Meet Your Admissions Team

Our undergraduate admissions team is available to help you with your application, program insights, scheduling a visit, and financial aid. Please feel free to reach out to us anytime Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are here to help!

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Allison Garris

Dean of Admissions

  • Phone 203-576-4108
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Jacob Knox

Jacob Knox

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Phone 203-576-4147
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Through my education, I have background in politics, French, and teaching. I truly believe that education empowers people, and I enjoy helping students obtain their professional goals.

In my free time, I like to cook, go on hikes, and root for the Patriots.

Favorite color: Blue
Favorite movie: Braveheart
Favorite book: The Plague by Albert Camus
Favorite food: Steak
Best part about my job: Meeting new people and helping them achieve their goals
Something you don’t know about me: I have owned 2 English mastiffs
Three words to describe me: Kind, loyal, diligent

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Erin Kirner

Admissions Officer

  • Phone 203-576-4859
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I received my bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Bowling Green, Ohio. While at BGSU I worked as a peer educator in our Student Leadership office where I fostered a passion for higher education. I am excited to be back in the higher education space where I can work with students to navigate their next steps after high school.

Favorite color: Green
Favorite movie: The Intern
Favorite book: Anything from Christina Lauren
Favorite food: Pasta
Best part about my job: Making connections with students
Something you don’t know about me: I have a twin brother
Three words to describe me: Positive, friendly, empathetic

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Autumn Chappell

Admissions Officer

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I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at WCSU and worked as a Peer Mentor for college students who were struggling academically, which geared me onto the path I am currently on today. Anyway that I can make a positive impact on a student, I will! I strive to help others.

Favorite color: Green
Favorite movie: Any horror movie
Favorite book: Perks of Being A Wallflower
Favorite food: Sushi
Best part about my job: Helping students navigate through higher education
Something you don’t know about me: I have a German Shepherd
Three words to describe me: Kind, optimistic, compassionate

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