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Husson University
1st Floor O'Donnell Commons
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone: 207.941.7100 OR 1.800.4HUSSON

admissions-melissarosenberg.jpgMelissa Rosenberg
Director of Admissions

louisegrant.jpgLouise Grant
Associate Director of Admissions

(Office) 207.973.1093
Send a text to 207.852.3970

Territory: Northern and Downeast Maine

Louise joined Husson officially in 2014 when the New England School of Communications (NESCom) was integrated into Husson University. Prior to the merger, she oversaw the recruitment efforts for NESCom. 

stephaniecadwell.jpgStephanie Fazzino
Associate Director of Transfer Admissions

(Office) 207.941.7024
Send a text to 207.745.6856

Steph is the Associate Director of Transfer Admissions. She joined Husson in September 2017 and brings a vast amount of recruiting experience in higher education to the University. This includes two years as a graduate admissions representative for a University in Tennessee. She graduated from Herkimer County Community College before transferring to Mansfield University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in 2005. Steph also went on to earn her Master’s degree from California University of Pennsylvania in 2010. Steph realizes how hard it can be to navigate through the transfer admissions process and she is here to help make this process as smooth as possible. Fun fact about Stephanie: She was the head track and field coach at a University for eight years.  

garry-monroe-forweb.jpgGarry Monroe
Associate Director for University Recruitment

(Office) 207.992.4995
Send a text to 207.249.0486

Garry joined Husson University in July 2019 to assist with national recruitment efforts for graduate programs. He brings an extensive amount of recruiting experience to the University, having recruited for the United States Army for 19 of his 25 years of service to our country. He enjoys helping people achieving their goals and assisting them with the admissions process. He currently lives in Bangor with his wife and three children.


chrisshorette.jpgChris Shorette
Assistant Director of Admissions

(Office) 207.971.7062
Send a text to 207.949.6449

Territory:  Connecticut and Rhode Island

Chris graduated from the New England School of Communications (NESCom) with a bachelor’s degree in communications and sports journalism. After working in sports broadcasting, he returned to the university to work in the Office of Admissions.  Chris is responsible for recruiting students in Connecticut and Rhode Island. He currently lives in Old Town with his wife and two children, the same town where he graduated from high school. In addition to following the Boston Red Sox, Chris is a huge fan of New Zealand’s national rugby team.

haleighpaul-meetyourcounselor.jpgCaleigh Paul
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

(Office) 207.941.7092
Send a text to 207.356.1466

Territory: Eastern and Central Massachusetts

Hi! My name is Caleigh Paul and I joined the Admissions team in September of 2019 as the Assistant Director of Admissions. I am responsible for the recruitment of students in the state of Massachusetts, specifically the North Shore/Boston area. I am a 2016 graduate of the University of Maine with a Bachelor's degree in Communication. When I'm not at Husson or on the road, I enjoy hiking, being outdoors and spending time with my nephew.

admissions-abbyoclairthompson.jpgAbigail O'Clair-Thompson
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

(Office) 207.941.7729
Send a text to 207.385.6438

Territory: Central Maine

Hello! My name is Abby O'Clair-Thompson and I am the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions. I am from a small town in Aroostook County called Easton. I graduated from University of Maine at Orono with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2019 and then from Husson University with my Master of Science degree in Human Relations in 2022. I joined the admissions team in November 2021 and I primarily recruit for the Central Maine area. When I have free time, I enjoy reading, knitting, macrame, camping, and photography.

gabriel-affonso-wagner_forweb.jpgGabriel Affonso-Wagner
Regional Recruitment Manager

Send a text to 207.852.8428

Territory: New York

Greetings, future Eagles! My name is Gabriel Affonso-Wagner and I am the Regional Recruitment Manager of Metro NYC and Long Island, working from my home in Manhattan. I'm a college admission professional with almost a decade's worth of experience in finding the best fit college for future professionals so they can achieve meaningful success upon graduation.

I'm happy to answer any of your questions about what makes Husson so special. I'm here for you and your family every step of the way in this college search. I'll offer you my best advice on admissions to help you make the most important decision of your life: where to go to for a premier destination for your future education. Please let me know if there's anything I can do to help guide you in the right direction.


catherine-army-foradmissions.jpgCatherine Army
Regional Recruiter

Send a text to 207.852.7460

Territory: Southern Maine

Hello! My name is Catherine Army and I recently joined the Admissions team in July 2020 as a Regional Recruiter. I am responsible for the territory of Southern Maine. In 2012 I graduated from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in History. When I am not working, I love traveling, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with my pets and with my family.


LaurenBroderick_forweb.jpgLauren Broderick
Regional Recruiter

Send a text to 207.944.9332

Territory: New Hampshire and Vermont

Hello everyone, I'm Lauren and I joined the Husson Admissions Team in May 2022. I have over 8 years of undergraduate college admissions experience. I call New Hampshire home and am thrilled to work with all NH and VT students. Maine has always been my favorite place and personal Vacationland, and I am so excited to share all Husson has to offer with you. I earned my Bachelor's degree in Child Development and Early Childhood Education from Colby-Sawyer College in 2013, and my Masters in Higher Education Administration from Southern New Hampshire University in 2018. In my free time you can find me traveling, trying out a new gluten free restaurant, or watching one of my favorite bands at a live show.


Seth_Carver-forweb.jpgSeth Carver
Regional Recruiter

Send a text to 207.478.9052

Territory: New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Hello! My name is Seth Carver and I am the Regional Recruiter for the New Jersey-Pennsylvania region. I joined the admissions team at Husson in 2021 and am excited to continue to serve the Delaware Valley region. I earned my B.A. in Political Science and Government from Temple University in 2018. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my dogs and discovering new favorite restaurants.