ADMISSION COUNSELORS


Melissa RipleyMelissa Ripley

Executive Director of Enrollment Management
Operations and Residential Admission

Welcome to Tusculum! My name is Melissa Ripley, and I am the Director of Admission for Residential Admission. I am a graduate of the Tusculum Professional Studies program with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management and a Masters of Arts in Adult Education.

Tusculum is a truly wonderful place to fulfill your college dreams. Tusculum offers a lifetime of wonderful friendships and great education. Deciding which college to attend is a huge decision. I know this is an overwhelming time in your life!

Just remember… I am here to help you with the college admission process. I encourage you to visit our campus and see what great things Tusculum has to offer. I am looking forward to hearing from you.

My contact information:
E-mail: mripley@tusculum.edu
Phone: 423-636-7374
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5051 Greeneville, TN 37743


Andrew StarnesAndrew Starnes

Assistant Director of Residential Admission
Athletic & Nursing Liaison

Thank you for your interest in Tusculum ! My name is Andrew Starnes and I will be happy to assist you during the admission process at Tusculum. I primarily work with families from North Carolina and transfer students.

I am from Greeneville, Tennessee and have lived in East Tennessee my whole life. I graduated from the University of Tennessee in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Communication and a minor in Political Science. When I’m not at work, I always like to stay active. I like to hunt and travel, and I’m an avid NASCAR fan and travel to races across the country.

I enjoy my job at Tusculum and look forward to educating prospective students on the college admission process, in hopes they can make the best college decision for their education. If you ever have any questions or concerns about the Tusculum Admission process, please do not hesitate to contact me. I encourage you to get to know what Tusculum has to offer by scheduling a visit with me, too. I hope to see you on campus soon!

 

My contact information:
Email: astarnes@tusculum.edu
Office: 423-636-7300 ext. 5627
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5051, Greeneville, TN 37743


Bonnie BrownBonnie Brown

Admission Representative

Hi, I’m Bonnie Brown. I am an admission counselor in the Office of Admission at Tusculum.

I’m looking forward to answering any questions you have, and I hope that you’ll schedule a campus visit so that you can see all that Tusculum has to offer.

My contact information:
Email: bbrown@tusculum.edu
Office: 423-636-7300
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5051, Greeneville, TN 37743



Allison MortonAllison Morton

Admission Representative

Welcome to Tusculum! My name is Allison Morton, and I’m an admission representative here in the Office of Admission.

I’m excited that you are interested in “The Tusculum Experience,” and if you have any questions feel free to contact me, and I look forward to seeing you on campus!

My contact information:
Email: amorton@tusculum.edu
Office: 423-636-7300
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5051, Greeneville, TN 37743



Chelsea OttingerChelsea Ottinger

Admission Representative

I’m so glad you have chosen to learn more about Tusculum! My name is Chelsea Ottinger, and I’m the admission counselor for the states of Alabama and Georgia as well as many counties in Tennessee.

If you have any questions about Tusculum or the application process, please contact me. I look forward to helping your learn more about “The Pioneer Experience!”

My contact information:
Email: cottinger@tusculum.edu
Phone: 423-636-7300
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5051, Greeneville, TN 37743



Micheal Emery

Admission Representative

Hi, my name is Micheal Emery, and I am an admission representative for Tusculum. And, I look forward to answering any questions you have about Tusculum, campus life and the “Pioneer Experience.” I hope to see you soon on campus!

My contact information:
Email: memery@tusculum.edu
Phone: 423-636-7300
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5051, Greeneville, TN 37743



Chelsey MitchellChelsey B. Mitchell

Executive Assistant for Enrollment & Campus Visit Coordinator

Hello! I am Chelsey Mitchell, and I am your Campus Visit Coordinator. During your campus visit, we will personalize a campus tour for you and your family. We’ll showcase all that Tusculum has to offer and answer any questions you or your family may have. I look forward to seeing you soon on campus!

My contact information:
Email: cbmitchell@tusculum.edu
Phone: 423-636-7300
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5051, Greeneville, TN 37743