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  • Welcome Center Team

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  • Since 2009, the university Welcome Center has been the first stop for visitors to our campus. The members of our professional team interact with prospective applicants and families at admission events, in email and phone conversations, and through social media, including our Welcome Center Instagram account and Admitted Student Facebook groups. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus community and helping you navigate the university’s admission process!

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    Anita Christian

    Associate Director of Admission Events

    Anita Christian

    Anita Christian

    Associate Director of Admission Events
    Contact: admissionevents@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: Graduate Certificate in Media Management and MA Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement, The New School; BA Art History and Africana Studies, Rutgers University 
    When Not at Work: Cook, bake, and sing (music is my life!).
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: There are many! But I love the going to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens.

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    Sue Forte

    Senior Digital Content Strategist

    Susan Forte

    Sue Forte

    Title: Senior Digital Content Strategist
    Contact: admission@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: BS, The New School
    When Not at Work: Hike, kayak, paint, knit, and bake — basically any activity that gets me out into nature or inspires me to create!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: Not in NYC, but just an hour away by train or bus — Harriman State Park!

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    Ryan Pottle

    Manager of the Welcome Center

    Ryan Pottle

    Ryan Pottle

    Title: Manager of the Welcome Center
    Contact: admission@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: BA New Media and Music, University of Maine
    When Not at Work: Take photos, make music, and explore the many food and drink options around the city. 
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: Prospect Park. I love getting lost on the many trails, away from all the hustle and bustle.

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    Parker Simoni

    Admission Counselor at the Welcome Center

    Parker Simoni

    Parker Simoni

    Title: Admission Counselor at the Welcome Center
    Contact: admission@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: MPA Public Administration, Marist College; BS Community Health, SUNY Cortland
    When Not at Work: Wander the city with no destination and try as many restaurants as I can! Also, relive my gymnastics glory days and tumble anywhere I can.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: Washington Square Park. There is just something about the fountain and the arch that I find very peaceful.

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    Craig Tiede

    Director of Admission Communications and Enrollment Services

    Craig Tiede

    Craig Tiede

    Title: Director of Admission Communications and Enrollment Services
    Contact: tiedec@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: MA Liberal Studies, Dartmouth College; BS Television/Radio, Ithaca College
    When Not at Work: Perform in and direct community theater productions, cook, read, and spend time with my cats, Marmalade and Rhubarb.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: The cobblestone streets in the West Village.

  • Contact Us

    Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    admission@newschool.edu

    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040

  • Take The Next Step


Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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