Admissions Counselors

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Your admissions counselor is your first best friend at Adelphi.

We specialize in your application process, and that’s exactly what you need. Introduce yourself with an email today, or schedule an appointment through our Office of University Admissions while you’re here for a campus visit. We look forward to getting to know you.

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Meet Our Admissions Counselors

Christine Murphy

Christine Murphy
Assistant Vice President of Admissions

  • Hometown: Belle Harbor, NY
  • Education: B.A. in English, Fordham University
    M.A. in English Education, Adelphi University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2000
  • Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, reading, swimming, beach volleyball, jogging, spending time with family and friends, and walks on the beach with my yellow lab, Molly
Nina Leggio

Nina Leggio
Director of Graduate Admissions & Operations

  • Hometown: Roslyn, NY
  • Education: B.S. in Marketing with a minor in Management, C.W. Post
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2003
  • Hobbies and Interests: Bowling, fishing, shopping, exploring New York City
Kristen Capezza

Kristen E. Capezza
Director of Undergraduate Admissions

  • Hometown: Syosset, NY
  • Education: B.S. in Business Administration (dual concentration in Marketing and Finance), Bryant University
    M.B.A. (concentration in Marketing), Adelphi University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2009
  • Hobbies and Interests: Reading, golf, Broadway shows, cooking
Shannon Paul

Shannon Paul
Director of International Admissions

  • Hometown: Sayville, NY
  • Education: B.A. in Human Relations, St. Joseph’s College
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2005
  • Hobbies and Interests: Reading, beach volleyball
Eric Brodsky

Eric Brodsky
Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: In-house counselor

  • Hometown: Commack, NY
  • Education: B.S. in Marketing, Quinnipiac University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2004
  • Hobbies and Interests: Lawn games, cooking, puzzles
Matthew Clements

Matthew Clements
Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: Graduate Student Recruitment

  • Hometown: Cleveland, NC
  • Education: B.A. in English with a Music minor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2010
  • Hobbies and Interests: Reading, playing and listening to all types of music, crossword puzzles, running
Christina Koromi

Christina Koromi
Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: Transfer Student Recruitment

  • Hometown: St. James, NY
  • Education: B.A. in Psychology, Stony Brook University
    M.A. in Higher and Postsecondary Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2009
  • Hobbies and Interests: Swimming, running, fishing, shopping
Bryan Rothstein

Bryan Rothstein
Senior Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Brooklyn, Queens & Florida

  • Hometown: Bayside (Queens), NY
  • Education: B.A. in Psychology and Social Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2013
  • Hobbies and Interests: Spending time with family and friends, outdoor activities, traveling and visiting anywhere tropical, exploring NYC, and a fondness for automobiles and technology.
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Melissa Bellantonio
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Staten Island, Maryland, & California

  • Hometown: Wantagh, NY
  • Education: B.A. in English, minor in Business, Siena College
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2013
  • Hobbies and Interests: Reading, traveling, baking, seeing Broadway shows, and going to baseball games (Let’s go Mets!)
Ashleigh Hruz

Ashleigh Hruz
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: International & Texas

  • Hometown: Mattituck, NY
  • Education: B.S. in Management, B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Global Studies, Binghamton University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2014
  • Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, cooking and baking, reading about Irish history.
Matt McClure - Assistant Director
Matthew McClure
Assistant Director
Recruitment Territory: Manhattan, Bronx, and Massachusetts

  • Hometown: Lancaster, PA
  • Education: B.A. in Communication, Minor in English, University of Delaware
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2014
  • Hobbies and Interests: Playing piano, traveling, playing Monopoly, trying new restaurants, relaxing with friends and family
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Alex Stortz
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Connecticut and Upstate New York

  • Hometown: Buffalo, NY
  • Education: B.A. in Linguistics, Binghamton University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2013
  • Hobbies and Interests: Running, reading, skiing, kayaking, exercising, paddleboarding, trading stocks
Iva Zeqja

Iva Zeqja
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Suffolk County, New York

  • Education: B.S. in Psychology, Minor in Public Communications, Syracuse University
    M.A. in Higher Education Administration, Stony Brook University
  • Joined AU Admissions Office: 2012
  • Hobbies and Interests:
    Traveling, exploring NYC, time with my family, outdoor activities, reading

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