Carolina Firsts Advocates

Connect with an Advocate

Have questions about succeeding at Carolina? Want to talk about your major or graduate school?

Need some guidance on study skills or goal setting? Contact a CAROLINA FIRSTS ADVOCATE today. These faculty and staff members have gone through a special training to discuss some of the challenges and strengths that Carolina’s first-generation college students face. They are committed to helping you make the most of your time at Carolina and are waiting to hear from you.

Review the advocates’ profiles to learn more about each one, and make a connection today.

Patty Baum
PATTY BAUM
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

pbaum@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill, undergraduate, graduate
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversation
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Scholarships and Student Aid, Staying Motivated, Healthy Habits, The Admissions Process
Lisa Beisser
LISA BEISSER
Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Business Admissions, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

lisa_beisser@unc.edu
Hometown: Boston, MA
College/Grad School: Tufts University
Available For: Meetings, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Career Planning
Hayes Boylson
HAYES BOYLSON
Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

hboylston@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Matthews, NC
College/Grad School: B.A. from Carolina / M.Ed. School Counseling from University of Georgia
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Staying Motivated, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Michael Davis
MICHAEL DAVIS
Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions, Undergraduate Admissions

davismw@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College/Grad School: University of Georgia
Available For: Meetings, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns
Rebecca Egbert
REBECCA EGBERT
Senior Assistant Director & C-STEP Program Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

regbert@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Military child but NC is home
College/Grad School: East Carolina University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Maria Dykema Erb
MARIA DYKEMA ERB
Co-Director for Diversity & Student Success, The Graduate School

Maria.Erb@unc.edu
Hometown: Burlington, Vermont
College/Grad School: Master of Education grad degree, University of Vermont
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Careers in Higher Education & Student Affairs; Meaning-making: Finding one’s purpose and vocation in life
Mitzy Gonzalez
MITZY GONZALEZ
Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

mitzyg@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Titusville, Florida
College/Grad School: University of South Florida / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Graduate School Preparation, Holistic Self-care
Olivia Hammill
OLIVIA HAMMILL
Scholarships Development Coordinator, Office of Scholarships and Student Aid

olivia_hammill@unc.edu
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College/Grad School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for undergraduate and graduate studies
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Yolanda Keith
YOLANDA KEITH
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

yk@unc.edu
Hometown: Burgaw, NC
College/Grad School: Cape Fear Community College, UNC-Chapel Hill, and North Carolina Central University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Goal Setting, Staying Motivated, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Melissa A. Kotacka
MELISSA A. KOTACKA
Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

mak@unc.edu
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL – Davenport, IA
College/Grad School: University of Iowa (B.A.) & UNC-Chapel Hill (M.A.)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations, Other: Follow/Tweet @makunc
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Navigating Your Home and Carolina Cultures
Betsy See-An Lee
BETSY SEE-AN LEE
Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

blee1@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Lunch or coffee, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, making friends, academic majors (journalism and mass communication), career planning, study skills, time management
Ashley McMillan
ASHLEY MCMILLAN
Assistant Director of Recruitment, Admissions & Financial Aid, School of Social Work

amcmillan@unc.edu
Hometown: Lumberton, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill, B.A.; Boston College, MSW.
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: Psychology/Social Work, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Other: Life as a 1st Generation College Student, Deciding about Graduate School
LESLIE MELTON
LESLIE MELTON
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Business Admissions, Kenan-Flagler Business School

leslie_melton@unc.edu
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
College/Grad School: University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Available For: Advising Appointments, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Majors, Business Major
Olivia Miller
OLIVIA MILLER
Assistant Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

onmiller@unc.edu
Hometown: Lorton, VA
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill – B.A. and Boston University – Ed.M
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors, Global Studies, Internships, Career Planning, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Study Abroad
Emma Robinson
EMMA ROBINSON
Transfer Credit Evaluator, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

erobinson@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: New York, NY
College/Grad School: University of MD, University College (undergraduate) & Liberty University (graduate)
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, staying motivated
Maria Rodriguez
MARIA RODRIGUEZ
Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

fermaria@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Gastonia, NC
College/Grad School: North Carolina State University (undergrad). Clemson University (graduate school)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Internships, Career Planning, Staying Motivated
Edgar Shields
EDGAR (ED) SHIELDS
Director of Graduate Studies & Admissions, Exercise and Sports Science

