Meet Our Staff

Learn more about the experienced and dedicated International Programs staff.

Giselda Beaudin
Director of International Programs

Giselda Beaudin has been the Director of International Programs at Rollins College since 2010 and she was Assistant Director of International Programs at Binghamton University before coming to Rollins College.  She is a member of the NAFSA Trainer Corps and served as a member of the NAFSA Consular Liaison Sub-committee.  She led workshops at NAFSA regional and national conferences and presented at multiple NAFSA regional and state conferences, and at the Forum for Education Abroad.  She currently serves on the CAPA Academic Advisory Board and has published articles in the field of Education Abroad.  She recently co-taught an interdisciplinary winter intersession course at Jacobs University in Germany and has extensive prior experience working with college and high school students as an advisor, tutor, and instructor.  Giselda earned her BA in Comparative Literature from Brown University and her MA in English and Creative Writing from Binghamton University.  She has studied abroad in China and Quebec; has lived abroad in France and Italy; and has traveled in Australia, Europe, Central America, South America, the Middle East and Asia. 

Mike Rainaldi
Assistant Director of International Programs
Mike was born in Columbus, OH and earned his BA in Intercultural Communication from Baldwin-Wallace University. While at Baldwin-Wallace, he began to cultivate an enduring passion for international education through study abroad experiences in Austria, Honduras, and Japan. Mike then moved to Washington, D.C. to work with an international consulting firm, traveling frequently across Southeast Asia. He also lived in England for three years, working with EF Education First, traveling extensively around Europe, and falling in love with soccer. Recently, Mike earned his MA in Global and International Education from Ohio State University and also served there as a Study Abroad Coordinator.
Becky Johnson
Study Abroad Coordinator

Becky was born in Reading, PA and re-located with her family to Central Florida when she was 9. She earned her BS in Public Relations from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas and had her first taste of the travel bug when she studied abroad during her sophomore year in Oxford, England. After a year-long stint as an AmeriCorps Vista volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Dallas, Becky spent 4 months studying Spanish while on home-stay in Costa Rica. She also worked in London, and was instrumental in helping to set up a new study abroad program. Becky recently earned her MA in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Central Florida. She has traveled to over 16 countries in Europe, Asia, Central America, and the Caribbean and has a running list of places she would love to visit, including New Zealand and Fiji.

Rebecca Dodson
Senior Program Assistant

Rebecca was born in Winchester, VA but has been a Florida resident for the past 30 years. She earned her MPA (Masters of Public Administration) from the University of Central Florida in 2014 and has worked in both public and private higher education settings. While at UCF, Rebecca served on a number of advisory councils and discovered her ongoing love for research. Rebecca has a passion for furthering education and is committed to helping others achieve their educational goals. She is excited to be the newest member of the team and eager to help students navigate the study abroad process.

Office of International Programs
Mills Memorial Hall - Main Floor
1000 Holt Ave. – 2759
Winter Park, FL 32789

T. 407.646.2466
F. 407.646.2595

Campus Security 24/7: 407.646.2999

Office hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Walk-In Advising:
Tuesday-Thursday 12-2 p.m.