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 Deryle Hope Staff Photo 2013Deryle Hope
Director
B.A. French, 1973, University of South Carolina

M.I.B.S. Finance, 1979, University of South Carolina
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, 2002, University of South Carolina

Interests include world languages, classical and ethnic music, translation and interpretation and cultural diversity.

 Ben Powers Staff Photo 2013Benjamin Powers
China Coordinator
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1983, N.C. State University
M.A. Elementary Education, 2000, Converse College
M.A. Chinese Studies, 2012, Valparaiso University 

Interests include hiking, ping pong, reading Chinese and traveling. Enjoys collecting a Chinese book during each trip to China. 
 Patrick McCleary Staff Photo 2013Patrick McCleary
International Student and Study Abroad Advisor
B.A. Religion, 2007, Kingswood University

Interests include a wide variety of sports such as basketball, football and mixed martial arts as well as outdoor activities like hiking and mountain biking. 
 Valery Vetter Meet the Staff  Valery Vetter
Administrative Assistant
Associates in Liberal Arts, Oakland Community College

Additional Coursework, Indiana University

Interests include stamping, scrapbooking, and various other arts and crafts.

 

 

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