Humboldt State University

Office of Admissions

Meet the Counselors

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Romi Hitchcock-Tinseth Stacie Lyans John Panting Arthur Arzola Lara Mowery Lisa Perry Steve Ladwig
Admissions Counselors

Lara Mowery, Admissions Counselor

Lara Mowery

lm1891@humboldt.edu
707.826.6213

Recruiting Area:

Greater San Diego and the greater Inland Empire

Describe your personality in five words:

Just five? Compassionate, Warm, Outgoing, "Red Head"

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Hiking the beaches and forests with my dog Dexter and checking out Sci-Fi nights at The Arcata Theater

What I love most about HSU:

It’s the gem of the CSU’s! So unique and different and HSU provides students with so many opportunities in and out of the classroom that you cannot find anywhere else.

Lisa Perry, College of Natural Resources & Sciences Outreach Specialist

Recruiting Area:

All of the programs in the College of Natural Resources and Sciences. If you want to study science at HSU, contact me!

Describe your personality in five words:

Fun, friendly and not very shy

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Walk on the beach, go to the river and the Farmer's Market.

What I love most about HSU:

The people here, whether it's staff, students or faculty… everyone is so much fun!

Romi Hitchcock-Tinseth, Assistant Director of Admissions (Outreach)

Romi Hitchcock-Tinseth

romi@humboldt.edu
707.826.6224
"Fun Fact: The creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, Stephen Hillenburg, graduated from HSU."

Recruiting Area:

Local area. (Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity, and Mendocino Counties)

Describe your personality in five words:

Thankful, Positive, Compassionate , Open-minded, and Giving

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Hike/run, share time with family, enjoy local music, art and community events.

What I love most about HSU:

The hands-on experiences for students, providing individualized attention, and being part of a campus community devoted to using our education to change the world for the better!

Stacie Lyans, Assistant Director - Regional for the Greater San Francisco Bay Area

Stacie Lyans

stacie.lyans@humboldt.edu
707.826.6256
(office-messages) 707.362.6616
(cell-text or call)

Recruiting Area:

Greater San Francisco Bay Area (and Colorado and Hawaii)

Describe your personality in five words:

Outgoing. Positive. Competitive. Friendly. Smiley (Life is pretty great, so everyone should smile more!)

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Going to concerts (great music locally), running from Clam Beach to Moonstone Beach, helping students attend HSU.

What I love most about HSU:

The sense of community you gain on-campus. As a student at HSU my professors genuinely cared about my success. It's more than a typical University. It's a family!

John Panting, Admissions Counselor

Recruiting Area:

California's Central Valley and Central Coast

Describe your personality in five words:

Loves to Try New Things

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Dance to music, walk through the trees, eat locally.

What I love most about HSU:

The way that the campus feels like a home away from home.

Steve Ladwig, Director of Admissions

Describe your personality in five words:

Adventurous, inquisitive, direct, humorous, in-progress

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Kayaking, hiking, dinner with friends, time with family

What I love most about HSU:

It's a small town feel with a world-wide view

Arthur Arzola, Admissions Counselor - Regionally based in the LA area

Recruiting Area:

Los Angeles Region

Describe your personality in five words:

Hard-working, thoughtful, compassionate, & friendly

Favorite activities on the North Coast:

Hanging out at the beach and walking around Arcata to eat at all of the local restaurants.

What I love most about HSU:

The moment that anyone walks on the HSU campus every staff/faculty member and student makes you feel like you're part of the family, and HSU provides all students on campus with incredible opportunities that change the world for the better.