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Judson University Admissions Office: 1-847-628-2510
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Molly Smith
Molly Smith
847-628-2521 or E-mail

Readmits, Director of Admissions and Marketing

Molly Smith serves as Judson's director of Admissions and Marketing. Prior to this role, Molly served as the director of Traditional Undergraduate Admissions, and most recently, as the director of Admissions and Recruitment at Regent University. She has also worked as an associate director of Admissions with William Jessup University and as an Admissions Advisor with Fresno Pacific University.

Rafa Heck
Rafa Heck
847-628-1546 or E-mail

International Students

My name is Rafael Heck. I am a Judson University alumni. I have been serving on staff since 2012 and before that as a student worker since 2009. I am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and currently serve Judson in a couple different roles including International Programs Coordinator and Assistant Soccer Coach. I work with prospective international students to help them make Judson their home away from home.

Jazmin Duran
Jazmin Duran
847-628-2551 or E-mail

Illinois Counties:All Other Illinois Counties (excluding Cook, Lake, and McHenry)
States:All States A-M

Hello! My name is Jazmin Duran, I was born and raised in Elgin, IL and graduated from Southern Illinois University with a B.A. in Foreign Language and International Trade. During my time as an undergrad, I worked for the Latino Resource Center and was a Student Ambassador.  Upon graduation, I returned to my hometown and served as the grant coordinator for CSHE (Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Elgin). I love my community and I’m so excited to officially be part of the Judson family.

Bisrat Kidane
Bisrat Kidane
847-628-2518 or E-mail

Transfer Students

My name is Bisrat Kidane, and I graduated from Judson University in May of 2013. I received my BA in Business Administration and Marketing. During my time at Judson, I was part of the Men’s Cross Country and Track team and owned as many as 5 school records, I was the team captain my senior year, FCA Huddle leader, and Chapel tech team. After graduation, I spent 2 years as the head cross country and track coach at a small division 3 school and then went on to work for a company called NCSA. Now, I am excited to be back at home at Judson. I truly had some amazing experiences during my time as a student and I hope I can help you during this exciting time as well and see how Judson can help you grow as a person as well. 

Annelise Pollard 2018
Annelise Pollard
847-628-2519 or E-mail

Art, Design, Architecture and Prep Students

My name is Annelise Pollard. I graduated from Judson in 2017 with a degree in Fine Arts Studio. While a student, I participated in Judson's theater department and connected with underclassman as an Art and Design Mentor. I also worked as a research assistant in the Benjamin P. Browne Library and as a gallery assistant in the Draewell Gallery. Although originally from Milwaukee, WI, I am excited to be back in the Judson community where I can share my passion for art and design and build relationships with new students.

Adam Westhauser
Adam Westhauser
847-628-2520 or E-mail

Illinois Counties: Cook, Lake, McHenry
States: All States N-Z, U.S. Territories

My name is Adam Westhauser, and I am originally from Milwaukee, WI and graduated from Judson University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Marketing. At Judson, I was a part of the Judson Men's Tennis team, a Resident Assistant in Wilson Hall, and Student Body President. I have worked for an awesome company in Nashville and Memphis, TN, and most recently I worked at Judson as part of the World Leaders Forum bringing amazing speakers to Judson's campus. I hope you come to love and enjoy Judson University as much as I do and see the great value this experience can bring!

Betsy Carr
Betsy Carr
847-628-2515 or E-mail

Assistant Director of Admissions

Hello! I’m Betsy Carr and I graduated from Judson University in 2013 with a degree in Business Administration. In my time as a Judson student, I was involved in JSO (Judson Student Organization), Chapel Drama, theater, Judson Business Network (JBN), campus small groups and JV Women’s Basketball. After graduation, I spent 2 years on staff at Willow Creek Community Church and in June of 2015 I came home to Judson University. This place was monumental to my development of myself, career, and leadership skills. I am excited to be back at this place I call home and to help students during such an important time in their life.

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