Meet our Admissions Staff

Got questions? Whether you are thinking about applying, trying to choose a discipline, or transferring from another institution, we want to see you succeed.

Our admissions counselors are here to help – M-F, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Jonathan Hughes, Director

Higher Education professional with over 5 years of higher education experience in recruitment and student success. A graduate from the University of Louisville with a M.A. in Education Administration, where he held the student position of president for the School of Education. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. in higher education administration at the University of Louisville. Jonathan has presented research at the regional and national level with a focus on students of color and low socioeconomic status, access, student success, and organizational leadership. Jonathan began his professional career as a graduate assistant for REACH academic services, followed by a stint with the Cardinal Covenant program and undergraduate office of admissions. Jonathan began working full time for the undergraduate office of admissions in 2013 as an academic counselor, afterwards, transitioning to the JB Speed School of Engineering as the assistant director of admissions from 2015 to July 2019 and is now the Director of Admissions.

Contact Jonathan:
JB Speed Room 218A
(502) 852-0399


Brendan Stivers, Assistant Director

Higher education professional with 5 years of higher education experience in recruitment of high school and transfer students. A graduate from the University of Louisville with a M.A in Higher Education Administration, Brendan is a proud alum of the University of Louisville. He has recruited prospective students both locally and regionally for high school students and transfer students. Brendan began working full time upon graduation in 2015 with the Registrar’s Office as a Program Assistant, Sr., afterwards, serving as an Admissions Counselor for the Office of Adult & Transfer Services, and transitioning into the J.B. Speed School of Engineering to serve as Assistant Director.

Contact Brendan:
JB Speed Room 219
(502) 852-4672

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Miles Dunn, Graduate Assistant

Miles spent 4 years at the University of Louisville to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering while building a year of work experience with Boston Scientific Corporation in the fields of process development, manufacturing, and quality engineering. He has been an involved member of the National Society of Black Engineers, Biomedical Engineering Society, and the Student Ambassador program during his time as an undergraduate. Miles is now pursuing a Masters in Engineering, with a focus in Bioengineering, at the University of Louisville, while transitioning from the role of student ambassador to graduate assistant in the J.B. Speed School Office of Admissions.

Contact MIles:
JB Speed Room 218
(502) 852-4672

Meet our Student Ambassadors

Our student ambassadors are here to provide you insight on what it means to be an engineer. Spanning across all 7 majors, our students are engaged in research, involved in organizations, and driven to succeed.

Want to know why they chose UofL? Click the videos below to find out!

Student Ambassador: Andrew Albrecht

Computer Science & Engineering Major
Class of 2021

Student Ambassador: Derek Donnelly

Civil & Environmental Engineering Major
Class of 2022

Student Ambassador: Liliana Martinez

Bioengineering Major
Class of 2023

Student Ambassador: Madison Russell

Mechanical Engineering Major
Class of 2023