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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Regional Admissions Representatives

Jessica A. Quintana Hess

Jessica A. Quintana Hess

Director of Admissions

Region: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, the US Caribbean, DREAMers, DACAmented students, and Transfers

Email: hess@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4318
Se Habla Español

  • Hometown: Valley Cottage, New York
  • Degree: Bachelors of arts degree in history master of science of education
  • Favorite Activities: 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 (Series): A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
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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: admissions@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4026

Andrew Canavan

Andrew Canavan '18

Admissions Counselor

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

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

  • Hometown: Caldwell, NJ
  • Degree: Lycoming College. Double Major: Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics. Bachelor of Arts, Actuarial Science.
  • Why Lycoming?: Lycoming is my family away from home. From the coaches, to the faculty, to the students, the support system is fantastic and helped me throughout my four years here. I know the connections I have made will last a lifetime.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Hilton Head, SC
  • Favorite Book: American Lion by Jon Meacham
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: Rise and Shine Nutrition. Their teas and shakes are AMAZING!
  • Favorite Activity: Swimming and going to concerts
Justin Ossont

Justin Ossont '13

Assistant Director of Admissions

Region: New Jersey, and Non-Degree Students

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

  • Hometown: Jessup, PA
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts in 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

Admissions Counselor

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: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Education
  • 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
Kristen Cantor

Kristen Cantor

Admissions Counselor

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

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

  • Hometown: Williamsport, PA
  • Degree: Communications, PSU
  • Why Lycoming?: The feeling of community is so apparent here at Lycoming, and it is great to be part of a thriving, active, passionate group of people from around the world here in my hometown.
  • Favorite vacation spot: A place I haven't been yet
  • Favorite book: Harold and the Purple Crayon
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: The Williamsport YMCA
  • Favorite Activity: Running races and thinking
Emily Yoder

Emily Yoder '18

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. Lawarence, Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulaster, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates

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

  • Hometown: Montoursville, PA
  • Degree: B.A. in German and Anthropology/Sociology from Lycoming College
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: The river-walk
  • Favorite Activity: Hiking
  • Why Lycoming?: The small class sizes, the excellent professors, and the close-knit community that Lycoming fosters.
Iris Mendez

Iris Mendez '17

Senior 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: mendez@lycoming.edu | Call: 570-321-4435

  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Degree: BA, Criminal Justice, Lycoming College
  • Favorite Food: Flautas/Tacos/Tostadas
  • Favorite Activity: Traveling
  • Why Lycoming?: Coming from a big city like Houston, I never imagined I would be calling Williamsport home after graduation. However, I quickly became a warrior for life once I transferred my sophomore year. I love Lyco for the amazing opportunities it provides to its students and I want others to experience what I had.
Joseph Balduino

Joseph Balduino '04

Associate Director of Admissions and Manager of Admissions Information Systems

Manages all admissions communication, implementation and maintenance, and Veterans Liaison

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