Nikolas J. Baranco

Nikolas is a Compliance Adviser for ISSO Morningside. In their role, they assist in processing visa documents and database management. They also work closely with the Student Advising team on other matters related to student compliance, ensuring that all Columbia international students are fulfilling the requirements needed to maintain their status in the U.S. 

Nikolas is a Georgia native. Prior to joining Columbia, Nikolas held a position related to international education at the Georgia Institute of Technology. They hold a B.A. in Modern Language and Culture–Spanish from Kennesaw State University.

Nikolas enjoys traveling and previously studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In their free time, you can find them maintaining their daily streak on Duolingo where they practice Spanish, Portuguese, and French.