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The biology major offers students the opportunity to study the biological basis of life from a wide range of perspectives, from ecosystems to organisms to cells and molecules. A critical component of our curriculum is active, inquiry-based learning, including classroom and laboratory experiences that provide not only in-depth exposure to core concepts in biology but also devel

Colby McCarthy

Dean of Enrollment Management

973-408-3739

cmccarthy1@drew.edu

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Alyson Remsing-Engelhardt

Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and Director of Recruitment

973-408-3725

aremsing@drew.edu

Alyson is from Hellertown, Pennsylvania. Her territory includes Warren County (NJ), Pennsylvania and Texas. Her favorite thing about Drew, outside of the fantastic students that she gets to work with, is how beautiful the campus looks in all seasons.

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Lindsey Huffield

Senior Admissions Counselor

973-408-3502

lhuffield@drew.edu

Lindsey is originally from Suffern, NY. Her territory covers Bergen and Morris Counties (NJ), and NY state (excluding Long Island and the 5 boroughs). She loves the location of Drew’s campus as there are opportunities to enjoy both the surrounding nature and the easy access to Morristown or NYC.

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Steve Rubin

Senior Admissions Counselor

973-408-3513

srubin@drew.edu

Steve is originally from Manalapan Township, New Jersey. His territory includes Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, Salem Counties (NJ), New England (except CT & MA), Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia, as well as western states (AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, HI, ID, IA, KS, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY) of the USA. Prior to joining the admissions team at Drew, he served as a public high school counselor for 21 years. His favorite aspects of Drew are the warm, welcoming, and close-knit community, the variety of programs of study, and the beautiful campus at “The Forest.”

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Laura Lee

Senior Admissions Counselor

973-408-3934

llee5@drew.edu

Laura grew up in New Jersey. Her territories include Burlington, Hunterdon, Mercer, and Somerset counties in NJ, Long Island (NY), Florida, as well as the Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WV, WI). The things she loves most about Drew are the beautiful campus and close proximity to NYC.

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Rachel Papa (C’23)

Admissions Counselor

973-408-3555

rpapa@drew.edu

Rachel is from Union County, NJ and graduated from Drew in December of 2022! Territories include Essex County (NJ), the Boroughs of NYC (except Staten Island), and Southern States (AL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN). While at Drew she worked in Admissions as a Tour Guide and loves getting to continue to be a resource to students throughout the college process. One of her favorite parts of Drew is the Concert Hall, where she also worked as a student, and describes as a beautiful space on campus for live music!

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Ciara Lyons (C’22)

Admissions Counselor

973-408-3784

clyons@drew.edu

Ciara is from Sussex County, NJ. Her territories include Middlesex, Monmouth, Sussex, Union counties in NJ and Staten Island, NY. While a student at Drew, Ciara played on the softball team and was a Drew Action Scholar! Ciara's favorite things about Drew are the close-knit community and the capability to network with professors, alumni, and other Drew students!

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Thomas O’Connor

Admissions Counselor

973-408-3677

toconnor2@drew.edu

Thomas grew up in Chatham, NJ and loved running at Drew's indoor track throughout high school. Territories include Passaic and Hudson counties in NJ, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico & US Territories. His favorite part about Drew is its emphasis on liberal arts and a holistic education.

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Sunita B. Bhargava

Director, Transfer & Continuing Education

973-408-3400

sbhargav@drew.edu

Sunita works with Transfer students, as well as non-degree and summer students. Some of her favorite things about Drew are “our incredible students, the beautiful campus, and the close community.” Her favorite Drew tradition is Commencement. “It is such joy to witness the culmination of the dreams our students came to Drew with.”

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Matt Zonis

Assistant Director of Marketing & Recruitment

973-765-7012

mzonis@drew.edu

Matt is responsible for working with all prospective international undergraduate students applying to Drew University. Prior to coming to Drew, Matt had the chance to live abroad in Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam working as an educational consultant and college counselor, respectively. Matt greatly enjoys meeting students, exploring new cultures, espousing the benefits of Liberal Arts, and traveling internationally on behalf of Drew.

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Monica Ma

Admissions Receptionist

973-408-3739

cma1@drew.edu

Monica welcomes guests to the Admissions office and helps handle inquiries related to the admissions process. She was born in Hong Kong, grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and now lives in Summit, NJ. Monica enjoys interacting with students, prospective students and their parents. She loves the community feel of the campus, the diverse energy of the students, and how accessible the counselors are. Everyone wants to help each other here!

DREW UNDERGRADUATE STAFF

Nicole Kolen

Assistant Director of Orientation and Campus Experience

973-408-3527

nkolen@drew.edu

Scott Shappell

Director, Enrollment Management Systems & Operations

973-408-3525

sshappell@drew.edu

Andy Koneski

Assistant Director, Enrollment Management Technology

973-408-3609

akoneski@drew.edu

TBD

Admissions Operations Specialist

973-408-3739

admissions@drew.edu

DREW THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL

Kirsten E. M. Trambley

Assistant Director of Theological Admissions

973-408-3306

ktrambley@drew.edu

CASPERSEN SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Renee Walters

Admissions Counselor

973-408-3485

rwalters@drew.edu

CASPERSEN SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Chelsea Capstraw

Assistant Director of Caspersen Admissions

973-408-3560

ccapstraw@drew.edu

OFFICE OF GRADUATE ADMISSIONS

Rev. Dr. Kevin D. Miller

Executive Director of Graduate Admissions

973-408-3111

kmiller@drew.edu

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