Staff Directory

How to Contact Us

Individual contact information should be only used for administrative purposes. If you are a prospective international, study abroad or exchange student, please use our contact form. Otherwise, please direct your inquiry to one of the following email addresses, depending on your exact needs:

Paula Hentz

Director of International Learning
Phone: 386-822-7012 | Email:

Paula is originally from Neenah, Wisconsin. She earned her bachelor's degree in African-American studies and history from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and her master's degree in counseling and personnel services (focusing on college student personnel) from the University of Maryland- College Park. During her time at UW- Madison, she spent an academic year studying abroad at the University of Warwick in England, and, following her graduation, spent a year teaching English in South Korea. Her interests include traveling, reading, running and watching movies. She joined the WORLD team in July 2012 and is excited to help promote study abroad and international initiatives at Stetson University.

Roxanne Lewis

International Student and Scholar Service Coordinator
Phone: 386-822-7412 | Email:

Roxanne comes to WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning from Stetson University's Student Success Center, where she was a student success specialist. She has 15 years of experience in student success, having worked in grant-funded education programs through the U.S. Department of Education. She has extensive experience working with diverse populations of students.

Prior to coming to Stetson University, she served as education coordinator at Daytona State College for the TRiO Student Support Services program and as director of the TRiO Upward Bound program at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth. Roxanne holds a master's degree in professional writing from the University of Massachusetts. She has a passion for helping students discover and obtain their individual success and significance. Her interests include hiking, gardening, kayaking and camping.

Wendy Viggiano

Program Coordinator of International Learning
Phone: 386-822-8166 
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As the program coordinator at WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning, Viggiano supports the development, planning, and implementation of faculty led and study abroad programs, supervises the WORLD Student Ambassadors and works closely with various departments on campus to increase awareness and participation in global learning initiatives including Peace Corps Prep. 

Wendy Viggiano studied abroad in Florence, Italy and has travelled to many countries through her work in the field. She holds a M.S in Higher Postsecondary Education and a B.S. in Communication and Rhetorical Studies, both from Syracuse University.  Her interests include spending time with her 2 children and husband, gardening, theater, and cooking.