Meet the International Programs Team

International Programs Staff

Csendi Hopp

    Csendi Hopp

  • International Admiss

  • (360) 992 - 2495
  • chopp@clark.edu

  • Csendi grew up in Serbia; however, her family is Hungarian, and she speaks both languages. She attended Southern Oregon University and was an international student herself. It was in Ashland, Oregon that she met her husband and for 16 years they have traveled and worked in Tokyo, Kiev, Budapest and Hong Kong. After moving to the United States she worked as an Admissions Coordinator at Pierce College. She's excited to join Clark College, explore the Columbia Gorge, hike in the area and ski on Mt. Hood. She is happy to have the opportunity to work with International Students and help them achieve their goals.

Mariah Jiang

    Mariah Jiang

  • Hourly Program Coordinator

  • unavailable
  • mjiang@clark.edu

  • Mariah started her travels early on; in high school she studied abroad in Japan and after high school she attended a language school in South Korea. She most recently completed a holiday work authorization in Dublin, Ireland and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Her passion for other cultures ultimately led her to begin a career in refugee resettlement, where she assisted families and individuals facing persecution to resettle in the United States. Mariah is excited to join Clark College, and is looking forward to working with international students.

Jody Shulnak

    Jody Shulnak

  • Associate Director of International Programs

  • (360) 992 - 2807
  • jshulnak@clark.edu

  • Jody developed her passion for international education through her service experience, in work such as tsunami relief efforts in south India, outreach for orphans in Bolivia, and teaching English as a second language in South Africa, Egypt and to Tibetan refugees in the Himalayas. She holds a Master's degree in International Conflict Resolution from Portland State University and has volunteered, lived, worked, studied and traveled in over 50 countries spanning six continents.



International Peer Mentors

Ziyad El Amrani, Morocco

Ziyad is from Morocco

Major: Business Administration

Evans Kaame, Kenya

 Evans is from Kenya 

Major: Political Science

Venant Manirafasha, Rwanda

 Venant is from Rwanda

Major: Business Administration

YaLong (Leo) Tian, China

Yalong is from China

Major: Computer Science

Sophia Zabell, Vancouver, Washington U.S.A.

Sophia is from Vancouver, WA

Major: History/AA-Transfer