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Applying to graduate school can raise questions, and talking it through with a qualified professional always helps. 

The Graduate Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Lyons Hall. Visitor parking is available in Lyons Hall Lot 1. Additional parking is available in the Tower Lot. You can contact us by phone: (716) 888-2545, toll free 1-800-950-2505, fax: (716) 888-3290, or email: @email.

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Meet Graduate Admissions Counselors

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Lauren Kicak MS '18
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: 716-888-2109

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Lauren has a bachelors in Childhood Education, a master's in Literacy from SUNY Fredonia, and a master's in Sport Administration from Canisius. She has years of higher education experience in various positions including graduate studies, human resources, and institutional research. 

Programs Represented

  • Adolescence Education
  • Childhood/TESOL
  • Bilingual Extension
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Educational Leadership (SBL, SDL, SDBL)
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration
  • Instructional Technologies
  • Literacy
  • Physical Education
  • Special Education
  • TESOL
  • Western New York Teacher Residency

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Ginny Shim
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: 716-888-2204

Ginny received her bachelors in French and Sport Science from Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. She is bilingual in Korean and English and is proficient in French and Spanish. She has a background in online database management, copywriting, communication, and supply chain management.

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Programs Represented

  • Anthrozoology
  • Applied Nutrition
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Finance
  • Health and Human Performance
  • MBA
  • Professional Accounting
  • School Counseling
  • Sport Administration
  • Sport Product Development

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