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The friendly and welcoming staff members in the International Programs Office at Cascadia College are here to help! Please contact us if you have any questions or if there is anything that we can do to be of assistance. We welcome inquiries in person, via email, mail, phone, and fax

International Programs
Cascadia College
18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011
Email: international@cascadia.edu
Phone: (425) 352-8415
Fax: (425) 352-8304
 
The International Programs Office is located in the lower level of CC1-042.

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm or by appointment.

 

Yukari Zednick

 

Yukari Zednick

Assistant Director of International Programs


Yukari grew up in Japan and was educated both in Japan and in the US. After earning her master's degree in Linguistics from The University of Montana, she worked as an International Student Advisor at two other schools. She looks forward to meeting and helping students achieve their goals. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with family, and gardening.

Email: yzednick@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8413

Scott Han

 

Scott Han

Assistant Director of International Marketing


Scott was born and raised in Korea and he moved to the United States as an international student. He attended high school in Hawaii, and also went to a community college. Then he transferred to the University of Hawaii and received a degree in hotel management. He worked in two hotel chains in Honolulu for several years. He moved to the Washington State to earn Master degree. He attended the University of Washington for his MBA degree. He studied finance and marketing during the program. He likes to play all kinds of sports including, golfing, basketball and soccer.

Email: shan@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8273

Will Leadingham

 

Will Leadingham

Marketing Specialist


Will has been working in international education since 2007, when he marketed faculty-led study abroad programs at his alma mater, Washington State University. He has lived abroad and studied in China and Thailand and has a BA in both Business and Chinese. International education significantly impacted his life and he derives energy to engage students from his personal experience and passions. A few of his past times include eating, hiking, rock climbing, reading and digging up retro video games to relive the good old days.

Email: wleadingham@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8302

Lisa Jacobson

 

Lisa Jacobson

International Student Advisor


Lisa is a Pacific Northwest native, having grown up in Oregon and attended college in Washington. Prior to working at Cascadia, she has worked in international programs at North Seattle Community College and the University of Washington Bothell. Lisa loves to travel, and her passion for international education started when she studied abroad in Cameroon and France during college. Lisa earned her BA in Anthropology from the University of Puget Sound, and her M.Ed. from Seattle University. Now she lives in Seattle with her twin sister and their dog named Merlin. In her free time, Lisa enjoys going on walks with Merlin, playing the flute, practicing her French, and playing board games with friends.

Email: ljacobson@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8556

Shao-Wei Wang

 

Shao-Wei Wang

International Student Advisor


Shao-Wei grew up in Taiwan and was educated both in Taiwan and in the US. She holds a Master's degree in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Before coming to Cascadia, Shao-Wei served as an International Student Advisor at the University of Missouri –St. Louis and the University of Oregon. Her passion and joy is derived from developing strong connections with international students. In her free time, Shao-Wei enjoys Zumba, shopping and exploring Seattle/Washington with her family.

Email: swang@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8276

Anthony DeVito

 

Anthony Devito

International Student Advisor


Anthony was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but moved to Seattle to earn his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Asian Studies from Seattle University. While at Seattle University, he did a semester abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. Before coming to Cascadia, he taught English to all ages in Tokyo for two and a half years. Having been both a student and an employee overseas, he's excited to help you with adjusting to life in a new country. His interests include cooking, movies, video games, biking, and singing karaoke.

Email: adevito@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8506

Douglas F. Raiford

 

Douglas Raiford

International Student Advisor


Doug was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he earned his B.A. In International Advertising, which included a year abroad in Costa Rica. After graduating he worked and volunteered with a number of nonprofit organizations dealing with the arts and urban development. In 2010, he focused his career on international relations and higher education and began working with government sponsored organizations such as the Institute of International Education and the Mississippi Consortium of International Development in DC. Before accepting his position at Cascadia College, Douglas worked as an International Advisor and DSO for the Community Colleges of Spokane.

Email: draiford@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8021

Ben Sugg

 

Ben Sugg

Academic Advisor / Transfer Specialist


Prior to coming to Cascadia, Ben was Coordinator of Academic Student Support at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee. There he furnished academic advising for students from ethnically, culturally, and economically diverse backgrounds as well as providing guidance and training for other staff and faculty advisors. He brings over 10 years of experience in higher education student services and is an alumnus of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Ben is delighted to be in the Pacific Northwest and looks forward to forging relationships and advancing student success here at Cascadia. Some of Ben’s interests outside of higher education include marine science and coastal ecology, cinema, and Seattle Sounders FC soccer.

Email: bsugg@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8684

Luz Mangaser

 

Luz Mangaser

Graphic Designer


Bong grew up in the Philippines and graduated with a BA in Advertising from College of the Holy Spirit in the Philippines. Bong went to Cascadia College where she earned certificates in Web Foundation and Database Development in 2012. She then went on to finish her AA in Interactive Web Design at Everett Community College in 2015. Bong is responsible for creating and managing Cascadia’s International Programs’ web content as well as designing International Programs print collateral such as flyers, brochures, posters and many others.

Email: lmangaser@cascadia.edu

Phone: (425) 352-8273