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We know that applying to college can be a little daunting and a lot of work, and we’re here to help! If you have questions about Harrisburg University, your application, university life, or anything in between, reach out to someone on our HU Admissions team.

Our team of admissions counselors is available to support you, and reaching out to us is straightforward and convenient. Feel free to email or call the phone numbers below for direct contact with a representative.

Hosman Oz Uraga

Hosman “Oz” Uraga

Director of Recruitment

Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Student Affairs in Higher Education
Favorite book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Favorite music genre: Early 2000’s R&B
Favorite free time activity: During my free time, I enjoy traveling the world

Brian Morris

Brian Morris

Director of Admissions Operations

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA
Degree: Bachelor of Arts, in Psychology
Favorite book: Basketball (and Other Things) – Shea Serrano
Favorite music genre: Country, Classic Rock, Rap, and Hip-Hop
Favorite free time activity: Recreational sports, video games, and going to the movies.


Kelly Griffith

Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Hometown: Paradise, PA
Favorite book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Favorite music genre: Rock and Hip Hop
Favorite free time activity: Spending time with my 2 children

Andrew Withum

Andrew Withum

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Carlisle, PA
Degree: Communications/Journalism – Public Relations
Favorite book: The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Favorite music genre: Rock N’ Roll, Blues, Blues-Rock, Southern-Rock, Americana, and Metal
Favorite free time activity: Music/Guitar – listening, going to concerts, playing, performing, and content creation

Mike Mcgurl

Michael McGurl

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Dunmore, PA
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in History, Master of Arts in History, M.Ed. Counseling and Higher Education
Favorite book: The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolken
Favorite music genre: Rock
Favorite free time activity: Spending time with my family

Sharleen van Ams-Barrington

Sharleen van Ams-Barrington

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Favorite book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Favorite music genre: Soca, Dancehall, Chutney, Soul, R&B, and Hip Hop
Favorite free time activity: Walking

Zac Goren

Zac Goren

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Favorite book: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Favorite music genre: Pop and Rap
Favorite free time activity: Golf and Video Games

Shawna Campanaro

Shawna Campanaro

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Bangor, PA
Degree:Bachelors of Arts in Communication/Public Relations and Minor in Politics/Government
Favorite book:Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Favorite music genre: Alternative Rock, Pop, and Country
Favorite free time activity: Travel, attending concerts and Broadway shows, fitness, hanging out with my cats.

Brian Thornton

Brian Thornton

Regional Recruiter

Hometown: Conway, AR
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Favorite book: Say Nothing by Brad Parks
Favorite music genre: Rock
Favorite free time activity: Traveling

Financial Aid Team

Elizabeth Cline

Assistant Director of Financial Aid Services