Meet the Admission Team

The Curry College Admission Team works together throughout the entire admission process; recruiting, attending college fairs, visiting high schools, interviewing students, conducting information sessions, and making admission decisions. They have an eclectic mix of personalities and backgrounds, and would love for you to get to know them as much as they look forward to getting to know you. Contact the Admission Team at any time if you have questions!

Kathy Baird, Assistant Director of Admission

Kathy Baird '02

Assistant Director of Admission

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Barnstable County, Dukes County, Nantucket County, Plymouth County
RI

To Kathy, Curry College has always felt like a home away from home! Kathy graduated from Curry in 2002, along with her twin sister. She went on to teach Montessori Education, later returning to Curry as an Admission Counselor in 2004. Kathy met her husband at Curry College, and now has two daughter who is attending day care at the Curry Early Childhood Center.

ELIZABETH BOTIERI '12 - M.Ed.

ELIZABETH BOTIERI '12 - M.Ed.

Admission Counselor

Recruiting Territories:
NY, NJ

Elizabeth "Liz" became a part of the Admission Team in July 2013. After having earned her undergraduate degree in Education from Westfield State University and finished her M.Ed. from Curry in the Spring of 2012. During her time as a Curry Graduate student, Liz worked in the Admission Office as a graduate intern.  When not busy recruiting for Curry, Liz enjoys spending time with her family and visiting one of the many area beaches.

Michelle Bracken

Michelle Bracken

Assistant Director of Admission/Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL)

Recruiting Territories:
All PAL Applications

Michelle has been in Admissions for over 20 years, and with Curry College since 1997. She earned her BA from Bridgewater State University and a M.Ed. from Suffolk University.  Michelle's primary focus is to work with applicants to Curry's world renowned Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL).   When she is not at the skating rink with her daughter or on the baseball field with her son, she is in her kitchen cooking up her favorite recipes!

Emily Bukow, Assistant Director of Admission

Emily Bukow

Assistant Director of Admission

Recruiting Territories:
Transfer Students

Emily joined the Curry College Admission Team in July 2005. She earned her B.S. from the University of New Hampshire in 2002, followed by her M.Ed. from Suffolk University in 2005. While she did spend a few years working in corporate America, Emily was thrilled to return to the higher education community and work with prospective students again.

Benjamin Carr

Admission Counselor

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Essex County
ME, NH, VT,
DE, MD, VA, Washington D.C.

Ben joined the Curry Admission Team in July 2012. Ben graduated from Stonehill College in May 2011 with a dual B.A. in History and Religious Studies. After working full-time in the food service industry throughout and after college, Ben brought his skills back to higher education when he joined the Admission Team. Ben is active in sports, playing rugby and baseball leagues, and likes to spend time in Boston and South Shore.

Kathleen Cotter, Enrollment Representative and Receptionist

Kathleen Cotter

Enrollment Representative/Receptionist

Kathleen joined the Curry Admission Team in August 2011. Her favorite past time activities include reading, watching old movies, gathering with friends and family. During her free time she coaches Pop Warner Cheerleading and enjoys Cape Cod and Rhode Island Beaches.

Jane Fidler, Dean of Admission

Jane Fidler

Dean of Admission

Jane joined the Admission Team in September 2003. She brings with her over 20 years of experience in higher education. She holds a M.S. in Communication Management from Simmons College in Boston. In her spare time Jane enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and attending sporting events.

Joan Fongeallez, Assistant to the Dean

Joan FongeaLLAZ '10 - MBA

Assistant to the Dean

Joan joined the Curry Admission Team in January 2004. She has dedicated her career to working in higher education, working at other institutions primarily in the field of Admission. Joan received her Bachelors degree from Bentley University and in December 2010, obtained her MBA from Curry. She truly enjoys working in Admission because of all the students she has come to meet over the years, watching them enter as first-year students and seeing them graduate. In her free time she likes to camp with her husband, children and grandchildren as well as travel with her husband on their motorcycle.

John Gillard

JOHN GILLARD

Admission Counselor

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Berkshire County, Franklin County, Hampden County, Hampshire County, Norfolk County, Worcester County, PA

Originally from Pennsylvania, John is the newest member of the Admission Team, joining in September 2013. John obtained his B.A. in Political Science from Shippensburg University, and brings experience as an Admission Counselor at Manor College in suburban Philadelphia, PA. Though he may support rival sports teams, John is excited to bring his enthusiasm to Massachusetts and Curry!

Laura Maguire, Enrollment Representative

Laura Maguire

Enrollment Representative

Laura joined the Curry Admission Team in January 2007. She brought with her many years of experience in customer service, sales, marketing and administrative duties. She earned her Associate Degree in Marketing from the College of Marketing and Design, Dublin, Ireland. Her interests include exercising, reading, knitting and yoga.

Liz Marsden, Assistant Director of Admission

Liz Marsden

Assistant Director of Admission / International Student Advisor

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Suffolk County, Bristol County
Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, International Students

Liz joined the Curry community as an Admission Counselor in January 2009. She graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in 2005 with a B.S. in Business, and continued at SNHU working as an Admission Representative. After spending a year in corporate America, Liz returned to higher education at Curry, and is always excited to be working with prospective students.

Alex Mascaro, Admission Counselor

Alex Mascaro

Assistant Director of Admission

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Middlesex County
AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TN, UT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Alex joined the Curry Admission Team in August 2011. He earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Assumption College in May 2011. In his spare time Alex likes to go out with friends, watch sporting events, and is always looking for a new restaurant to try!

Jake Mulvey, Admission Counselor

Jake Mulvey

Assistant Director of Admission

Recruiting Territories:
CT

Jake joined the Curry College Admission team in August 2011. In May 2010, he received a B.S. in Sports Management from UMass Amherst. Jake is an avid New England sports fan and loves supporting his hometown teams, especially the Red Sox and Celtics. In his free time Jake enjoys spending time in Boston, rowing crew, and going out to the movies with friends.

Amber Nadeau

Amber Nadeau

Coordinator of the Campus Visit Experience

Amber joined the Curry Admission Team in February 2014. She earned her B.A. in Business Management from Mount Ida College in 2010 and brings Admission Counseling and Event Management experience from both Mount Ida College and Stonehill College. Amber's favorite part of her job is the opportunity to work with such a wonderful community of faculty, staff and current students. In her spare time she enjoys coaching cheerleading, attending concerts  and spending time with her friends.

Keith Robichaud, Director of Admission

Keith Robichaud

Director of Admission

Recruiting Territories:
FL, GA

Keith joined the Admission Team in August 2004 bringing with him over 10 years of experience in higher education, specifically in admission and marketing.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Communication from Rhode Island College and an MBA from Nichols College.  Keith spends most of his free time with his wife and two children.   

Amy Zackrison, Enrollment Representative

Amy Zackrison

Enrollment Representative

Amy joined the Curry Admission Team in May 2007. She graduated with a B.A. in Sociology/Criminal Justice from UMass Dartmouth in 2002. Growing up on Cape Cod she enjoys relaxing on the beach with her family and is an avid baseball fan.

 
 
 
 

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