ISA Partners with Missouri State University to Open Embedded Office

Austin, Texas – International Studies Abroad (ISA) announces the launch of an embedded office at Missouri State University (MSU). With an affiliation dating back to 2005, Missouri State and ISA will continue their partnership and collaborate to advance strategic international education initiatives, including faculty engagement and innovative program development.

To lead this initiative with MSU, ISA has appointed Chelsi Hudson. Hudson received her M.A. in International and Intercultural Communications from the University of Denver and has been managing Pacific region programs for ISA since 2014. “I look forward to expanding the opportunities ISA offers to the MSU campus” says Hudson. “To have the chance to work with Elizabeth Strong and her talented team is a great step forward in our partnership, and through this collaboration I know we will bring new and exciting academic initiatives to students and faculty at MSU”. In addition, Hudson will also be assuming all University Relations initiatives in the state of Missouri.

“MSU has been a strong partner of ISA and we are thrilled to bring additional support to the students, faculty and administration at Missouri State,” says Managing Director, Rafael Hoyle, Ph.D. Missouri State University Study Away Director Elizabeth Strong concurs, “Chelsi Hudson is well-equipped to direct ISA’s embedded office at Missouri State. We look forward to this next chapter in the ISA/MSU partnership.”

About ISA
Since 1987, ISA has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs at accredited universities throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Pacific. In 2015, ISA joined WorldStrides, the largest and most trusted educational travel company in the world. Founded in 1967, WorldStrides has grown to provide global educational programs for 400,000 students annually.

For more information, contact: Dominick Luciano, Associate Vice President of University Relations and Marketing, 512-480-8522,

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