Meet our Admissions Team

The SUNY Cobleskill Admissions Staff is available to answer your questions and make the application process an easy one. For more information, contact a staff member below by e-mail, phone call or text message.  


Deb Pernat

Caleb Grant

Director of Admissions
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Territory • Local 

Crystal Zettl

Crystal Zettl

Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 518-255-5512
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Territories • Central & Western NY

Gus McGiver - Admissions Counselor, SUNY Cobleskill

Gus McGiver

Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 518-255-5683
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Territories • Lower Mid-Hudson (NY), NJ

Allison Applegate - Admissions Counselor at SUNY Cobleskill

Allison Applegate

Admissions Counselor 
Call/Text: 518-255-5241 
Territory • Capital Region


Karina Benninger - Admissions E-Recruiter at SUNY Cobleskill

Karina Benninger

Assistant Director/Communications Coordinator
Call/Text: 518-255-5542
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Territory • Long Island (NY)


Brittany Aiello - Admissions Counselor

Brittany Aiello

Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 518-657-1062
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Territory • NYC (NY)

Dale Ano - Admissions Counselor, Event & Visit Coordinator

Dale Ano

Visit & Event Coordinator
Call: 518-255-5593


Carolyn Deneault - Admissions Counselor

Carolyn Deneault

Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 518-255-5574
Territories • VT, NH, MA, CT, RI, ME


Melissa Pistor - Admissions Intern

Melissa Pistor

Social Media Intern



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Contact Admissions:


Office of Admissions
Knapp Hall
106 Suffolk Circle
Cobleskill, NY 12043


Toll Free:
Local: 518-255-5525
Fax: 518-255-6769


8:00 am - 4:15 pm