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Admissions Counselors

 

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
murphy2@adelphi.edu

  • 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
Kristen Capezza

Kristen E. Capezza
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
kcapezza@adelphi.edu

  • 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
paul3@adelphi.edu

  • 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
brodsky@adelphi.edu

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
mclements@adelphi.edu

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
ckoromi@adelphi.edu

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
brothstein@adelphi.edu

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.
Iva Zeqja

Iva Zeqja
Senior Assistant Director
izeqja@adelphi.edu

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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Melissa Bellantonio
Senior Assistant Director
mbellantonio@adelphi.edu

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!)
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Alex Stortz
Assistant Director
astortz@adelphi.edu

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
Ashleigh Hruz

Ashleigh Hruz
Assistant Director
ahruz@adelphi.edu

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
mmcclure@adelphi.edu

 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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