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Clifford Coles Hall (formerly Rindge Hall) Admissions Office

Need Assistance?

Rindge: 800.437.0048  

CGPS: 800.325.1090

You can also e-mail a Rindge
admissions counselor (below).

Linda Quimby

Linda Quimby
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment

Pierce Pride: The one-on-one attention we are able to provide to our students is something I’m proud to promote and be a part of. Our location and size cultivate an environment that allows every student the opportunity for success.

Mary Gowdy

Mary Gowdy
Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: International students

Pierce Pride: Our Pierce Walk Across Europe program is a unique and exciting abroad opportunity that gives students the opportunity to study throughout several countries in just one semester. I tell everyone about it!


Melissa Conway
Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: All domestic states outside of New England (excluding NY and NJ).

Pierce Pride: Franklin Pierce is more than just an educational institution, it's a place you can call home. As a student I was provided many wonderful opportunities and gained some great experience in many different areas. Now as an alumna, working in Admissions, I get to show families the great things Franklin Pierce has to offer, as well as, work with my Franklin Pierce family!


Steve Hennessey
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, CT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven

Pierce Pride: With Mt. Monadnock hovering over on one side and the sparkling waters of Pearly Pond on the other, there is a true sense of home here at Franklin Pierce. I really enjoy speaking with families about their dreams and aspirations of going on to college and hope that I can share my experiences and wisdom with them.


Tyler Lussier
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: CT: Middlesex, New London, Tolland, Windham, Massachusetts: Barnes Dukes, Middlesex, Nantucket, Worcester

Pierce Pride: As a graduate of Franklin Pierce, I was fortunate to call Franklin Pierce home for four years.  Admissions now gives me a distinct opportunity to welcome new members to our family.

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Braelan O'Toole
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: New Hampshire

Pierce Pride: There is such an impressive range of coursework, clubs, and activities! I feel fortunate to be a part of the Franklin Pierce community, which offers each individual the support and resources to pursue a variety of interests. Here you can discover what you are truly passionate about.

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Kathryn Bernier
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Maine and Massachusetts: Bristol, Essex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk

Pierce Pride: Franklin Pierce University is my home away from home. As a student on campus, I loved every opportunity that was offered by the Pierce community. Now, as an alumna, working in Admissions, I am looking forward to working with families to make sure their students have the best Franklin Pierce experience.

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Bianca Acebron Peco
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: New York and Vermont

Pierce Pride: Franklin Pierce University gave me more opportunities than I could have dreamed of as an undergrad.  I love being able to express my passion of the University to future students, because I know they will love it here, as I did, and continue to do.


Brittany Newton
Assistant Director / Visitation Coordinator

Pierce Pride: Franklin Pierce is truly a special place. Everyone is very approachable and eager to see each student succeed. I look forward to welcoming new members into our community.

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Jason Prannuis
Graduate Assistant

Pierce Pride: As a student I found my home here at Franklin Pierce. I had many wonderful experiences both on campus and abroad that I will never forget. Now as an alum, I am very fortunate to be able to continue my journey here at Franklin Pierce while working in admissions. I am excited to be able to share my experiences with potential students and their families, while showing them all of the wonderful things our beautiful campus community has to offer.