Contact the Office of Experiential Learning


Karen W. Saunders’ primary focus is on EL internships – credit-bearing courses, non-credit internships offered throughout the university, and selected community partner internship programs.  She regularly presents to community partners as well as on-campus stakeholders to align student internship opportunities with the EL learning outcomes for inclusion on the EL transcript.

Karen earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas. She started with UGA in 2010 in the Division of Student Affairs. | 706-542-1716

Kay S. Stanton joined the Office of Experiential Learning in 2016. She has been heavily involved in the implementation of the EL initiative and transcript. She directs the scholarship program and works closely with faculty and staff on the development of EL courses and non-credit activity proposals. She also conducts informational presentations and training workshops on the experiential learning initiative, requirement, transcript, and the EnGAge software platform.

Kay earned a BA in art from Berry College and a masters degree in historic preservation from UGA. She has worked in several roles, including student support and public relations across campus since 2000. | 706-542-9891