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Intl Student & Schlr Advisor
Intl Education & Engagement
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Miranda Panzer Pronounce my name Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Intl Student & Schlr Advisor

Intl Education & Engagement

Specialty area(s)

International Student & Scholar Advising, Fulbright U.S. Student Program Adviser, Fulbright Scholar Liaison, IEE Programming

Brief biography

Miranda was born and raised in a small town in central Wisconsin. She loves traveling, cooking, reading, hiking, listening to music, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. During her undergraduate career, she had the opportunity to study abroad for a year in Frankfurt, Germany at Goethe Universität. Besides studying in Germany, she has traveled to Austria, Belgium, China, Cuba, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Scotland, and Switzerland. With the love of travel, she dreams of visiting every country.

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll land amongst the stars" -Les Brown

2016-2017  UWL Student Employment Supervisor of the Year

2017 State of Wisconsin Student Employment Supervisor of the Year - MASEA

2018 YWCA Honoree - Tribute to Outstanding Women

2018 ALANA Phenomenal Womxn's Award

2023 Emerging Leader Award from La Crosse Area Chamber Young Professionals Committee


M.S.Ed., Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2012
B.A., German Studies, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2010
Study Abroad - Goethe Universität Frankfurt Am Main, Frankfurt, Germany 2008 - 2009


Teaching history

Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019 -UWL 100

Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024-UWL150

Professional history

UW-La Crosse - International Student & Scholar Advisor - October 2013 - Present
Kansas State University - F-1 & J-1 International Student Advisor 2012-2013



Heather Pearson, Admissions; and Jesimiel Banjiram, Sophia Hower and Miranda Panzer, all International Education & Engagement students; served in coordinating and delivering new intl student orientation and arrivals. Thank you for the many hours of planning, immigration/visa coordination & advising, logistics (pick-up, housing check-ins, dining, special events, and more), campus presentations & resources, and even urgent care visits. Your hard work does not go unnoticed! UWL welcomed 50 new intl students to UWL!

Submitted on: Sept. 12, 2022


Karolyn Bald and Miranda Panzer, both International Education & Engagement; and Nicole Gullekson, Management; received the award for Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Fulbright . UWL has been selected to host a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Katarína Procházková, Associate Professor of Intl Business & Leadership, from the University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia will join UWL and Management Dept during the Spring 2023 semester.

Submitted on: April 4, 2022


Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement, presented "Supporting international students via training and workshops for our campus colleagues: presentation and discussion" at Wisconsin Association of International Education on April 30 online. This session began with the presenters sharing suggestions and ideas of how to develop and/or enhance training for campus colleagues on how to work with, encourage, teach, and support our international students.

Submitted on: May 3, 2021


Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement and Heather Dutcher, University Communications, directed "Global Initiatives Week 2020" on Nov. 13 in La Crosse, WI. Despite a challenging year for international education around the world, Miranda and Heather served as the primary coordinators of this community-wide program.

Submitted on: Nov. 16, 2020


Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement, received Outstanding Woman Award at YWCA La Crosse Tribute to Outstanding Women on Sept. 5, 2018 in La Crosse, WI . Panzer was recently selected as a 2018 Outstanding Woman in this year's YWCA La Crosse Tribute to Outstanding Women. The Tribute to Outstanding Women dinner and awards will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at the La Crosse Center South Hall.

Submitted on: Sept. 20, 2018


and Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement; received the award for ALANA Phenomenal Womyn's Award at ALANA's Phenomenal Womyn's Dinner on April 19, 2018 in La Crosse, WI. Asian, Latina, African, Native American (ALANA) Womyn's Student Organization recognizes womyn of color and allies for their significant contributions in the community and for their support of the student organization's members.

Submitted on: May 14, 2018