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Meet the Admission Team

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Admission and Financial Aid Staff

Cory Cottingim

Cory Cottingim

Director of Admission

  • pronouns: he/him/his
  • ccottingim@simons-rock.edu
  • 413-717-2277
  • Contact for students living in or going to school in the following U.S. states/territories: Ohio, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands
    Contact for students living in or going to school in the following regions outside of the U.S.: East Asia, Europe, Central Asia, Latin America, and Pakistan
Danielle Purkey

Danielle Purkey

Associate Director of Admission

  • pronouns: she/her/hers
  • dpurkey@simons-rock.edu
  • 413-717-7980
  • Contact for students living in or going to school in the following U.S. states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin
    Contact for students living in or going to school in the following regions outside of the U.S.: Africa, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Asia (except Pakistan), Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean
Erin Goodney-Potter

Erin Goodney-Potter

Assistant Director of Admission

  • pronouns: she/her/hers
  • egoodneypotter@simons-rock.edu
  • 413-717-7244
  • Contact for students living in or going to school in the following U.S. states: Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wyoming
    Contact for students living in or going to school in the following regions outside of the U.S.: Middle East
Chandler LaValle

Chandler LaValle

Admission Counselor

  • pronouns: he/him/his
  • clavalle19@simons-rock.edu
  • 413-717-8214
  • Contact for students living in or going to school in the following U.S. states: Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont
Tara Butler

Tara Butler

Admission Counselor & Operations Specialist

  • pronouns: she/her/hers
  • tbutler@simons-rock.edu
  • 413-717-5029
  • Contact for students living in or going to school in the following U.S. states: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montanta, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas
Simon's Rock Sapling

Patricia (Pat) Sharpe, Ph.D.

Faculty in Literature and Women's Studies & Dean of Academic Affairs Emerita

Tom Daly

Thomas Daly

Visits and Events Coordinator

Jackie Hall

Jaclyn Hall

Associate Director of Admissions Operations

Financial Aid Contact Info