Meet the Admissions Team

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.

Karen P. McGrath

Sr. Vice President for Enrollment & Student Success
Phone: 607-431-4150

Karen (right) with Blue Key Tour Guide Neiva Fortes ’22

Karen provides the leadership and strategic direction for admissions, financial aid, the registrar, and portions of marketing and communications. Her leadership of Student Experience includes: residential life, student engagement, health and counseling services, diversity and inclusion. Her passion for telling the Hartwick story through student experiences is a key motivator in her daily work.

Meet the whole team!

Lisa Starkey-Wood

Director of Admissions & 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.

Courtney Arlington ’17

Associate Director of Nursing Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4156

Courtney enjoys working with all students interested in Nursing as well as students from our local area in Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster New York counties.

May Aponte-Whaley
Maya Aponte-Whaley

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4192

Maya is the admissions counselor for all students on Long Island and the New York counties of Rockland and Westchester.

Luke Caulfield

Transfer Coordinator
Phone: 607-431-4264

Luke works with our non-nursing transfer students. He’s also the counselor for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington, DC.

Katie Eckelmann

Associate Director for Technology
& Operations
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

Associate Director of Admissions
& Events Coordinator
Phone: 607-431-4664

Marcus works with international students and families, as well as those from the New York counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady.

Nora Mendez ’16

Associate Director of New Market Development
Phone: 607-431-4037

Nora works with students and families from the five boroughs of New York City and those from California, Florida, and Texas.

Travis Moyer ’19

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4157

Travis meets with students and families from 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’s your counselor if you’re from Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, or Montana.

Annie Nobiling
Annie Nobiling

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4324

Annie is happy to work with students and families in the New York counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Montgomery, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Washington, and Warren. If you’re from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont, Annie is your Counselor.

Shaina Poppo ’17

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-431-4161

Shaina loves meeting families from the New York counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam, and Orange, as well as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, the Virgin Islands, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

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