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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 M. 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 Political Science, Gettysburg College; M.S.Ed., Purdue University (Global)

Works with: Students interested in the School of Nursing for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, as well as the School of Science for the Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Data Science programs, and international students.

Profile: Jill joined the Graduate Admission team in 2020. She joins Monmouth with 19 years’ experience in higher education. Her previous professional experience includes working in Graduate Admissions at Duke University: Nicholas School of The Environment, Duke University School of Nursing, Fuqua School of Business, and at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Graduate Admission Counselor and Student Services Manager for the School of Social Work. Jill grew up in Westfield, NJ, lived in North Carolina for 15 years, and returned home to New Jersey in 2019. She loves spending time with her family and dog, running, and going to the beach 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: 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.