Angela M. Hamilton of the Community College of Beaver County in Monaca, Pennsylvania, has earned the Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO).  Ms. Hamilton’s name will soon appear in the national registry. 

Ms. Hamilton is among an elite group of only 30 individuals internationally to earn this Endorsement. 

This Endorsement signifies that Ms. Hamilton has developed skills in the field of strategic enrollment management to meet the current and future challenges in the industry.  Proficiencies in a variety aspects of enrollment management have been achieved.

About the Graduate

Hamilton has 12 years of higher education experience in Admissions, Registrar, and Enrollment Management functions at the Community College of Beaver County. The College exceeds 4,000 annual enrollments, offering 60 associate degrees. Hamilton has expertise in records, registration, process improvement and leadership. Hamilton holds a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris University, and an associate degree from the Community College of Beaver County. 

About the Endorsement

AACRAO's Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program (SEM-EP) provides a well-defined, self-paced professional development program and career advancement track for in-service enrollment service professionals. The endorsement is a unique credential in the field and provides assurance of a strong foundation and understanding of enrollment management functions in a higher education setting.   This endorsement is a national acknowledgement of enrollment management professionalism. 

About the Program

Through a series of educational experiences with defined learning outcomes, SEM-EP is an accepted structure that underscores a set of uniform activities guided by association and industry best practices and resources. Admission to the program is competitive.


AACRAO is a non-profit, voluntary, professional association of more than 11,000 higher education professionals who represent approximately 2,600 institutions in more than 40 countries. Its mission is to provide professional development, guidelines, and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology, and student services. AACRAO represents institutions in every part of the higher education community, from large public institutions to small, private liberal arts colleges.

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