Meet the Admissions Staff

Lisa Kasper

Lisa Kasper

Director of Admissions,

Office: Larson Student Center, Second Floor, 223

Phone: 732-255-0400 ext.2949

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Lisa Kasper joined the Ocean County College community in 2014.  Prior to joining Ocean, Lisa served as Director of Admissions at her alma mater, Montclair State University.  She brings with her more than 20 years of admissions and enrollment management experience and has also worked at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY and Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, NJ.

In addition to her admissions experience, Lisa has served as an adjunct faculty member and has taught freshman-level writing and literature courses since 2005.  When she’s not in the office or in the classroom, Lisa can be found wandering around the Lower East Side of Manhattan where she has served as a volunteer educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum since 2010, giving tours of 97 Orchard Street, home to more than 7,000 working class immigrants from 1863-1935.  

Lisa currently resides in Lyndhurst with her husband and three sons, but is looking forward to relocating to Ocean County in 2015!

Megan Springsted

Megan Springsted

Assistant Director of Admissions,

Office: Larson Student Center, Second Floor, 224

Phone: 732-255-0400 x2939

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Mrs. Megan Springsted was born in Chester, NJ, raised in Toms River, and graduated from Toms River High School East. She is an alumna of Ocean County College class of 1987. Megan completed a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Thomas Edison State College with a degree in Social Services. She is currently a graduate student at Fordham University-School of Social Service -Lincoln Center pursing a Master’s degree in Social Work.  Megan has worked at Ocean County College for 24 years in a number of enrollment service departments on campus and currently holds the position of Assistant Director of Admissions. She was honored in 2012 for being named OCPGA Counselor of the County representing Ocean County in the New Jersey School Counselor Association. Megan is a member of Soroptimist International of Toms River. She currently resides in Lacey Township with her family and her dog Daisy Mae.

Joy Press

Joy Press

Administrative Assistant,

Office: Larson Student Center, Second Floor

Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2013

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Joy Press is originally from Paramus, NJ and moved to Brick, NJ in 1999 with her husband and two sons.  She graduated with honors in 2004 from Ocean County College. Joy graduated Magna Cum Laude; Dean’s List; Honor Society of Kean University; and the History Honor Society from Kean University in 2009 with a degree in Education.  She is currently a graduate student at the New Jersey City University pursuing a Master’s degree in Special Education.   

Joy began working at Ocean County College in 1999 in the Registration and Records Office and now enjoys being an integral part of the Admissions Office.

Laura Manresa

Laura Manresa

Admissions Representative,

Office: Larson Student Center, Second Floor, 225

Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 3861

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Laura Manresa is a Toms River native and is a Viking at heart as an alumna of Ocean County College. Laura also graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in Communications and Public Relations and from Monmouth University School of Education with a Master’s degree in Student Affairs and College Counseling.

In addition to being an Admissions Representative, she is an Adjunct Professor at Ocean for the First Year Experience Seminar and a dance instructor for a local studio. Laura currently resides in Manahawkin with her family.

Amanda-Kuster

Amanda Kuster

Admissions Representative,

Office: Larson Student Center, Second Floor, 225

Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2134

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Amanda Kuster grew up in Bayville, NJ and graduated from Central Regional High School. She is an alumna of Ocean County College class of 2013. She then earned her bachelor’s degree from Rowan University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2015 with a degree in Communication Studies. 

Sheenah Hartigan

Sheenah Hartigan

CRM Communications Administrator,

Office: ADMIN, Main Floor

Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2189

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Sheenah Hartigan was born and raised in Freehold, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Freehold Boro High School. She graduated from The College of New Jersey in Ewing with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She is looking forward to starting her Master’s program in the fall in Student Service Administration. Sheenah recently moved to Toms River in 2013 where she resides with her husband and two dogs, Jessie & Reilly. She started at Ocean County College in 2014 as the CRM Communications Administrator and is enjoying being a part of the team.

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