Contact Undergraduate Admissions

Our undergraduate recruiting team is ready to meet you! To get in touch with a member of our team, contact us at or 315.443.1713.

Zachary Schuster

Director of Admissions and Enrollment | 315.443.1713

Lily Marie Coyle

Undergraduate Admissions Assistant | 315.443.1713

Admissions Ambassadors

The iSchool is proud to have a group of committed students that are here to help guide you with your college decision. Our students are on or around campus, have extensive experience within the School of Information Studies as well as other programs external to the college. They are here to help answer your questions from where you should get food on campus to advice on your application. Ask them about their experience in our diverse learning environment, and how Syracuse has helped them to shape their current aspirations”

Kerry Spencer ‘25

Admissions Ambassador

Kerry Spencer is a junior at Syracuse University majoring in Information Management & Technology with concentrations in Web Design & Management and Project Management in the School of Information Studies. She grew up in Westchester, NY but now lives in Nashville, TN. Other than being an Admissions Ambassador, Kerry is a Career Ambassador in iSchool Career Services, a member of professional Greek life in both Kappa Theta Pi (professional technology fraternity) and Alpha Phi Omega (community service fraternity), and a committee member for OttoTHON Dance Marathon. She was also a Teaching Assistant at Syracuse University Summer College 2022 for the IT Girls program, which she is an alum of from Fall 2019. She has had a strong connection to the University since high school when she attended Summer College in 2019 and was an Ambassador for the program for three consecutive years. Kerry is currently the Student Philanthropic Ambassador representing the iSchool for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Jake Hyman ’24

Admissions Ambassador

Jake Hyman is a Senior at Syracuse University studying Information Management & Technology with a concentration in Innovation, Design and Startups. He is originally from Livingston, New Jersey. Throughout his time at Syracuse he has completed a semester abroad through Syracuse London. Jake is also the Lead Peer Advisor in the iSchool and is an active member in Greek life. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and hanging with friends. Following graduation Jake will be joining Bank of America as a Full Time Technology Analyst in the Global Technology Department.

Alexandra Miller-Thomas ’26

Admissions Ambassador

Alexandra is a sophomore pursuing an iSchool major in Applied Data Analytics with concentrations in Project Management & Information Security and a Whitman minor in Marketing. She is in the Renee Crown Honors Program and also works in the iSchool as a peer advisor. She is from the Metro Detroit area of Michigan and is a competitor on the Syracuse Synchronized Figure Skating Team. Alexandra is also a member of the Student Marketing Committee, the Hellenic Student Association, and Kappa Theta Pi (the professional technology fraternity).

Lissette Mitzi Mendez ’26

Admissions Ambassador

Lissette Mitzi Mendez is a current sophomore, who is majoring in Information Management and Technology while minoring in Finance at the Whitman School of Management. She is originally from Clifton, New Jersey. Outside of her academics, Lissette is a part of the Renée Crown University Honors Program and is involved in clubs like Women in Technology, and the Mexican Student Association. Lissette had the opportunity to be a part of the iSchool’s immersive trip, Spring Break in Silicon Valley during the Spring of 2023. Post graduation, Lissette is looking towards a job in the cybersecurity field.

Benjamin Perle ’26

Admissions Ambassador

Benjamin Perle is a sophomore in the Reneé Crown Honors Program pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Applied Data Analytics. He is originally from Manalapan, New Jersey. Aside from working in the iSchool, Benjamin is involved with U100, Syracuse Hillel, Syracuse Fantasy Sports Club, Syracuse Basketball Analytics Club, and the Syracuse Baseball Sabermetrics Club. He enjoys his free time attending Syracuse University sporting events, spending time with friends, and playing pickup basketball at the Barnes Center at The Arch.

Claire Harris ’24

Admissions Ambassador

Claire Harris is a senior at Syracuse University dual majoring in Information Management and Technology with a concentration in Data Analytics, Advertising in the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications and a minor in Sociology. Claire is from Ridgewood, NJ and discovered her love for the iSchool during a Syracuse Summer College Program during her senior year of high school. Other than being an Admissions Ambassador Claire is the President of Delta Delta Delta a Panhellenic Greek Life Org, an iSchool Peer Advisor and an intern with Syracuse Athletics Digital Media. Post-grad Claire will be working in NYC for Jefferies LLC. Claire is committed to helping prospective students and families discover all the countless opportunities the iSchool offers to each of its students.

