Recruitment Team

 

At the University of South Alabama, we believe in the importance of providing personal attention to each individual within the context of the university admissions process. Our admissions counselors will be available and accessible to you throughout the college search and application process.

Use the Find Your Admissions Counselor page and select the options that will help you to find your personal recruitment counselor or choose from the list below.

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Kristin Odom
Director
New Student Recruitment


Local Schools: Bayside Academy, UMS-Wright

Call or text: (251) 220-5505

Office: (251) 460-7795

kodom@southalabama.edu

 

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Bethany Brown
Associate Director
New Student Recruitment

Local Schools: Baker, Davidson

AL Counties: Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Monroe, Washington, Wilcox

Call or text: (251) 460-1040

Office: (251) 460-7719

bethanybrown@southalabama.edu

 

Kristi Clayton

Kristi Clayton

Senior Admissions Officer

Local Schools: Alabama School of Math & Science, Chicasaw, Mary G. Montgomery, Saraland

Alabama Counties: Baldwin

Other Areas: Military

Call or text: (251) 220-6778

Call: (251) 461-1916

kristiclayton@southalabama.edu

 

Courtney Varner

Courtney Varner
Recruitment Counselor- Transfer & Second Bachelor's

Local Community Colleges: Bishop State, Coastal Alabama, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Pensacola State

AL Counties for Transfer Students: Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Monroe, Washington, Wilcox

Other States for Transfer Students: Florida, Mississippi, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Call or text: (251) 220-9873

Office: (251) 460-7971

courtneyvarner@southalabama.edu

 

Lindsay

Lindsay Laubenthal

Recruitment Counselor, Orientation

Local Schools: St. Paul's Episcopal, St. Luke's Episcopal, McGill-Toolen Catholic HS

AL Counties: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Pike

Call or text: (251) 220-6297

Office: (251) 461-1913

llaubenthal@southalabama.edu

 

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Mary Catherine Nall

Admissions Officer

Local Schools: 

Citronelle, Cottage Hill Christian, Faith Academy, Mobile Christian, Satsuma

Other States: Florida

 Call or text (251) 220-9989

Office: (251) 461-1674

mcnall@southalabama.edu

 

Trey Johnson

Trey Johnson
Admissions Officer

Local Schools: Alma Bryant, Murphy, Theodore

Other States: Mississippi Service Area Counties- George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Perry, Stone

 

 

Call or text: (251) 220-6081

Office: (251) 460-6026

treyjohnson@southalabama.edu

 

 

James Barlow

James Barlow
Recruitment Counselor

Local Schools: Al-Iman Academy, BC Rain, Blount, Leflore, Vigor, Williamson

Other: Homeschool students

AL Counties: Bibb, Choctaw, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter

Other States: All Mississippi Counties other than George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Perry & Stone

 

Call or text: (251) 220-6763

Call: (251) 460-7721

jbarlow@southalabama.edu

 

Regional Recruiters

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Mike Hryndza
Assistant Director, Out-of-State Regional Student Recruitment

Primary States: Illinois, Ohio

Other States: Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin

 

Call or text: (251) 220-6054

Office: (251) 533-5887

mhryndza@southalabama.edu

 

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Jennifer Henderson
Senior Admissions Officer, In-State Regional Student Recruitment

AL Counties: Calhoun, Cherokee,  Cleburne, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker

 

Call or text: (251) 220-9559

Office: (251) 525-3757

jenhenderson@southalabama.edu

 

Jade Chappell

Jade Chappell
Admissions Officer

AL Counties: Blount, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Winston

Other States: Tennessee

Call or text: (251) 220-0409

Office: (251) 525-3759

jchappell@southalabama.edu

 

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Kathryn Bandy

Admissions Officer

AL Counties: Autauga, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Chilton, Clay, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Randolph, Russell, Tallapoosa

Call or text: (251) 220-8511

Office: (251) 525-3758

kbandy@southalabama.edu

 

Anna

Anna Buie
Admissions Officer

AL Community Colleges: Central Alabama, Chattahoochee Valley, Enterprise State, Ingram State, LB Wallace, Southern Union State, Trenholm State, Calhoun State, Drake State, GC Wallace, NE Alabama, NW-Shoals, Snead State, Marion Military, Reid State, Bevill State, Shelton State, Gadsden State, Jefferson State, Lawson State

Other States for Transfer Students: Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia

Call or text: (251) 220-6857

Office: (251) 259-6555

abuie@southalabama.edu

 

Caitlin

Caitlin Gibson
Regional Admissions Officer

Resides in Atlanta, GA

Primary State: Georgia 

Other States: Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

Call or text: (251) 220-6812

Office: (251) 533-8877

cgibson@southalabama.edu

 

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Ben Primes
Regional Admissions Officer

Resides in New Orleans, LA

Primary State: Louisiana

Other States: Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota

Call or text: (251) 220-7014

Office: (251) 300-1174

bprimes@southalabama.edu

 

Kandace

Kandace Cox
Regional Admissions Officer

Resides in Houston, TX

Primary States: Texas

Other States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Call or text: (251) 220-6610

Office: (251) 533-8874

kandacecox@southalabama.edu

Communication Center

Serena McCovery

Serena McCovery
Associate Director
Communication Center


Office: (251) 460-6582
serenamccovery@southalabama.edu

 

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