaragua Sierra Leone Yemen
Burundi Equatorial Guinea Kenya Niger Slovakia Zambia
Cameroon Eritrea Kosovo Nigeria Slovenia Zimbabwe

Tiffany has been with the College of Arts & Sciences since 2018, beginning as an ESL Instructor, where she developed a New Student Orientation that continues to be used today.  She has taught ESL at other universities, including Washington, DC’s esteemed LADO International Institute, where she was trained, and for multiple governmental contracts abroad.  She has also worked as a Spanish/English interpreter in Spain, Costa Rica and Kentucky.

Tiffany studied abroad in Cordoba, Argentina in 2005.  She worked as an intern for the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, in Washington, DC in 2006.  She was a university student teacher of Spanish and Portuguese, as part of her comparative teaching methodologies thesis in 2007/2008. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 2008. Upon her return to DC, she completed her Teaching English as a Foreign Language certification.

Tiffany is a world traveler and linguist, who loves sharing cultures with her two young children.  She has an extensive background in theater, in English and Spanish, and enjoys fostering confidence in students for public speaking and pursuing their passions.


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