Assistant Director of International Student Services
Chloe Hammett has spent the last twelve years building a career devoted to international education. She has recently moved to Albany from Arkansas, where she advised international students on immigration matters and American students studying abroad. Prior to this, she spent four years working overseas: two years with the U.S. State Department training English teachers and advising students looking to study in the U.S., and two years teaching at the Economics University of Prague. She spent her Junior year of Undergrad studying abroad at the University of Reading, England. She hails from Virginia, where she earned a Master’s in Applied Linguistics, a Master’s in Business Administration, and a Bachelor’s in English.
Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Admissions
Jing Zhang-Benavot has a BA degree in Business Administration, and worked for more than 5 years in a large Fortune 500 company carrying out responsibilities in employee training, supplier audit, and operation management. Jing completed her master’s degree in higher education administration from the University at Albany-SUNY as well as a graduate certificate in international education management. She has solid knowledge of higher education institutions in the U.S. as well as immigration regulations, and has acquired extensive experience working with international students. Jing is originally from China and has lived and worked in the U.S. and France for the past 10 years. She especially enjoys learning about the many ways culture is reflected in the everyday life and perceptions of students.