Meet Our Staff

Chandni Khadka

Chandni Khadka
Director, PDSO
ckhadka@jsu.edu

Chandni is originally from Kathmandu, Nepal. She completed her MBA degree from University of North Alabama. She loves advocating for international students and believes that international students are invaluable part of our campus community. 

Byron Nichols
Byron Nichols
Assistant Director, DSO, ARO
enichols@jsu.edu 

Byron is originally from Mobile, AL. Before coming to JSU, he worked at the University of Florida as an International Student Advisor. Byron has also lived in Brittany, France, where he developed learning resources for the Breton language. He has an interest in traveling, learning languages, and meeting people from different cultures and feels his life has been enriched by the many internationals he has met.
Cannon Connell
Cannon F. Connell
Administrative Assistant
cfconnell@jsu.edu 

Cannon is a native of Talladega, AL. She graduated from JSU with a BA in Communication. She enjoys working in a department with such a rich history and being a part of enhancing the international student experience.
Javier Burrows

Javier Burrows
Interim Coordinator, International House and Study Abroad 
jburrows@jsu.edu 

Javier is from Birmingham, Alabama. He lived in the International House for four years; first two years as a member and the last two years as an International House resident assistant. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s degree in business administration from JSU. He has also studied abroad in South Korea at our partner institution. He loves to travel, try different cuisines, and meet people from all backgrounds.

Cindy Jeffers

Cindy Jeffers
International Admissions and Partnerships Coordinator
cjeffers@jsu.edu 

Cindy Jeffers is a native of Dekalb County, Alabama.  Cindy came to Jacksonville State University in September 2003. After working in Emergency Management, she moved to the English Language Institute in 2005. First as secretary and then program coordinator.  In November 2017, she moved to the International House as coordinator of international admissions.  Cindy has a special interest in international students and their educational needs. 

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