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    Admissions Contact


    Amparo Silva

    Director of Global Partnerships

    Amparo Silva is responsible for coordinating recruitment efforts and admissions projects in the New York metro area, the Caribbean, and Latin America. She facilitates presentations, panels, seminars, and workshops for students and parents on issues related to college selection, admissions, and the financial aid process in English and Spanish. She has also published numerous articles on educational issues, including articles in El Diario La Prensa and Novedades Latinas.


    Asma Malik

    Associate Director of Admissions for NYC Metro Area, Long Island and Westchester

    Asma Malik is the Associate Director of Metropolitan, Long Island, and Westchester admissions programs at Syracuse University. Asma Malik is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of recruitment, admissions, and financial aid activities in the prospective areas. Prior to SU, she was the Director of Enrollment Management for Long Island University, the Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Counselor Relations at NYU, and the Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at NYU Abu Dhabi. Asma is a native of New York, born and raised in Queens, and currently resides in Long Island. She received her B.A. in Education/B.S. in Biology from CUNY Hunter College and her M.A. from New York University in International Education with a focus on Higher Education. 

    Jaclyn Hall

    Assistant Director of Admissions for NYC Metro Area

    Jaclyn Hall is the Assistant Director of Metropolitan Admissions at Syracuse University. She is responsible for guiding students through the college application process by connecting with college offices and implementing admissions programs within the five boroughs of New York City. As an alumna of Syracuse University’s School of Education, Jaclyn served as a Transfer Admissions Counselor at Marymount Manhattan College and as Assistant Director of Admissions at Wagner College before returning to Syracuse.

    Lori Messina

    Assistant Director of Admissions for Long Island and Westchester

    Lori Messina is the Assistant Director of Admissions for Long Island and Westchester. She is responsible for recruitment and applications.  She is a 2014 graduate of Syracuse University, School of Education with a major in Selected Studies of Education and a double minor in psychology and social work.  She received an M.S in School Counseling from Long Island University, Post.  Prior to working at Syracuse University, Lori Messina worked as an interim school counselor in two districts on Long Island, one as a middle school counselor and one as a high school counselor. Lori was born and raised on Long Island and currently resides there.