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Milena E. Velez

Milena E. Velez

Director of Admission

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 803.321.5276

Email:

milena.velez@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Enrollment Management

Degrees:

M.B.A., Lake Erie College, 2014

B.A., Creative Writing and Politics, Oberlin College, 2007

Bio:

Before coming to Newberry, Velez served the University of Findlay as assistant director of graduate and transfer admission, beginning in 2015. In this role, she led a team of three admissions counselors and redesigned admission processes for all 16 of the institution’s graduate and post-graduate programs. Before that, she served the university as transfer admissions advisor from 2014-2015. Velez also served Lake Erie College as a public relations staff writer and senior admissions counselor before her appointment as interim director of admission in 2014.

 

Velez holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Lake Erie College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in creative writing and politics from Oberlin College.

 

She and her husband, Joel, a business analyst and technical advisor for Newberry’s enrollment management division, reside in Chapin with their daughter, Stella.

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