Meet the Admissions and Recruitment Team

Michelle ApplingMichelle L. Appling
Associate Director of Admissions/PDSO
229-500-2939
michelle.appling@asurams.edu

Dual Enrollment and International Students

Hometown: Byron, Georgia
Degrees: Bachelors in Psychology & Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling
Favorite restaurant in Albany: Juicy Crab & Newks
Something interesting about me: I love makeup and cooking



Favorite ASU tradition:
Homecoming
Favorite spot on campus: The Courtyard of Ram Central
Favorite college class: Cultural Identity
What is your notable first at ASU: Homecoming
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here:  I came to ASU for employment and I love the family environment.

Corey Morgan

Corey B. Morgan
Associate Director of Recruitment
229-500-2945
corey.morgan@asurams.edu

New Freshman, Last Name: K, U, X, Z

Hometown: Camilla, Georgia 
Degrees:  BA Liberal Studies & Master of Public Administration
Favorite restaurant in Albany: JC WINGZ & Mi Casa
Something interesting about me: I also serve as a City Council member for my hometown of Camilla, GA


Favorite ASU tradition:
T. Marshall Jones Lyceum Performance Series & Homecoming 
Favorite spot-on campus: Historic Lower Campus 
Favorite college class: State and Local Government & Psychology of Personality 
What is your notable first at ASU: Adapting to recruitment in a global pandemic 
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here:  Albany State University is home, and it provided an opportunity for me to launch my career in Higher Education.

Recruitment Territories: Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Cobb, Coweta, Dade, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Elbert, Evans, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Gordon, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Hancock, Haralson, Hart, Heard, Henry, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Laurens, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Madison, Mitchell, Morgan, Murray, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Putnam, Rabun, Rockdale, Spalding, Stephens, Taliaferro, Towns, Union, Walker, Walton, Washington, Wheeler, White, Whitfield, Wilkes, Wilkinson

Toussaint Hill

Toussaint L. Hill
Recruiter
229-500-2942
toussaint.hill@asurams.edu

New Freshman, Last Name: A

Hometown:  Albany, Georgia 
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Marketing (Albany State University)
Favorite restaurant/eatery in Albany: JC Wingz
Something interesting about me:  I have been on the campus of Albany State in some capacity since I was seven years old!  I have even lived on campus!


Favorite ASU tradition: 
Homecoming
Favorite spot on campus: As a student, my favorite spot on campus was "The Square".  Now, it is the Caroline Hall Chimney and Joseph Winthrop Holley's burial site.
Favorite college class: Principles of Marketing
What is your notable first at ASU: Being instrumental in recruiting the first freshmen class after the consolidation
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here:   I matriculated as a student at ASU, but I enjoy it because it of its rich history and nostalgia.

Recruitment Territories: Georgia Counties:  Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dodge, Dougherty, Echols, Grady, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Lanier, Lowndes, Miller, Pierce, Seminole, Telfair, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Ware, Wilcox, Worth

Cynthia Mensah

Cynthia Mensah
Recruiter
229-500-2943
cynthia.mensah@asurams.edu

New Freshman, Last Name: E, F

Hometown: Ghana, West Africa
Degrees: Bachelors in Business & Masters in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care
Favorite restaurant in Albany: King Claws
Something interesting about me: I enjoy traveling 


Favorite ASU tradition: Homecoming

Favorite spot on campus: The East Campus Track Field
What is your notable first at ASU: The campus.
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here: I came to obtain my degree, but I enjoy ASU because of the culture.