ed.shields@unc.edu
Hometown: High Falls, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill (AB, MAT, Ph.D.)
Available For: Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations, Telephone Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Academic Major: Exercise and Sports Science, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Montez Thomas
MONTEZ THOMAS
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

gmthomas@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Nicholasville, KY
College/Grad School: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill / University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Damon Toone
DAMON TOONE
Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

dtoone@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Yonkers, NY
College/Grad School: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations, Google Hangouts
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Scholarships and Student Aid, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Maria Vejar
MARIA VEJAR
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Undergraduate Admissions

mariajv@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Quito- Ecuador
College/Grad School:Ecuador
Available For: Office Hours, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends
Brian Woodard
BRIAN WOODARD
Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

bfwoodard@admissions.unc.edu
Hometown: Snow Camp, North Carolina
College/Grad School: Alamance Community College and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Goal Setting
Kim Allen
KIM ALLEN
Program Officer for Faculty & Campus Programs, Carolina Center for Public Service

kim.allen@unc.edu
Hometown: Richmond, VA
College/Grad School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations, Walks
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Anthropology Major, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Navigating life at Home vs. on Campus
Brittney Bahlman
BRITTNEY BAHLMAN
Coordinator, Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

bbahlman@email.unc.edu
Hometown: New York, NY
College/Grad School: Northwestern University, undergraduate; University of Alabama (graduate)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
DONNA BAILEY
DONNA BAILEY
Graduate Student Teaching and Learning Consultant, Center for Faculty Excellence

dbailey1@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Hometown to come
College/Grad School: Education institution to come
Available For: More info to come
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, etc., etc.
ANGELA BOND
ANGELA BOND
Sr. Associate Director, Kenan-Flagler Business School

angela_bond@kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Hometown: Henderson, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Telephone Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Interest in Studying Abroad
Rebecca Bramlett
REBECCA BRAMLETT
Director of Annual Giving, Office of University Development

Rebecca_Bramlett@unc.edu
Hometown: Alexandria, VA
College/Grad School: William & Mary (BA Psychology) and NC State (MS Higher Education Administration)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting
John Mendoza Brodeur
JOHN MENDOZA BRODEUR
Director, Carolina Leadership Development

brodeur@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Boston, MA
College/Grad School: Penn State University:
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Value Congruence
BECKY BUTLER
BECKY BUTLER
ESL Specialist, The Writing Center

becky.butler@unc.edu
Hometown: Danville, VA
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill & Cornell University
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or coffee, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, transitioning to Carolina, joining student organizations, academic majors, public service, career planning, research opportunities, healthy habits
Joonhyung Cho
JOONHYUNG CHO
Technology Development Associate, Office of Technology Development

jfcho@unc.edu
Hometown: Seoul, Korea
College/Grad School: Concordia College, Moorhead, MN (undergraduate); University of New Hampshire (graduate)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Entrepreneurship
Trinnette Cooper
TRINETTE COOPER
Coordinator for Diversity Programs and Recruitment, Office of Student Affairs, Gillings School of Global Public Health

coopert@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Tarboro, North Carolina
College/Grad School: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Making Friends, Academic Majors: Public Health, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Lizzie Cozart
LIZZIE COZART
Development Officer, University Development Office

lizzie_cozart@unc.edu
Hometown: Asheville, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: College of A&S and School of Dentistry, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Tammy Dozier
TAMMY DOZIER
Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Scholarships and Student Aid

tammy_dozier@unc.edu
Hometown: Durham, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or coffee, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, public service, scholarships and student aid, study skills, staying motivated, goal setting, time management, healthy habits
Charletta Sims Evans
CHARLETTA SIMS EVANS
Assistant Dean of Students, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Office of Student Affairs

simsevan@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Mount Olive, NC
College/Grad School: Winston-Salem State University and Bowie State
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Josh Ferrari
JOSH FERRARI
Community Director (Ram Village), Department of Housing and Residential Education

josh.ferrari@unc.edu
Hometown: Buffalo, NY & Fredericksburg, VA
College/Grad School: University of Mary Washington (Undergraduate), Old Dominion University (graduate)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major(s), Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits.
Annie Francis
ANNIE FRANCIS
Coordinator of Student Affairs with School of Social Work, School of Social Work

amfranci@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Warrenton, North Carolina
College/Grad School: UNC-CH School of Social Work
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major(s), Public Service, Scholarships and Student Aid, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
JACKI FRITSCH
JACKIE FRITSCH
Merit Scholarship Manager, Undergraduate Business Program

