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Meet our Counselors


Laura Fahy-Leo, Interim 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: 610.683.4060 E-mail: fahyleo@kutztown.edu


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

M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education
Kutztown University


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: aguirre@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Berks, Lehigh, Northampton


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

Phone:
610.683.4054 E-mail: wamsley@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Select high schools in Lehigh County, and transfer student recruitment


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: garraway@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area
 - Transfer student recruitment


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

Phone: 
610.683.4056 E-mail:  klopp@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area -
Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York Counties


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

DeSales University
M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education (in progress)
Kutztown 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 - levandow@kutztown.edu

Recruitment Area - Bucks and Montgomery Counties


Baron Vanderberg, Assistant Director/Multicultural Recruiter
B.A. Public Administration
East Stroudsburg University

M.A., Student Affairs in Higher Education (in progress)
Kutztown 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 - vanderburg@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia Counties, and the state of Delaware 

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Timothy W. Hahn, Admissions Recruiter
B.S. Elementary and Special Education; Theatre Minor
East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education (in progress)
Kutztown University 


Why I Love Kutztown - Kutztown is a gorgeous campus; the location is great - halfway point between 2 regional cities. Excellent academics and involved and passionate student body! What's not to love?  

Why I Chose Admissions - I've always known that I wanted to work in some form of education. I started in admissions as a campus tour guide, and from that point, I knew I was going to make a career out of Admissions. I love working with people and sharing my college experience to inspire others. It's so rewarding!

Professional Membership - PACAC, NACAC, NJACAC, CRLA

Phone - 610.683.4053 E-mail  - hahn@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Schuylkill, Wayne, Wyoming, Counties, and Long Island, NY

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Albert Metz, Admissions Recruiter 
B.S.B.A. Marketing
Kutztown University
Master of Business Administration
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - My education here shaped me into the man I am today.  I was fortunate enough to play on the nationally ranked rugby team and meet my wife.  The possibilities are endless and KU will help you achieve them. 
Why I Chose Admissions - I worked as a tour guide in my undergraduate years and realized that a career in higher education was possible for me.  I enjoy helping students and families understand the admissions process and successfully furthering their education. 
Professional Membership - PACAC

Phone:
484.646.5812 E-mail: metz@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Territory - New Jersey