Assistant Director of International Student Services
Nick Battiste has a strong passion for helping international students achieve their academic goals in the U.S. He has recently moved back to the Albany area from Washington, D.C., where he was a Foreign Student Advisor for the Fulbright Scholarship Program, advising students from over 50 countries studying in Undergraduate and Graduate programs in the U.S. Prior to this, Nick spent time working with other U.S. Department of State cultural exchange programs such as the: Gilman Scholarship, Boren Fellowship, and EducationUSA. He has traveled to over 25 countries and has worked with students in Copenhagen, Denmark and Cochabamba, Bolivia. He is originally from the Albany area, where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in Education.