Otterbein University Admissions Counselors

Michelle armour

Michelle Armour

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory In-State: Columbus City Schools, Cristo Rey, Westerville and Whitehall schools Other Responsibilities: Coordinator of Urban District Initiatives Why I love My Job My passion is working with young adults to help them transition from high school to college. I enjoy meeting students and their families to tell them about the benefits of an Otterbein University education. I feel education is the great equalizer. Feeling that I’m making a difference by helping students achieve their dreams brings me joy!…

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Mackie Cameron

Mackie Cameron

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory Southeast Ohio Counties: Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Fairfield, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Tuscarawas, Vinton, and Washington counties Out of State: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, District of Columbia Biography I'm from West Chester, Ohio, a suburb outside of Cincinnati. I attended college at Wittenberg University where I majored in Spanish and Communication and loved being a part of a liberal arts…

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Haleigh Depalma

Haleigh DePalma

Transfer Admission Counselor


Favorite spot on campus My favorite spot on campus would have to be the Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science! While it technically is not directly attached to campus, it was where I spent most of my time during my Undergrad. The facility is beautiful and the horses are some of the best. I even had the opportunity to live there my senior year at Otterbein! Waking up and seeing horses outside my front door window was quite a dream.…

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Adams, Shelby

Shelby Edick

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory In-State Districts: Bexley, CSG, Dublin, Grandview, Hilliard, UA, Gahanna-Lincoln, New Albany, Reynoldsburg, Worthington, and Wellington Schools: Bexley, Columbus School for Girls, Dublin Schools, Gahanna-Lincoln High School, Grandview Heights, Hilliard Schools, New Albany, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, Worthington Schools and Wellington School; Torah Academy, Gahanna Christian Out of State: Illinois Other Responsibilities: Host and Tour Coordinator Favorite spot on campus The sitting area outside of Towers. It is very peaceful, I love going over there to enjoy my lunch. Why…

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Sarah Gaskell

Sarah Gaskell

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory In-State: Columbus Catholic Schools, Grandview Heights, Upper Arlington, Wellington, Worthington, Ohio Homeschooled and Virtual Students, and Central Ohio Charter Schools. Out-Of-State: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Vermont Biography I grew up in Athens, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor degree in psychology and from Penn State University with a master degree in counseling. I am currently pursing my PhD in higher education from Ohio University. I…

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Hicks, Jennifer

Jennifer Hicks

Adult Admission Counselor


Favorite spot on campus I love Towers Hall and the historic charm it gives campus. Why I love my jobI love working with students and being able to help them navigate the admission process so they can achieve their personal and professional goals. What makes Otterbein greatOtterbein is a small campus with amazing opportunities. Students can participate in the clubs, organizations, research, study abroad, and internships opportunities Otterbein offers.

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Lovera, Katie

Katie Lovera

Senior Associate Director of Admission


Recruitment Territory OCI Applicants Favorite Spot on Campus The Otterbein Bookstore! I love representing the university and showing my Cardinal pride. The bookstore has great clothing and supplies to choose from. Plus they carry great snacks and beverages when I need a break from my office Why I love my job Since I attended a small private university, the fact that I get to tell high school students how much I gained from a small campus environment is awesome. What's…

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Moffitt, Mark

Mark Moffitt

Executive Director of Admission


Favorite spot on campus I enjoy the Campus Center and the outside area around it. It offers a great place to connect with our students and faculty on daily basis. Why I love my job Our Students! It is an honor to to serve the university while supporting students and families through the enrollment process and beyond. Otterbein is a great place for all students and I enjoy working with them to determine that Otterbein is not only where they…

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Mosca, Mary

Mary Mosca

Assistant Director of Adult & Transfer Admission


Favorite spot on campus The lawn in front of Towers. It offers an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to connect. On warm days you might even find a class or two enjoying their lecture outside. Why I love my job Watching students achieve their educational goals is always rewarding to me. To know that I might have played a small part in helping them find out about what Otterbein has to offer is why I love my job. What makes Otterbein…

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Hannah

Hannah Pohlman

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory All applicants in the Visual and Performing Arts Biography I am a proud alumna of Otterbein University ’18 with a B.F.A. in Theatre Design/Technology! Originally from Delaware, Ohio, I love discussing all the options that Otterbein and central Ohio have to offer to prospective students and their families. Let me know how I can help you learn more about our visual and performing arts programs!

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Duncan Squillante

Duncan Squillante

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory In-State: New Albany High School, Holmes, Wayne, Medina, Lorain, Cuyahoga, Summit, Stark, Lake, Geauga, Portage, Ashtabula, Trumbull, Mahoning, and Columbia counties Out of State: Illinois

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Stelzer, Paul

Paul Stelzer

Assistant Director of Admission


Recruitment Territory North Central Ohio Counties: Ashland, Crawford, Delaware, Erie, Hancock, Hardin, Huron, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Union and Wyandot Out-of State: Colorado Other Responsibilities: Liaison between the Admission office and the Athletic department. Favorite Spot on Campus Memorial Stadium Name one thing you love about Otterbein The sights and sounds of a Saturday afternoon in the fall while enjoying an Otterbein football game. Why I love my job My job is great because I get to talk…

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Glo Tavarez Vargas

Glo Tavarez Vargas

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory In-State: (Cincinnati) Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren counties; Pickaway, Ross, Pike, and Scioto Counties Schools: Grove City Christian School and Madison Christian School Out-of-State: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Utah, Wisconsin, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming Favorite Spot on Campus The sitting area outside of Towers. I love being out there enjoying nature or eating my lunch.…

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Lori Wilhelm

Lori Wilhelm

Admission Counselor


Recruitment Territory In-State: Toledo, Dayton, Springfield, western Ohio; Knox & Licking counties; Canal Winchester, Groveport, Hamilton, & Reynoldsburg High Schools Out-of-State: Michigan Biography This is my third year at Otterbein, and my seventh year working in college admissions. As both a proud Ohio University Bobcat and UNLV Runnin’ Rebel, I am always excited to talk to high school students about the college experience and help them with their college search process. Let me know how I can help you learn…

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