Future students

Meet Your Admissions Counselor

HACC has a team of Admissions Counselors who serve to introduce you to the College. Our Admissions Counselors are here to answer your questions about everything HACC has to offer.

Admissions Counselors are listed below in the following order:

  • Gettysburg Campus
  • Harrisburg Campus
  • Lancaster Campus
  • Lebanon Campus
  • York Campus
  • International Students
  • Virtual Learning (Online)

 

GETTYSBURG CAMPUS

Andrea Lazarus

Senior Admissions Counselor at the Gettysburg Campus

Hometown: Fayette County, PA

High school attended: Frazier High School

College attended: York College of Pennsylvania, Millersville University

Degree(s)/major: B.A. Professional Writing, M.A. English

Interest/hobbies: I like reading, writing, running, and live music. I love spending time with my husband Sean, our two cats, and our beagle-mix dog.

A note from Andrea: Education changes lives! It is one of the few things that stays with you your whole life. I truly believe in HACC and HACC students. Contact me to find out how HACC can help you start your educational journey.
 
High School territory includes 21st Century After School Program, Bermudian Springs, Biglerville, Carlisle Christian, Delone Catholic, Hanover, New Oxford, Northern York, South Western

Contact Andrea:  
717-339-3526
aklazaru@hacc.edu

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Lolita Lupian

Admissions Counselor at the Gettysburg Campus

High School Attended: Biglerville High School

Colleges Attended: Harrisburg Area Community College

Degree(s)/major: AA in General Studies

Interests/hobbies: Reality TV (90 Day Fiancé-All of them!), stand-up comedy, DIY projects, organizing, listening to music, Most importantly spending time with my kids and watching them grow, learn and be happy.

A note from Lolita: After many years, I finally completed my associate's degree at HACC. The long journey was truly worth it. If you are determined, YOU can make it happen. HACC provides a positive environment with many opportunities and resources to help you succeed. I’m excited to help you get started or continue your educational journey at HACC. También hablo Español y me encantaría brindarle ayuda con todo lo que sea necesario.

Contact Lolita:
717-339-3505 
lllupian@hacc.edu  

Sara Maines

Director of Admissions

Hometown: Gettysburg, PA

High school attended: Gettysburg High School

College attended: Harrisburg Area Community College

Degree(s)/major: AA General Studies

Interests/hobbies: Spending time with family and Dachshund Chi, motorcycle riding, photography, cooking, and experiencing new places.

A note from Sara: As a HACC graduate, I am excited to share all the opportunities at HACC. Contact me to learn about our exciting programs and dual-enrollment options at HACC.

High School territory includes Adams County Tech Prep, Chambersburg Area Career Magnet, Chambersburg Area, Cumberland Valley, Cumberland Valley Christian, Fairfiled Area, Fannett- Metal, Franklin County CTC, Gettysburg Area, Greencastle-Antrim, James Buchanan, Littlestown, Shippensburg Area, Waynesboro Area. 

Contact Sara:
717-339-3514
slmaines@hacc.edu

HARRISBURG CAMPUS

Natalie Flores

Admissions Counselor at the Harrisburg Campus

Hometown: Allentown, PA

High school attended: Roberto Clemente Charter School

College attended: Pennsylvania State University

Degree(s)/major: B.S. Rehabilitation and Human Services, M.Ed. Higher Education

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy painting with mixed media and spending time with my Great Pyrenees and Pomeranian mix dogs.

A note from Natalie: “Education is the one thing that no one can take from you.” This is one of my favorite quotes by B.B. King because I know the difference education makes in our lives. I believe in everyone’s ability to succeed here at HACC and I look forward to helping you achieve your educational goals. I am also fluent in Spanish and would be more than happy to assist you with any questions. También hablo Español y me encantaría brindarle ayuda con todo lo que sea necesario.

Contact Natalie:
717-339-3509
nflores@hacc.edu

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Chikobi Ijomah

Admissions Counselor at the Harrisburg Campus

Hometown: Milwaukee WI

High School Attended: Central Dauphin High School

College Attended: Harrisburg Area Community College, Shippensburg University

Degree(s)/major: B.A. in Public Relations

Interest/Hobbies: Traveling, writing, watch/play sports, attend concerts/festivals, hanging out with friends and family

A note from Chikobi: HACC is a wonderful opportunity to complete your degree or earn credits towards a degree at an affordable price. As a former HACC student I can speak first hand on the benefits of coming to HACC. Whether you are an incoming or returning student feel free to reach out to me. I will help put you in the best position to earn employment following graduation.

