Our admissions team is here for you every step of the way — starting with your initial contact, right up to your arrival on campus.

If you have any questions, please contact an admissions counsellor responsible for your area (see below). If you are not sure who to ask, send a message to admissions@mta.ca and your e-mail will be directed to the right person.

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Registrar's Office
Mount Allison University, 62 York Street 
Sackville, NB  E4L 1E2  
CANADA
admissions@mta.ca 
 |  (506) 364-2269

Admissions counsellors:

Curtis Michaelis, recruitment and admissions coordinator
Curtis Michaelis, Recruitment & Admissions Co-ordinator

(506) 364-2640
 | curtis@mta.ca

Regions: USA, Bermuda, Indigenous students, New Brunswick — anglophone students

Curtis Michaelis ('09) is a proud MtA alumnus with interests in performing arts, athletics, and leadership – whether you're curious about student life, how to get involved to make a difference in your community, how to maximize your scholarship potential, or just want to philosophically discuss the many complexities of our modern world, he always has some helpful information and advice to share!


Admissions Counsellor Prospect Management - Mareika Dow 
Mareika Dow, Admissions Counsellor – Prospect Management
(506) 364-2220 | mdow@mta.ca

Regions: New Brunswick — anglophone students (Greater Moncton area)

After graduating from Mount Allison with an Honours in English, Mareika Dow (’12) went on to complete her Masters of Arts from Simon Fraser University. After living in BC and working in management, it wasn't long before her east coast roots called her back to New Brunswick. While at MtA Mareika was involved with the Women’s Rugby team, participated in Global Brigades, tutored at the Writing Resource Centre, and enjoyed a semester abroad in England. A lover of food, books, and meeting new people, Mareika is excited to hear from prospective students and fellow life-long learners. Reach out to her to discover what makes MtA a dynamic and engaging community!


allison ball 
Allison Ball, Admissions Counsellor – Campus Liaison
(506) 364-2257 | aball@mta.ca

Regions: New Brunswick — anglophone students (Saint John), transfer students, mature students

Raised on the Kingston Peninsula in New Brunswick, Allison Ball ('07) has made Sackville home since the day she moved to campus as a student in 2003. She also worked for the Dean of Science doing summer research, worked at the campus pub, and lived in Hunton House. After graduating with a major in geography, Allison worked for the New Brunswick government for two years, then took an entrepreneurial leave to start her own environmental company. After three years of running her own business, she decided to become part of our dynamic admissions team, helping prospective students learn about all the exciting things Mount Allison has to offer. She'd love to hear from you!


AC Mark Lasanowski  

Mark Lasanowski, Recruitment & Admissions Counsellor
mark@mta.ca

Regions: Ontario, New Brunswick — francophone students, Quebec, Latin/South America

Hailing from Guelph, Ontario, Mark Lasanowski ('04) moved over a thousand miles to study commerce, economics, French and Spanish at Mount Allison and this nomad hasn't stopped exploring since, travelling to six continents and over 50 countries. After four jam-packed years at Mount A ― punctuated by extensive involvement with the student union, campus radio CHMA, teaching assistant jobs in French, Spanish and computer science, and a year spent studying abroad in Strasbourg, France ― Mark hit the road, putting his love of the planet and its people to work as a guidance counsellor for university-bound students, writer, disaster relief coordinator and advocate of environmental and mobility issues. Ask Mark how a liberal arts and sciences education can prepare you for anything ― and everything!


Ashley Mah, recruitment and admissions officer 
Ashley Mah, Recruitment & Admissions Counsellor
(506) 364-2626 | ashley@mta.ca
 
Regions: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador

A recent graduate, Ashley Mah (’16) is excited to return to Sackville and continue her involvement with the Mount Allison community. Throughout her time at MtA, Ashley was able to pursue studies in her two main fields of interest, biology and commerce, which she continued to study during her exchange in Hong Kong. During her time in Sackville, Ashley has been involved with organisations such as Global Brigades, and was a group leader during the Mansbridge Summit, a panel discussion led by the University’s Chancellor Peter Mansbridge. Known as a foodie with a big case of wanderlust by her friends and family, Ashley would be happy to talk to you about food, travel, and the endless possibilities Mount Allison offers to students!


Saniya Korhalkar 
Saniya Korhalkar, Recruitment & Admissions Counsellor
(506) 364-2110 | saniya@mta.ca
 
Regions: Western & Northern Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)

Saniya came to Mount Allison from Banff, AB and studied commerce, psychology, and international economics and business. During her time at Mount A, Saniya was involved in a broad range of organizations. She was the President of The Quench Inc., a student-run smoothie business, and Mosaic, and was also on the executive teams of the Commerce Society and the 2018 Grad Class. Saniya loves doing pottery and other forms of art, as well as listening to podcasts, and she enjoys a slice of cake on any day! She is always excited to chat about entrepreneurship, getting involved on campus, or the transition to the East Coast life.


AC Alana Green 
Alana Green, International Recruitment & Admissions Officer
(506) 540-1054 | international@mta.ca 
WeChat: MtA_Admissions   LINE: mta_intl_admissions

Regions: international students (outside of USA and Latin/South America)

Alana Green lived in Bathurst, New Brunswick until the age of 16, when she moved with her family to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. This experience was the beginning of a life-long love of travelling and learning about other cultures. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce, Alana taught English to high school students in Iwate, Japan for 3 years. Alana continues to enjoy Japanese culture through cooking and language study. Before returning home to New Brunswick to work at Mount Allison University, Alana spent two years living in London, England recruiting international students. Through these experiences, Alana has developed a keen interest in supporting international students in their journey. She is happy to speak to you about Canada and the unique experience of studying at Mount Allison.


Sarah Cormier 
Sarah Cormier, Admissions Counsellor – First-Year Academic Advisor
(506) 364-3287 | scormier@mta.ca

Regions: transfer students, mature students

Born and raised in Sackville, Sarah Cormier ('12) always knew that she wanted to study at Mount Allison. While a student, Sarah was a member of the Psych Society, and worked at Jennings Dining Hall. After graduating with a major in psychology, Sarah worked as a career practitioner before being drawn back to the Mount Allison community in 2013 as the Transfer Credit Coordinator. Sarah loves reading, baking bread and pies (her apple pie is rumored to be the best), and working with students on their journey to Mount Allison!


Admissions Counsellor Elizabeth Fullerton
Elizabeth Fullerton, Admissions Counsellor – Communications

(506) 364-2394
 | efullerton@mta.ca

As a Commerce grad, Elizabeth Fullerton ('06) focused on marketing during her studies at Mount Allison. Her work experience includes roles in communications, account coordination, and media buying and planning. She has been part of the MtA admissions team for five years. While a student at MtA, Liz tackled two research projects on accounting and sociology, and stayed active in her musical interests of piano and guitar. A handywoman by nature, she is proud to call Sackville home. Ask her today about where the Mount Allison experience can take you!


Other admissions staff:

chris parker registar mount allison 
Chris Parker, Registrar

(506) 364-3301
 | cparker@mta.ca

Kutay Ulkuer
Kutay Ulkuer, Director of Recruitment, Admissions & Awards

(506) 364-3294
 | kulkuer@mta.ca

suzette kean office coordinator 
Suzette Kean, Office Co-ordinator

(506) 364-2113 | skean@mta.ca