Study Abroad  

Office of International Services
GMT Building – GMT 168
(near West Lot 2 – enter the building and turn right down the open hallway)

Amy Headshot

 Amy Soub (Schoenberg)
Assistant Director
Office of International Services
1 University Parkway – GMT 151
University Park, IL 60484


 Amy Soub studied abroad in Rome, Italy in Fall 2000 through College of DuPage. She returned to Italy to learn Italian and received a B.A. in Italian Studies from The American University of Rome and a laurea in Philosophy from Roma Tre University. She has extensive experience working with study abroad students as an on-site program coordinator in Italy and travelling to various countries. After spending thirteen years abroad, she is excited to share her love for education abroad and encourage others to grow personally, academically and professionally. 

At GSU, Amy is in charge of coordinating all study abroad programs. She works on program development and manages the administrative process for students participating in programs whether they are faculty-led, run by our partner school or external programs offered by study abroad program providers. She also assists the Office of International Services with cultural programming on and off campus, advises J-1 students and scholars, and acts as the liaison for GSU university partners around the world.  

Amy is proud to be a part of a great team of GSU faculty and staff who support students in achieving their education abroad goals and becoming global citizens. 


 Amber Wood

Amber Wood
Study Abroad Assistant

Amber Wood is a Bachelor of Social Work student at Governors State University. Amber’s passion for social work flourished with her first Public Health Brigade in Ghana. Amber believes that traveling abroad fosters growth and empowerment. What she likes best about the Global Brigade organization is the intense focus on the holistic approach and community collaboration. Amber is excited to start her new position as Study Abroad Assistant and welcomes anyone interested traveling abroad to contact her at