Gabriel Davila-Campos ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Gabriel Davila-Campos is an Applied Data Analytics major in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, complemented by minors in Innovation, Design and Startups, and Computer Engineering. A first-generation university student of Nicaraguan Indigenous heritage, Gabriel was born and raised in Miami. He holds a distinguished academic record, including the Scholarship in Action Merit Scholarship from the iSchool and the Posse Foundation Full-Tuition Leadership Scholarship. In addition to serving as an Admissions Ambassador, Gabriel is a Student Technology Consultant at the ITS Service Center. He enriches his academic journey by actively participating in consulting externships and spearheading DEI initiatives on campus. In the realm of consulting, he honed his skills in organizational problem-solving through an externship with Paragon One Consulting, where he partnered with a nonprofit which was The Educational Trust Fund  and delivered data-driven recommendations guided by PwC mentors to help close educational gaps for underrepresented communities. His academic interests have evolved from technological entrepreneurship to aspiring to be a data scientist, with a particular emphasis on space exploration and observing our planet. He established Pro-Tech, a startup focused on providing digital security solutions. His journey, marked by perseverance and success, has been celebrated by Syracuse University through a feature story,, highlighting his unique blend of technology, entrepreneurship, and academic excellence. With an evolving tale of determination, Davila-Campos is excited about potential collaborations in research with faculty members, including Professor Sam Tuttle, and his role as an Undergraduate Research Assistant under Professor Carsten Oesterlund. As an iSchool ambassador, he is eager to share his journey, inspire others, and continue exploring the realms of data science, particularly in the context of space and earth studies. Gabriel aims to offer authentic insights into Syracuse University’s life and opportunities, committed to helping prospective students envision their own paths of academic and personal growth at this institution.

Arianna Armstrong ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Arianna Armstrong is a junior at Syracuse University majoring in Applied Data Analytics at the iSchool.  Ari grew up in Utica, New York and is a transfer from her local community college, Mohawk Valley Community College where she graduated in just 1 year with an Associates degree in Business Administration.  Last summer Ari interned at the Working Solutions office assisting with office work and IT help.  Aside from becoming an admissions ambassador, Ari is a member of some clubs at Syracuse University such as Yearbook and SAPHE.  She is also an ambassador for JDRF to help represent and fundraise for juvenile diabetes.  After graduation Ari is planning on taking her LSATS and hoping to further her academic journey here at Syracuse University’s College of Law.  Ari looks forward to helping create a diverse and inclusive community within the iSchool and all the opportunities it has to offer at Syracuse University.

Joy Chen ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Joy Chen is a junior at Syracuse University dual majoring in Information Management & Technology and Marketing Management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management and the School of Information Studies with a minor in Public Communication Studies at the S.I, Newhouse School of Communications. She grew up in Manhattan, New York City. Other than being an Admissions Ambassador, Joy is a part of University Union, the biggest student-run official programming board for Syracuse University. She is also the content creator of Kappa Theta Pi, iSchool’s Professional Technology Fraternity on campus where she helps to design posters and contents. Joy is committed to working with prospective students and families to help them find Syracuse University as their home for the next 4 years.

Nicole Diffley ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Nicole Diffley is a Junior at Syracuse University majoring in Information Management and Technology with concentrations in Data Analytics, Project Management, and Network and Systems management in the school of Information Studies. She grew up on Long Island, NY. Other than being an Admissions Ambassador she is a member of Greek life and holds an executive position in Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She also Is in the Nexis Club on campus working on Virtual Reality projects, And is a Member of the club CHAARG to help lead the health and wellness community for women on campus. Nicole is committed to helping students and families see all the opportunities Syracuse University has to offer and making it an inclusive environment for them.

Vincent Holness ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Vincent Holness is a junior at Syracuse University majoring in Information Management and Technology with a concentration in project management. He grew up in Rutherford, New Jersey but now lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Other than being an Admissions Ambassador, Vincent is a consultant at ITS service center in the Life Science complex, the main support center for technology assistance. In addition to being a student consultant, he is the Director of Professional Development for Kappa Theta Pi, the professional technology fraternity. Furthermore, he is a peer advisor for the school of Information Studies where he guides freshmen students with his college experience in a first forum course. Vincent is looking to further engage with prospective students and families with his insight on the university’s community, academic programs and support services.

Jude Darwish ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Jude Darwish is a Junior at Syracuse University, pursuing a degree in Information Management & Technology within the School of Information Studies. Originally from Amman, Jordan, she grew up in the United Arab Emirates. In addition to her role as an Admissions Ambassador, Jude serves as a consultant at Slice Consulting, an Ambassador for a Middle Eastern organization, and a general member of the European Student Association. Furthermore, she holds the position of Teaching Assistant at the iSchool, working alongside Christopher Perrello. Jude is dedicated to fostering an inclusive community both inside and outside the classroom, contributing to the university’s vibrant and diverse environment.

