If there’s something you’d like to know more about, you have a question about your application, or you just want to chat more about life at Lycoming, get in touch with us! Our admissions team is happy to help in any way they can. Each admission staff member is responsible for a region of the country or the world. Regional admission representatives are based on the location of the school you attend, not your home address. The direct phone numbers are listed for each representative. You can also reach them at our toll-free number: 1 (800) 345-3920.

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Find your Regional Admissions Representative:

First-Year Students

Transfer Students

Non-Degree Students

Regional Admissions Representatives

Jessica A. Quintana Hess

Jessica A. Quintana Hess

Director of Admissions

Region: Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, the US Caribbean, DREAMers, DACAmented students

Transfer Students: PA Counties: Berks, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Schuykill, and Snyder. States/U.S. Territories not including Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia.

Email: hess@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4318
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  • Hometown: Valley Cottage, NY
  • Degree:Master of Science, Education; Bachelor of Arts, History
  • Favorite Activity: Spending time with my familia, dancing, traveling, running, singing, laughing and spreading lots of LYCO ♥
  • Favorite Quote: We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. -Maya Angelou
  • Favorite Book: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Sam Varela

Sam Varela

Admissions Counselor

Region: Illinois, New England, and New York Metropolitan Area counties: Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester

Email: varela@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4125

  • Hometown: Hazleton, PA
  • Degree: Psychology
  • Why Lycoming?: Tight-knit community
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Bethany Beach, DE
  • Favorite Book: Out of Range by C.J. Box
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: World of Little League® Museum
  • Favorite Activity: Playing sports & hiking
Chris Wig

Chris Wig

Admissions Counselor

Region: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

Email: wig@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4435

  • Hometown: Titusville, PA
  • Degree: Corporate Communication
  • Why Lycoming?: I fell in love with the school when I went here and wanted to stay in the tight-knit college community.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: OBX
  • Favorite Book: Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: Budd Whitehill Wrestling Room
  • Favorite Activity: Working out & staying active
Alisha Wein

Alisha Wein

Admissions Counselor

Region: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Email: wein@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4129

  • Hometown: South Williamsport
  • Degree: B.S. Sport Administration; M.S. Sport Science: Sport Management; M.Ed. Educational Leadership: College Student Affairs
  • Why Lycoming?: My core values are mirrored by the Lycoming College community. Also, I grew up with Lycoming College in my backyard, therefore every day I have the opportunity to share a piece of home with prospective students and their families.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Wildwood, NJ
  • Favorite Book: How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: Pine Square
  • Favorite Activity: Watching sports, spending time with family, & writing
Lauren Crouse

Lauren Crouse

Admissions Counselor

Region: Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Area: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and Schuylkill

Email: crouse@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4325

  • Hometown: Turbotville, PA
  • Degree: Master’s Degree, Educational Leadership; Bachelor’s Degree, Applied Human Services
  • Why Lycoming?: Lycoming is and feels like a community. I love the greater Williamsport area; I am able to be a part of a great community and close to my family.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Either the Outer Banks, NC or Denver, CO
  • Favorite Book: Anything in the Harry Potter series
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: The bike path
  • Favorite Activity: Hiking and reading
Justin Ossont

Justin Ossont '13

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Region: New Jersey, and Non-Degree Students

Transfer Students: All Pennsylvania counties not including Berks, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Schuykill and Snyder. States: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia

Email: ossont@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4127

  • Hometown: Jessup, PA
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Corporate Communication
  • Why Lycoming?: Lycoming was the only place I ever took a college tour. From the moment I arrived on campus I knew that this was the place I was meant to be. Seven years later, if I had the chance to do it all over again, I would make the same decision in a heartbeat.
  • Favorite Lycoming Memory: Not only being a member of Lambda Chi Alpha, but also partaking in a service project where we helped a local woman rebuild her home after a flood — one of the most moving experiences in my life.
  • Favorite Quote: If he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. -Theodore Roosevelt
Sarah Ethridge

Sarah Ethridge

Assistant Director of Admissions

Region: Western, and Central Pennsylvania Counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Somerset, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, West Moreland

Email: ethridge@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4197

  • Hometown: Mount Carmel, PA
  • Degree: Master of Education; Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
  • Why Lycoming?: I love the community you feel and are a part of when you are at Lycoming. I felt it the first time I visited campus. I wanted to be part of the awesome community and help students realize all the awesome opportunities Lycoming has to offer.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Favorite Book: A Wrinkle in Time
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: BB&T Ballpark watching the Crosscutters
  • Favorite Activity: Spending time with family
Kevin Hooker

Kevin Hooker

Senior Admissions Counselor

Regions: Pennsylvania: Northern Tier, Northeastern, and the Greater Lancaster Counties: Adams, Bradford, Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Mifflin, Monroe, Perry, Pike, Potter, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, Wyoming, and York; Western New York: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Ostego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulaster, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates

Email: hookerk@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4122

  • Hometown: Livonia, NY
  • Degree: Bachelor’s Degree, Journalism
  • Why Lycoming?: The supportive and welcoming community. I knew this was the place for me the minute I stepped on campus!
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Outer Banks, NC
  • Favorite Book: Basketball (and Other Things) by Shea Serrano
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: Wegmans!
  • Favorite Activity: Staying active and watching sports
Joseph Balduino

Joseph Balduino '04

Associate Director of Admissions and Manager of Admissions Information Systems

Manages all admissions major recruitment events, implements and maintains the College’s CRM, and serves as the liaison to Veterans and Marketing

Email: balduino@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4227

Michael Konopski

Michael Konopski

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Region: All countries outside the United States

Email: konopski@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4026

Administrative Support Team

Shelly Wright

Shelly Wright

Executive Administrative Assistant for Admissions
Rebecca Rothra

Rebecca Rothra

Admissions Data Information Specialist I and International DSO
Kathleen Reeder

Kathleen Reeder

Data Information Specialist