Admissions Undergraduate


Matt Ruth

Originally from Harleysville, Pennsylvania, Matt graduated from Eastern Mennonite University in 2006. Matt spent two years in voluntary service in Fresno, California before moving back to Harrisonburg. He returned to EMU in 2009 as an admissions counselor and after three years Matt transitioned into the role of Associate Director of Admissions. Matt served in this role until the fall of 2015 when he was named Director of Admissions.

Mary Dykes
Inquiry/Communications Coord
Mallery Erickson
Admissions Counselor
Ericka Gingerich
Receptionist/Campus Visit Coor
Beth Lineweaver
Admissions Data Manager
David Loughran
Admissions Counselor
Travis Nyce
Admissions Counselor
Elizabeth Payne
Admissions Counselor
Andrew Penner
Admissions Counselor
Phil Tieszen
Associate Director

Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Phil graduated from Eastern Mennonite University in 2011. Phil began his work in admissions after earning a B.S. in Business Administration, and he worked primarily with prospective students from NC and VA, including Harrisonburg city and Rockingham county.

After two years in Admissions, Phil stepped into the role of Assistant Director of Student Programs and Orientation. He thoroughly enjoys inspiring student leaders at EMU and impacting the campus through student programming. He is also enrolled in the MBA program full-time.

Londen Wheeler
Admissions Counselor
David Yoder
Admissions Counselor
Kara Zimmerman
Campus Visit Coordinator
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