Susan Hunter has over 10 years of higher education experience, including admission, academic advising, financial aid on the undergraduate and graduate level. Susan has worked at multiple colleges and universities gaining valuable insight to the college admissions process.
She was a contributing author in the book, Nuestro Milwaukee, which won the 2000 Best Historiography Award for history in the city of Milwaukee. Susan attended the University of Dayton and has a Bachelor’s in History with a Marketing minor and completed her graduate courses at the University of Milwaukee in History with an emphasis in Urban History. Susan has been an active member of NACAC, KYACAC, and OACAC.
The University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Special Assistant to the Director of Admission: assisted in planning Open House events, Guidance Counselor Campus Visits, training student volunteers.
Coordinated the Overnight Host and Shadowing program for undergraduate students. Trained current students to host prospective students on campus, coordinated prospective students campus visit itinerary, and worked across university departments to meet prospective students’ campus visit needs.
Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY
College Admission Counselor: recruited and guided students and families from Ohio and Kentucky territories through the admission process to enrollment. Worked across various academic departments and athletic coaches to exceed enrollment goals. Planned and participated in Open Houses, Information Session, High School Visits and national/regional college admission fairs and presented prospective high school students to the admission committee.
Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, OH
Student academic support and financial aid for the LEAD program in Business Administration. Interviewed applicants for this accelerated adult degree program, worked with faculty and staff to provide academic advising/support and prepared financial aid packages for enrolled students.
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI (Specialty Engineering University)
Assistant Director, Continuing Education Office: recruited, interviewed and enrolled prospective non-traditional students, transfer students on the undergraduate and graduate level in engineering, business and nursing programs. Planned and presented at open houses, college fairs and worked with corporations to do in-houses seminars and courses. Reviewed applications and worked across departments for the purposes of increasing enrollment. Collaborated with admission counterparts at the Medical College of Wisconsin on a joint admission process for a graduate program in Medical Informatics.
Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI (Women’s College)
Transfer Counselor: worked with prospective students who were transferring from various college and universities through the admission to enrollment process. Planned and presented at open houses, college information sessions, and college fairs. Worked with faculty to maintain and develop new articulation agreements for transfer credit and new certificate programs for working adults.