Mack Jackson ’26

Admissions Ambassador

Mack Jackson is a Sophomore from Waterford, CT studying Information Management & Technology within the iSchool. Outside of being an Admissions Ambassador, he is an iSchool Peer Advisor which leads all IST 101 classes, an intern for the Department of Academic Affairs, and a Student Consultant for the School of Education IT department.

Anika Sahityani ’24

Admissions Ambassador

Anika Sahityani is a senior at Syracuse University dual majoring in Information, Management & Technology, and Finance at The Whitman School of Management with a concentration in Project Management. Anika grew up in Westchester, New York, but spent her teenage years in Dubai, UAE. Outside of her academics, Anika is a part-time Student IT Consultant at The Whitman School and is a member of Greek life. She has experience working in the executive boards of organizations like The Women’s Network and Beta Alpha Psi as their VP of Finance. Anika also studied abroad in London in the Spring of 2023, through the SU abroad program. Last summer Anika interned at KPMG as an Advisory intern in the Customer & Operations, Financial Services Data practice. After graduation, Anika will return to KPMG full-time as an Advisory Associate.

Alice Liu ’24

Admissions Ambassador

Alice Liu is a senior at Syracuse University dual majoring in Public Relations and Information Management & Technology. She is the community manager at NOWHERE, a virtual gathering platform with a mission to deepen human connections. With a strong background in creative team management, digital content creation, and event coordination, Alice excels in maintaining relationships between various stakeholders, conducting multimedia content creation, and collaborating seamlessly with cross-functional teams. As a Founding Member of Rock Academy, Alice has honed my skills in transparent communication and project management. Her experience includes successful event planning and website development, making me adept at driving projects from inception to completion. During her tenure as an Assistant News Digital Editor at The Daily Orange, Alice developed expertise in content strategy, SEO management, and social media administration. Her passion for storytelling allowed her to contribute impactful articles and reports, with a focus on marginalized communities and campus events.

Haley Clark ’26

Admissions Ambassador

Haley Clark is a sophomore at Syracuse University majoring in Information, Management and Technology in the School of Information Studies and Finance in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. She grew up in Brooklyn, NY. Other than being an admissions ambassador, Haley is involved with Slice Consulting as a Senior Project Manager and on the recruitment task force. Furthermore, she began interning at Synchrony this past summer as an Emerging Technology Intern and is continuing this role through the fall semester.

Monica Willkens ’25

Admissions Ambassador

Monica Willkens is a junior at Syracuse University majoring in Information Management & Technology with a concentration in Data Analytics and is a part of the Renée Crown Honors Program. She is from Ithaca, NY. Other than being an Admissions Ambassador, she is a Peer Advisor in the iSchool. She is also a member of Kappa Theta Pi – Professional Technology Fraternity as well as Alpha Phi Omega – Professional Service Fraternity. Monica also works on campus as a Technology Support Specialist for Learning Environments and Media Production – ITS. She is looking forward to welcoming prospective students and families to the iSchool and helping them discover all that it has to offer!

Jessica Pinguil ’24

Admissions Ambassador

Jessica Pinguil is a senior at Syracuse University majoring in Marketing Management at Whitman and Information Management & Technology with a concentration in Data Analytics at the iSchool. Jessica is currently an iSchool Peer Advisor, an Abroad Global Ambassador, and works at the ITS Makerspace. Some organizations that Jessica is involved in on-campus include Kappa Theta Pi, Phi Sigma Pi, Women in Technology, WiSE Women of Color in STEM, and the Information Security Club. Jessica is also from Queens, New York and in her free time, she enjoys doing yoga.

Yaneeka Danielle Suellen Nichols '26

Admissions Ambassador

Yaneeka Danielle Suellen Nichols is currently a sophomore majoring in Information Management & Technology, with concentrations in ‘Innovation, Design and Startups’ & ‘Project Management’. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, ethnic background hailing from Guyana (South America). In addition to her academic pursuits, Yaneeka is a Kessler Scholar and an active member of the Kalabash Dance Team. She had also joined both Caribbean Student Association (CSA) and the Black Student Union (BSU). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, dancing, and embarking on new adventures. Post-graduation, Yaneeka is determined to pursue a career with Apple’s Human Interface Design team.