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Meet Our Graduate Admission Counselors

Welcome to the Office of Graduate Admission. Our dedicated team of admission counselors are available to answer your questions and guide you through every step of the application process. We invite you to schedule and appointment or contact us. We look forward to working with you!

College: B.A. Psychology, SUNY Oneonta; MBA, Baruch College – Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Works with: Students interested in the Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, and MBA 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.

Kevin New

Assistant Director Of Graduate Admission

Phone: (848) 456-7761

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College: B.A. in Communication, University of New Hampshire, M.A. in Corporate and Public Communication, Monmouth University

Works with: Students interested in the Master of Social Work (MSW), Addiction Studies, Anthropology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Communication, Criminal Justice, Creative Writing – M.A. to M.F.A, English, and History programs.

Profile: Kevin joined the Graduate Admission team in 2017 after working for a public relations and marketing agency. During his graduate career at Monmouth, he was a graduate research and teaching assistant for the communication department. In his free time, he enjoys reading, blogging, writing music, and concerts.

College: B.A. in Sociology, Stony Brook University (SUNY); MSW, Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Works with: Students interested in the graduate programs offered by the School of Education.

Profile: Amy joined the Graduate Admission team in 2020 with five years of experience working in higher education prior. She grew up in New York and spends her time reading, writing fiction, and traveling.

College: Monmouth University (B.A.), Rutgers University (M.S.Ed)

Profile: Alexa is thrilled to be back at Monmouth after graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree in 2013. She went on to get her master’s degree in College Student Affairs at Rutgers University and has worked in higher education since 2015. As an undergrad at Monmouth, Alexa was involved in New Student Orientation, Residential Life, and worked as a student ambassador for Undergraduate Admission! In her free time, you can find her testing out new vegan recipes, thrift shopping, and spending time with her husband and their dog, Gus! 

College: B.A., 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.