"The best part about being an admission counselor is getting to know people from all over, and getting glimpses of their life stories. After meeting and reading the essays of so many students, I’m still amazed and touched by these encounters."

Ellen Erikson

Associate Director of Admission

 

Hometown

Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Graduate Of

University of Illinois, Urbana (both bachelor’s and master’s degrees).

Major

Anthropology, with history and geology minors; master’s in urban and regional planning.

A Little Bit About Me

I’ve lived in Brooklyn, NY, Boston, Illinois, Ohio, and North Yorkshire, England.  I have two sons, and have been through the college search process from the other side as a parent.

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Location

Office of Admission
Slocum Hall
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 740-368-3019
F 740-368-3314
E meerikso@owu.edu

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