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Whether you're interested in applying as an undergraduate student on our Main Campus in Gwynedd Valley or as an accelerated/online or graduate student through our School of Graduate and Professional Studies, our Admissions staff can walk you through the process. Give us a call and get started today!

Undergraduate Admissions Staff - Main Campus (for students seeking an on-campus undergraduate college experience or looking to enroll in our on-campus MBA program)

800-342-5462; admissions@gmercyu.edu

School of Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions Staff (for students seeking online/accelerated undergraduate or graduate programs in business, education or nursing)

877-499-6333 or accelerate@gmercyu.edu

Undergraduate Admissions Staff- Main Campus

Michele Diehl
Paul Rymal
Susan Jaskelewicz
Daniel Freed
Carl Wambold
Ashley Hazeltine
Shannon Zeller
Marybeth Lambert
Carol Elsing

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Michele Diehl
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
 

Michele Diehl

Michele has been a part of GMercyU's Undergraduate Admissions team since 2000 and has served as the Director of Undergraduate Admissions since 2003.

Degrees: BA in English from GMercyU, MBA from La Salle University

Favorite Quote:  “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you’ll land among the stars." - Les Brown

Favorite thing about GMercyU: I have been here for so long that it is hard to pick just one. I have stayed so long because the students, faculty and staff are so amazing that they inspire me every day.

Admissions Tip: During a campus visit, many students will get that "gut" feeling that a certain college is where they are supposed to go. Follow this feeling.


Paul Rymal
Assistant Director of Admissions


Paul Rymal

Paul has served as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions since 2013. Paul recruits transfer students from Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties and all transfer students who live in New Jersey.

He also recruits military students and students from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and South Carolina.

Degree: BA in Criminal Justice from Barry University

Favorite Quote: “Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today” —James Dean

Favorite thing about GMercyU: I am amazed at the clinical and practical learning aspects of some of the majors. As a student, you can get real life perspective as you prepare for your future career and to me that is very important to employers.

Admissions Tip: Challenge yourself and don't take your senior year for granted. Of course, you should have a great time and make it as fun as possible but don't slack off and get “Senioritis."

215-641-5529
rymal.p@gmercyu.edu
Schedule an appointment with Paul!

Susan Jaskelewicz
Coordinator of Enrollment Support Services

 

Susan Jaskelewicz

Susan has been a part of GMercyU's Undergraduate admissions team since 2011 and has served as the Coordinator of Enrollment Support Services since 2014. She is responsible for all of the undergraduate admission events on campus. Anytime you want to visit GMercyU, Susan will be more than happy to schedule it for you!

Degree: BA in Dance with a minor in Psychology from DeSales University

Favorite Quote: “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” —John Wooden
 

Favorite Thing About GMercyU: The welcoming nature of everyone around campus. There is always a smiling face and a helping hand! The faculty, staff, and students truly embody the Mercy tradition.
 

Favorite Admissions Tip: The admissions staff is here to help you! Do not be afraid to ask questions, visit campus and find out as much information as you can. You want to make sure GMercyU is the perfect fit for you!

215-542-4609
jaskelewicz.s@gmercyu.edu
Schedule an appointment with Susan!

Daniel Freed ‘13
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
 

Daniel Freed

Dan is a recent graduate of GMercyU and has been a part of GMercyU's Undergraduate admissions team since 2013. As a student, Dan was the editor of the school newspaper and even represented GMercyU at the Republican National Convention.

Dan recruits first-year students in Northeastern and Western PA and first-year students from Berks County. He also recruits transfer students outside Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. 

Degree: BA in Communications from GMercyU

Favorite Quote: "Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

Favorite Thing about GMercyU: Being able to walk into any building on campus and recognize a former classmate or professor.

Favorite Admissions Tip: Don't be afraid to ask questions...admissions counselors are here to help you.  We don't mind your questions, even if you think the question is dumb!

215-641-5541
freed.d@gmercyu.edu       
Schedule an appointment with Dan!

Carl Wombold
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Carl recruits first-year students in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Burlington, Camden, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties. He also recruits students in Arizona, California, Colorado, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas and Utah.

Degree: BS in Sport and Business Management from East Stroudsburg University

Favorite Quote: "When you're good at something, you'll tell everyone. When you're great, they'll tell you." - Walter Payton

Favorite Thing About GMercyU: Whether it be in class, on campus, or in the community, we have created a family of faculty, staff, and students that truly care for one another. The close knit environment that we have at our university not only showcases the success our students/alumni uphold, but also helps create memories that our students will forever remember!

Favorite Admissions Tip: No matter how irrelevant your question may seem, ask about anything and everything! The most important decision at this stage in your life is finding the perfect school that will guide you towards the career you're passionate about. Get in touch with your admissions counselor, we have all been in yours shoes at one point!

