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.

Rhianna Blake ’15

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4264

Rhianna loves meeting with students and families from the New York counties of Nassau and Suffolk, as well as those in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.


Geneen Bolton

Transfer Coordinator
Phone: 607-431-4324

Geneen works with our transfer students, as well as RNMO and RNOP nursing students and others.

Katie Eckelmann

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4163

Katie enjoys working with families from Westchester County, NY, and those from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, the Virgin Islands, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Drew Ladew

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4157

Drew works with families from the New York counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Jefferson, Montgomery, Oswego, Rockland, St. Lawrence, and Warren. He sees families from the states of Maine, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Vermont.


Daniel MacElveen ’15

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4161

Daniel meets with families in the New York counties of Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chenango, Cortland, Erie, Genesee, Madison, Monroe, Oneida, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates. He also works with students from Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, and Washington, DC.

Nora Mendez ’16

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4037

Nora loves meeting students and families from the five boroughs of New York City. She also works with those from Florida, Massachusetts, and Texas.


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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