Hometown: Mineola, NY
College/Grad School: Goucher College
Available For: Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Scholarships and Student Aid, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Emily Williamson Gangi
EMILY WILLIAMSON GANGI
Associate Director, Carolina Center for Public Service

emily.gangi@unc.edu
Hometown: Hildebran, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Goal Setting, Time Management
Amy Gauthier
AMY GAUTHIER
Associate Director of Housing and Residential Education, Department of Housing and Residential Education

agauthie@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Bellingham, WA
College/Grad School: University of Puget Sound / Oregon State University / Johnson & Wales University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Shelley Gist
SHELLEY GIST
Program Coordinator, Carolina Women’s Center

sgist@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapehil Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Internships, Study Skills, Staying Motivates, Goal Setting
Thomas Hardiman
THOMAS HARDIMAN
Coordinator for Housing Conduct, Housing and Residential Education

tphard@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Worcester, MA
College/Grad School: University of Rhode Island (Undergraduate), University of Delaware (graduate school
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversation
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habit
Ciji Heiser
CIJI HEISER
Coordinator for Assessment, Department of Housing and Residential Education

caheiser@unc.edu
Hometown: Eldred, Pennsylvania
College/Grad School: Bucknell University and Kent State
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Corey Holliday
COREY HOLLIDAY
Associate Athletic Director

cholliday@unc.edu
Hometown: Midlothian, VA
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Goal Setting, Staying Motivated, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Academic Major: Exercise and Sports Science
Lakethia G. Jefferies
LAKETHIA G. JEFFERIES
Community Director, Housing and Residential Education

lgore@email.unc.edu
Hometown: North Myrtle Beach, SC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Public Service, Career Planning, Healthy Habits
Cassidy Johnson
CASSIDY JOHNSON
Gender Violence Services Coordinator, Carolina Women’s Center

cassidyjohnson@unc.edu
Hometown: Hendersonville, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill and University of San Diego
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors:Psychology, Public Service, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Healthy Habits, Interpersonal Violence (Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence, Stalking, Harassment)
DAWNA JONES
Student Assistance Coordinator, Office of the Dean of Students

dawnaj@email.unc.edu
Hometown: East Orange,NJ
College/Grad School: Penn State, University of Pittsburgh, West Chester University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors:Sociology and Social Work, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid,Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management.
Keith Jones
KEITH JONES II
Community Director, Housing and Residential Education

krjones2@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Fort Lewis, WA
College/Grad School: Washington State University and Texas Tech University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors:Sport Management, Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Johnston King
JOHNSTON KING
Admissions Coordinator for the Gillings School of Global Public Health, Office of Student Affairs at the Gillings School of Global Public Health

jking3@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina
College/Grad School: Barton College for Undergraduate and East Carolina University for Graduate
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Applying to Graduate Schools and or Professional Programs
Kate Kryder
KATE KRYDER
Assistant Director, Carolina Leadership Development

kryder@email.unc.eduu
Hometown: McClure, Ohio
College/Grad School: Ohio University and Loyola University Chicago
Available For: Ohio University and Loyola University Chicago Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service ,Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Leadership
Beth-Ann Kutchma
BETH-ANN KUTCHMA
Senior Program Officer and Multi-Media Producer– Center for Global Initiatives

bkutchma@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College/Grad School: University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Amy Leach
AMY LEACH
Clinical Social Worker, Counseling and Psychological Services

aleach@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Marcellus, NY
College/Grad School: Alfred University (undergraduate) / UNC Chapel Hill (graduate school)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Public Service, Psychology Major, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Anna Li
ANNA LI
Senior Research Associate, Institutional Research and Assessment

lianna@unc.edu
Hometown: Zhejiang, China
College/Grad School: Jiangxi University, China / University of Illinois – Champaign Urbana
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Brenda Linares
BRENDA LINARES
Health Sciences Librarian, Health Sciences Library

