Campus Internationalization

Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)

Saint Edward Hall 102
Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence
& via Webinar


Campus Internationalization: Classroom Strategies

The Saint Leo University Bridge Program instructors (Iona Sarieva, Marcela van Olphen, & Nataliya Glover) invite colleagues to explore the specifics of working with international students and second language speakers.


Based on our event space, we invite up to 13 in-person attendees, and up to 500 webinar attendees.

Each individual attendee should register using the form at the bottom of this event page, ensuring that you select the desired ticket type (in-person or online).

A list of current registrants is available at the bottom of this event page.

Can’t make it in person? We’re excited to offer the option of attending remotely via Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing!

Bring Your Syllabi

Please bring printed or electronic copies of your syllabi to make this a hands-on experience applying the ideas shared during the workshop.


Nataliya Glover


English Instructor
Saint Leo University


Kirk Hall 323 at University Campus

Nataliya Glover is an English instructor who teaches International students in the Bridge Program as well as mainstream students on campus. She has taught English and German as a second language in the United States and abroad. She is a Doctoral Candidate, and her Dissertation research is in the field of English as a Second Language Education.

Iona Sarieva


Bridge Program Director
Associate Professor of English
Saint Leo University


Kirk Hall 324 at University Campus

Dr. Iona Sarieva, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and the Bridge Program Director. She has taught English as a Second Language and teacher-training courses in the United States and abroad. Her research interests are in the field of intercultural and learner-centered education.

Marcela Van Olphen


Professor of Spanish & Portuguese
Saint Leo University


Kirk Hall 311 at University Campus

Dr. Marcela van Olphen is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and collaborates with the Bridge Program. She started the Spanish program and the Spanish Club (faculty advisor) at Saint Leo. She teaches Spanish and Bridge courses, serves in several committees and university initiatives, mentors peers and students, and provides university training for peer observers.


All registrants will receive a follow-up email message whenever the recording and session materials are posted here following the session.


A boxed lunch and water will be provided from Dining Services for all attendees who have registered below.

If you have a special dietary requirement, please indicate it whenever you register below.


This event is being hosted by the Saint Leo University Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence.

The event will be held in the Center in Saint Edward Hall 102 at University Campus.

Please use the resources below to prepare to drive & park.

Driving to Saint Leo University

Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL 33574

 From the North or South:

Take I-75 to Exit 285.

Head east on Highway 52 for about 4 miles.

The entrance will be on your left between the twin entrance bell towers, across the street from the Abbey Golf Course.

Parking at Saint Leo University

From the main entrance:

Visitors who do not already have a University Campus parking pass should:

Enter campus through the main gate, and proceed 3/4 around the traffic circle and turn right onto West Way.

Then make an immediate left into the visitor parking lot at Campus Security and Safety.

Visitors should park in spaces marked “Visitor Parking.”

Walk to Campus Security & Safety (immediately in front of the visitor parking spots), and check in for a visitor’s pass and further instructions.

Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

From the Parking Garage, walk west across campus on the sidewalk along East Way (the road on which you drove toward the parking garage), walking about 375 yards.

Proceed past Kirk Hall, past the bronze lion statue, and past the College of Business.

Look for the southeast entrance to Saint Edward Hall, which is nestled behind a fountain and rock garden.

Saint Edward Hall Southeast Entrance

After entering Saint Edward Hall, from the large main hallway on the ground floor, look for signs for the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence at the eastern end of the hallway.

Lunch and Learn


Date(s) - 03/27/2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
All times are Eastern Time Zone (ET) unless otherwise noted.



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Confirmed Registrants

  • Darcy Goshorn
  • Dené Williamson
  • Galo Alava
  • Candace Roberts
  • Amanda Forrester
  • Karen Hahn
  • Keya Mukherjee
  • Greg Kunzweiler
  • Dawn McElveen
  • Pamela Lee
  • Peter Marian
  • John McTague
  • Nataliya Glover
  • Iona Sarieva
  • Marcela van Olphen
  • Owen Roach