February 20, 2019

St. Mary Academy - Bay View Hires Monica Rangel of Rumford as Director of Admissions


East Providence, RI – St. Mary Academy – Bay View is pleased to announce the hiring of Monica Rangel as the new, full-time Director of Admissions.

A graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word, where she earned her degree in Communication Arts, Rangel has over a decade worth of experience in admissions and marketing on the collegiate level.

Prior to her position at Bay View, Rangel worked as the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Wheaton College where she would recruit, advise, and make enrollment decisions for prospective students and families. In addition, she was a marketing project manager and the recruitment territory manager of a number of major markets which included Rhode Island, Southern Massachusetts, Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, and Long Island, NY.

A native Spanish speaker, Rangel has integrated herself into the local Rhode Island community. She is a member of some local organizations which include the Association of Black Admissions and Financial Aid Officers of the Ivy League and Sister Schools, Northeast Consortium Bridging Access to College, National Association for College Admission Counseling, and New England Association for College Admission Counseling.

“Monica’s gift of leadership and extensive experience on the collegiate level are wonderful assets that she brings, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the St. Mary Academy - Bay View community,” stated Sr. Marybeth Beretta, President of St. Mary Academy – Bay View.

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Rangel has a five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter. Her husband is currently on faculty at Brown University, and the family resides in Rumford, RI.

“I am thrilled to join the students, families, staff, and faculty at St. Mary Academy – Bay View as the Director of Admissions. As a parent, I understand that choosing the right school is one of the most important decisions families can make. During my time as a college admissions counselor, I experienced firsthand the preparation, maturity, and deep commitment to academic excellence found at St. Mary Academy - Bay View. I look forward to sharing the Academy’s mission and values with the wider community so they too can find out what it means to be a student at St. Mary Academy - Bay View.”


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