Meet the Graduate | Adult Admission Team

Mitchell Sakofs
Dean of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies                                                      
Professor of Education

  • B.S. in Education, SUNY Cortland
  • M.S. in Education, Northern Illinois University
  • Ph. D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Mitch came to the Mount in the summer of 2015 after severing as the Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs at Wheelock College and Dean of Central Connecticut’s School of Education and Professional Studies. “Three things attracted me to the Mount,” Mitch shared. “Its mission to serve as expressed in its graduate programs, the passion of faculty for their disciplines, and the beautiful campus.”  With a background in experiential education, wilderness leadership training, and nature interpretation, Mitch welcomes students to the Mount’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies and enthusiastically supports their personal and academic success.

Ellen Lloyd
Assistant Director of Admission for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies
(718) 405-3320

  • B.S. in Business, College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Joined the Admission Team in 2010
  • Oversees admission for the Accelerated Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing Programs

While pursuing her undergraduate degree at the Mount, Ellen worked as an office assistant in Admission and as a student ambassador. Her love of college admissions developed during her time spent in the Office of Admission and working with incoming students and families at admission events. After graduation, she was hired as an information manager and within two years was promoted to Graduate Admission Counselor. This position allowed her to work with the adult population and assist students in returning to school and furthering their education. She now works as the Assistant Director of Admission for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies, supporting those who wish to pursue Nursing and to earn their Master’s degree in Nursing. During her time off, she works as a volunteer EMT and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Frank Angeles
Assistant Director of Admission for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies
(718) 405-3438

  • B.A. in Communication, College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Joined the Admission Team in 2016
  • Oversees admission for the M.B.A. and Master in Education Programs

Frank, a recent graduate of the College of Mount Saint Vincent, joined the Admission team in July 2016. Within the Mount community, Frank served as a member of the Student Government Association, an Orientation Leader, and an Operations Associate while playing collegiate baseball for the College. During his time at the Mount, Frank studied abroad in Italy, Portugal, and Spain and interned for ABC’s The Chew, and the College’s resident theater company: Red Monkey Theater Group. When he is not working, Frank enjoys routing for the Yankees, playing sports, and most importantly eating.

Jessica Bunch
Assistant Director of Admission for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies
(718) 405-3435

  • B.A. in Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Candidate – M.S. in International Development and Service, College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Joined the SPGS Admission Team in 2017
  • Oversees admission for the Master of Science in International Development and Service Program

A recent addition to the SPGS Admission team, Jessica joined the Mount in June 2017. Her passion for traveling and serving under-represented populations drove her to pursue the M.S. in International Development and Service degree, through which she was able to start a non-profit organization called Geaux Lead. Partnering with Relais Enfants Parents du Cameroun (REPCAM), she will be traveling to Cameroon, Africa this fall to head a service project called the “Cameroon Dental Project.” In her down time, she is an avid thrift-shopper who has a passion for dance and experiencing all that life has to offer.