Meet Your Admissions Counselor
At MSU Denver, we believe that receiving information about us should be easy. That means you can visit with an Admissions counselor any time our office is open. You may also speak with an Admissions staff member or counselor by calling our office at 303-556-3058 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our office is located in the Student Success Building, Room 180, on the Auraria Campus. When you visit, please park in the 7th Street Garage so we can provide you with a free parking pass. Counselors are available during our office hours Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
To ensure a counselor is available, we encourage you to schedule an appointment ahead of time.
Counselors For First-Time College Students
Patrick is one of the many transplants here in the Mile High City. Originally from Pennsylvania, Patrick moved to Denver after graduating from Penn State University in 2007. He has spent the majority of his professional career in higher education and has found a home here at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He loves the vibrant atmosphere of the Auraria Campus and MSU Denver’s commitment to serving its students. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, attending sporting events and everything else Colorado has to offer!
Denver Area Districts: Private Schools and Boulder Valley
Greater Colorado: Private Schools and North Central Colorado Region
States: AR, AZ, CT, DE, HI, LA, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OK, PA, RI, TX and VT
David is a proud MSU Denver Alumni from the Class of 2015! He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in sociology. As an admissions counselor, he has the opportunity to help high school students take the next steps towards college. David’s passion for higher education came from working as an orientation leader while pursuing his degree. He is also a member and the faculty advisor to the Xi Delta Chapter of Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. His favorite thing about MSU Denver is the diverse and supportive atmosphere on campus. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies and playing video games.
Denver Area Districts: Clear Creek, Gilpin County, Platte Canyon and Jefferson County
Greater Colorado: Northwest Colorado Region
States: AL, AK, FL, GA, MS, NC, OR, SC, TN and WA
Marcy joined the MSU Denver admissions team in 2017. She attended Drake University in Iowa and worked as a teacher and school counselor before moving into higher education. Marcy has three energetic boys and enjoys spending family time skiing, swimming, hiking and appreciating the numerous parks including the wonderful Elitch Gardens. She loves working at MSU Denver because of the passionate staff, dynamic students and one-of-a-kind environment.
Denver Area Districts: Denver Public Schools and Aurora Public Schools
Greater Colorado: Northeast Colorado Region
States: IA, KS, MN, MO, MT, NE, ND, SD and WY
Born in Michoacán, Mexico, Ambrosio has shared his time between living in Mexico, Colorado and mostly California (San Diego and Long Beach). He considers himself a life-long student and is passionate about assisting and recruiting students to MSU Denver. He enjoys art, music, sports and traveling. His favorite foods are Mexican, Thai, Italian and Cuban.
Denver Area Districts: Adams 12, Adams 14, Brighton, Westminster 50 and Mapleton (Excluding EXCEL schools)
Greater Colorado: Pikes Peak and Southeast Colorado Regions
Julia is one of the few Colorado natives here at MSU Denver and is actually a product of the Auraria Campus. Both of her parents attended school here - her mom went to UCD and her dad went to what is now MSU Denver! Julia graduated from Fort Lewis College with a degree in English communications, and soon after found her way into higher ed. She loves MSU Denver and all the doors it opens for students from different backgrounds. Besides visiting her south Denver high school districts, she enjoys trying to take Instagram worthy pictures of her hedgehog, Albus, eating too much food and exploring national parks.
Denver Area Districts: Cherry Creek, Douglas County, Elizabeth, Englewood, Littleton and Sheridan
Greater Colorado: Southwest and West Central Regions
States: ID, IL, IN, KY, MI, NV, OH, UT, VA, WV and WI
Counselors For Transfer Students
Josh joined the Roadrunner family in 2008. He advises students on class selection, develops retention programs and recruits transfer students to MSU Denver. Josh enjoys working at MSU Denver due to the faculty and staff commitment to student success, the access to a high-quality, affordable education and the commitment to diversity.
In his free time, Josh explores the outdoors with his partner and two kids. He enjoys hiking, camping, trail running, biking, reading and laughing. If you have questions about the admissions process or want to have some good laughs, stop by to see Josh in the Office of Admissions.
Colorado Community Colleges: Colorado Mountain College, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Community College of Aurora and Pikes Peak Community College
Brigid moved to Colorado from Wisconsin where she graduated with a degree in Spanish from Carthage College. Since then, she has worked in education in a variety of capacities. Having worked with both high school and community college students, her focus is always on student success. She is grateful to have found a home at MSU Denver and looks forward to helping transfer students realize their goals.
In her free time, Brigid enjoys attending concerts, practicing yoga, traveling and hiking in the mountains with her partner and their dog.
Colorado Community Colleges: Arapahoe Community College, Community College of Denver, Lamar Community College, Otero Junior Collge, Pueblo Community College and Trinidad State Junior College
Other Colorado Institutions: Adam State University, Art Institute of Colorado, Colorado College, Colorado State University Global, Colorado State University Pueblo, Denver Seminary, DeVry University, Fort Lewis College, ITT Technical Institute, Regis University, University of Phoenix and Webster University
States: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA and WV
Kathryn moved to Colorado in the summer of 2018 after many years of travelling here to backpack, ski and visit family. Previous to her move, Kathryn taught high school English in Atlanta for 18 years. She is grateful to have the opportunity to continue working with students and feels privileged to be a part of the staff at MSU Denver. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys hiking, camping, going to concerts and exploring all that Denver has to offer.
Other Colorado Institutions: Colorado Mesa University, Colorado Technical University, Johnson and Wales University, Nazarene Bible College, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, US Air Force Academy and Western State Colorado University.
States: CT, DC, DE, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, OH, PA, RI, SD, VT and WI
After many years in higher education, Anthony joined MSU Denver as a transfer counselor in spring 2017. He enjoys working collaboratively with some of our local community colleges as well as serving students from the western states. Whether transferring from a local 2-year institution or a faraway 4-year institution, making the move to MSU Denver invites many questions that Anthony is happy to answer. Outside of the office, Anthony likes to spend his time exploring Denver’s restaurant scene, Colorado’s outdoor scenery and an international adventure when possible.
Colorado Community Colleges: Aims Community College, Front Range Community College, Morgan Community College, Northeastern Junior College and Red Rocks Community College,
Other Colorado Institutions: Colorado Christian University, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University Fort Collins, Naropa University, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, University of Colorado Boulder and University of Northern Colorado
States: AK, AZ, CA, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA and WY
Counselors For Veteran and Military Students
As of 2018, Paul is honored to serve veteran and military students who have served our country! As a first-generation college student who earned a master’s degree in education and accumulated over 30 years of experience at MSU Denver, he intimately understands the challenges facing prospective MSU Denver students. Being a prolific innovator of sorts, Paul initiated the first MSU Denver Open House, developed and implemented the first faculty and staff leadership development program known as METROLEADS, and now serves as the first veteran & military student recruiter for MSU Denver’s new Veteran Center. As the recipient of numerous MSU Denver awards, Paul says his greatest achievement is providing guidance that help students move forward to become all they are capable of being. He is very grateful to work at MSU Denver.
Paul has a passion for the study of leadership and enjoys learning, music, cooking, traveling, art, new ideas, new technology, different cultures, working out and collaborating with co-workers to accomplish goals.
Counselors for international students
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