Admissions Team

Meet Our Team

Whether you are a new student, a prospective student, or a parent trying to make sense of the college selection process, the admissions staff at Millsaps is dedicated to providing the highest standards of service and professional guidance. We are honored and privileged to be able to help introduce you to Millsaps College.

Our team travels during the fall semester to meet with prospective students. Meeting with one of our representatives is a great way to demonstrate interest in Millsaps.

We'd love to meet you during a visit to campus or at an upcoming event near you.

  • Robert Alexander

    Dr. Robert J. Alexander

    Vice President for Enrollment & Communications, Instructor at Else School of Management

    601.974.1000 | Email

  • Daniel Coleman

    Daniel Coleman

    Admission Counselor

    601.974.1045 | Email

    Daniel is a graduate of Millsaps College, where he studied sociology and business administration. He loves Jackson's familial atmosphere and the opportunities to help the city grow in so many different capacities.

    Daniel serves students in Northern Mississippi, Louisiana (greater Baton Rouge, greater Lafayette, and Lake Charles areas), Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

  • Erin Gordon

    Erin Gordon

    Associate Director of Admissions / Transfer Coordinator

    601.974.1064 | Email

    Erin attended Mississippi State University, where she studied educational psychology with a concentration in counseling. She moved back to Jackson because she loves feeling at home everywhere she goes!

    Erin serves all transfer students, as well as first-year students in Mississippi from Madison and Rankin Counties as well as Jackson Academy and Hillcrest Christian High School.

  • Benjamin Luckett

    Benjamin Luckett

    Admission Counselor

    601.974.1043 | Email

    Benjamin graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in communication studies and sociology. He finds Jackson to be an amazing city to explore, where one can constantly uncover hidden gems.

    Benjamin serves students in Mississippi (the Gulf Coast and the Mississippi Delta areas), Louisiana (greater New Orleans area), California, Oregon, and Washington.

  • Clara Martin

    Clara Martin

    Assistant Director of International Enrollment

    601.974.1469 | Email

    Clara attended Vanderbilt University, where she studied English and art history. She loves discovering new restaurants around Jackson, as the food anywhere else just can't compare!

    Clara serves students all international students outside of the U.S.

  • Myles Melancon

    Myles Melancon

    Admission Counselor

    601.974.1257 | Email

    Myles received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi College and graduate degree from the University of Arkansas, where he studied English and business administration. The ability to live in an urban environment without the congestion of a larger city brought him back to Jackson, where he loves seeing concerts at Hal & Mal's and attending the Mississippi Book Festival.

    Myles serves students in Mississippi (greater Brookhaven, McComb, and Hattiesburg areas), Louisiana (Alexandria, Shreveport, Ruston, and Monroe areas), Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

  • Airriel O'Banner

    Airriel O'Banner

    Senior Admission Counselor

    601.974.1047 | Email

    Airriel graduated from Millsaps College in 2015, where she studied biology. As a Jackson native, she loves the charm and diversity of her home. With so much growth taking place and developing in the capital city, there is something here for everyone, whether it is attending a Broadway musical, exploring the new Cultivation Food Hall, touring museums, joining sports clubs, and so much more. "Jackson is home, Jackson is where my heart is."

    Airriel serves students in Florida, Georgia, Texas, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

  • Lena Young-Mathis

    Lena Young-Mathis

    Senior Admission Counselor

    601.974.1051 | Email

    Lena graduated from Millsaps College in 2017, where she studied psychology. The ever-growing arts and music culture being cultivated right around campus is her favorite part of living in the Jackson area.

    Lena serves students in: Mississippi (public schools in Hinds County), Tennessee, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia.

  • Tammy Champion

    Tammy Champion

    Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services

    601.974.1110 | Email

  • Kolleen Aicklen

    Kolleen Aicklen

    Electronic Communications Specialist

    601.974.1058 | Email

  • Abbey Smothers

    Abbey Parks

    Associate Director of Enrollment Operations

    601.974.1056 | Email

  • Cynthia Haynes

    Cynthia Haynes

    Enrollment and Communications Divisional Administrative Director

    601.974.1033 | Email