Global Engagement

Meet the Team


Dey Barriga photoDey Barriga
Director of International Student Services

Dey Barriga has worked at Rivier University for more than 15 years. She serves as the Director of International Student Services and International Student Advisor. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication degree at Centro Escolar University, Philippines. She is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Educational Studies. She is mostly grateful for her role in advising international students.

Ms. Barriga manages the entire operation of Global Engagement. She not only serves the international students but also enjoys advising domestic students on study abroad matters. She has expanded study abroad opportunities for these students. The continuing effort to promote and facilitate education abroad through study abroad, short term faculty led trips with focus on experiential learning, and community collaboration is an equally important part of her role in the University.

Dey is also the advisor for the Indian and Chinese Student Association at Rivier University. A dedicated leader and a mentor in providing a highly personal approach to help international students adjust to life at Rivier University through immigration, personal, social and cultural advising.

She had traveled to more than five countries including Costa Rica where she co-led a teaching trip which focused on Biology experience and sustainability. Her leadership in the development of international student services and cultural integration at the University is rewarding.

Suzanne Bartlett photoSuzanne Bartlett

Suzanne Bartlett joined Rivier University as the Coordinator for International Student Records in April 2016. She obtained her M.Ed. in School Counseling from Rivier, and her B.A. in International Studies from Baylor University. Over the years, she has worked in a variety of higher education positions; and is happy to now have the experience of working with international students in the Office of Global Engagement.


Ann Marie Landry photoAnn Marie Landry
Administrative Assistant for Global Engagement

Ann Marie joined Rivier in May 2015 as an Administrative Assistant for Global Engagement. She also served as one of the Designated School officials of ISS. She assists students applying for study abroad and teaching trips. She is an excellent addition to the OGE team. Her professionalism, integrity and efficiency are valuable skills for the department.


Reshma Shaik photoReshma Shaik
Global Engagement Graduate Student Employee

Reshma Shaik is pursuing her Masters in Business Administration. She is from the city of Nizams Hyderabad, India. One of her proudest accomplishments was her time as a brand ambassador for world hijab day in her city. She was selected as a marketing trainer for India's number one cyber crime investigation companies out of 400 students and has work experience from Dell and Viber. Reshma is an ambitious young woman, and is excited for opportunities to come.


Mona Joshi photoMona Joshi
Global Engagement Student Assistant

Mona Joshi joined Rivier University to pursue her Master’s in Business Administration with Information Technology. She is from Mumbai, one of the most vibrant cities in India, which has lots of diverse culture. She has double Bachelor’s degree in Computer Application and Education. She has some experience in teaching as well. She progressed her academic qualification by earning Master Degree in Information Technology, further gained experience in Web Development, where she always showed her inbuilt artistic skills of designing. Out from the screen, Mona is also a great performer on stage, she always amazes viewers by her Dancing skills on Bollywood numbers. She is a perfect example of multi-talented today’s generation woman. Now she is expanding her managerial skills by studying Management studies.


Manasa Ramesh Kaushik photoManasa Ramesh Kaushik
Student Ambassador for Global Engagement

Manasa started school at Rivier University as a graduate student, majoring in Computer Science. She hails from Bangalore, the Garden city of India and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Manasa has not only secured gold medals for academic excellence but has also gained training and internship experiences at corporate levels. Thus she understands the culture and dynamics of team management and behavioral patterns to a great advantage, complementing her sociable nature. She was the placement coordinator and one of the student leaders to represent her college in intercollegiate activities. Manasa has also shown diverse interests in playing the role of a volunteer at various Go-Green initiatives and clean up drives that were undertaken as part of city’s social welfare services. Fond of art and photography, she enjoys writing during her pastime and has a dream to publish her own blog in the future. Manasa is a avid animal lover and a foodie, who loves to meet new people and explore new things. While scuba diving and sky diving are currently on the top of her bucket list, she finds pleasure in travel and hopes to visit as many places in the world as possible!


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