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The Curry College Office of Admission

Counselors in the Admission Office are available to answer any questions you may have throughout the college search and enrollment process. Please feel free to contact us if we may assist in any way.

Contact Information:

800-669-0686 (Toll Free)
617-333-2210 (Local)
617-333-2114 (Fax)

In case of inclement weather on the day of your visit, please check our emergency school closing line at (617) 333-2075.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., year-round
Some Saturdays and select holidays during academic year

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. The Team has 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.

Keith RobichaudKeith Robichaud

Associate Vice President of Admission

Keith joined the Admission team in August 2004 bringing with him several 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 between the softball, baseball and soccer fields with his two children. 

Michelle BrackenMichelle Bracken

Director of Admission

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.  When she is not in the office, she is in her kitchen cooking up her favorite recipes!

Joan FongeallazJoan Fongeallaz '10 - MBA

Director of Operations

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.

Elizabeth BotieriElizabeth Burroughs '12 - M.Ed.

Associate Director of Admission

Recruiting Territories:

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.

Kathy BairdKathy Baird '02

Assistant Director of Admission

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

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 her oldest daughter attended the Curry Early Childhood Center.

George GarciaGeorge Garcia

Assistant Director of Admission & Athletic Liaison

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Berkshire County, Franklin County, Hampden County, Hampshire County, Suffolk County, Worcester County

George came to Curry in August 2015 from the Admission team at Dean College where he also earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business.  In his spare time, George enjoys watching the Patriots and the Boston Celtics and although not a Red Sox fan, he does enjoy his Fenway franks. 

Kyle NolanKyle Nolan

Assistant Director of Admission Marketing & Events

Kyle joined the Curry Admission team in February 2015. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2014 with a B.A. in Journalism and Communications. While working as a campus tour guide at URI, Kyle discovered his interest in higher education, which led him to the team at Curry. Kyle is a diehard Boston sports fan who spends his free time on the golf course or hanging with friends and family!

Sheila VaughnSheila Vaughn

Assistant Director of Admission - Transfer/International

Recruiting Territories:
Transfers, International, GU, PR, VI

Sheila joined the Admission team in January of 2015. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a B.A. in Psychology. She has worked in international admission and advising for over 18 years. Sheila's free time is spent with her husband and three children. When she is not at an activity for her children, she loves to travel and watch the Patriots!

Grace BeltGrace Belt

Admission Counselor

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Bristol County, CT

Grace joined the Admission team in September of 2018. She earned her B.A. in Sociology from American International College in Springfield, MA and continued her education at the University of Mississippi, receiving a M.A. in Higher Education/Student Personnel. Grace's interest in higher education was sparked while working as a student ambassador at AIC. She enjoys going outside with her dog, watching the Red Sox and traveling!

Kevin GallegosKevin Gallegos

Admission Counselor  

Recruiting Territories:

Kevin joined the Admission team in March of 2017. He graduated from Emmanuel College in 2016 with a B.A. in Secondary Education with a Concentration in History. Kevin is originally from Los Angeles and is a huge supporter of L.A. area sports teams. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, rock climbing, traveling, and trying new food.

Ryan O'NeilRyan O'Neil

Admission Counselor

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Middlesex County, CA

Ryan joined the Admission team in August 2016. A graduate of Siena College (NY) and a Connecticut native, Ryan enjoys cheering on the Boston sports teams and meeting with prospective Curry College students.

Caisie WynotCaisie Wynot

Admission Counselor

Recruiting Territories:
MA: Essex County, ME, NH, VT

Caisie joined the Admission team in November of 2017. In 2016 she graduated from Merrimack College, where she was first exposed to the admission field as a student ambassador. Caisie loves working with prospective students at Curry and in her free time enjoys kickboxing and being outside, whether it's on the water or the mountains.

Kathleen CotterKathleen Cotter

Enrollment Representative/Receptionist

Kathleen joined the Curry Admission team in August 2011. During her free time she enjoys gathering with friends and family and frequenting Cape Cod and Rhode Island beaches. All of her children are currently Curry College students!

Debra KuppensDebra Kuppens

Enrollment Representative

Debra joined the Curry College Admission team in August 2015. She graduated from Emerson College with a B.S. in Communications.  In her spare time, Deb enjoys cooking, gardening, traveling and winning at Scrabble. 

Laura MaguireLaura Maguire

Senior 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.

Amy Zackrison Amy Zackrison

Senior 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. Having grown up on Cape Cod, she enjoys relaxing on the beach with her family and is an avid baseball fan.