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First Year Recruitment

Admisions Counselor Cerick Austin

Contact Me: caustin@bloomu.edu | 570-389-4316

Favorite BU Activity: Attending home games of the men’s and women’s basketball teams. I also enjoy going to the football games at Redman Stadium in the early fall months.

Hobbies and Interests: Playing and watching basketball, traveling, visiting family, bike riding, video games (NBA 2K), and spending time with my wife and three children.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Educational Background: BA in Management, Northwood University, 2002; M.Ed., Bloomsburg University, 2010; M.S., Bloomsburg University, 2018

Admissions Counselor Tom Gordon

Contact Me: tgordon@bloomu.edu | 484-809-5699

Best Advice: Get involved, it’s an old cliché whenever you go to college, but its true here at Bloomsburg. You can join a sorority or fraternity, play on club sports teams, Bloomsburg always has something to do so finding your niche is so easy.

Favorite BU Activity: Working out in the Rec Center, it’s split up great you have cardio equipment in one room, a weight room in the other, and track and basketball courts by themselves, it’s perfectly balanced.

Hobbies and Interest: Coaching Baseball, Working out, helping students find their way to Bloomsburg.

Hometown: Upper Darby, PA

Education: B.A. Eastern University

Admissions Counselor Sean Stout

Contact Me: sstout@bloomu.edu | 570-389-5116

Hobbies and Interests: Biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, sports fanatic, basketball, and food!

Hometown: Elysburg, PA

Educational Background: I graduated from King’s College in 2011 with my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and in 2012 with my Master of Science in Health Care Administration.

Admissions Counselor Andrew Wislock

Contact Me: awislock@bloomu.edu | 570-389-4082

Best Advice: As a previous prospective student, I toured different college campuses. One major draw for me to Bloomsburg University is its academic programs' impeccable reputation. The faculty/staff members are very caring here. I definitely encourage you to visit our beautiful modern campus and to come and meet our faculty/staff. Once you visit, I know BU will be a place you will love. I have lived in many different places in my life including Florida, New Mexico, Switzerland, and throughout Pennsylvania. Of all the places I lived, Bloomsburg is a place that feels like home through the caring culture of our university and local communities. There is always something to do at our university as well as positive activities in which to be involved.

Hobbies and Interests: I love traveling to different places; hockey, football, basketball, and baseball; hiking in PA/NY/NH/ME; and freshwater and ocean kayaking. I enjoy the NJ shore and different beaches in DE/MD. I also have played in an adult hockey league in Voorhees Township, NJ.

Educational Background: Bloomsburg University: M.Ed. Counseling College Student Affairs and B.S. Business Administration in Management with HR Concentration; University of Connecticut: Master's Certificate in Post-Secondary Disability; and Cornell University: Master's Certificate in Human Resources Management.

Admissions counselor Terry Wolfe

Contact Me: twolfe@bloomu.edu | 570-389-5424

Best Advice: Getting a college degree is key in making your future goals come true, but in today’s job market you have to go beyond the classroom. Here at BU, we specialize in external experiences. Be sure to take advantage of internships and research opportunities to build your resume. Whether you want to go onto graduate school or land that first job, make yourself marketable!

Favorite BU Activity: Wrestling matches at Nelson Fieldhouse Hobbies and Interest: Kayaking, Reading and of course family time.

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

Education: Bachelor of Science, Lock Haven University of PA; Master of Science, Lock Haven University of PA

Transfer Recruitment

Admissions Counselor Georgette Brown

Contact Me: gbrown@bloomu.edu | 717-654-6088

Best Advice: When you decide to go to college you are making a great commitment to yourself and your future. Don’t take it lightly. Put yourself in the position to reach your goals. Seek out and use all of the resources available to you and don’t hesitate to ask questions.

Hobbies and Interests: I love to sing, bake, and hang out with family and friends. I also enjoy painting parties.

Hometown: York, Pennsylvania (“home of the York Peppermint Patty”)

Educational Background: B.S. Marketing; M.Ed Higher Education - Student Affairs

Admissions Counselor Tom Gordon

Contact Me: tgordon@bloomu.edu | 484-809-5699

Best Advice: Get involved, it’s an old cliché whenever you go to college, but its true here at Bloomsburg. You can join a sorority or fraternity, play on club sports teams, Bloomsburg always has something to do so finding your niche is so easy.

Favorite BU Activity: Working out in the Rec Center, it’s split up great you have cardio equipment in one room, a weight room in the other, and track and basketball courts by themselves, it’s perfectly balanced.

Hobbies and Interest: Coaching Baseball, Working out, helping students transfer to Bloomsburg.

Hometown: Upper Darby, PA

Education: B.A. Eastern University

Admissions Counselor Makeda Ellis

Contact Me: mellis@bloomu.edu | 570-854-7993

Favorite BU Activity: Visiting our eateries Hobbies and Interests: Spending time with family and friends, baking, movies, working out, and traveling anywhere and everywhere.

Hometown: Yardley, PA

Educational Background: B.FA., Fashion Institute of Technology. M.S.H.E., Goucher College (Anticipated graduation date December 2020).

Admissions Counselor Lindsey Meter

Contact Me: lmeter@bloomu.edu | 570-389-5489

Favorite Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky” – Michael Scott

Favorite BU Activity: Dance ensemble performances, concerts, eating at the dining venues. Hobbies and Interests: Music, dogs, the arts, documentaries & TV.

Hometown: Bloomsburg, PA

Educational Background: I double majored in Psychology and Communication Studies at BU and then attended University of Dayton Master’s program in General Psychology.