Admissions

Ryan Coss

Current City: Orlando, FL

Hometown: Bronx , NY

Territory: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico

Where did you go to college? Nova Southeastern University (B.S. Biology); Lynn University (M.B.A Leadership & Management) 

What were you involved in while you were in college? Greek life, Resident Assistant, Relay for Life, Club/Intramural Sports

Ma'at Bingham

Hometown: Houston, TX

Territory: Arkansas, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin

Where did you go to college? Loyola University New Orleans

What were you involved in while you were in college? Music & Music Industry Studies, Admission Ambassador & Intern

Paula Atchley

Hometown: Metairie

College: University of New Orleans

Activities in college: Theater, Community Service, Social Events

Best piece of college advice: Take care of yourself, drink plenty of water and eat! 

Favorite restaurant in New Orleans: Antoine's

Favorite New Orleans festival: The Po-Boy Festival

Favorite weekend activity in New Orleans: Shopping on Magazine Street

Jamie Blanch

Hometown: Syosset, New York

Where did you go to college? University of New Orleans (Bachelor of Arts); University of New Orleans (Master of Education in Higher Education); Tulane University (Master of Liberal Arts)

What were you involved in while you were in college? Orientation Leader, Ambassador, Greek Life, Student Government, Leadership Cabinet, Transfer Mentor, Transfer Student Organization, Golden Key Honor Society, and Peer Mentor

Andrew Harper

Hometown: Barnhart, Missouri 

Where did you go to college? Loyola University New Orleans

What were you involved in when you were in college? Admissions Ambassadors, Natural History Club, Undergraduate Research, Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity

Best piece of college advice: Take breaks and trust your own methods of getting work done. Everyone has their own way of getting their work and assignments done so you can't let yourself be stressed out by what others do.

Justin Blackstone

Hometown: Pineville, LA

Where did you go to college? Loyola University New Orleans

What were you involved in when you were in college? Orientation Krewe Leader, SGA, Student Ambassadors, Film major

Best piece of college advice: Remember your roots and where you came from. 

Favorite restaurant in New Orleans: Dat Dog

Favorite New Orleans festival: French Quarter Festival

Bridgett Thompson

Hometown:  Appleton, WI

Where did you go to college?  Miami University of Ohio

What were you involved in while you were in college?  Martial arts club, worked in dining hall, studied a lot

Best piece of college advice:  Find a good balance. Time management is important but so is sticking to the plan!  Be sure to get involved in something that will keep you active. You'll make new friends, relieve stress, and get/stay in shape!

Holly Cassard

Hometown: La Place, LA

Where did you go to college? Loyola University New Orleans '06 (B.A., Drama and Communications)

What were you involved in while you were in college? Residential Life, Greek Life, Working in the Theatre department costume shop, box office, business office and of course, acting in plays!

Michael J. Cusanza

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Territory: AR, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OR, SD, WA, WI

Where did you go to college? Louisiana State University (LSU)

What were you involved in when you were in college? Athletics, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Resident Assistant

Best piece of college advice: Never pass up an opportunity for free food.