Leader in international education honored for work

By Staff

Laura Welch was honored for her work and dedication as the chair of the International Scholar Advising Network for the Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KCISSS).

Welch, director of international student and scholarship services, has been a dedicated member of the national KCISSS team and contributes regularly to help the team achieve its goals and priorities.

"She represents the University of Colorado Denver very well and is recognized as an emerging leader in the field of international education," said Sandy Soohoo-Refaei, chair of KCISSS.

At the recent Washington Leadership Meeting, where more than 150 NAFSA leaders gathered, the KCISSS team voted to have Welch continue her current role for one more year.