Recruitment Territories: Georgia Counties: Bibb County, Bleckley County, Chattahoochee County, Randolph Clay county, Crawford County, Dooly County, Early County, Harris County, Houston County, Jones County, Lamar County, Lee County, Macon County, Marion County, Meriwether County, Monroe County, Muscogee County, Peach County, Pike County, Pulaski County, Quitman County. Schley County, Stewart County, Sumter County, Talbot County, Taylor County, Taylor County, Terrell County, Troup County, Twiggs County, Upson County & Webster County

Jaylen Pope

Jaylen D. Pope
Recruiter
229-500-2963
jaylen.pope@asurams.edu

New Freshman, Last Name: N, O

Hometown: Winder, Georgia
Degrees: BA in New Media Communication
Favorite restaurant in Albany: Hip Hop Fish & Chicken
Something interesting about me: My favorite hobbies that I enjoy is yoga and photography.

 

Favorite ASU tradition: Homecoming
Favorite spot on campus: Harold B. Wetherbee Library
Favorite college class:  News Writing and Reporting 
What is your notable first at ASU: The beauty of the campus
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here: School Culture and Social Atmosphere

Recruitment Territories: Georgia Counties: McDuffie, Warren, Glascock, Jefferson, Columbia, Richmond, Jefferson, Burke, Jenkins, Screven, Emanuel, Candler, Bulloch, Effingham, Treutlen, Montgomery, Toombs, Tattnall, Evans, Bryan, Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne, Appling, Glynn, Brantley, Camden

Rangell Hines

Rangell K. Hines
Admissions Counselor
229-500-2964
rangell.hines@asurams.edu

New Freshman, Last Name: B, C, D, G, H, I, J, L, M

Hometown: Albany, GA
Degrees: Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education and Sociology (Darton), Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Walden University)
Favorite restaurant in Albany: LongHorns Steakhouse



Something interesting about me:
I am learning how to write in calligraphy and learning sign language
Favorite ASU tradition: Homecoming
Favorite spot on campus: Library
Favorite college class: Social studies/Diversity/ Language Arts class
What is your notable first at ASU: My notable first at ASU was the orientation.
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here: I came to ASU because of the culture and the people.

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Lakesia N. Barge
Admissions Counselor
229-500-2970
lakesia.barge@asurams.edu

New Freshman, Last Name: P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, Y

Hometown: Leslie, Georgia

Degrees: Information Technology Diploma (South Georgia Technical College), Bachelor's of Science in Healthcare Administration (Albany State University) and Master of Science in Healthcare Management
Favorite restaurant in Albany:
Corks Wine & Charcuterie
Something interesting about me: I love to cook.
Favorite ASU tradition: Homecoming Week

Favorite spot on campus:
Central court of West campus
Favorite college class:  Introduction to African Diaspora

What is your notable first at ASU: My notable first at ASU was meeting Hydeia Broadbent at ASU. She is living with HIV. She was the guest speaker for World AIDS Day on Campus.
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here:  I came to ASU for employment and I enjoy working with the staff.

Lenita Swan

Lenita A. Swan
Admissions Counselor
229-500-2946
lenita.swan@asurams.edu

Transfer Students, Last Name: A-M

Hometown: Albany
Degrees: Associate in Business & Associate in Biblical Education
Favorite restaurant in Albany: LongHorns Steak House
Something interesting about me: I Love Music, Jazz, Blues, Soul and Gospel
Favorite ASU tradition: Homecoming


Favorite spot on campus:
The Courtyard on East Campus
Favorite college class: Old Testament History
What is your notable first at ASU: Homecoming
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here:  Albany is my home town and I enjoy the community presence on campus.

Tanganika Ramos

Tanganika S. Ramos
Admissions Counselor
229-500-2965
tanganika.ramos@asurams.edu

Transfer Students, Last Name: N-Z

Hometown: Albany, GA
Degrees: Associate of Science in Health Sciences (Darton State College) & Bachelor's of Science in Health Sciences (Columbus State University)
Favorite restaurant in Albany: Newk's Eatery
Something interesting about me: I love to travel and I am a Military Reservist as Military Police. 
Favorite ASU tradition: Homecoming Week/Weekend
Favorite spot on campus: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Plot

 

Favorite college class: Human Anatomy and Physiology
Why you came to ASU/Why you enjoy it here:  I enjoy the HBCU vibe here at Albany State.