Meet Your Counselor


Melissa Barger
Associate Director of Admissions
478-387-5501 | melissa.barger@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Saratoga, CA

Georgia Counties: Fulton

Georgia High Schools: Blessed Trinity Catholic HS, Brookwood HS, George Walton Comprehensive HS, Lassiter HS, Peachtree Ridge HS, Saint Pius X Catholic HS, and West Forsyth HS

Out of State: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.


Jillian Bolak
Admission Counselor
478-414-8009 | jillian.bolak@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Savannah, GA

Georgia Counties: Banks, Barrow, Clarke, DeKalb, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Walton, White

Out of State: The Dakotas, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.


 

Brittany Bryan
Admission Counselor
478-445-3651 | brittany.bryan@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Loganville, GA

Georgia Counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bleckley, Brooks, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Grady, Harris, Houston, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Lanier, Laurens, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Montgomery, Muscogee, Peach, Pierce, Pulaski, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Treutlen, Turner, Ware, Webster, Wheeler, Wilcox, Worth

Out of State: Florida


Javier Francisco
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
478-445-1991 | javier.francisco@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Georgia Counties: Baldwin, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Putnam, Twiggs, Washington, Wilkinson

Out of State: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

 


Rachel Horn
Admissions Counselor
478-445-1284 | rachel.horn@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Dallas, GA

Georgia Counties: Bibb, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Butts, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Clayton, Crawford, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Henry, Lamar, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Monroe, Newton, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding, Upson , Wayne

Out of State: Missouri, and Texas.


Marques Kyles
Coordinator of Diversity Recruitment
478-445-2523 | marques.kyles@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Chicago, IL


 

Ellie McAlpin
Admission Counselor
478-414-8989 | ellie.mcalpin@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Savannah, GA

GA CountiesBartow, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Coweta, Dade, Dawson, Douglas, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Gwinnett, Haralson, Heard, Lumpkin, Meriwether, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Troup, Union, Walker, Whitfield

Out of State: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and West Virginia

 


Emily Paulk
Admission Counselor
478-445-6189 | emily.paulk@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Sugar Hill, GA

Territory: Transfer, returning, post-baccalaureate, second undergraduate, non-traditional freshman, non-traditional transfer, non-degree seeking, and transient students from all over the U.S. 


Mary Beth Pennington
Admissions Counselor
478-445-5995 | marybeth.pennington@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Watkinsville, GA

Georgia Counties: Burke, Candler, Columbia, Emanuel, Glascock, Greene, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Morgan, Oglethorpe, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Warren, Wilkes


For a complete listing of Admissions Staff members please click here.