?Victoria A. Donoghue headshotVictoria A. Donoghue, Esq.,‌

Director, International Services

Phone: 973-655-6862


Victoria received her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1992.  From 2003-2007 Victoria was the Assistant Director of Human Resources at the Research Foundation of the City University of New York, where she oversaw the Foundation’s immigration program, supervising the processing of nonimmigrant visas, served as an immigration resource both to the Foundation’s foreign national employees and Principal Investigators, and regularly delivered presentations to colleges throughout the CUNY system about immigration matters.  In 2007 Ms. Donoghue entered private practice as an immigration attorney.  Since then she has taught and published widely on a variety of immigration-related issues.  She is an Adjunct Professor in the Immigration Law Program at the School of Professional Studies, CUNY.


Aditi Patel headshot

‌Aditi Patel

Assistant Director for International Students

Phone: 973-655-6862


Aditi graduated from Montclair State University with a BS degree in Business Administration and a MA degree in Administration and Supervision. She began working at the Global Education Center as a student worker, and has since acted as International Student Advisor/SEVIS Coordinator, and currently serves as the Assistant Director of International Services. She advises incoming and current students about their visa status, manages, updates, and tracks immigration status of international students on SEVIS, creates immigration documents for newly admitted international students, oversees office database management system, maintains the International Services website. She is originally from India (and has lived in England) and had once been an international student herself at Montclair State.


Beth Calamia Scheckel headshotBeth Calamia Scheckel

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Phone: 973-655-6862                


Beth works with incoming international visitors. She coordinates orientations, plans social and cultural events for students and scholars, administers the Global Living Community on campus, conducts workshops on topics such a visa regulations, health insurance and taxes, helps students with internships and employment options, acts as academic advisor for students studying abroad at Montclair State University and in general helps our international visitors acclimate and maneuver through the university. Beth received a BA in Classics from Wesleyan University and an MA in Classical Archaeology from UNC-Chapel Hill. She studied abroad in Rome while an undergraduate and as a graduate student spent two summers working in Greece for UNC's study abroad program. She wishes she could travel more lately but always feels privileged to learn about the world from her many international students and scholars. Her next goal is to master a modern foreign language. 

Katie Fitzgerald

Program Assistant

Phone: 973-655-7604


Katie joined the Global Education Center in April 2014 and is responsible for coordinating the visa process and program itinerary for the Disney International College Program at Montclair State. She also assists with employment-based immigration matters, among other tasks. Katie is a Montclair State University alumna, graduating in 2014 with a BA in Anthropology and minors in Classics and Archaeology.


Student Assistants

All student assistants help manage the front desk reception area, and are the first point of contact for visitors in the Global Education Center.  These students are responsible for taking calls/emails, preparing forms and letter requests, assisting students with basic immigration matters and International Student Orientation. 

Robert Ouma 

Savannah Martinez

Evelin Torres 

Marie Grover