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Trinkle 201
Petersburg, VA 23806
804-524-5986
msample@vsu.edu
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Dr. George H. Bennett Office for International Education Contacts

Dr. Maxine Sample
Director
Street Address:  1 Hayden Dr.
Building/Room:  Trinkle 201
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 9086
City:  Petersburg
State:  Virginia
Zip:  23806
Country:  United States
Telephone:  804-524-5986
Email:  msample@vsu.edu
Office Hours:  9:00 AM to 6:00 PM / MON-FRI
 BIO:  Dr. Sample is Professor of English and Africana Studies in the Department of Languages and Literature. She is also Director of International Education at Virginia State University. In addition to teaching, she serves as the Director of the Dr. George H. Bennett Office for International Education. A former U.S. Fulbright Scholar (Kenya 1995, Zimbabwe 2005), Dr. Sample has been involved in international education for 18 years. Education: B.A. English (The College of NJ); M.A. African American Studies (Clark Atlanta University); Ph.D. Comparative Literature (Emory University).

Florence Marshall
International Student and Scholar Services Specialist
Street Address:  1 Hayden Drive
Building/Room:  Trinkle 204
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 9086
City:  Petersburg
State:  Virginia
Zip:  23806
Country:  United States
Telephone:  804-524-5928
Email:  fmarhall@vsu.edu
Office Hours:  8AM - 5PM
 Notes: 
Ms. Marshall is the international student advisor and the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) for SEVIS monitoring.

Dr. Badiyyah Waajid
Faculty Liaison and Study Abroad Advisor
Street Address:  1 Hayden Drive
Building/Room:  Trinkle 202
Mailing Address:  P.O Box 9086
City:  Petersburg
State:  Virginia
Zip:  23806
Country:  United States
Telephone:  (804) 524- 8347
Email:  bwaajid@vsu.edu
 BIO:  Dr. Waajid is Associate Professor of Family & Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture. She provides study abroad advisement to students and assists faculty leaders of education abroad programs. She has travelled extensively and developed a study abroad program in Ghana. Education: B.S Social Sciences, and Ph.D Education (Virginia Commonwealth University); M.Ed in Education (Virginia State University)

Morgan L. Jones
Administrative and Office Specialist
Street Address:  1 Hayden Drive
Building/Room:  Trinkle 205
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 9086
City:  Petersburg
State:  Virginia
Zip:  23806
Country:  United States
Telephone:  804-524-8347
Email:  mljones@vsu.edu
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm



Virginia State University Dr. George H. Bennett Office for International Education