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Meet Your Admissions Counselor

HACC has a dedicated team of admissions counselors who work to provide a positive and informative introduction to the college experience for all of our students.

We are excited to connect with you and help you start YOUR HACC journey. Please choose the option that works best for you to meet with us.

Email the Admissions team at start@hacc.edu or call 800-ABC-HACC (800-222-4222).

Schedule an online admissions meeting or phone call!

To schedule an on-campus appointment and tour, or find upcoming events to learn more about us, please visit how to Connect with HACC.

Stepheni Anderson

Interim Executive Director of Admissions

Why HACC?: As an alumna of HACC, I am very proud of all that HACC has to offer its students and communities. I am passionate about helping students reach their goals. I can walk you through the step-by-step process of furthering your education at HACC.

Hometown: Hanover, PA

High school attended: Hanover High School

Colleges attended: HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College; Penn State York; Walden University

Degree(s)/major: BS in Business Marketing/Management, MBA in Marketing

Interests/hobbies: I like traveling, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.

Nakysha Haywood

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: HACC wants to see its students succeed, and the faculty and staff offer as much support as they can to students. HACC understands the importance of diversity and inclusion. I can help you during your application process. I enjoy helping people set and watching them achieve their goals.

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

High school attended: Central Dauphin East High School

Colleges attended: Hampton University

Degree(s)/major: BA in Broadcast Journalism

Interests/hobbies: I like to travel, spend time with my family and cook. I enjoy browsing house listings, even though I’m not looking to buy

Asha’ Jones

Interim Director of Admissions

Why HACC?: Once you have the knowledge, no one can take it from you. HACC has created an open and safe door for education. HACC creates the space where students can gain the knowledge and education for their future success.

Hometown: Ogden, Utah

High school attended: Ogden High School, Utah

College attended: Weber State University, University of Phoenix and San Diego State University/Claremont Graduate University.

Degree(s)/major: B.A., communication with an emphasis in public relations; MBA, business administration; and Ph.D. in progress, education leadership policy

Interests/hobbies: I love the beach and the waves of the ocean. I enjoy meeting new people. I love listening to music and reading.

Abderrahim Kherchttou

Why HACC?: As a proud HACC alumnus, I can attest that HACC will provide you with the knowledge you need to further your academic progress and develop the skills necessary to fulfill your professional goals in a small, fun and engaging learning environment.

Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.

High school attended: El Farahidi, Morocco

College attended: HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College; Penn State Harrisburg; West Chester University

Degree(s)/major: B.S. in Criminal Justice and M.S. in Human Resource Management (in progress)

Interests/hobbies: I like reading, soccer, tennis, traveling, movies, theater and outdoor activities.

Lolita Lupian

Why HACC?: After many years, I finally completed my associate degree at HACC. The long journey was truly worth it. If you are determined, YOU can make it happen. HACC provides a positive environment with many opportunities and resources to help you succeed. I’m excited to help you get started or continue your educational journey at HACC. También hablo Español y me encantaría brindarle ayuda con todo lo que sea necesario.

Hometown: McSherrystown, Pa.

High School Attended: Biglerville High School

Colleges Attended: HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College

Degree(s)/major: A.A. in General Studies

Interests/hobbies: I like reality TV (90 Day Fiancé-All of them!), stand-up comedy, DIY projects, organizing and listening to music. Most importantly, I like spending time with my kids and watching them grow, learn and be happy.

Paige Martin

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: HACC offers a supportive environment to ensure that your educational goals can be met. There are many amazing opportunities and resources available at HACC to support you in furthering your education. As your admissions counselor, I look forward to assisting you with the application process and helping you explore all that HACC has to offer!

Hometown: Elizabethtown, PA

High school attended: Elizabethtown Area High School

Colleges attended: Lebanon Valley College; Millersville University

Degree(s)/major: B.S. in Psychology; M.Ed. in School Counseling

Interests/hobbies: I enjoy reading, listening to music and spending time with my family, friends and two cats.

Jill Matolyak

Assistant Director, International and Virtual Admissions

Why HACC?: I have more than 15 years of experience in the field of higher education admissions, including more than ten years in international admissions. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn about other parts of the world from my students. I am here to assist you with the application, visa and arrival process. I look forward to helping you enroll at HACC.

Hometown: Lancaster, PA

High school attended: Stroudsburg High School

College attended: Point Park University; Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Degree(s)/major:B.S. in Human Resources Management and M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education

Interests/hobbies: I like spending time with my husband and two sons, cooking and all kinds of music

Drew Scoggin

Digital Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: Working to receive a good education can be one of the most rewarding and important achievements of your life. At HACC, it is a comfort knowing that I work on a team that wants to help every student get the best education they can, while maintaining a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for students and staff. I look forward to speaking with you and trying to help in any way I can.

Hometown: Lancaster, PA

High school attended: Hempfield High School

College attended: Duquesne University

Degree(s)/major: B.A. in International Relations and Spanish

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy going on adventures with my dog, Phillie; watching and playing baseball; playing golf and grilling.

Hannah Whitman

Why HACC?: As your admissions counselor, I am here to help YOU! I am here to support you through the college application process, so don’t be afraid to explore our programs and ask tough questions! HACC offers amazing opportunities and I look forward to helping you take the next steps toward your educational goals!

Hometown: Lebanon, Pa.

High school attended: Cedar Crest High School

College attended: Millersville University

Degree(s)/major: B.S. in Secondary Social Studies Education (7-12)

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy watching, playing and coaching field hockey; bingeing Netflix; and spending time with my friends and family.