Candace Carolyn Ruta
Candace is responsible for recruitment, general administration, orientation, and visas for the Global Projects Program. She is the main student contact for programs in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa, and also coordinates the Humanities and Arts application process. Candace earned her BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from Fitchburg State College (now Fitchburg State University), and went on to work in Residence Life before moving into Education Abroad. Candace lived and worked abroad with a group of first year students studying in Florence, Italy before she earned her MA in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University. She also worked for a mid sized study abroad provider prior to her time at WPI, focusing on programs in Italy, Costa Rica, Ghana, the Czech Republic, South Africa, and France.