Meet the Admissions Counselors

The Hartwick Admissions team is proud to represent the College and excited to meet with prospective students and their families here on campus and around the world.


Courtney Arlington ’17

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4156

Courtney enjoys working with students from Nassau and Suffolk counties in New York, as well as New Jersey.

Luke Caulfield

Transfer Coordinator
Phone: 607-431-4264

Luke works with our transfer, RNMO, and RNOP students. He’s also the counselor for families living in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, and Washington, DC.

Katie Eckelmann

Associate Director of Admissions & Communications
Phone: 607-431-4163

Katie works with parents and families on campus as well as coordinating the office’s communications and data management.

Marcus Hudson ’18

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4664

Marcus works international students and families from the New York counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam, and Orange, as well as the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.


Nora Mendez ’16

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4037

Nora works with students and families from the New York counties of Rockland, and Westchester, as well as the five boroughs of New York City and the states of Florida and Texas.

Shaina Poppo ’17

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4161

Shaina loves meeting families from the New York counties of Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chenango, Cortland, Erie, Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates. She also helps students from Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, US Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Lisa Starkey-Wood

Director of Admissions and Operations
Phone: 607-431-4116

Lisa represents Hartwick at college fairs and visits high schools all over the country while helping the entire Admissions staff recruit the best next generation of scholars.

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