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Meet the Team

We’re thrilled that you’re considering spending the next few years of your life with us at Pratt. We truly believe it’s a remarkable place, but don’t just take our word for it.

Dive into our website and, if you can, pay us a visit in person. If you’re hungry for more information, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 718.636.3514 or drop us a line at

Our admissions counselors (yep, the friendly folks below) are here with open arms and smiles to assist you. And, if you’d like to put a face to the name, join us at one of our campus events or catch us in a city near you. We can’t wait to connect!

Natalie Capannelli

Director of Admissions (she/her)

BFA Painting, Kent State University ‘04
MFA Painting and Drawing, Pratt Institute ‘08

Favorite thing about Pratt:
I love Pratt’s tight knit community I enjoyed as a student and now as a professional—both creatively and personally!

Secoya Holmes

Director of Special Projects for Enrollment Management (she/her)

BS Business (Hospitality Management), Norfolk State University ‘13 
MA Communication (Public Relations), Norfolk State University ‘15

Favorite thing about Pratt:
Engaging with students, staff and faculty within the Pratt community.

Kelly McCarthy

Assistant Director of Visitor Services (she/her)

BA Psychology, Hofstra University ‘21

Favorite thing about Pratt:
The students by far! The students here at Pratt are all so unique and make this place what it is. (Also the cats).