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Michael Warchol
Manager, International Communications and Events
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Michael Warchol manages communications and events for the Office of International Education. In this role, he is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive communications strategy for the office—partnering with University of Richmond students, faculty, and staff, along with members of the greater Richmond community. Michael also collaborates regularly with the campus community to organize events that promote international understanding and internationalization. His portfolio includes management of such programs as the International Film Series, the International Galleries, The Return, UR's celebration of International Education Week, and the office's web presence.

Michael earned a B.A. from Brevard College (North Carolina) and a M.A. from George Mason University. Prior to Richmond, his work focused on the promotion of study abroad and language immersion programs in Russia, Ukraine, Southeast Europe, and Central Asia. He has extensive experience in marketing, communications, and graphic design (both print and web), having worked for such notable organizations as American Councils for International Education, the United States Peace Corps, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Ukraine), Michael speaks Russian and enjoys topics related to cross-cultural communication and cultural integration. Away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, carpentry projects, gardening, photography, travel, and playing the euphonium.

Education
B.A., Brevard College 1999
M.A., George Mason University 2004
Contact Information
103F Carole Weinstein International Center
(804) 287-6557