blinares@email.unc.edu
Hometown: San Fernando Valley, California
College/Grad School: Cal State University, Northridge; UCLA
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Amber Mathwig
AMBER MATHWIG
Student Veterans Assistance Coordinator, Office of the Dean of Students

amathwig@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Minnesota
College/Grad School: Virginia Wesleyan College/University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Angelica Matos
ANGELICA MATOS
Community Director, Olde Campus Upper Quad Community, Department of Housing & Residential Education

angelica_matos@unc.edu
Hometown: New York, New York
College/Grad School: Lehigh University (grad & undergrad)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major, Public Service, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Health Habits
DeVetta Holman Nash
DEVETTA HOLMAN NASH
Health Educator and Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives for Wellness, Student Wellness/Campus Health Services

dholman@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Oxford, North Carolina
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill (undergraduate); UNC Gillings School of Public Health(M.P.H.)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Other: Stress Management and Mindfulness
Ryan Nilsen
RYAN NILSEN
Student Services Specialist, Carolina Center for Public Service

RBNilsen@unc.edu
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College/Grad School: North Carolina State University and Duke University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Study Skills
Kara Graw Ozburn
KARA GRAW OZBURN
Job description or title to come

email link to come
Hometown: Hometown to come
College/Grad School: Education institution to come
Available For: More info to come
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, etc., etc.
Josmell Pérez
JOSMELL PEREZ
Coordinator, Multicultural Programs & Carolina Latina/o Collaborative, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

josmell@unc.edu 919-843-5517
Hometown: Saddle Brook, NJ
College/Grad School: Muhlenberg College / UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Paul Pogge
PAUL POGGE
Associate Athletic Director, Department of Athletics

ppogge@uncaa.unc.edu
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
College/Grad School: University of Notre Dame
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Krista Prince
KRISTA PRINCE
Coordinator for Leadership Development, Department of Housing and Residential Education

kprince@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
College/Grad School: North Carolina State University, University of South Carolina, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management.
Samara Reynolds
SAMARA REYNOLDS
Assistant Director, Career Services, Undergraduate Business, Kenan-Flagler Business School

samara_reynolds@unc.edu
Hometown: Richmond, VA
College/Grad School: Virginia Tech for undergrad, NC State for graduate school
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Business Major, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Graduate School
Desiree Rieckenberg
DESIREE RIECKENBERG
Senior Associate Dean of Students, Office of the Dean of Students

desireer@unc.edu
Hometown: Illinois
College/Grad School: Eastern Illinois University / Texas A&M University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Carla Rodriguez
CARLA RODRIGUEZ
Coordinator, New Student and Carolina Parent Programs

carlarodriguez@unc.edu
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
College/Grad School: University of Florida
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Bettina Shuford
BETTINA SHUFORD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affair

bcshuford@unc.edu
Hometown: Granite Quarry, North Carolina
College/Grad School: North Carolina Central University, UNC Greensboro, Bowling Green State University
Available For: Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Niklaus Steiner
NIKLAUS STEINER
Director, Center for Global Initiatives

nsteiner@unc.edu
Hometown: Thun, Switzerland
College/Grad School: UNC and Northwestern
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee
We Can Talk About: Advising Appointments, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
Aaron Todd
AARON TODD
Assistant Director of Student Affairs, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

aaron_todd@unc.edu
Hometown: Otisville, MI
College/Grad School: Central Michigan University and The University of Tennessee
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors: Pre-Pharmacy, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Maureen Windle
MAUREEN WINDLE
Associate Director/Clinical Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

mawindle@email.unc.edu
Hometown: New York City, NY
College/Grad School: Radford University for BS and MS; Florida Institute of Technology for Psy.D.
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Erin Marcinowski
Assistant Director for Recruiting and Operations, Honors Carolina; Special Assistant to Honors Deans

erin_marcinowski@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Durham, NC
College/Grad School: University of Mt. Olive
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major(s), Public Service, Internships, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
JENNIFER “JENN” MALLEN
Director, New Student & Family Programs, New Student & Family Programs

jennmallen@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Watertown, MA
College/Grad School: Tufts University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
JUSTIN INSCOE
Assistant Director, New Student & Family Programs