High School Territory: Central Dauphin High School, Central Dauphin East High School, Harrisburg SciTech, John Harris High School, Steelton High School,

Lebanon Territories: Annville-Cleona, Conrad Wiser High School, Eastern Lebanon High School, Lebanon County CTC, New Covenant Christian School, Tulpehocken Area High School,

Contact Chikobi:
717-780-2574
csijomah@hacc.edu

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Megan Kennedy

Admissions Counselor at the Harrisburg Campus

Hometown: Lititz, PA

High school attended: Warwick High School

College attended: Millersville University and Shepherd University

Degree(s)/major: B.A. Art (Painting), M.A. College Student Development and Administration

Interest/hobbies: I like reading, hiking and being outdoors. I have two horses whom I love and compete in Dressage. I also love spending time with my family and friends.

A note from Megan: I truly believe that education is one of the greatest things we can do for ourselves and others. HACC is an amazing place to expand your education and I would love to talk to you about the many opportunities waiting for you at HACC.

Contact Megan:

717-339-3523
mekenned@hacc.edu

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Avery Pageler

Admissions Counselor at the Harrisburg Campus

Hometown: Wormleysburg, PA

High School Attended: Cedar Cliff High school

Colleges attended: HACC Harrisburg campus, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Degree(s)/major: B.A. in Psychology

Interests/hobbies: Weightlifting, hiking, spending time outdoors, and reading

A note from Avery: I was a former HACC student and I had the opportunity to come back and help create an atmosphere that continues to create amazing opportunities for students. Most importantly, my goal is your success! I am excited to hear about your passions and goals, and to develop a plan to make the HACC experience educational, creative, and fun.

High School Territories: Big Springs, Boiling Springs, Carlisle, Cumberland Perry Vo-Tech, Dauphin County Technical School, East Juniata, Halifax, Juniata, Millersburg, Trinity, Upper Dauphin

Contact Avery:
717-780-2409
ampagele@hacc.edu

Hannah Whitman

Admissions Counselor at the Harrisburg Campus

Hometown: Lebanon, PA

High school attended: Cedar Crest High School

College attended: Millersville University

Degree(s)/major: B.S. in Secondary Social Studies Education (7-12)

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy watching, playing, and coaching field hockey, bingeing Netflix, and spending time with my friends and family.

A note from Hannah: As your admissions counselor, I am here to help YOU! I am here to support you through the college application process, so don’t be afraid to explore our programs and ask tough questions! HACC offers amazing opportunities and I look forward to helping you take the next steps toward your educational goals!

Contact Hannah:

717-736-4135
hcwhitma@hacc.edu 

LANCASTER CAMPUS

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Abderrahim Kherchttou

Admissions Counselor at the Lancaster Campus

Hometown: Lancaster, PA

High school attended: El Farahidi, Morocco

College attended: HACC Lancaster, Penn State Harrisburg, West Chester University

Degree(s)/major: BS in Criminal Justice and MS in Human Resource Management (in progress)

Interests/hobbies: Reading, soccer, tennis, traveling, movies, theater, and outdoor activities.

A note from Abderrahim: 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. Feel free to reach out to me to discuss your educational plans.

Contact Abderrahim:

717-358-2958
akhercht@hacc.edu

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Drew Scoggin

Admissions Counselor at the Lancaster Campus

Hometown: Lancaster, PA

High School: Hempfield High School

College Attended: Duquesne University

Degree(s)/Major: B.A. in International Relations and Spanish

Interest/Hobbies: Going on adventures with my dog Phillie, watching/playing baseball, playing the saxophone, and grilling

A note from Drew: Working to receive a good education can be one of the most rewarding and important achievements of your life. At HACC, it is a comfort knowing that I work on a team that wants to help every student get the best education they can, while maintaining a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for students and staff. I look forward to speaking with you and trying to help in any way I can. También hablo Español y me encantaría brindarle ayuda con todo lo que sea necesario.

Contact Drew:
717-339-3527
drscoggi@hacc.edu 

Chala Thomas

Admission Counselor at the Lancaster Campus

Hometown: Lancaster, PA

High school attended: Lampeter Strasburg High School, Lancaster PA

College attended: HACC, currently attending Elizabethtown College

Degree(s)/major: AA in Business Administration, continuing to receive BS

Interests/hobbies: I enjoy the outdoors, gardening and cooking fresh herbs from my home garden. I love playing sports with my two sons and listening to oldies but goodies music.

A note from Chala: As a proud nontraditional HACC alumna, I am excited to share all the opportunities HACC has to offer. I want to hear your “WHY”, why HACC and how can we translate your “why” into achieving a great college experience.

High School territory includes Columbia, Conestoga Valley, Janus School, La Academia Partnership Charter School, Lampeter – Strasburg, Lancaster Catholic, Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster County Christian School-Leola and West Lampeter Campuses, Linville Hill Christian School, McCaskey Campus, Octorara, Penn Manor, Pequea Valley, Phoenix Academy, Solanco, Sonlight River Brethren, The Stone Independent School, and Veritas Academy.

