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Off-Campus Programs

Mission Statement: A division of the International Education Center, Off-Campus Programs (OCP) serves as an integral part of the Whitworth University academic experience by offering a range of domestic and international programs that provide opportunities for study, service, internship and other types of experiential learning. OCP provides comprehensive support for the development and implementation of faculty-led programs, exchange programs, and other partner program opportunities aimed at enhancing students' global learning and cultural competency.

Contact Us

Nicholas McKinney | Director, International Education Center
nmckinney@whitworth.edu | 509.777.4596

Areas of supervision:

  • International exchange programs
  • International partner programs (ISEP, IES, CCCU, Spanish Studies Abroad)
  • Study abroad advising hours
  • General support for faculty & administration

Rebecca Gahl-Partridge | Assistant Director, Off-Campus Programs
rgahl-partridge@whitworth.edu | 509.777.4499

Areas of supervision:

  • Faculty-led programs
  • Point of contact for faculty proposing and/or leading approved programs
  • Logistics & operations of faculty-led programs
  • Coordination of program-related finances, budget development, & STCU accounts

Ann Penfield | Support Specialist, Off-Campus Programs
apenfield@whitworth.edu | 509.777.4581

Areas of supervision:

  • Point of contact for students participating in faculty-led programs
  • Oversees student-related finances, payment inquiries, & related concerns
  • Coordination of Off-Campus Programs Fair and application system