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Meet Your Admissions Counselor

Meet Your Admissions Counselor

How can an admissions professional help you?

  • Help you with completing an online admissions application.
  • Provide you with your admissions next steps.
  • Provide a campus tour.
  • Help you with activating your myHACC account.
  • Provide information about our HACC programs and majors by meeting with you on campus or virtually via Zoom.

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 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

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.

Scott Bass

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: As a proud HACC alumnus, I am very much looking forward to helping students make HACC a part of their educational journey. To me, being an admissions counselor means it is my number one priority to make sure that every student is set up for success and can take advantage of everything that HACC and a HACC education have to offer!

Hometown: West Deptford, NJ

High school attended: West Deptford High School

Colleges attended: HACC and Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Degree(s)/major: Associate degree in communication

Interests/hobbies: When not studying, I enjoy reading, cooking and fencing. While I am a fierce devotee of travel and exploration, I always enjoy a movie on the couch with my dog and my fiancée.

Stacey Cullen

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: I am a proud HACC alumna who fell in love with higher education through my own journey as a nontraditional student. Since then, I've had the pleasure of working for two community colleges in addition to HACC, and I am beyond excited to be back where it all began! As an adult student who earned degrees later in life, I believe strongly that it's never too late to learn something new, and that learning is for everyone - regardless of background. I look forward to helping the amazing team at HACC continue to make education accessible to all!

Hometown: Frederick, MD

High school attended: Frederick High School

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

Degree(s)/major: Associate degree in criminal justice from HACC; bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Penn State

Interest/hobbies: I am an avid fiction reader, enjoy all sorts of movies and TV and enjoy meeting new people. I love to travel (though I don't get to do so as much as I'd like). I especially enjoy spending time with my fiancé, our three daughters and our spoiled dog.

Al Hastings

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: HACC strives to create a safe and supportive environment to learn and grow, which inspires me to be the best version of myself I can be for my students. I love to work with people and feel grateful to be able to help students achieve their goals. I am excited to get to know you and be part of your HACC journey!

Hometown: Port Angeles, WA

High school attended: Sequim High School

College attended: Spokane Community College; Gonzaga University; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Degree(s)/major: B.A. in English, MFA in Writing

Interests/hobbies: I love to meet new people, have great conversations and hang out with my two cats. I also love to draw, listen to music and watch the city birds do their thing.

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

Abderrahim Kherchttou

Admissions Counselor

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.

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.

Rowan Matchett

Admissions Counselor


Why HACC?: I consider myself an advocate for human rights, with one of those being the right to an education. As a community college, HACC offers many accessible routes for students to reach new levels of success with higher education. I love working in this field, and I love being able to assist students in reaching their educational goals.

Hometown: Stroudsburg, PA

High school attended: Notre Dame High School

College attended: Millersville University

Degree(s)/major: B.A. in psychology with a minor in English

Interests/hobbies: Painting, drawing, reading, traveling and spending time with my loved ones and my pets. My partner and I have three cats and three Leopard Geckos.

Stacy Oliver

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: As a proud parent of two current HACC students, I can assure you that HACC is here to support you and provide you with the resources necessary to achieve your educational goals. I am a dedicated admissions counselor who will be by your side during every step of the college application process. I am here to offer encouragement and motivation and answer any questions. My goal is to guide students of all backgrounds and academic abilities to succeed in college and realize their full potential. I love sharing my passion for education and the college experience in general so feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Hometown: Chambersburg, PA

High school attended: Chambersburg Area Senior High School

College attended: Hagerstown Community College and Penn State University

Degree(s)/major: Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems; Associate in Science in Dietetics Food Systems Management

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, reading and traveling to the beach.

Yisel Statia

Admissions Counselor

Why HACC?: HACC is a great place to complete your education and receive support for your future career. HACC is here to help you, whether you move on to a four-year institution or start in the workforce. HACC provides resources and tools to help you succeed. I am a HACC graduate, and I am proud to have seen students walk the stage achieving their goals. I am excited to meet you and help you find your path to success.

Hometown:York, PA

High school attended:William Penn Senior High school

College attended: HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College

Degree(s)/major: Associate degree in early elementary childhood education and welding diploma from HACC

Interests/hobbies: I like to learn new skills, watch musical performances, try new foods and spend time with my friends and family.