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NSU Admissions Staff

Meet NSU Florida's Office of Undergraduate Admissions team. Our dedicated admissions counselors are here to assist you through the entire admission process and beyond. Once you locate your admissions counselor using the filter below, we invite you to schedule a one-on-one appointment so we can get to know you and answer your questions.

You're also welcome to join us for an in-person campus visit or virtual tour. We'll see you there with our fins up!


Elizabeth DeLaCruz

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8341; Cell: (954) 669-4587

Counsels students from: Broward County Florida - Cities include Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Hallandale Beach, Hillsboro Beach, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Miramar, Parkland, Pembroke Park, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach

Degree: B.A. in Psychology; M.S. in Psychology

“NSU truly prepares students to dominate in the real world. Experiential Education and Learning allows students to build their professional resume while completing their required coursework. Each student is assigned an Edge Advisor that assists students with their academic and career interest though resume building, research opportunities, and even internship opportunities in their field. Not only will our Sharks receive a degree from NSU, but they will also leave with a resume of various experiences to give them that edge in a professional setting.”

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Shamere Deveaux

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-7539; Cell: (954) 937-9369

Counsels first time and transfer students from: North Florida and the Panhandle, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Tennessee

Degree: B.A. in Communication Studies, M.A. in Higher Education Leadership and Administration

"At NSU, we pride ourselves on diversity and student engagement that contributes to the success of our students. NSU’s mission is to deliver innovative academic programs in a dynamic, lifelong learning and research environment fostering integrity, academic excellence, leadership, and community service through engaged students, faculty, and staff."

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Sarah LoFaso

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-7184; Cell: (954) 225-0877

Counsels students from: Palm Beach County Florida; and New York - Richmond, Rockland, and Westchester Counties

Degree: B.A. in Mass Communication and Media Studies; M.F.A. in English and Creative Writing

"At NSU we prepare our students for real world opportunities. From admission to graduation there are steps in place to enhance our student’s learning and career development. EXEL is my favorite part of our undergraduate program, giving students the opportunity to learn in and outside of the classroom, with hands on experience, all while making connections and building their resume’s upon entering the work field." 

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Tatiana "Tati" Wilson

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8223; Cell: (954) 907-5293

Counsels students from: Broward County Florida - Cities include Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale by the Sea, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, North Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Plantation, Sea Ranch Lakes, Sunrise, Tamarac, Weston, Wilton Manors

Degree: B.A. in English

"With exceptional resources, such as the premier programs and the amazing scholarships, NSU provides a multitude of opportunities for students to excel and dominate!"

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Raul Nieves

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8012; Cell: (954) 756-2778

Fluent in Spanish

Counsels students from: Monroe County Florida and North Miami-Dade County Florida Cities: Aventura, Miami Gardens, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, Opa-Locka, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, North Bay Village, Miami Beach, Liberty City, Hialeah, Miami Springs, River Cities, and Doral. 

Degree: B.S. in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communications

"Here at NSU the opportunities are endless. Being a student centered university prepares students with hands-on experience that will prepare them for the next step. At NSU you’re apart of a diverse Shark Family where you will create bonds that last forever."

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Ashley McIntosh

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8051

Counsels students from: South Miami-Dade County Florida Cities: Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Key Biscayne, South Dade, and Homestead.

Degree: B.A. in Psychology

"With NSU's Premier Programs like Dual Admission, Razor's Edge Scholars, Fischler Academy, and Huizenga Business Innovation Academy, students at NSU will have endless opportunities to personalize their academic experience and develop into confident leaders. From the time you submit your application to graduation, NSU will be with you every step of the way."

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Lauren Siwek

Senior Associate Director
Direct: (954) 262-8168; Cell: (954) 647-5892

Counsels students from: Broward County Florida - Cities include Cooper City, Dania Beach, Hollywood, Southwest Ranches

Degree: B.S. in Business Administration

“Here at NSU, you are not a number. You become part of the Shark Family. NSU offers small class sizes and provides hands-on experience to help students build real relationships for today’s competitive world."


Akheim Paisley

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8057; Cell: (954) 310-2612

Counsels students from: West Florida

Degree: B.A. in Psychology

"NSU offers students the opportunity to have a premium learning experience. Our staff and faculty work diligently to foster a welcoming environment that challenges individuals to reach and exceed their goals. At NSU, the only limit is your ambition and there is always someone ready to help you to the next level."

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Maureen Yeung

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8314; Cell: (954) 439-5769

Fluent in Cantonese

Counsels students from: Brevard, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, Saint Lucie, Seminole, and Volusia Counties Florida

Degree: B.A. in Sociology

"At NSU, we celebrate the uniqueness of each of our students. Here,students work with advisors to build part of their learning experience while receiving a core education in their passion. Our small class sizes makes it easy to meet people and make meaningful connections with your professors." 

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