Alison Mancuso

 

Alison Mancuso

Degree: B.A. Public Relations
Job Title: Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Where you recruit: New Jersey
In-house specialties: Conditional Student Liaison

Favorite spot on campus: The rooftop tennis court
Favorite place to eat near campus: Sushi Damo
Why choose John Jay College: John Jay College is one of the few institutions where you can receive an excellent education and see Jamie Foxx filming a movie as you walk to your next class!
Hindsight tip: Become involved with a variety of clubs and organizations, it’s a great way to meet new people and create a variety of friend groups.
If you could have coffee with anyone in the world, living or deceased, who would it be and why?: F. Scott Fitzgerald; he is my favorite author.
Favorite quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Favorite invention: Smart phones
When I am not at work, I am: Playing tennis or spending time with my family and friends
How did you get into higher education?: I began working in higher education in 2010 when I assumed the position of Campus Tour Guide while completing my undergraduate degree at Marquette University. Upon graduation, I decided that I wanted to continue working in higher education and began searching for full-time Admissions Counselor positions.
What would you be if you weren’t an admissions counselor?: A public relations practitioner
Best advice you ever received: Never underestimate yourself.

If you have any questions about John Jay College of Criminal Justice, please feel free to contact me at amancuso@jjay.cuny.edu.