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    Victoria Hopwood Bobik

    Director of Undergraduate Admission

    PHONE: 732-571-3456

    E-MAIL: vbobik@monmouth.edu

    COLLEGE: Colgate University (BA), University of South Carolina (MA)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

    PROFILE: Victoria joined Monmouth University in June 2005, after spending much time on campus cheering for the Monmouth Hawks football team, for whom her husband, Andy Bobik, has served as defensive coordinator since 1996. Victoria spent her first ten years in England before moving to the U.S. with her parents and brother. She enjoys being with her amazing little girl, and enjoys visiting her family in the U.K. as much as possible.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: From a master ... Jedi, that is! “Do, or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda


    Patrick S. Dorsey

    Patrick S. Dorsey

    Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission

    PHONE: 732 263-5873

    E-MAIL: pdorsey@monmouth.edu

    COLLEGE: Fairleigh Dickinson University (BS)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School, Rumson, NJ

    WORKS WITH: Students from Monmouth, Atlantic, Ocean and Cape May counties in New Jersey, as well as military and transfer students

    PROFILE: A native of Monmouth County, Patrick joined the Office of Undergraduate Admission in July of 2005 with almost five years of experience in higher education. An avid sports fan, it is difficult to find a sporting event that won’t capture his attention. Patrick also enjoys taking advantage of Monmouth University’s proximity to the beach, where you will find him fishing or enjoying a sunny day.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: “Pressure is what you feel when you don’t know what’s going on.” – Chuck Noll


    Kamal T. Kornegay

    Kamal T. Kornegay

    Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission

    PHONE: 732 263-5871

    E-MAIL: kkornega@monmouth.edu

    COLLEGE: Rowan University (BS)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank, NJ

    WORKS WITH: Students from California, Florida, and all other states outside of the Northeastern United States 

    PROFILE: Born and raised in Neptune, New Jersey, Kamal joined the undergraduate admission team in November of 2004. He has been affiliated with Monmouth University since before his birth. His father, Ronald Kornegay '69, was a prominent athlete, whose jersey still hangs in the Boylan Gymnasium. Although Kamal did not attend Monmouth for his undergraduate studies, the Hawk has always been in his heart. Kamal loves watching sports (NFL (Go Chiefs!), NBA (Go Jazz!) ), listening to music, going to the gym, and working with computers.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: “Live today like it's your last because very soon it will be the past.” – Kamal K.


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    Danielle Colbert

    Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission

    PHONE: 732 263-5872

    E-MAIL: dcolbert@monmouth.edu

    COLLEGE: Lafayette College (BA); Monmouth University (MBA)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Sandy Hook, NJ

    RESPONSIBLE FOR: Special event planning, summer initiatives, homeschooled students, prospective students

    PROFILE: Danielle joined Monmouth University in December 2007, after doing investor relations work in the precious metals and mining industry. However this is not the first time Danielle has worked for an admissions office, as she was a college tour guide back in the day (go student ambassadors!). She loves to travel and feels blessed to have participated in mission trips to Mexico, China, and the Czech Republic, as well as Hurricane Katrina Relief in New Orleans. In her free time, you can find Danielle spending time with friends and family, baking, and playing with her one year old baby boy.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: “Love from the center of who you are; don't fake it. Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good. Be good friends who love deeply; practice playing second fiddle. Don't burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame.” – Romans 12:9-11


    Emma Caban

    Emma Caban

    Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission

    PHONE: 732 263-5882

    E-MAIL: ecaban@monmouth.edu  

    COLLEGE: Monmouth University (BA)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Long Branch High School, Long Branch, NJ

    WORKS WITH: Students from Hudson, Union, Essex, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Sussex Counties, AND students interested in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program, Transfer, International students

    PROFILE: Emma was raised in Long Branch, NJ. She graduated from Monmouth in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in communication studies. At Monmouth, Emma joined Zeta Tau Alpha. She is an active member of her community and enjoys paint balling, fishing, and biking with her son.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: "To seek understanding that we might gain true wisdom; to look for the good in everyone; to see beauty, with its enriching influence; to be humble in success, and without bitterness in defeat." – The Creed of Zeta Tau Alpha


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    Jessica Kimball

    Undergraduate Admission Counselor

    Phone: 732-263-5878

    E-mail: jkimball@monmouth.edu

    College: BA, Monmouth University ; MBA, Monmouth University

     Works with: Students from Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem, Hunterdon, Warren, and Mercer Counties in New Jersey and New England States

    Profile: Jess joined the Graduate Admission team in 2014 and now works in the Office of Undergraduate Admission. During her undergraduate career, she served as a Student Ambassador and as a graduate student, a Junior Admission Counselor. In her free time, Jess enjoys reading, snowboarding, and spending time with friends and family.


