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  Meet the Team

Bart Grachan, Ed.D.
Director of Admissions

Bart travels to many schools but he can be reached most days when his team is traveling. Bart can help you with financial aid questions as well as let you know exactly where your application for admissions is in the cycle.
Contact Bart:


Nina Capitelli, M.S. '99
Associate Director of Admissions
Nina serves as the Transfer Coordinator and is an expert on transfer admissions. She also works with students who had previously attended and are re-applying to the College.  Visit with her to discuss your plans to transfer in the Spring or Fall. She was a transfer student and graduate of STAC.
Contact Nina:


Samantha Bazile, B.S. '07
Assistant Director of Admissions
Samantha can help you with your freshman or transfer application and is fluent in Creole. She also coordinates our graduate admissions and can answer questions about our MBA and Graduate Education offerings. Samantha is a STAC graduate, and is responsible for outreach into Rockland and Orange Counties.
Contact Samantha:


Timothy Morgan, M.A. '06
Regional Admissions Coordinator
Tim coordinates all admissions recruitment efforts, serves as a counselor for freshmen applicants and is knowledgeable about financial aid. He can also answer questions regarding the Graduate Education programs. He is a graduate of STAC and was a student athlete, running cross-country and track during his four years here.  Tim is responsible for Long Island, Queens, Staten Island and PA.
Contact Tim:

ashley_scales Ashley Scales, B.A.
Admissions Counselor & Student Ambassador Coordinator
Ashley works with freshmen and transfer applicants and can share her knowledge as a recent college graduate. Ashley oversees our on-campus tours and leads our tour guide program on campus, and coordinates all group and school tour requests.  Ashely is responsible for New Jersey and all applications from outside the tri-state area.
Contact Ashley:
kathryn_van_bomel Kathryn Van Bomel, B.A.
Admissions Counselor & Special Program Advisor
Kathryn works with our international students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She can help you with the application and SEVIS processes. She also serves as an Advisor in the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and can answer questions regarding it. She is a former financial aid counselor and can also help you with that
Contact Kathryn:
Joy Ferriello, BA, ‘12
Admissions Counselor
Joy works with freshman applicants, and is a graduate of STAC, having captained our NCAA Division II Softball team, and having served as an HEOP peer mentor and a tutor at our Center for Academic Excellence.  Joy is responsible for Westchester, Connecticut, and upstate and western NY.
Contact Joy:

Dana Samko, ‘09
Admissions Counselor
Dana, a graduate of STAC, works with freshman applicants. While an undergraduate student here, Dana was part of the Honor program, in addition to being involved as an Orientation Leader and a tutor at the Center for Academic Excellence. Dana is responsible for Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.
Contact Dana:


Mary Anne Hackett
Admissions Office Assistant
Mary Anne will provide you with the right person to speak with when you call, she’ll make reservations for you for any one of our special events; and she’ll let you know exactly where we are with your application.
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