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Michael A. Post

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Phone: 800-448-4347
Hometown: West Chester, PA


Bio: After graduating from Mount St. Mary's University with a BS in Psychology, Michael went on to earn his MS in Counseling from Shippensburg University in PA. Michael joined the Mount Admissions Office in 2008 after working as the Mount's Dean of Students. Now, he serves as the chief undergraduate enrollment planner and is responsible for providing leadership to the division of enrollment management.

Favorite spot on campus: The Grotto at the top of our mountain. Michael has traveled to many locations, and he has yet to find a more peaceful and faith-filled setting.

When visiting the Mount, Michael recommends you... Say hello to everyone you see! You'll see for yourself that we are exactly who we say we are - a family.

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Mary Catherine James

Senior Associate Director of Admissions/ Transfer Coordinator
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: Transfer Students

Bio: Mary Catherine joined the Admissions Office in 1998 and especially enjoys working with transfer students. She lives in Gettysburg with her husband and two children.

Favorite spot on campus: Standing on Echo Field, looking up at the Seminary on a beautiful, clear, crisp fall day - it's an inspirational view!

When visiting the Mount, Mary Catherine recommends you see... The Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, and make sure you stay for Mass!

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Michelle O'Donnell

Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: Communications and marketing sequence
Hometown: Red Lion, PA

Bio: Michelle earned her bachelor of arts degree (English with secondary education certification) and masters of business administration degree from Mount St. Mary's University. Two days before her undergraduate graduation, she was offered a job with the Admissions Office and happily joined the staff. Michelle now coordinates our communications and social media strategies.

Favorite spot on campus: The Admissions Office, of course! Michelle encourages you to meet our Admissions team and tour our beautiful mountain campus with one of our friendly Mount Ambassadors.

When visiting the Mount, Michelle recommends you see... One of our Division I sports teams in action! Our facilities are amazing, and the Mount is known for its school spirit!

Edward Wright

Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: On-campus programs and daily tour experiences
Hometown: Hazleton, PA

Bio: Originally from the Pocono Mountains of PA, Eddie attended the Mount for his undergraduate studies and majored in sociology/criminal justice and theology. He received his master's degree in college student personnel administration from Canisius College and after three years, he returned to the Mount to share his experiences with high school students. Eddie lives in East Berlin, PA with his wife (Jen) and two puppies (Atiele and Misty).

Favorite spot on campus: The built-in BBQ pits in the apartment quad.

When visiting the Mount, Eddie recommends you... Walk around and see how many people stop and ask you if you need help finding something. Our community is close-knit and willing to answer questions from any visitors.

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Mark Wagoner

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: Maryland (Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Washington counties), Homeschool students
Hometown: Vineland, NJ

Bio: Hailing from New Jersey, Mark attended Mount St. Mary's University and graduated in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in history. A huge sports fan, Mark especially likes the Phillies, Eagles, and Flyers. Mark also enjoys anything associated with nerd culture, find the newest "hole in the wall" restaurant, and collecting baseball cards.

Favorite spot on campus: Patriot Hall because it is the central hub of the university-everyone has to eat, right? The buffalo chicken wraps are out of this world!

When visiting the Mount, Mark says you shouldn't miss... All of the athletic facilities at the ARCC, including fitness center training rooms, pool, track, basketball courts, racquetball, and tennis courts! The ARCC has everything you need to stay fit, and all of the facilities are available to Mount students!

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Erin Emory

Admissions Counselor
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: Maryland (Montgomery and Prince Georges counties), Virginia
Hometown: Fairfield, PA

Bio: Erin grew up near the Mount community, often attending Mass and cheering on the basketball team. In 2013, she earned a bachelor of arts degree from American University in international studies, focusing on global environmental policy. Shortly after graduating, Erin happily returned to the Mount community when she was offered a position in the Admissions Office. In her free time, Erin enjoys hiking in nearby Catoctin Mount Park and volunteering at local farmers markets.

Favorite spot on campus: The Science Building! Erin loves seeing the solar charging station in front of the building, as well as the students and faculty coming together through science and innovation.

When visiting the Mount, Erin recommends you ... Attend an athletic event! The amazing school spirit at the Mount is something you need to experience firsthand.

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Tackie "T.K." Huff 

Admissions Counselor
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: Maryland (Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's counties), Washington D.C., New Jersey, states outside the mid-Atlantic region
Hometown: Bronx, NY

Bio: Tackie ("T.K.") graduated from SUNY Potsdam in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation.  Shortly before graduating, he was offered a job with the Mount's Admissions Office. T.K. loves staying active through outdoor adventure and team-building initiatives. He also enjoys meeting new people and sharing a good laugh.

Favorite spot on campus: The Admissions Office! T.K. says "The minute I stepped into this office, I felt like family. So if you're looking for somewhere to call home or enjoy some good laughts, this is the place you want to be!"

When visiting the Mount, T.K. says you should check out ... Our student-run organizations! There are over 80 clubs and organizations at the Mount. It's amazing to see our students not only strive academically, but also excel socially in many of the fun clubs on campus!

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Matthew Mastromatteo

Admissions Counselor
Phone: 800-448-4347
Recruitment Area: Pennsylvania & Delaware
Hometown: Absecon, NJ

Bio: Matt graduated from Mount St. Mary's University in 2013 with a bachelor of arts degree in fine arts, theatre, and music. Shortly before graduating, he was offered a job in the Admissions Office. He enjoys staying active with theatre in the D.C. metro area, reading, and hanging out with family and friends.

Favorite spot at the Mount: After being a student in the Visual and Performing Arts department for four years, Matt loves spending time in and around the newly-renovated Delaplaine Fine Arts Center. It is a great place to make memories, see a show or art exhibition, and hear from great music.

When visiting the Mount, Matt says you shouldn't miss... the food, especially the cookies! Grab lunch and spend some time in Patriot Hall, where, as a student, Matt found that you can really see the Mount community at large!

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Theresa Mahoney

New York Metro Regional Coordinator
Phone: 516-796-0723
Recruitment Area: New York
Hometown: Wantagh, NY

Bio: Theresa has served as the New York Metro Regional Coordinator since 2008. She and her husband, Kevin, have two children, Quinn and Jimmy, who is a Mount student. Theresa is often on campus for Admissions events and to bring Jimmy care packages.

Favorite spot on campus: Founder's Plaza during the first weekend in June at Alumni Reunion Weekend! Hundreds of Mounties of all ages come back to this big annual event. When asked what first attracted them to the Mount campus, may say "There's just something about the Mount!" It is truly a special place.

When visiting the Mount, Theresa recommends... Admiring the beautiful land with its gorgeous foliage and lovely spots to sit alone or with friends!

 
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