Contact Chala:    
717-358-2879
cmthomas@hacc.edu

LEBANON CAMPUS

Natalie Flores

Admissions Counselor at the Harrisburg Campus

Hometown: Allentown, PA

High school attended: Roberto Clemente Charter School

College attended: Pennsylvania State University

Degree(s)/major: B.S. Rehabilitation and Human Services, M.Ed. Higher Education

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy painting with mixed media and spending time with my Great Pyrenees and Pomeranian mix dogs.

A note from Natalie: “Education is the one thing that no one can take from you.” This is one of my favorite quotes by B.B. King because I know the difference education makes in our lives. I believe in everyone’s ability to succeed here at HACC and I look forward to helping you achieve your educational goals. I am also fluent in Spanish and would be more than happy to assist you with any questions. También hablo Español y me encantaría brindarle ayuda con todo lo que sea necesario.

Contact Natalie:
717-339-3509
nflores@hacc.edu

YORK CAMPUS

Stepheni Anderson

Senior Admissions Counselor at the York Campus

Hometown: Hanover, PA

High school attended: Hanover High School

Colleges attended: HACC, Penn State York, Walden University

Degree(s)/major: BS in Business Marketing/Management, MBA in Marketing

Interests/hobbies: Traveling, teaching ZUMBA, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends  

A note From Stepheni: As an alumni 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 invite you to contact me today. I can walk you through the step-by-step process of furthering your education at HACC.

High School territory includes Central York, Hope Christian School of Hanover, Kennard-Dale, Logos Academy, Missionary Bible Baptist Academy, Northwestern Human Services, Pleasant Hill Christian School, Red Lion, Red Lion Christian School, River Rock Academy- Red Lion, River Rock Academy- Spring Grove, Soaring Heights, Spring Grove, Tiding of Peace Christian School, William Penn, York Academy, York Co School of Technology, York County Day School.

Contact Stepheni:  
717-801-3237
sdanders@hacc.edu

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Rickiea Cohen

Admissions Counselor at the York Campus

Hometown: Bridgeport, Connecticut

High school attended: William Penn Senior High School, York, PA

College attended: Lincoln University, currently attending University of Maryland Global Campus

Degree(s)/major: Dual BS- Mass Communications (Broadcast and Print Journalism), continuing to receive MBA

Interests/hobbies: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, watching anything Marvel, and listening to music.

A note from Rickiea: Education is important, it gives people the knowledge and skills they require to take on everyday challenges. HACC is here to assist you with any educational challenges you may face. Please reach out to me to find out how HACC can help you take the next step toward your goals.

Contact Rickea:

717-801-3238
RCOHEN@hacc.edu

Jordan Eichelman

Admissions Counselor at the York Campus

Name: Jordan Eichelman

Hometown: Lancaster County, PA

High school attended: Hempfield High School

College attended: Millersville University, HACC

Degree(s)/major: B.S Communication Studies

Interest/hobbies: I enjoy swimming, spending time with friends and family, podcasts, and music.

A note from Jordan: I attended HACC as a guest student. I was amazed at how I could build foundations of knowledge that could be useful not only for my degree but for my career as well. I am eager to help students reach their goals and understand why HACC is the college that will help them succeed. 

Contact Jordan:

717-801-3251
jjeichel@hacc.edu

INTERNATIONAL & VIRTUAL LEARNING ADMISSIONS

Jill Matolyak

International Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Lancaster, PA

High school attended: Stroudsburg High School

College attended: Point Park University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Degree(s)/major: BS in Human Resources Management and MS in Student Affairs in Higher Education

Interests/hobbies: Spending time with my husband and two sons, cooking and all kinds of music

A note from Jill: I have over 15 years experience in the field of higher education admissions, including more than ten years in International Admissions. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn about other parts of the world from my students. I am here to assist you with the application, visa and arrival process. I look forward to helping you enroll at HACC.

High School territory includes 21st Century Cyber Charter School, Agora Cyber Charter School, Bellefonte Area High School, Belleville Mennonite School, Brandywine Virtual Academy, Centre County Christian Academy, Commonwealth Connections/Charter Academy, Grace Prep High School, Lewisburg High School, Loyalsock High School, Maranatha Christian School, Meadowbrook Christian School, Midd West High School, Mifflin, Mifflin County Academy Science Tech, Mifflin County Christian Academy, Mifflinburg, Milton High School, Mount Carmel Area High School, Northumberland Christian School, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, PA Distance Learning Charter School, PA Virtual Charter School, Penn View Christian Academy, Penns Valley Area Junior-Senior High School, Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy, Saint Louis De Montfort Academy, Shamokin Area High School, Shikellamy Area High School, State College Area High School,Sun Tech, Sunbury Christian Academy, SusQ-Cyber Charter School, Susquehanna Bible Academy, Victory Baptist Christian Academy, Warrior Run High School, Capital Academy, Capital Area School for the Arts (CASA), Covenant Christian Academy, Tri-Valley, Williams Valley *In addition to all schools outside of Pennsylvania*

Contact Jill:
717-780-2403
jclandis@hacc.edu

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