Study Abroad Staff

Contact Us:

Phone: (970) 351-2396
Fax: (970) 351-1947

University Center
Room 2205


Mailing Address

Center for International Education
University of Northern Colorado
501 20th Street, Campus Box 52
Greeley, CO 80639

Lauren Bruce, Director, Study Abroad & Exchange Program

Advisor for: Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey), International Internships, Middle East

  • M.A., International Training & Education -
    International Education Exchange, American University
  • B.A. Art Therapy and Spanish, Capital University
  • International Experience: Study Abroad in Granada, Spain and Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine
  • Languages: English, Spanish, and Ukrainian
  • Traveled to: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, The Netherlands,
    Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and Ukraine

Grace Franklin, Study Abroad Graduate Assistant

Advisor for: The Americas, the Caribbean, Europe (Excluding Eastern Europe)

  • Pursuing an MPH with an emphasis in Community Health Education
  • B.A. International Security and Conflict Resolution with an emphasis in Environment Security
  • Study Abroad: Managua, Nicaragua
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Traveled to: Australia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Scotland


Jasmine West, Study Abroad/National Student Exchange Graduate Assistant

Advisor for: Africa, Asia, Ireland, Oceania, United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales), United States & Canada (NSE)

  • Pursuing an MPH with an emphasis in Global Health
  • B.A. International Studies with minor in French
  • Study Abroad: France
  • Languages: English and French
  • Traveled to: Belgium, Benin, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Haiti, India, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Togo, and Uganda

Emma Flemming, Study Abroad Peer Advisor

  • Pursuing a degree in Secondary English Language and French Liberal Arts
  • Study Abroad: Tours, France
  • Languages: English and French
  • Traveled to: France and Ireland
  • Favorite Place(s): Jardin des Prebendes d'Oe in Tours was close by and always peaceful. This garden was a lovely place to read, watch the ducks, or just take a break from the city for a while.


Zachary Herzog, Study Abroad Peer Advisor

  • Pursuing a degree in Business Administration and Management
  • Study Abroad: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Languages: English
  • Traveled to: Austria, Bahamas, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland
  • Favorite Place(s): "There are so many it's hard to choose! The Castle in Prague is absolutely beautiful. The markets of Barcelona are fun and energetic. The Vatican in Rome is so incredible and historic."


Tyler Sherman, Peer Advisor

  • Pursuing a BS in Biology
  • Languages: English
  • Traveled to: South Korea


Jessica Weydert, Peer Advisor

  • Pursuing a degree in Mathematics with an emphasis in Secondary Education and a minor in Spanish Education
  • Study Abroad: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Traveled to: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, and Turkey
  • Favorite Place(s): "Czech Republic is a great country that was full of history, beautiful architecture and a lot of fun. Italy because my family is from Italy so it was fun to see Italian culture and the food was great. Croatia is a gorgeous country that was like nowhere else I visited and I had a great time waling the Old Town Wall in Dubrovnik."