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: Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Illinois, Florida and the US Caribbean, DREAMers and DACAmented Students

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
Zack Brower

Zack Brower

Assistant Director of Admissions

Region: New York, New England and Transfer Students

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

  • Hometown: East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Degree: BA Political Science & History
  • Favorite restaurant in Williamsport: the Crazy Tomato
  • Favorite quote: See a need, Fill a need.
  • Why Lyco: I wasn’t sure what I wanted out of a college but my first visit to Lyco gave me a feeling of comfort and familiarity that I didn’t get anywhere else. Seven years later, this campus still feels like home to me.
Edward (Ned) Barnes

Edward (Ned) Barnes

Admissions Counselor

Region: Greater Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Areas

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

  • Hometown: Syracuse, NY
  • Degree: BA, Political Science
  • Favorite movie (Series): STAR WARS
  • Favorite Activity: Listening to music, telling old stories, and having a good laugh.
  • Favorite spot on campus: Keiper Recreation Center
Justin Ossont

Justin Ossont

Admissions Counselor

Region: New Jersey and Lehigh Valley

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

  • Hometown: Jessup, PA
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication
  • Why Lyco: Lycoming was the only place I ever took a college tour. From the moment I stepped foot on campus I knew that this was the place I was meant to be at. 7 years later, if had the chance to do it all.
  • 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
Lisa Golfieri

Lisa Golfieri

Admissions Counselor

Region: Western and South Central Pennsylvania: 157-168, 170-174, 178 Zip Code Regions

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

  • Hometown: Watsontown, PA
  • Degree: BA, Organizational Leadership, Pennsylvania State University
  • Favorite activity: Kayaking
  • Favorite quote (it’s more like a saying): Use Everything as an Opportunity to Understand, Grow, and Expand.
  • Favorite vacation spot: Any place with sun, sand, and water
Lisa Golfieri

Catherine Haverkampf

Admissions Counselor

Region: Pennsylvania: 177 Zip Code Region, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Texas, California, Washington, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, Kansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, Alaska and Hawaii

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

  • Hometown: Newington, CT
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • Why Lyco: To me, Lyco is what a college should be. The classes are small and engaging and the community on campus is strong and vibrant. It’s a place where students are actively involved in every aspect of campus life and wouldn’t have it any other way.
  • Favorite vacation spot: Topsail Island, North Carolina
  • Favorite book: Station Eleven
Benjamin Carr

Benjamin Carr

Admissions Counselor

Region: Northeastern Pennsylvania: 169, 175, 176, 179, 182-188 Zip Code Regions

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

  • Hometown: Binghamton, NY
  • Degree: B.S. in Education from Penn State, M.Ed. candidate at Bloomsburg University in College Student Affairs
  • Favorite Place in Williamsport: Howard J. Lamade Stadium (Little League World Series)
  • Favorite Activity: Golf
  • Why Lyco: The close-knit campus community
Shaleeah Smith

Shaleeah Smith

Admissions Counselor

Region: Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington, DC

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

  • Hometown: Damascus, MD
  • Degree: M.A. Educational Leadership in Higher Education, University of Nevada, Reno, B.A. French, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Favorite Place to Shop: Sephora/Ulta
  • Favorite Book Series: Harry Potter
  • Why Lyco: I loved the family atmosphere I felt when I came here. It felt like a great place to call home.
Joseph Balduino

Joseph Balduino

Veterans Liaison and Manager of Admissions Information Systems

Manages all admissions communication, implementation and maintenance

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