jbinscoe@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Oxford, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Wilmington, NC State University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
ALBERT PERERA
Coordinator of Family Programs, New Student & Family Programs

albert@unc.edu
Hometown: Miami, FL
College/Grad School: University of Florida, Bowling Green State University
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
SCARLETT JORDAN
Office Manager, New Student & Family Programs

scarlett@unc.edu
Hometown: Mebane, NC
College/Grad School: Western Carolina University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
EMILY HOOKS
Coordinator, New Student & Family Programs

emilyhooks@unc.edu
Hometown: Gastonia, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Greensboro
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Public Service, Career Planning, Study Skills, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
KARMAN KENT
Director of Scholar Selection, Morehead-Cain

Phone: 919-213-7743
Hometown: South Haven, MI
College/Grad School: Kalamazoo College, University of Louisville
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
LINDSAY OLIVER
Scholar Advising Assistant, Morehead-Cain Foundation

Morehead-Cain Foundation
Hometown: Shelby, NC
SHANOYA CONNER
Program and Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager, Office of the Dean of Students

smconner@unc.edu
Hometown: Rock Hill, SC
College/Grad School: Appalachian State University, Virginia Tech
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Healthy Habits
Ashton Bartley
ASHTON BARTLEY
Academic Coach, Chemistry Learning Specialist, Learning Center

abartley@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Prosperity, SC
College/Grad School: College of Charleston & University of Florida
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or coffee, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors (Chemistry), Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Vicki Behrens
VICKI BEHRENS
Assistant Director, The Writing Center

vicki@unc.edu
Hometown: Born on Guam; grew up in rural Missouri
College/Grad School: University of Missouri-Columbia, undergraduate; UNC-Chapel Hill, graduate
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Majors: English and Philosophy, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Writing
Andrea Caldwell
ANDREA CALDWELL
Assistant Dean, Academic Advising Program

andreac@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Statesville, NC
College/Grad School: Winston-Salem State University and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversation
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Aimee Call
AIMEE CALL
Study Abroad Advisor, Study Abroad

caimee@email.unc.edu
Hometown: North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill & UNC-Greensboro
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Joining Student Organizations, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Choosing Study Abroad Programs
N. NICOLE COBB
N. NICOLE COBB
Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Program in Steele

nncobb@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Hagerstown, MD
College/Grad School: Messiah College and Oklahoma City University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Alice Dawson
ALICE DAWSON
Senior Assistant Dean, Academic Advising Program, College of Arts and Sciences and General College

alice.dawson@unc.edu
Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Other: I’m open to discuss any concern. I may not know all the answer, but I can help direct the student to a resource to answer their questions.
CYNTHIA DEMETRIOU
CYNTHIA DEMETRIOU
Associate Dean and Director for Retention

cyndem@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Rockville Centre, NY
College/Grad School: State University of NY at Stony Brook, Harvard University, New York University, UNC-Chapel Hil
Available For: Meetings, Lunch of Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About:
College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Nikki Glenos
NIKKI GLENOS
Senior Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Program

nglenos@unc.edu
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill – undergraduate; University of Louisville – graduate
Available For: Advising appointments, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, academic advising, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, joining student organizations, academic majors (Fine Arts and Humanities), internships, career planning, research opportunities, study skills, staying motivated, goal setting, time management, healthy habits
CARMEN GONZALEZ
CARMEN GONZALEZ
Lookout Scholars Program Director

Carmen.Gonzalez@unc.edu
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Nebraska
College/Grad School: University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Undergraduate), University of Northern Colorado (Graduate)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: Fine Arts and Humanities, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
KARA GRAWOZBURN
KARA GRAWOZBURN
Assistant Director for Student Affairs, School of Education

kara@unc.edu
Hometown: LaCrosse, WI
College/Grad School: BA from The University of Denver, MA from Viterbo University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Major(s), Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, and StrengthsQuest & Strengths Finder
Sonia Guarda
SONIA GUARDA
Social Research Associate, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

sonia.guarda@unc.edu
Hometown: Santiago, Chile
College/Grad School: University of Washington (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations, After Work Meeting Appointments
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina,Making Friends, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Anything Really
Tony Hanson
TONY HANSON
Academic Advisor, Natural Science and Mathematics Division

