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International Programs Staff

Laju Nankani

Laju Nankani, Director
  • Coordinates all international programs services
  • Recruits students from around the world
  • Manages international admissions
  • Advises international students
  • Provides immigration information
  • Assists students with academic, health or personal problems

Born in India, Laju has experienced life as an international student in the United States while pursuing a B.A. in English and Journalism from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND, and a Master of Science degree in Organization Communication and Development from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. While an instructor at Centralia College teaching English, Intercultural Communication, Speech Communication, Technical Writing, and Intensive English, Laju received the 2003 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Two-Year College Association (TYCA). With more than fifteen years of experience as an administrator in corporations, Laju has excellent organization, leadership, creative problem-solving, and management skills. One of her strengths is the instant rapport she can create with students from diverse backgrounds. Some of Laju's interests include intercultural exchanges, running marathons, hiking, and traveling abroad. She has enjoyed her trips to Hong Kong, London, Mexico, and Japan and looks forward to many more.

Contact International Programs

Laju Nankani, Director
Centralia College
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia WA 98531-4099 USA
Phone: +1 (360) 736-9391, ext. 492; Fax: +1 (360) 330-7503