Student Affairs Staff
Marko Delić originally comes from Montenegro, a country in south-east Europe. Before joining the American University of Phnom Penh, Marko attended Washtenaw Community College and Eastern Michigan University as an international student in the United States, and completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, as well as a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership. He brings five years of progressive experience working in higher education in the capacity of a student, intern, success coach, coordinator, and director in various functional areas. Alongside his professional experience, Marko’s student affairs philosophy stems from his experience outside of the classroom and work, including membership and presidentship in student organizations, numerous volunteer engagements, and participation in multiple professional associations.
Sirikanyah Lane Dasom
Sirikanyah Lane Dasom also known as Veronica is from Thailand with a dual nationality of Thai/Irish. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Tourism Management and master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Dhurakij Pundit University in Bangkok, Thailand.
Before joining the American University of Phnom Penh, Veronica was a lecturer in Thailand with experience in higher education, academic research, and student organization. She worked closely with students both inside and outside of the classroom environment, helped organizing events with various universities and planned fieldtrips in corporate social responsibility and educational on-site learning visits to various international organizations.
Veronica brings her commitment to providing students with transformational opportunities in student engagement, health and well-being and student advocacy towards reaching one’s highest potential.
Olta Myslimi comes from Albania, a small country in the Southeast Europe. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Tirana, Albania and a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of Barcelona, Spain.
Prior joining the American University of Phnom Penh, Olta worked as a lecturer in China and was actively engaged in the alumni organizations activities in Albania. She brings more than 5 years of experience working internationally in the field of education, student orientation and individual coaching that aim students’ personal and professional development.
Olta’s vision for the Career and Alumni relations is to create a strategic engagement plan to provide assistance to the students to enhance their career journey and build a connected alumni community.
Anna Osiichuk serves as the Retention Initiatives Coordinator (RIC) for the office of Student Affairs at the American University of Phnom Penh.
Anna’s life is committed to education. Anna earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in English-German Philology and in World Literature from Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University in Ukraine. Prior to switching career and coming to higher education and retention, Anna worked for over 8 years as a teacher of English, German and World Literature. She possesses an exceptional international teaching experience gained while working in Ukraine and China. She also tried her best at website building and web design, but eventually she realized that education field is her true calling, so she made her way back to higher education again.
Being a Khmer Ukraininan, Anna is very happy to be here in Cambodia and work with students at AUPP. Much of her responsibility at the university is centered around developing, implementing and evaluating retention strategies. With a firm belief that every student has the right to succeed, Anna endeavors to create a unique campus environment where students have a strong sense of belonging, feel heard and get the assistance they need to have a successful college experience. She is aiming to ensure that AUPP students have a pleasant academic journey that would persist to graduation.