hansont@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
College/Grad School: UNC – Chapel Hill (Undergraduate), Wake Forest University (Graduate School)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Lindsay Heiser
LINDSAY HEISER
Advisor for Asia and Domestic Programs, Study Abroad Office

lheiser@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Platteville, WI
College/Grad School: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (undergraduate), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (graduate school)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Study Abroad
Deannie Holt
DEANNIE HOLT
Registrar, School of Nursing

dholt@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Graham, North Carolina
College/Grad School:
Available For: Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: All college concerns
Shandol Hoover
SHANDOL HOOVER
Associate Director for Student Development and Special Projects

schoover@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Greencastle, IN
College/Grad School: Purdue University, Undergraduate / University of Maryland at College Park, Graduate
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations
Mary-Charles Barrett
MARY-CHARLES HORN
Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Program in the College of Arts & Sciences, Natural Science and Math Division

marycharles.barrett@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Durham, NC
College/Grad School: College of Charleston, undergraduate; University of Colorado at Denver, graduate
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transition to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major(s), Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Marc Howlett
MARC HOWLETT
Academic Coach, Learning Center; PhD Candidate, City & Regional Planning

Hometown: Falls Church, VA
College/Grad School: Northwestern University (Undergraduate), University of Virginia and UNC-Chapel Hill (graduate)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Test Prep (GRE, MCA, LSAT and more)
Carmen Huerta-Barat, Ph.D.
CARMEN HUERTA-BAPAT, Ph.D.
Carolina Firsts Program Director

chuerta@unc.edu
Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico
College/Grad School: Santa Clara University (Undergraduate), Rice University (M.A), UNC-Chapel Hill (M.A)
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or coffee, Email conversations.
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Career Planning, Staying motivated, Goal setting, Time management
Shane Hutton
SHANE HUTTON
Graduate Student and Teaching Fellow, Department of Psychology

rshutton@unc.edu
Hometown: Abingdon, VA
College/Grad School: Virginia Tech
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Roger Jay Kaplan, Ph.D.
ROGER JAY KAPLAN, Ph.D.
Senior Academic Advisor, Academic Advising, College of Arts and Sciences

kaplan@unc.edu
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
College/Grad School: University of California, Berkeley and New York
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors, Internships, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Time Management
Suchi Mohanty
SUCHI MOHANTY
Head, House Undergraduate Library

smohanty@email.unc.edu
Hometown: East Greenwich, RI
College/Grad School: Mary Washington College and UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Healthy Habits
KAITLYN MURPHY
KAITLYN MURPHY
Undergraduate Student Services Manager, Information Science

kaitlynm@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
College/Grad School: Northern Illinois University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: University Resources, Academic Advising, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: Information Science, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Healthy HabitS
Kimberlee Nelson
KIMBERLEE NELSON
Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Program

Kim.Nelson@unc.edu
Hometown: Noblesville, IN
College/Grad School: Arizona State University and University of Kansas
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations, Attend Campus Events Together
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: Fine Arts and Humanities, Public Service, Internships, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Hannah Nousain
HANNAH NOUSAIN
Academic Advisor, Undergraduate Business Program

Hannah_Nousain@kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota
College/Grad School: University of Minnesota
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Advising, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Business Program, Internships, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Courtney Porter
COURTNEY PORTER
Assistant Director, Academics and Advising, Undergraduate Business Program

cpo@unc.edu
Hometown: Six Mile, SC
College/Grad School: Clemson University for both
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Anthropology Business, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Candice Powell
CANDICE POWELL
Senior Assistant Director for Retention

candicef@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
College/Grad School: Univ. North Carolina – Chapel Hill / NC State University
Available For: Meetings; telephone conversations, email conversations and lunch or coffee
We Can Talk About: University resources, Academic eligibility,Transitioning to Carolina, Staying motivated,General concerns about college, Goal setting,Time Management
Nohemi Ramirez
NOHEMI RAMIREZ
Military Academic Advisor, Friday Center, Credit Programs

nohemi@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID
College/Grad School: Liberty University: MA, Marriage and Family Counseling
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or coffee, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, academic advising, transitioning to Carolina, study skills, staying motivated, goal setting, time management, healthy habits
Beth Shuster
BETH SHUSTER
Assistant Dean, Academic Advising

