Recruitment Team

 

At the University of South Alabama, we believe in the importance of providing personal attention to each individual within the context of the university admissions process. Our recruitment counselors will be available and accessible to you throughout the college search and application process.

Use the Find Your Recruiter page and select the options that will help you to find your personal recruitment counselor or choose from the list below.

 
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Kristin Odom
Interim Director
New Student Recruitment

Local Schools: Bayside Academy, UMS-Wright

 

Office: 251-460-7795

kodom@southalabama.edu

Natasha

Natasha Ellis
Associate Director
New Student Recruitment

Local Schools: Alabama School of Math & Science, B.C. Rain HS, Blount HS, Leflore HS, Vigor HS, Alma Bryant HS

AL Counties: Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Sumter, Washington, Bibb, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Walker

AL Community Colleges: Marion Military, Reid State, Bevill State, Shelton State

Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Indiana Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming 

Special: US Citizens Abroad, APO, GED, Special/Adult Freshmen

Call or text: 251-460-1395

Office: 251-460-7719

npellis@southalabama.edu

 

Kristen Gangawere

Kristen Gangawere
Senior Admissions Officer

Local Schools: Saraland HS, Satsuma HS

Florida

Call or text: 251-220-6778

Office: 251-460-7721

kgangawere@southalabama.edu

Courtney Varner

Courtney Varner
Recruitment Counselor, Orientation

AL Community Colleges: Bishop State, Coastal Alabama, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Special: Second Bachelor's

Call or text: 251-220-9873

Office: 251-460-7971

courtneyvarner@southalabama.edu

Lindsay

Lindsay Laubenthal

Recruitment Counselor

Local Schools: Chickasaw HS, Citronelle HS, St. Paul's Episcopal, St. Luke's Episcopal, McGill-Toolen Catholic HS, Wesleyan Christian, Davidson HS

Alaska, Arizona, California, Georgia, Hawaii, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington

Call or text: 251-220-6297

Office: 251-461-1913

llaubenthal@southalabama.edu

brandon

Brandon Cox

Recruitment Counselor

Local Schools: Baker HS

AL Counties: Baldwin

Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia,  West Virginia

Call or text: 251-220-6081

Office: 251-461-1674

brandoncox@southalabama.edu

Emily N

Emily Kennedy
Recruitment Counselor

Local Schools: Cottage Hill Christian, Faith Academy, Grace Baptist Academy, J.B. Shelton Academy, Mary G Montgomery HS, Mobile Christian, Stanford Christian Academy, All Mobile County Homeschools 

Louisiana

Call or text: 251-220-7014

Office: 251-460-6026

emilykennedy@southalabama.edu

TBD

Maya Constantine
Recruitment Counselor

Local Schools: Al-Iman Academy, Lighthouse Baptist Academy, Murphy HS and Murphy Adult, Rock School, Theodore HS, Williamson HS 

Mississippi

Call or text: 251-220-6763

Office: 251-460-6685

mayaconstantine@southalabama.edu

Regional Recruiters  
MikeHryndza

Mike Hryndza
Assistant Director, Out-of-State Regional Student Recruitment

Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin

 

Call or text: 251-220-6054

Office: 251-533-5887

mhryndza@southalabama.edu

 

Jennifer Henderson

Jennifer Henderson
Senior Admissions Officer, In-State Regional Student Recruitment

AL Counties: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Jefferson, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega

AL Community Colleges: Gadsden State, Jefferson State, Lawson State

Call or text: 251-220-9559

Office: 251-525-3757

jenhenderson@southalabama.edu

Ryan M

Ryan McLaughlin
Admissions Officer

AL Counties: Blount, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan, Marion, Winston

AL Community Colleges: Calhoun State, Drake State, GC Wallace, NE Alabama, NW-Shoals, Snead State

Tennessee

Call or text: 251-220-0409

Office: 251-525-3759

mclaughlin@southalabama.edu

Michele Michele Butler

Admissions Officer

AL Counties: Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Chilton, Coffee, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, Tallapoosa, Wilcox

AL Community Colleges: Central Alabama, Chattahoochee Valley, Enterprise State, Ingram State, LB Wallace, Southern Union State, Trenholm State 

Call or text: 251-220-6857

Office: 251-525-3758

michelebutler@southalabama.edu

HeatherMolnar

Heather Fusko
Regional Recruitment Counselor

Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Call or text: 251-220-6812

Office: 251-533-8877

hfusko@southalabama.edu

Kandace

Kandace Cox
Regional Recruitment Counselor

Texas

Call or text: 251-220-6610

Office: 251-533-8874

kandacecox@southalabama.edu

Communication Center
Delisa Johnson

Delisa Johnson
Assistant Director
Communication Center

Office: 251-460-7640

dpjohnson@southalabama.edu
 

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