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If you have questions about any part of the admission process or about Providence College in general, please contact us so that we may assist you in any way we can.

*Find your admission counselor: Counseling Staff by Geographic Region


Counseling Staff


Raúl A. Fonts
Dean of
Admission and Financial Aid 

  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Virgin Islands US

Amy M. Cembor
Senior Associate Dean of

  • Massachusetts (Norfolk and Bristol Counties)
  • New Jersey (Monmouth County)
Nancy M. Eagan
Senior Associate Dean of Admission

  • Rhode Island (Providence, Northern Rhode Island and Warwick area)

Sandra A. Miller
Associate Dean of
Admission; Coordinator of Transfer Admission

  • Arizona
  • Massachusetts (Fitchburg and Northern Worcester County)
  • Rhode Island (Bristol, Kent [excluding Warwick area], Newport and Washington [South] Counties)

Karen Vargas
Associate Dean of
Admission for Multicultural Recruitment

  • Massachusetts (Essex County, Boston, and Cambridge except for Boston College
    High School
  • Puerto Rico

Faith W. Allen
Assistant Dean of

  • Massachusetts (Lexington, Milton, Waltham areas and Southern Worcester County)
  • New Jersey (Essex, Southern Passaic County, and Union County)

Father Iriarte Andujar, O.P.
Associate Dean of Admission

  • Arkansas
  • Guam
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts (Boston College High School)
  • New Mexico
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • South America

Christine A. Hickey
Assistant Dean of
Admission; Coordinator for International Recruitment

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts (Cape Cod and the Islands)
  • New York (Suffolk County and Southern Nassau County)
  • Wisconsin
  • Canada
  • Africa
  • Europe

 Scott B. Seseske
Assistant Dean of

  • Delaware
  • Massachusetts (Berkshire and Franklin Counties; Lowell, Concord, and
    Wellesley areas)
  • Pennsylvania

Michelle L. Carrara
Assistant Dean of

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts (Quincy and Plymouth County)
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • Asia
  • Oceania

Owen R. Bligh
Senior Admission Counselor

  • California (Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties)
  • Indiana
  • Massachusetts (Springfield area and Hampshire County)
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey (Bergen County)

Diana B. Gingles
Assistant Dean of Admission

  • Alaska
  • Connecticut (Waterbury, Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland County)
  • New Jersey (Somerset and Mercer Counties, Hudson County, Morris and Northern Passaic County)
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Matthew S. Maurano
Senior Admission Counselor

  • Colorado
  • Connecticut (Fairfield County)
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New York (Rockland and Westchester Counties)
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Wyoming

Courtney L. Kipp
Admission Counselor

  • California (Northern CA to Central Valley, excluding Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties)
  • Connecticut (New Haven and Middlesex County)
  • New York (Northern and Central Nassau County)

Chris Washington
Admission Counselor

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut (New London and Windham County)
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • New Jersey (Southern Jersey, Camden and Burlington County, Jersey Shore and Pinelands, and Middlesex County)
  • New York (Upstate, Central, and Western NY, including the Poughkeepsie, Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo areas)
  • New York City (The five boroughs)
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia



Providence College
Office of Admission
Harkins Hall 103
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918

Phone: 401-865-2535
Toll Free: 1-800-721-6444
Fax: 401-865-2826











Operations Staff


Erin L. Earley
Coordinator of Admission Services

Marjorie H. Auger
Administrative Coordinator

Jennifer P. Pastor
Administrative Coordinator

Rhonda P. Gemma
Senior Office Assistant

Jessica H. Navilliat
Senior Office Assistant

Kristina Zanni
Senior Office Assistant


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