Title: Coordinator, Student Recruitment and Retention
Department: Undergraduate Programs
Phone: 330 972-6647
Chrissy Cooney is the University of Akron’s Coordinator for Recruitment & Retention. Helping to refresh recruitment initiatives, retention solutions, and the College of Business visit events as well as helping to create an internal “buzz” for the CBA at UA are her current missions. Chrissy finds a passion in enrollment management and recruiting, having spent 7 years in recruiting and enrollment at private and institutions and now making the move to a public one! Her passion for admissions work began at Mercyhurst College, a private institution in Erie, PA, in 2003 where she recruited for both the main and branch campuses of the institution. She then spent some time in 2005 at Notre Dame College of Ohio recruiting Cuyahoga county as well as getting involved in some campus event planning. She then returned to Mercyhurst in 2006 to recruit for their Nursing program as well as becoming integrally involved in orientation program planning. Chrissy has participated in several professional organizations and institutes including the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling (PACAC), Ohio Association for College Admissions Counseling (OACAC) and ACT. Chrissy has Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Mercyhurst University.