215-641-5514
wambold.c@gmercyu.edu

Ashley Hazeltine
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

 

Ashley Hazeltine

Ashley has been a part of the GMercyU family since 2015. Ashley recruits first-year Montgomery County students and first-year students in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem County in New Jersey, Philadelphia county and first-year students north of Mercer and Monmouth counties in New Jersey. She also recruits students in Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Degree: BA in Communications and Rhetoric and History from the University of Pittsburgh
 

Favorite Quote: "There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries." - William Shakespeare

Favorite Thing about GMercyU: The strong sense of community. You feel it the second you step on campus! The students, faculty, and staff are very welcoming and willing to go out of their way to help others. They take great pride in GMercyU’s rich Mercy heritage and it shows.

Favorite Admissions Tip: Speak up! If you have questions or concerns about anything, big or small, don't hesitate to reach out to an admissions counselor. We know picking a college is a big decision and want to make sure you have all the information you need to determine which school is the right fit for you.

215-641-5511

hazeltine.a@gmercyu.edu
Schedule an appointment with Ashley!

Shannon Zeller
Administrative Assistant

 

Shannon Zeller

Shannon has been a part of the GMercyU family since 2013. Shannon is oftentimes the first person you speak to after applying.  She is responsible for handling your transcripts and processing any necessary documents to ensure a possible acceptance is made in a timely manner.

Favorite Quote: “Remember you are a braver than you think. You are stronger than you seem and you are smarter than you know.” —A.A. Milne

Favorite Thing about GMercyU: GMercyU is a smaller university that offers students a more personal and individualized educational experience. It's a community where students will receive ongoing guidance from the staff and never feel that they are overlooked. The students receive a quality education making them marketable for future employers.

Favorite Admissions Tip: Take a tour of your prospective college choices. Make sure that is the best fit for you, academically and personally.

215-641-5530

zeller.s@gmercyu.edu

Marybeth Lambert
Administrative Assistant

 

Marybeth Lambert

Marybeth has been a part of the GMercyU family since 2009. After working in the cardiology field for nearly 25 years, Marybeth decided to come back home to help future Griffins find their passion. Marybeth processes your applications and assists the admissions staff with creating files.  

Degree: A.S. Cardiovascular Technology from GMercyU

Favorite Quote: “If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you dream it, you can become it.” —William Arthur Ward

Favorite Thing about GMercyU: The students! They are friendly and always willing to help.

Favorite Admissions Tip: Don't hesitate to connect your admissions counselor. We are here to answer any questions you may have. No question is insignificant.

215-646-7300 ext. 480

lambert.m@gmercyu.edu

Carol Elsing
Admissions Office Coordinator

 

Carol Elsing

Carol has been a part of GMercyU’s Undergraduate Admissions team since 2014. As the Office Coordinator, Carol is the point of contact to answer general questions about the University and will assist you in scheduling a campus visit or making an appointment with the admissions counselors.

Favorite Quote: “It’s not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. “ - Ann Landers

Favorite Thing about GMercyU:  Sharing in the excitement of prospective students and their families, whether it is coming to visit the university for the first time or when they are welcomed into the GMercyU family as accepted students.

Favorite Admissions Tip: Go with your instincts, you'll know what school is the right fit for you!

215-641-5510

elsing.c@gmercyu.edu

School of Graduate & Professional Studies Admissions Staff

Jennifer Roski
JoAnn Awadzi    
John Brennan
Catherine Rhoads
Eric Brennan
Zavier Bookard
Brendan Smith
Michelle Hernandez
Starline Griffin
Stephanie Robinson
Dan Heffron

 

Jennifer Roski, Director of Enrollment
877-499-6333 ext. 118
roski.j@gmercyu.edu

JoAnn Awadzi, Nursing Admissions Manager    
877-499-6333 ext. 118
awadzi.j@gmercyu.edu

John Brennan, Director of Partnership Development
610-574-6149
brennan.j@gmercyu.edu

Catherine Rhoads, Student Success Coordinator
847-499-6333 ext. 37168
rhoads.c@gmercyu.edu

Eric Brennan, Admissions Counselor
610-382-9827
brennan.e@gmercyu.edu

Zavier Bookard, Admissions Counselor
877-499-6333 ext. 37116
schueller.k@gmercyu.edu

Brendan Smith, Admissions Counselor    
877-499-6333 ext. 37144
smith.brendan@gmercyu.edu

Michelle Hernandez, Admissions Counselor
877-499-6333 ext. 37169
hernandez.michelle@gmercyu.edu

Starline Griffin, Admissions Coordinator    
610-382-9847    
griffin.starline@gmercyu.edu

Stephanie Robinson, Admissions Counselor
877-499-6333 ext. 37170
robinson.stephanie@gmercyu.edu

Dan Heffron, Admissions Counselor    
877-499-6333 ext. 37117
heffron.d@gmercyu.edu