Contact the CGE

General Inquiries:
Located in Colonial Village #2

To meet with us outside of these hours, please make an appointment using one of the links below.

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Center for Global Engagement Staff

PhotoDr. Jennifer Creamer

Phone: 412-397-6887

PhotoJessica Schrader

Jessica has been advising RMU students on study abroad opportunities since 2016. Prior to joining the CGE staff, she earned an MA in International Education Management at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in California. As a student at Gettysburg College, she participated in a faculty-led program to northern Germany and semesters abroad in Heidelberg, Germany and Salamanca, Spain. Additionally, she spent two years living and working in Madrid, Spain. She has volunteered her time to review applications for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Fund for Education Abroad, and she’s always happy to talk to students about their options to go abroad and ways to fund those experiences.

Contact me for: questions about FLEAPs, studying abroad, interning abroad, funding an experience abroad, or global SET opportunities

Phone: 412-397-6493

PhotoTabitha Slater

Tabitha has been advising RMU international students since 2014. She earned a B.A. in Communications and a M.S. in Higher Education from Robert Morris University. During her undergraduate program, she completed a summer internship abroad in London, England. Additionally, she has traveled as a chaperone on two RMU Faculty-led programs to Switzerland, France, and Ecuador. Tabitha has a passion for traveling and has visited 20 countries and 4 continents. She enjoys talking to students about Pittsburgh, where she has traveled, where they come from, and where they want to go abroad.   

Contact me for: Questions about: F-1 or J-1 immigration, Registration requirements, Change of Majors, Withdraws, Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission letters or concerns, OPT/CPT, Global Ambassadors, Global Karneval, & Friendship Families 

Phone: 412-397-5943

Karis CorneliusKaris Cornelius

Karis joined the CGE staff in 2023 to advise incoming RMU international students and current RMU students interested in studying abroad. In 2022, she earned an MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). During her undergraduate career at Juniata College, she spent one semester studying abroad in York, England, and traveled with Juniata’s Concert Choir on short-term performance tours in Ireland, Vietnam, Central Europe, Morocco, and Scotland. During the fall semester of 2022, she also lived and worked with study abroad students in Berlin, Germany. Karis loves to chat with students about their past and future travel destinations and sustainable traveling.

Contact me for: questions about studying abroad, interning abroad, funding an experience abroad, global SET opportunities, Global Ambassadors, and Global Karneval

Phone: 412-397-6825