Meet International Student Services

Tugrul Polat

Director of International Student Services


  • PhD in Heritage Studies, Arkansas State University (in progress)
  • MBA, University of North Alabama
  • Finance, University of North Alabama

Professional Memberships:

  • Phi Beta Delta, Honors Society for International Scholars

Casey Jackson-Aceituno

Assistant Director, PDSO, RO

Casey is the Assistant Director for the Office of International Services at UA Little Rock.  She earned her BA in International Studies and Spanish and her M.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville.  She worked as the Coordinator of Student Services in the International Department at UCA from 2013-2016, and she worked as the Coordinator of International Recruitment at UA Little Rock from 2017-2017.  Casey studied abroad in Costa Rica for six months and has traveled to Honduras, Panama, Mexico, The Bahamas, Belize, Nicaragua, and the Czech Republic.

Chloe Hammett

International Student Advisor/DSO

Chloe is an International Student Advisor for UA Little Rock. She grew up in Virginia, where she earned her BA in English from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and her MA in Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Old Dominion University. She has worked outside the U.S. as a student in England (2006-2007), as a university English instructor in the Czech Republic (2009-2011), and most recently as an English Language Fellow with the U.S. State Department in Togo (2014-2016), where she trained English teachers and advised students looking to study in the U.S.