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Hi! My name is Kelly Murphy and I am a Freshman Admissions Advisor here at SUNY Plattsburgh. I am responsible for managing recruitment travel for the Admissions Office and for coordinating our office’s print and web communication plans. I also interview prospective students, review freshman and readmission applications, and recruit primarily in the Hudson Valley area of New York State. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the admissions process - I am happy to help!
Hometown: Plattsburgh, NY
Professional/Personal Biography: I graduated from Ithaca College with a B.A. in Psychology in 2010. Shortly after, I began working in the Admissions Office here at SUNY Plattsburgh. I am currently completing my master’s degree in Higher Education Administration and will become a proud SUNY alumna in 2014!
Most memorable college experience: Studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain! It was a great experience and I definitely encourage all students to consider studying abroad.
Favorite SUNY Plattsburgh activity: Hockey games! I have been going to the Cardinal hockey games for as long as I can remember. It is truly a great event for the students, faculty, sports fans and the local community alike.
Best advice you received regarding college or would give someone entering college: One of the most important pieces of advice that I received and benefited from in college was to “get to know your professors”. They are such a valuable resource for college students and can present many opportunities during your college years. Also important in my opinion is to try new things! College is a time to explore and get to know yourself and your interests… try different clubs, organizations, or sports and you’ll be amazed at what you might find!