Meet Our Admissions Staff


Samuel H. White

Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
617-731-7107
swhite@pmc.edu

Sam White is a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, MA. After working in fields relating to his Maritime education, he returned to his alma mater and served in a variety of roles in Student Services, Athletics, and Admissions, concluding his long tenure there as Director of Admissions. Sam then went on to serve as the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Services at Marian Court College before accepting his current position at Pine Manor College.

“One of the things I’ve always found so rewarding is following students throughout their college education - seeing them grow from young first-year students into confident, driven young professionals ready to take on new challenges. Pine Manor College is uniquely positioned to offer that transformative experience in a small and supportive environment, and that is one of the primary reasons I am happy to be a member of the Pine Manor College community.”

An avid sports fan, Sam enjoys cheering on the Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, and Celtics and spending time with his wife Carly, son Charlie, and their dog Stanley.


Carmel Barrau

Admissions Counselor
617-731-7062
cbarrau@pmc.edu


Carmel Barrau is a Miami, FL native. He earned a B.A. in Psychology in 2013 and a Master’s in Education in 2015, both from Boston College. As a practitioner of Higher Education, Carmel’s work over the years has focused on the student experience and helping students to reach their potential. Carmel enjoys watching football and films on his spare time.


Laura Silverman

Admissions Counselor
617-731-7123
lsilverman@pmc.edu


Laura Silverman is a native of Marlborough, Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Dickinson College located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. After graduating in 2016, she returned to the Boston area to pursue a role in sales and consulting for an IT consulting and integration firm. After a year and a half in that industry, Laura decided to make the jump back to higher education at Pine Manor College where she is able to pursue her greater passion of helping students to connect and engage with a liberal arts education. Laura enjoys seeing live music, playing volleyball, and exploring her Cambridge neighborhood.


Aisha Virgo

Admissions Counselor
617-731-7152
avirgo@pmc.edu


Aisha Virgo was born and raised in Boston, MA, her family is originally from Jamaica, and she is among the first generation American in her family. Aisha graduated in 2016 from Salem State University, and studied Communications with a concentration in Advertisement and a minor in Marketing. Aisha has a passion for helping students in their journey to educational and personal growth. After her graduation, she has set her professional goal to help as many students as possible attend college. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Adonica Williams

Senior Admissions Counselor
781-468-6133
awilliams@pmc.edu


Born and raised in Schenectady, NY, Adonica is the first in her family to achieve a four-year degree. Her Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University is in Business Administration, with a major concentration in Marketing and a minor in Management.

“The first step to a successful career is choosing the “right” college for yourself. I enjoy learning about each student, what is most important to them and what they are most worried about. It is rewarding to help them so that they can make the best decision for themselves.”

Her interests include hiking, fishing, photography, XC skiing, spending time with her dog, family and friends. Her passion for boating presented her the opportunity to volunteer with the US Coast Guard and serve at Boston Light House. She maintains a 48-foot greenhouse in support of sustainable agriculture and her love for cooking.


Alexandra Caine

Admissions Office Manager
617-731-7151
acaine@pmc.edu


Alexandra Caine grew up in Storrs, Connecticut and was raised around higher education with her father being a professor at UCONN. She went to Johnson & Wales University and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Marketing while also concentrating in psychology. She decided to work in social services before working in business and worked several years for a social service company in Providence, RI. When it became time to continue her education, she decided to earn her Masters in Science in Nonprofit Management and also focus on Project Management. While going back to school, she worked in business but her passion has always been in the nonprofit sector. Once she completed her masters, she decided that she wanted to continue her career working higher education. “Education has remained an important part of my family and I look forward to helping others being able to have a higher education opportunity at such a wonderful college”. Her other passions including music, travel, reading and looks forward to being involved in an organization volunteering to trying to stop human trafficking.

           

 


Contact Admissions

We are happy to answer your questions and provide more information on Pine Manor College. You can call any member of the admissions staff, send us an email, or complete the form below.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Samuel H. White
Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
617-731-7107
swhite@pmc.edu

Carmel Barrau
Admissions Counselor
617-731-7062
cbarrau@pmc.edu

Aisha Virgo
Admissions Counselor
617-731-7152
avirgo@pmc.edu

Laura Silverman
Admissions Counselor
617-731-7123
lsilverman@pmc.edu

Adonica Williams
Senior Admissions Counselor
781-468-6133
awilliams@pmc.edu

Alexandra Caine
Admissions Office Manager, DSO
617-731-7151
acaine@pmc.edu

Admissions Office:  
admissions@pmc.edu 
or 617-731-7011