Meet Your Admissions Team

Your admissions counselor is here to make the enrollment process as easy as possible. Let us help you understand the FLCC experience, design a visit experience that works for you, navigate next steps, and connect with additional resources.


Matt Stever

Matt Stever

Director of Admissions

Hometown: Endwell, NY

Education

A.S. Business Administration, SUNY Broome

B.S. Business Administration, SUNY Oswego

M.B.A. Marketing and Management, SUNY Oswego

Contact

(585) 785-1279

Matthew.Stever@flcc.edu

What is the value of an FLCC education? Finger Lakes provides a small, safe, and comfortable environment to reach our goals. Faculty and staff who care about students define our campus community. There is always someone ready to help.

Tips for future students? Ask questions. Make friends. Seek out your professors and counselors; these connections will help shape your career.

Who is a celebrity you would like to take on a campus tour? The next time Trey Anastasio plays CMAC, I would love to grab a coffee and show him around our music recording studios.

What is your favorite pizza topping? Nothing beats a plain NYC slice.

Are you a dog or a cat person? I am a fan of both, but currently our two cats (Bear and Peach) make our home fun.


Riley Sullivan

Riley Sullivan

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Bloomfield, NY

Education

A.S. Business Administration, FLCC '12

B.S. Communications, SUNY Brockport

Contact

(585) 785-1654

Riley.Sullivan@flcc.edu

What do you love about the Finger Lakes? The different seasons! There are so many things to do and see all throughout the Finger Lakes region that change with every season.

Tips for future students? Visit campus! Get to know where you will be spending the next few years of your life. Stay organized, get involved, and ask questions. We are here to help!

What is your favorite place on campus? The top of campus, overlooking Canandaigua Lake.

What was the last concert you saw at CMAC? Hootie and The Blowfish.

Are you a dog or a cat person? Dog! I have a golden retriever named Ruger.


Anne Piorkowski

Anne Piorkowski

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Education

B.A. English Literature, SUNY Buffalo

M.S. Higher Education Administration, Buffalo State College

Contact

(585) 785-1625

Anne.Piorkowski@flcc.edu

What do you love about the Finger Lakes? I love the vibrant music and art scene here in the Finger Lakes and never miss a chance to catch a live show or see what local artists and artisans are working on.

Tips for future students? Embrace curiosity — FLCC has so much to offer. It's a great time to try something new and you never know what you'll discover!

What is your favorite place on campus? The arboretum for mid-day walks, the top floor of the library for its views of campus, and our ArtSpace36 gallery on Main Street.

What was the last concert you saw at CMAC? Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds.

What is your favorite book? Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie.


Riley Sullivan

Matt Allen

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: West Winfield, NY

Education

B.S. Musical Theatre, Nazareth College

M.A. American Studies, Nazareth College

Contact

(585) 785-1514

Matthew.Allen@flcc.edu

What do you love about the Finger Lakes? I am a big fan of the adult beverage industry on the whole, but I also very much enjoy being on the water whenever I can.

Tips for future students? Never hesitate to ask a question, and never hesitate to make a mistake — that's how we learn and that's what we're all here to do!

Who is a celebrity you would like to take on a campus tour? Alan Alda. M*A*S*H is one of my favorite TV shows, and I admire his breadth of talent.

What is an odd/unique talent you possess? It's not exactly a talent, but I have two different colored eyes. Which is neat I suppose. I also have a dance minor with experience in ballet, tap, jazz, social and partnering dance, and modern dance.

Are you a dog or a cat person? Answer D: Yes, All of the above. I have had cats and dogs in the past, and my current pet is my dog Radar. He's a corgi/Pitty/Staffordshire terrier mix.


Jia Tsao

Jia Tsao

Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM

Education

B.B.A. Finance, The University of New Mexico

M.B.A. Business Administration, The University of New Mexico

Contact

(585) 785-1429

Jialing.Tsao@flcc.edu

What do you love about the Finger Lakes? The lakes! I enjoy relaxing by the water. I have only been to a few, but it's calming. Hopefully, soon I can visit all of them.

Tips for future students? Join clubs and experience college life. Always ask for help! We are here to help students succeed.

What is your favorite place on campus? My favorite place is the café common area. I enjoy eating lunch and people-watching there.

What is your favorite pizza topping? My favorite pizza topping is Green Chile! Nothing beats the New Mexico roasted chiles!

Are you a dog or a cat person? I am a dog person because I am allergic to cats, but I currently don't have any pets.


Eliana Calder

Eliana Calder

Career & Technical Education Recruitment Specialist

Hometown: Canandaigua, NY

Education

A.S. Business Administration, FLCC

Contact

(585) 785-1523

Eliana.Calder@flcc.edu

What do you love about the Finger Lakes? The endless hiking trails and waterfalls. But not only that, each season has something to offer.

Tips for future students? Do more and get involved if you have the opportunity! College has so much to offer aside from classes.

What is your favorite place on campus? Above all, the café. Food makes the heart happy and the views are good.

What was the last concert you saw at CMAC? The Lumineers.

Are you a dog or a cat person? Both! I have two dachshunds with more nicknames than one can count.


Karen Rioch

Karen Rioch

Office Specialist

Hometown: Hornell, NY

Education

A.A.S. Administrative Assistant, FLCC

B.S. Organizational Management, Roberts Wesleyan College

Contact

(585) 785-1674

Karen.Rioch@flcc.edu

What do you love about the Finger Lakes? I love exploring all the great trails and parks in the area.

Tips for future students? Stay focused and keep your eyes on the goal of pursuing your educational degree.

What is your favorite book/book series? The Dirk Pitt Adventure series by Clive Cussler.

What is an odd/unique talent you possess? I play the oboe.

Are you a dog or a cat person? A dog person but currently living with three cats who are accepting.


Contact Us

Admissions Office
Room 1075
(585) 785-1279
(585) 785-1734
admissions@flcc.edu
flcc.edu/admissions

Hours
Mon-Thu: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Walk Ins Welcome.

Virtual/Remote sessions and appointments are available. Register Online.