Meet the Admissions Team
- Eric Wirth
Associate Dean, SIT Admissions
Eric has worked in the field of education abroad for almost two decades and held roles in admissions, programing, teaching, and senior administration for study abroad and university programs. He holds an MA in applied Hispanic linguistics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He enjoys languages, technology and traveling.
- Meghan McMillan
Graduate Programs Outreach Manager
Meghan joined SIT as the graduate programs outreach manager in October 2018 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prior to joining SIT, she worked as an enrollment associate at DIS – Study Abroad in Scandinavia, where she advised students during the registration process, managed course enrollment, and helped build relationships with partner institutions.
- Mary Kay Sigda
Senior Admissions Officer
Mary Kay is a senior admissions officer with eight years of experience working with students at SIT. Her goal is to help students determine their goals and to align them with their best experience options here at SIT. She is also a member of our adjunct faculty—so the students she helps admit are often in her classroom!
- Maira Tungatarova
Graduate Admissions Officer
Maira currently serves as a graduate admissions officer. She has worked as a program officer for US Government–sponsored programs such as the Global Undergraduate Program, Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program, and Edmund Muskie Graduate Program at International Research and Exchange Board (IREX), a nonprofit US organization with headquarters in Washington, DC.
- Joyce E. Howland
Principal Designated School Official
Joyce started working at SIT Graduate Institute in 2012. She has served as student services coordinator, executive assistant to the dean, writing coach, practicum placement specialist, program administrator, and DC student services coordinator.