    Kevin Sweeney

    Kevin Sweeney

    Undergraduate Admission Counselor

    PHONE: 732-263-5875

    E-MAIL: ksweeney@monmouth.edu  

    COLLEGE: Thomas Edison State College (BS)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Toms River High School East, Toms River, NJ

    WORKS WITH: Students from New York

    PROFILE: Kevin joined the Undergraduate Admissions office in 2015 but has been employed at Monmouth University in different capacities since 2010 most recently as an Admission Processing Coordinator. In Kevin’s free time you can find him on a boat or on a beach fishing, playing sports, taking road trips, spending time with family and friends, and rooting for his favorite sports teams.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine


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    Kristin Waring

    Undergraduate Admission Counselor

    PHONE: 732-263-5870

    E-MAIL: kwaring@monmouth.edu  

    COLLEGE: Monmouth University (BA)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Freehold High School, Freehold, NJ

    WORKS WITH: Students from Sussex, Passaic, Morris, and Bergen Counties in New Jersey and Rockland and Orange Counties in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware

    PROFILE: Kristin received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Monmouth University in 2015. During her time as a student at Monmouth, Kristin was extremely involved with New Student Orientation, the Student Government Association, and her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi. In her free time, Kristin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, drinking coffee, and taking trips to the beach.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." -Mother Teresa


    Debbie Seals

    Debbie Seals

    Assistant to the Office of Undergraduate Admission

    PHONE: 732 263-5380

    E-MAIL: dseals@monmouth.edu

    COLLEGE: Monmouth College (BS)

    HIGH SCHOOL: Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank, NJ

    RESPONSIBLE FOR: Organizing and managing the travel schedules and expense records of undergraduate admission. Processing housing and parking forms and deposits. Assisting the visitation coordinator with tours and group visits.

    PROFILE: After graduating in 1975 from Monmouth College with a bachelor's degree in medical technology, Debbie worked at Jersey Shore Medical Center, and along with her husband (Monmouth Class of ’83!), raised two daughters. Following her love of Disney, she also worked for the Walt Disney Company as a store manager at The Disney Store. She brought her skills of customer service to her present job working with prospective students and families. Debbie feels being on staff here has been a rewarding way of promoting the school from which she learned, using her own knowledge and life experiences to help others achieve their goals.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: "If you can dream it, you can do it." – Walt Disney


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    Casey Cantaffa

    Admission Visitation Coordinator

    PHONE: 732 263-5625

    E-MAIL: kcantaff@monmouth.edu

    HIGH SCHOOL: Long Branch High School, Long Branch, NJ

    WORKS WITH: All prospective students and families who visit the University to coordinate tours, meetings with admission representatives, and helping them discover the many wonderful things about Monmouth.

    PROFILE: After graduating high school, Casey attended dental assisting school in New Brunswick. She graduated with an X-ray license and then went back to school to be a certified (CDA) and registered (RDA) dental assistant. She and her husband have two beautiful children who have taught them that life is a blessing and that we need to be thankful and give back. Casey has spent many years raising money for charities for children with disabilities. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on vacation every year to Lake George, and relaxing on the beach.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: "We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world." – Helen Keller

     

    Graduate Admission

    Laurie Kuhn

    Laurie Kuhn

    Associate Director

    Phone: 732-571-3452

    E-mail: lkuhn@monmouth.edu

    College: BA Psychology, SUNY Oneonta; MBA, Baruch College - Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Works with: Students interested in the Physician Assistant, Nursing, MBA, Computer Science, and Software Engineering programs, as well as international and non-matriculated students.

    Profile: Laurie joined Monmouth University as an admissions counselor in 1999. Before her career in higher education, she worked as an administrator in hospitals and health care organizations. She grew up in New York but has lived in Monmouth County for many years.


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    Lucia Fedele

    Graduate Admission Counselor

    Phone: 732-571-3452

    E-mail: lfedele@monmouth.edu

    College: BS, Monmouth University ; MBA, Monmouth University

    Works with: Students interested in the MSN and MSW programs. Marketing and communication flow for the office.

    Profile: Lucia joined the Graduate Admission team in 2015. She previously worked for the Office of Undergraduate Admission as an admission counselor for three years. During her undergraduate and graduate career at Monmouth she was a graduate assistant, junior counselor and student ambassador for the Undergraduate Admission Office. In her free time, Lucia enjoys traveling abroad with her husband Nick, who is also a Monmouth alumnus, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.


    Andrea Thompson

    Andrea Thompson

    Graduate Admission Counselor

    Phone: 732-571-3452

    E-mail: athompso@monmouth.edu

    College: BA, Marymount Manhattan College, MAT, Monmouth University

    Works with: Students interested in Corporate and Public Communication, English, Public Policy, History, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, and Addiction Studies/Mental Health Counseling programs

    Profile: Andrea joined the Graduate Admission team in 2007 where she handles the humanities programs. She previously worked in both Monmouth University’s Admission Processing Office and Registrar’s Office. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening to music, attending concerts, reading a good book, and writing.


    Katy Stryker

    Katy Stryker

    Assistant to the Office of Graduate Admission

    Phone: 732-571-3452

    E-mail: gradadm@monmouth.edu

    College: BA, Monmouth University

    Profile: Katy is a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore and proud alumna of Monmouth University. She has been a part of the Monmouth University family of employees since 2001.