CEA CAPA Directory
Tom Durigan, Regional Director - East
Based in Providence, RI, Tom Durigan is an experienced professional and native New Englander who joined CEA CAPA in June 2023 to reenter the study abroad field and work closely with institutions throughout the Northeast.
Tom began his career in international education as a Student Advisor for Athena Study Abroad where his passion for international travel and love of honest conversation combined together to create a role that helped guide undergraduate students to choose an overseas program that would best complement their career aspirations.
Most recently, Tom served as an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission and Transfer Coordinator at Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, RI. During his six years with RWU, Tom worked with students and families from across the country and world with recruitment events being hosted in over 10 states, 7 countries, and 4 continents.
Tom holds a degree in both Sociology & Spanish from Duquesne University where he spent part of his junior studying at the Universidad de Salamanca, in Salamanca, Spain.
When he is not behind his laptop or traveling to partner institutions, Tom stays active playing in both soccer and beach volleyball leagues while always finding time to disconnect and enjoy time on the shores of Rhode Island with friends and family.