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Undergraduate Admissions

Beth Tartaglia

Beth Tartaglia

Title: Regional recruiter
Responsibilities: Meet with high school students, their parents and guidance counselors regarding the many opportunities available at VCU
Counselor region: Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware
High school: Bishop Ludden High School in Syracuse, N.Y.
College: State University of New York College at Cortland, Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Temple University, Master of Education in Psychoeducational Processes

About Undergraduate Admissions

What brought you to VCU?

VCU is a great university with a fantastic reputation and so many wonderful opportunities for students. I love representing the university and telling people in my recruitment area about what a wonderful place VCU is for their education.

Name three adjectives that describe Undergraduate Admissions.

Dynamic, approachable, passionate

What do you enjoy most about meeting prospective VCU students?

They are typically smart, involved and excited about their future — who wouldn't want to be around students like that?

What’s one thing you don't travel without?

A great selection of music

Best part of your job:

Meeting students at such an exciting time in their life

About me

What don’t most people know about you?

I play the drums.

What are you reading right now?

“The Glass Castle,” by Jeannette Walls

What’s your perfect Sunday afternoon?

Hiking followed by a family dinner

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A professional basketball player

Who/what inspires you?

My family has always been my inspiration.

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