Admissions Team

The Admissions staff at Southern Vermont College will be happy to answer any questions you may have. For information, contact one of the staff members below:

Jeremy Gibbons
Assistant Dean/Senior Director of Admissions
802-447-6308
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: jgibbons@svc.edu

Jeremy leads the admissions team and works with prospective students from VT (Bennington and Rutland Counties) and select schools.

Fun Fact: My favorite band is the Dave Matthews Band!

Education: M.S., Bay Path University; B.A., Castleton State College

Additional information: I'm currently the President of the Consortium of Vermont Colleges, serve on the New England Regional Council of the College Board and am the State Coordinator for the American College Application Campaign. I also write an admissions blog. Check it out: Admissions Blog

Daniel Summers II
Director of Admissions
802-447-4010
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: dsummers@svc.edu

Dan works with prospective students from: MA: Berkshire and Franklin Counties; NY: Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Schenectady, Albany, Rensselear and Columbia Counties; VT: Windsor and Windham Counties; and all International students.

Fun Fact: I graduated from a vocational high school where I majored in carpentry, and I am the first in my family to go to college.

Education: B.A., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Additional Information: I serve on the Alumni Board of Directors for my alma mater.

Brya Emery
Senior Associate Director of Admissions

802-447-4696
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: bemery@svc.edu

Brya works with prospective students from: CT, RI and all students applying to the Computed Tomography (CT) Certificate Program.

Fun Facts: I've traveled all over the U.S. In college, I visited Paris and Barcelona!

Education: B.S., Vermont Technical College

Additional Information: I've served as the Co-Chair for the Consortium of Vermont Colleges annual counselor Bus Tour and am a Relay for Life participant.

Stephanie Pelletier '14
Assistant Director of Admissions
802-447-6305
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: stephanie@svc.edu

Stephanie works with prospective students from: NH, ME, MA (all counties not listed above) and all states not listed.

Fun Facts: I am an alumna of SVC (2014) and was the president of Colleges Against Cancer.

Education: B.A., Southern Vermont College

Additional Information: I coordinate the Alumni Admissions Representative program.

Allie Prion
Admissions Counselor/Visit Coordinator
802-447-6300
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: aprion@svc.edu

Allie works with prospective students from: N.Y. (all counties not listed above). In addition, Allie will help you schedule your campus visit!

Fun Fact: In college, I was a ski instructor for young children.

Education: B.S., Plymouth State University

Additional Information: I oversee the Campus Ambassador Program at SVC!

Mujahid Sharief Hashim
Admissions Counselor
/Athletics Liaison
802-447-4606
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: shashim@svc.edu

Sharief works with prospective students from NJ, PA, MD and DC.

Fun Fact: My favorite author is novelist James Carlos Blake.

Education: B.S. Columbia Union College

Additional Information: I'm currently pursuing an M.S. in Sports Management with a concentration in Athletic Administration. I also serve as the Head JV Men's Basketball Coach.

John Miles
Director of Veterans' Scholar Program
802-447-4604
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: jmiles@svc.edu

Lieutenant Colonel Miles has been with the U.S. Marine Corps for 25 years, serving two deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Additional Information: John advocates for veterans and helps them navigate the admissions, financial aid and enrollment process to ensure they have the tools needed to achieve academic success.

Emma Piazza
Senior Operations Assistant
802-447-4654
Fax: 802-681-2868
E-mail: epiazza@svc.edu

Fun Fact: I have been playing violin since I was 8! I continue to play for an opera company in New York.

Education: B.A., Bennington College

Additional Information: I love gardening, hiking, cooking and exploring the beauty of the East Coast!

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