Director of International Recruitment
Stephanie Sieggreen serves as the inaugural Director of International Recruitment. In her role, Stephanie and her team serve as university ambassadors developing global connections and sharing UT’s academic opportunities worldwide. Having studied, lived and worked abroad, Stephanie relates to the unique nuances presented to international students exploring universities outside of their home country. Stephanie and her team also provide a supportive infrastructure to future international Vols seeking admission to UT along with being a resource to their invaluable family members.
Stephanie’s professional background covers over 20 years within higher education ranging from various leadership roles within admissions, financial aid, career services, foundation development, public relations, and an extensive career within international education. Her fulfilling career in International education include overseeing English language programs, university partnerships, international government relations, international student services and immigration assistance, international recruitment and admissions, pathway programs, and study abroad.
During Stephanie’s undergraduate program, she studied economics within the United States (U.S.) and Macerata, Italy. Stephanie obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in economics. Stephanie also completed an international relations concentration as the only American within a Taiwanese academic program while securing a graduate assistantship.
Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, Stephanie served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan within the economic development sector. She also had the fortune to teach English as a foreign language along with economics in English and Russian within the U.S. and abroad.
Stephanie’s higher education and international experiences, along with her adoration and drive to assist individuals’ quest for global academic knowledge and engagement, lend well to the Volunteer Spirit and the torchbearer’s creed… “One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.”
CliftonStrengths: Focus, Achiever, Futuristic, Command, Ideation