Associate Director, Student Recruitment

About Sparkle Dalphinis

As Associate Director of Student Recruitment at the University of Chicago Harris Public Policy, Sparkle Dalphinis educates prospective students about the school’s offerings while assisting them through the application process. She is especially committed to supporting underserved populations and her own education and professional experience are ideal for finding students who fit the diverse and policy-driven environment of Harris Public Policy.

After graduating from DePaul University with a BS in marketing, Sparkle earned a master of education degree from Loyola University Chicago in cultural and educational policy. She spent several years recruiting talented students for both of these venerable Chicago universities. As Assistant Director of Admissions at Loyola, she coordinated multicultural recruitment initiatives, managed targeted communication plans, and managed on-campus events. And as the Multicultural Recruitment Coordinator/Assistant Director at DePaul, Sparkle developed a marketing plan targeting diverse student populations, acted as a liaison between community-based organizations and internal partners, managed on-campus events, and provided cultural competency trainings and other professional development opportunities to staff and students. Most recently, she served as Assistant Director of Recruitment with the Golden Apple Foundation, reaching out to current college and high school students from across the state and managing relationships with key stakeholders.