International Admissions & International Student Services Personnel  

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Sara Chronister
Director of International Student Services

Born and raised in Russellville with family that has lived in the area for generations, Sara graduated from Arkansas Tech in 2008 with a BA in History and Political Science and from the University of Tulsa, College of Law with her Juris Doctor in 2012. She has been licensed to practice law in Arkansas since 2012, but has worked in Internatioanl Student Services since 2014. In 2021, she became Interim Director of ISS.  


Sabrina Anwar
International Student Services Specialist

Sabrina Anwar is the International Student Services Specialist. She has been in the United States since 1994. She received the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nutrition from Dhaka University in Bangladesh. Also, she earned a second Master of Science in Information Technology from the Arkansas Tech University in 2004. She has been living in Russellville for more than 15 years and working at ATU since 2005. Her passion is to help people and she enjoys working with international students from all over the world.


Judy Crouch
Admissions Officer

Judy Crouch is the Admissions Officer for international students. She is a long time resident of the Russellville area with strong ties to the community and Arkansas Tech University. Judy has many years of volunteer service with area schools and youth organizations. She has also dedicated the past 10 years to Tech as Administrative Specialist. With her experience and enjoyment of student interaction, Judy is excited to help expand the international program and welcomes the opportunity to help international students succeed at Arkansas Tech University.

Yushia Thao
Graduate Assistant
Home Country: United States
Yoshi is a graduate assistant for the International Student Services. He is majoring in College Student Personnel.
Yu-Shan Li (Amber)
Student Worker
Home Country/Region: Taiwan
Amber is a student worker for International Student Services. She is majoring in Game and Interactive Media Design.
Joel Rafaralahitoetra
Student Worker
Home Country/Region: France
Joel is a student worker for International Student Services. He is majoring in Game and Interactive Media Design.
Hector Sirit Cohen
Student Worker
Home Country/Region: Venezuela 
Hector is a student worker for International Student Services. He is majoring in Finance.