Meet My Recruiter

Welcome to the Admissions Office!

We are delighted with your interest in Rockland Community College! You will find that RCC offers a wide range of degree programs designed for a career and life beyond college. One of the best ways to learn firsthand about a college is to visit the campus, so please view our visit page for your options. If you have questions or want to talk with someone in our office, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Meet Our Recruitment Team

Brian Sondey, Executive Director of Enrollment Services

Brian Sondey

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Brian joined the RCC community in 2021 and oversees enrollment for all new and continuing RCC students. Brian has over ten years of experience working with college students at a variety of campuses in the New York metropolitan area.

Corry Spring, Interim Assistant Director of Enrollment Services

Corry Spring

Student Pools: International Students, Early Admit Program for High School Students

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Corry has been at RCC since 2015. She served as Coordinator of International Students until October 2020, and continues to work with both new and current International students, serving as Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) for the College. She oversees the Early Admit high school program, in addition to aiding in the enrollment efforts for all new and returning students. Corry has had the pleasure of working in higher education since 2003, and looks forward to helping you get started here at RCC!

Oscar Arias, Recruitment Specialist II

Oscar Arias

Student Pools: Oscar works with students from many high schools in New York and New Jersey.

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Oscar has been a part of the RCC family since 1998, and started his career in the Office of Academic Intervention. For the last 21 years he has worked with the Enrollment Services Division as an Admissions Recruiter. As a recruiter, he has worked with traditional high school graduates, early admits, transfer students, and adult learners. He believes that his success as an educator is contingent on the success of his students. Oscar is fluent in Spanish and is also a proud alumnus of RCC Class of 1989.

Elizabeth Solages, Recruitment Specialist

Student Pools: Liz works with students from many high schools in Rockland and Orange County, New York, and nearby New Jersey. She also works with high school students from states outside of New York and New Jersey.

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Elizabeth Solages joined RCC in 1981. She started as an Assistant to the Coordinator of the Spring Valley Learning Center, served as an Advisor in Financial Aid, and as Evening Division Coordinator, before assuming her current position in 1995.

Elizabeth, an RCC graduate and fluent in English, French and Creole, is chair of RCC’s Haitian Heritage Month, Advisor to the Haitian Club, and contributor to many campus groups. She is an Honoree of the RCC Foundation for Leadership, and is a SUNY Chancellor Award recipient.

Grazyna Gliwiak, Enrollment Management Assistant

Grazyna Gliwiak

Student Pool: International Students

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Grazyna has been working at RCC for over twenty years. She has extensive knowledge of College procedures, faculty, staff and the campus, as well as a passion for working with international students, having come to the United States herself from Europe, to study at RCC.

Anthony Rooney, Seasonal Recruiter

Anthony Rooney

Student Pool: Adult Learners, including Veterans and High School Equivalency (HSE)/Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC)

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Anthony is a Seasonal Recruiter in the Office of Admissions, specializing in adult and veteran recruitment. As an alumnus, he can attest to RCC’s outstanding ability to prepare students to be real world ready, and enjoys guiding prospective students through this exciting time.

Elias Mulzac, Seasonal Recruiter

Student Pool: Transfer Students with 12+ College Credits, Visiting Students

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Elias joined RCC in 2021 and is utilizing his 13 years of recruiting regionally in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, to work exclusively with students who will be transferring or readmitting to RCC. Elias thrives on seeing students of all ages graduate to their next steps in education and life.