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Meet the Admissions & Financial Aid Staff

If you have questions about applying to Upstate and would like to speak with a member of the Office of Student Admissions, please contact us directly.

Admissions Staff

Jennifer Welch
Jennifer Welch, PhD
Associate Dean of Admissions
and Financial Aid and
Chief Enrollment Officer

Financial Aid

Nicole Morgante
Nicole Morgante
Assistant Dean of
Financial Aid and
Student Data Systems 

Vanessa Decker
Vanessa Decker
Senior Associate
Director of Financial Aid
Tanya Millazzo
Tanya Milazzo
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Daniele Emeny
Danielle Emeny
Senior Financial Aid Advisor
Meagan Dennison
Meagan Dennison
Financial Aid Assistant

Admissions and Financial Aid Support Staff

Jim Rugg
Jim Rugg
Admissions and Financial Aid Application Processor

Carolyn Couch
Data Management Coordinator
Derek Sexton
Derek Sexton
Admissions & Transfer Credit Coordinator