Contact Information

253 Journalism Building
242 West 18th Ave Columbus, OH 43210
Tel: (614) 688-4394
Fax: (614) 688-3724

Office of Undergraduate Recruitment Staff

Chinwe Okpalaoka
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment 

Chinwe Okpalaoka provides leadership and coordination for undergraduate recruitment in the College of Arts and Sciences. Chinwe collaborates with the Undergraduate Admissions (UA) to develop and implement recruitment programs and activities to increase undergraduate enrollment and to support college and university enrollment goals. Chinwe supports undergraduate recruitment efforts within various College of Arts and Sciences units by providing prospective and admitted students data, developing and coordinating events and initiatives, including marketing and coordinating student visits. Chinwe helps develop, direct and maintain programs to advance the mission and vision of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment relative to the recruitment, transition and retention of underrepresented student populations.


Michael Waite
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment 

Michael Waite’s provides support services for all facets of the office's mission. His primary role is data gathering and analysis (for both internal and external audiences), but he also manages the communication flow to prospective students and their families, spearheads transfer and regional campus change student recruitment, works with Arts and Sciences Career Success, and helps manage the fiscal operations of the office. Michael also acts as the College’s primary contact person for prospective students interested in visiting one of its programs.


Angelett Anderson
Program Manager

Angelett Anderson is the Program Manager for the Program for Advancing Scholarship & Service (PASS). PASS is a competitive program for students in the College of Arts and Sciences interested in diversity as it relates to academics, leadership development, career preparation and community service. She is also the advisor for three student organizations. These include Never Let Your Pen Dry, an organization dedicated to poetry and creative writing, Say Hi, an organization dedicated to strengthen student unity across campus and Scarlet and Grace Notes, an all girls acapella group. Angelett also manages the Undergraduate Recruitment Student Ambassador Program.