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Holmes Brings Energy, Professionalism to Admissions

Welcome aboard to Mr. Kevin Holmes, the University’s new Director of Admissions!  Kevin comes to us from Norfolk State University, where he served as Director of Recruitment and Admissions and was responsible for building a quality admissions function.  He has also worked at George Mason University, where he is credited with developing GMU’s nationally recognized score optional admission policy.  A first-generation college graduate, Holmes is a recognized leader in the area of college recruitment.  He earned both his Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees from George Mason and has been recognized by the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admissions Counselors as ‘Virginia Admission Counselor of the Year’.  Welcome, Kevin!






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