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Meet our Counselors

Laura Fahy, Associate Director of Admissions
B.A. in Speech Communication, minor in Public Relations
Kutztown University
M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - Our incredible student body.
Why I Chose Admissions - I have a passion for working with students and I enjoy being a part of their success.
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NACAC

Phone: 610.683.4768 E-mail:
Recruitment Territory -  Lackawanna County

Irma Aguirre, Assistant Director of Admissions/Latino School and Community Liaison
B.A. in Education with Special Education certification
DeSales University

M.A. in Secondary School Counseling
Kutztown University (In Progress)

Why I Love Kutztown - We serve the largest Latino population in the PASSHE system.
Why I Chose Admissions - I wanted to help students in need.
Professional Membership - PACAC, NACAC

Phone: 610.683.4796  E-mail:
Recruitment Territory - Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike

Jory Wamsley, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A. English: Professional Writing, minor in Public Relations
Kutztown University
Master of Liberal Arts
Lock Haven University
Master of Library Science
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - KU has so much to offer! Academics are strong, there are active student organizations, a community atmosphere, and campus environment. The town offers rich heritage, scenic countryside, and is also close to major cities. You get it all at KU!
Why I Chose Admissions - I was a student worker in the Career Development Center at KU, and I knew that I wanted to work on a college campus from that point forward. I love working in undergraduate admissions because of the contagious energy and excitement high school students have about taking that next step and becoming college students.
Professional Membership - PACAC, NACAC

610.683.4054 E-mail:
Recruitment Territory - Bucks, Montgomery, and Schuylkill Counties

James Garraway, Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
B.A. Mass Communication
Lock Haven University
M.Ed. Student Affairs Administration
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - Kutztown is committed to providing students and staff with opportunities to further their education and grow their careers.
Why I Chose Admissions - I enjoy working with students and providing them with resources they need to succeed. I also love the atmosphere of higher education.
Professional Memberships: PACAC, NACAC, NACE

Phone: 610.683.4787 E-mail:
Recruitment Territory
- Community Colleges in PA and surrounding states.

Joni Klopp, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.S. Public Administration, minors in Political Science & Speech Communication
Kutztown University

M.Ed., Higher Education Administration
Tiffin University (OH)

Why I Love Kutztown - The diverse student body and a plethora of opportunities for all.
Why I Chose Admissions - As a student, I was a tour guide in KU Admissions for 3 years and fell in love with the process. I truly enjoy assisting students as they navigate the college search and application process and ultimately, helping them achieve their goals.  
Professional Membership - PACAC

610.683.4056 E-mail:
Recruitment Territory -
Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York Counties

Amanda Scarpa, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A. in Professional Writing
Kutztown University
M.A. in Counseling/Student Affairs
Montclair State University

Why I Love Kutztown - KU is a close-knit community and has a warm feeling all year round. It doesn't hurt that the campus is gorgeous!
Why I Chose Admissions - I love meeting with students and their families as they prepare to come to college. Getting to work with so many different students and being able to help them find the right campus fit makes my job that much more exciting! Working in Admissions at KU is an added bonus; I get to spend every day here at my home away from home.
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NACAC, ACA

Phone - 484.646.5812 E-mail -

Recruitment Territories - Southern New Jersey

Elyse R. Levandowski, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A. in Theology

DeSales University

Why I Love Kutztown - Kutztown is a beautiful campus and it reminds me a lot of my alma mater.  I keep saying how much I wish I considered Kutztown when I was looking - I would have loved to come here!

Why I Chose Admissions - I really enjoy working with students in their high school to college transition.  College was such a wonderful time in my life where I experienced a lot of personal, professional, and academic growth.  I want to be able to give students the same experience, and I know Kutztown can provide that.
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NJACAC

Phone -
610.683.1319 E-mail -

Recruitment Territories - Northern New Jersey

Baron Vanderberg, Admissions Recruiter

B.A. Public Administration
East Stroudsburg University

M.A., Higher Education Administration (in progress)
Caldwell University

Why I Love Kutztown - The location is perfect! This is a beautiful campus, with great programs, within arm's reach to 2 great regional cities, and not too far away from NYC and Philadelphia as well!

Why I Chose Admissions - I love helping students get to the "next level"!
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NACAC, NASPA 

Phone - 
610.683.4868 E-mail -
Recruitment Territories - Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia County