Admissions Undergraduate


Jason Good

Jason Good oversees undergraduate recruitment at EMU as the university’s Director of Admissions. Beginning his career in enrollment in 2005, Jason has served as an Admissions Counselor, the Associate Director of Admissions, and the Director of Retention.

Jason brings with him diverse experience and expertise in higher education. He has taught in the Applied Social Sciences, Language and Literature, and the Adult Degree Completion Program at EMU. He served as head Women’s Soccer Coach for two seasons (2009-2011). Additionally he serves as a Cross Cultural leader, having led six-week summer programs to Honduras (2011, 2013) and Spain (2014).

A Washington, D.C. native, Jason completed his bachelor’s degree from EMU in Sociology and Environmental Science. He completed his master’s and doctorate in Hispanic Studies from the Universidad de Cádiz in Andalucía, Spain. His Spanish language dissertation researches the integration of immigrant students into educational systems, specifically analyzing how to welcome and retain underrepresented groups into our educational communities.

Tonya Dunlap
Inquiry/Communications Coor.
Gwen Hill
Receptionist/Daily Campus
Beth Lineweaver
Admissions Data Manager
David Loughran
Admissions Counselor
Travis Nyce
Admissions Counselor
Nora Osei
Admissions Counselor
Elizabeth Payne
Admissions Counselor
Andrew Penner
Admissions Counselor
Matt Ruth
Associate Director

Originally from Harleysville, Pennsylvania, Matt graduated from Eastern Mennonite University in 2006. Matt spent two years with Mennonite Voluntary Service in Fresno, California before moving back to Harrisonburg. He returned to EMU in 2009 as an admissions counselor. Matt has since transitioned into the role of Associate Director of Admissions.

David Yoder
Admissions Counselor
Zach Yoder
Director of Retention

Zachary grew up on a farm near Broadway, Virginia and graduated from Broadway High School in 1997. He attended Messiah College and received his B.S. in Biology/Teaching Certification in 2001. After teaching in Clovis, New Mexico for a year, he returned to Virginia to teach Biology in Rockingham County Public Schools. He received his M.Ed. in Secondary Education from James Madison University in 2004. Zachary taught 7th grade Life Science, Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology for 11 years in the county schools before beginning his position as Director of Retention in January of 2014.

Kara Zimmerman
Campus Visit Coordinator and Admissions Counselor
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