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Lana Surface (Knox) Associate Director Graduate and Executive Programs School of Education

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(202) 895-4859 (Office)
School of Prof and Extd Studies
Spring Valley Building - 427
Master's of Public Affairs in Global Policy Analysis and Developmental Evaluation (Indiana University), Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Certificate in Women, Policy, and Political Leadership (American University)

Languages Spoken
English and French
Favorite Spot on Campus
The Dav
Lana Surface serves as the Associate Director of Graduate & Executive Programs in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. Lana is responsible for the university's non-credit executive education courses, the Graduate Professional Studies semester internship program, and Test Prep Programs. Her responsibilities include admissions and recruitment, marketing, and advising and career development--working closely with students to make sure the programs meet their individualized needs. In addition, she manages the school's application and enrollment systems. Lana holds a Master’s of Public Affairs in Global Policy Analysis and Developmental Evaluation from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). Lana received her B.A. in Political Science from American University's School of Public Affairs in and is an alumna of the Washington Semester Program. Prior to coming to SPExS, Lana coordinated Indiana University’s Service Corps Program and worked as the Webmaster and Technology Coordinator for American University’s Women & Politics Institute. She is a volunteer grant writer for the Burmese American Community Initiative and serves on Sigma Delta Tau Sorority’s National Council.
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