CMS Login

Meet our Counselors

Image Caption

Freshmen Counselors

Agnieszka A Brannan (
(570) 422-3577
Assistant Director of Admissions/Admissions Marketing Coordinator
Territories: (PA) Carbon, Schuylkill, Susquehanna and Wayne
(NJ) Hunterdon, Warren, Sussex, Morris, Somerset, Passaic, Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union
Hometown: Forest Hills, New York (originally from Poland)
Studied: Political Science at ESU
Favorite thing about ESU: I love the friendly atmosphere at ESU. As an alum, I am especially happy to observe the growth within our current students as they move through their ESU journey.

Timothy Hahn (
(570) 422-3806
Admissions Counselor/Coordinator of Admissions Events
Territories: (PA) Berks, Bucks, Columbia, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Montgomery, Northampton and Wyoming
Hometown: Pittston, Pennsylvania (Luzerne County)
Studied: Elementary and Special Education with a Minor in Theatre at ESU
Strengths: Public Speaking, Personable
Favorite Thing About ESU: The personality, energy, and passion of the students.
Quotes: “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.” - Vic Aguirre; “Create your own destiny. If you don’t, someone else will.” - Chris Leber

If your county is not listed, or if your school will be hosting an event that you would like us to attend, please contact Sarah Lavra at

Baron Vanderburg (
(570) 422-3493
Admissions Counselor/Coordinator of Campus Tours
Territories: (PA) Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Philadelphia, York and Dauphin, (NY) Orange, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and Staten Island
Hometown: Hempstead, NY/Easton, PA
Studied: B.A. in Public Admin from ESU, and M.A. in Higher Ed Student Affairs (In Progress) at Messiah College
Favorite Thing About ESU: ESU is a comfortably sized campus, in a great location between 2 major cities which provide a lot of great opportunities.
Quote: "Do or do not do, there is no try" - Yoda

Transfer Counselors

Walt Lukow (
(570) 422-3110
Associate Director of Admissions, Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment
Admissions contact for transfer students with last name initial of L-Z
Territories: County and Community Colleges
Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Studied: History, World Cultures, Secondary Education Certification

Nina Atanesian (
(570) 422-3149
Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Specialist
Admissions contact for transfer students with last name initial of A-K
Territories: County and Community Colleges
Hometown: Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Studied: Business Management with Minor in Economics (at ESU!)
Favorite thing about ESU: Everything! The aesthetics of the campus, and the energy of our students and faculty.
Quote: "Believe you can and you’re halfway there” - Theodore Roosevelt

Please Note: If your community college will be hosting an event for transfer students that you would like us to attend, please contact Walt Lukow at