Meet an Admissions Counselor

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

Graduate from the University of Louisville with a B.A degree in Sociology, Brendan is currently finishing his masters degree in Higher Education Administration. 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, transitioning to the Office of Adult & Transfer Services in 2018 to serve as an Admissions Counselor.


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