Meet the Admissions Staff

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Jennifer Welch, Director of Admissions
Jennifer Welch
Associate Dean
of Admissions & Financial Aid
Donna Vavonese, Assoc. Director of Admissions
Donna Vavonese
Director
of Admissions
Nakeia Chambers, Admissions Advisor
Mike Pede
Director of Financial Aid
Nakeia Chambers, Admissions Advisor
Nakeia Chambers
Director of Multicultural Recruitment and EOP
Wendy Meyer-Wilson
Wendy Meyer-Wilson
Senior Asst. Director of Admissions
Lasonya Griggs, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
LaSonya Griggs
Assistant Director
of Financial Aid
Amy Abernatha, Assistant Director of Admissions
Amy Abernatha
Assistant Director
of Admissions
Michelle Stock, Financial Aid Advisor
Michelle Stock
Financial Aid Advisor
Isabelle Rhodes, Admissions Advisor
Isabelle Rhoades
Admissions Advisor/
Pre-Health Advisor
Krystal Smith
Coordinator of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions & MD/PhD Program Coordinator
Krystal Smith
Coordinator of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions & MD/PhD Program Coordinator
Jim Rugg, Application Processor
Jim Rugg
Application Processor
Diane Kallfelz, Secretary
Diane Kallfelz
Secretary
Kinda Demars, Application Processor
Linda Demars
Application Processor
Jean Shepherd,<br />Interview Schedulerg, Application Processor
Jean Shepherd
Interview Scheduler
Towanda Davis, Application Processor
Towana Davis
Staff Assistant
Carolyn Couch, Admissions Office Supervisor, Assistant Director of Admissions
Carolyn Couch
Data Management
Coordinator
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