COLLEGE: Colgate University (B.A.), University of South Carolina (M.A.)
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 9 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
COLLEGE: Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.S.), Monmouth University (M.S.Ed.)
HIGH SCHOOL: Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School, Rumson, NJ
WORKS WITH: Transfer and military 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
COLLEGE: University of the Arts (B.M.), Monmouth University (M.S.Ed.)
HIGH SCHOOL: West Morris Central High School, Chester, NJ
WORKS WITH: Students from Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex and Warren counties in New Jersey, the South Region (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, Virginia and West Virginia), the Southwest Region (Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming) and the West Region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington)
PROFILE: Liz began working in higher education in 2010 and joined the Office of Undergraduate Admission at Monmouth in February of 2018. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, and recently completed Monmouth’s Master of Science in Education – Student Affairs and College Counseling program. In her spare time, she enjoys playing piano, watching football and spending time on the beach with her husband, daughter and chihuahua-terrier.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein
COLLEGE: Monmouth University (B.A.)
HIGH SCHOOL: Long Branch High School, Long Branch, NJ
WORKS WITH: Transfer and International Students, as well as transfer students interested in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program (NJ only)
PROFILE: Emma was raised in Long Branch, NJ. She graduated from Monmouth in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in communication. At Monmouth, Emma joined Zeta Tau Alpha. She is an active member of her community and enjoys paint balling, fishing, biking with her son, and playing with her daughters.
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 Alph
COLLEGE: Monmouth University (B.A., M.A.)
HIGH SCHOOL: Pinelands Regional High School, Little Egg Harbor, NJ
WORKS WITH: Students from Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Ocean and Somerset Counties in New Jersey and students interested in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program
PROFILE: Michael graduated from Monmouth with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 2016. He was heavily involved on campus working as a new student orientation leader, resident assistant, and Student Government Association senator. Michael is an avid writer focusing on screenwriting and creative fiction. He also loves indie/rock music the likes of Jimmy Eat World, The Gaslight Anthem, Sufjan Stevens, and Bon Iver.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.”- John Irving
COLLEGE: Temple University (B.S.), Monmouth University (M.A.)
HIGH SCHOOL: Jackson Memorial High School, Jackson, NJ
WORKS WITH: Students from Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth and Salem counties in New Jersey and Richmond County in New York (Staten Island)
PROFILE: Kelly graduated from Temple University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in tourism and hospitality management, a minor in general business studies, and a concentration in event leadership. Throughout her four years as an undergraduate student, Kelly served as an owl ambassador and took a leadership role as the social coordinator in her office. In her free time, you can find her exploring new cities, getting sushi with friends, or binge-watching “The Office.”
FAVORITE QUOTE: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
COLLEGE: University of Richmond (B.A.)
HIGH SCHOOL: Nottingham High School, Hamilton, NJ
WORKS WITH: Students from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union Counties in New Jersey, Nassau and Suffolk Counties in New York (Long Island), and Bronx, Kings, New York and Queens Counties in New York City
PROFILE: Ebony graduated from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 2018. She is excited to join Monmouth’s Office of Undergraduate Admission where she can follow her passion of helping students gain access to higher education. In her free time, you can catch her listening to 90’s R&B, drinking tea, and eating various potato dishes!
FAVORITE QUOTE: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”— Maya Angelou
COLLEGE: Fairfield University (B.A.)
HIGH SCHOOL: Glen Ridge High School, Glen Ridge, NJ
WORKS WITH: Transfer and First-Year students
PROFILE: Anne joined the Office of Undergraduate Admission in September 2019 after nearly 20 years in the corporate and non-profit world. Having worked as an office of admission work study student for four years as an undergrad, and an admission counselor for two years for her alma mater, Anne is excited to return to her roots in admissions and is proud to be a part of the Monmouth University team. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time on the beach with her husband, two young children, and their rescue dog CC (names after Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band saxophonist, Clarence Clemons).
FAVORITE QUOTE: “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” – Annie
COLLEGE: Monmouth University (B.S.)
HIGH SCHOOL: C. Milton Wright High School, Bel Air, MD
WORKS WITH: Students from Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania; New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont), New York State (excluding the five boroughs of NYC and Long Island), as well as the Midwest Region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin)
PROFILE: Caroline graduated from Monmouth University in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in business marketing with a minor in leadership communication. She has always called Maryland home, but West Long Branch has quickly become a second home. In her four years at Monmouth, Caroline was a lead student ambassador, a member of the MU Women’s Club Soccer Team, as well as an active member of her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, serving as VP of Membership Recruitment. In her free time, you can find her drinking coffee, taking walks (with a coffee in hand), and listening to country music.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “Let all you do be done in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:14
COLLEGE: Monmouth College (B.S.)
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 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