eshuster@email.unc.edu
Hometown: East Greenbush, New York
College/Grad School: Mount Holyoke College; University of Washington, Seattle
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated
Ron Strauss
RON STRAUSS
Executive Vice Provost and Chief International Officer, Office of the Provost

ron_strauss@unc.edu
Hometown:
College/Grad School: Queens College (City University of New York) and University of Pennsylvania
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Academic Majors: Pre-Health Professions, Public Service, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits,
Warner Underwood
WARNER UNDERWOOD
Student Program Administrator, Minor in Entrepreneurship

wunderwo@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Goldsboro, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill/NC State
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or coffee, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, joining student organizations, public service, internships, career planning, study skills, staying motivated, goal setting, time management, healthy habits
Charlotte Waterhouse
CHARLOTTE WATERHOUSE
Academic Advisor, Academic Advising

cwaterhouse@unc.edu
Hometown: Stanfield, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Jack Whaley
JACK WHALEY
Student Services Manager, Environmental Sciences and Engineering Gillings School of Global Public Health

jack_whaley@unc.edu
Hometown: Richlands, North Carolina
College/Grad School: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors: Environmental Studies, Internships and Research Opportunities
Marilyn Wyrick
MARILYN WYRICK
Senior Assistant Dean, Academic Advising

wyrick@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Bluefield, VA
College/Grad School: East Carolina University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors
Anna Zirkel
ANNA ZIRKEL
Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division

korin@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Indiana
College/Grad School: Indiana University, Hunter College
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or coffee, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, academic advising, transitioning to Carolina, academic majors, career planning, goal setting, healthy habits
KRISTIN RICHARDS
Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences, Academic Advising

kerichar@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Concord, NC
College/Grad School: UNC Chapel Hill, NYU
Available For: Advising Appointments, Lunch or coffee, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, academic advising, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, joining student organizations, academic majors, public service, internships, career planning, study skills, goal setting
ALEX FUNT
Writing Specialist, The Writing Center

tafunt@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College/Grad School: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Mississippi-Oxford, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or coffee, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, public service, study skills, staying motivated, goal setting, healthy habits, writing
CLIFF JONES
Academic Advising, College of Arts and Sciences, Academic Advising

cjones11@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Durham, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or coffee, Telephone conversations, Email conversations
We Can Talk About: General college concerns, university resources, academic advising, transitioning to Carolina, making friends, joining student organizations, academic major(s), career planning, research opportunities, study skills, staying motivated, goal setting, time management
Rita Balaban
RITA BALABAN
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics

balabanr@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Camp Hill, PA
College/Grad School: St. Joseph’s University/University of Pittsburgh
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Majors, Economics Major, Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Jessica Boon
JESSICA BOON
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

jboon@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
College/Grad School: Yale/University of Pennsylvania
Available For: Advising Appointments, Office Hours
We Can Talk About: Academic Majors: Religious Studies and History and Romance Languages, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Academic Writing
Jaye Cable
JAYE CABLE
Professor and Chair, Marine Sciences, Environment and Ecology

jecable@email.unc.edu
Hometown: McClellanville, South Carolina
College/Grad School: University of South Carolina (BS) and Florida State University (PhD)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors: Environmental Studies/Sciences, Internships, Career Planning, Research Opportunities
Christina Carroll
CHRISTINA CARROLL
Graduate Student & Teaching Assistant, Department of History

chcarroll@unc.edu
Hometown: Michigan
College/Grad School: Vassar College (undergraduate)
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Health Habits
Josiah Chen
JOSIAH CHEN
Adjunct Clinical Professor, School of Dentistry

josiahbychen@gmail.com
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill, undergrad; University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, DDS
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Cynthia Current
CYNTHIA CURRENT
Faculty, Department of English and Comparative Literature

current@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
College/Grad School: Purdue/University of Louisville/University of North Carolina-CH (grad school)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Major: English, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, LBGTQ Issues
Janet Downie
JANET DOWNIE
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics

jdownie@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
College/Grad School: University of Victoria, Canada; King’s College London; University of Chicago
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Phillip Edwards
PHILLIP EDWARDS
Instructional Consultant, Center for Faculty Excellence

phillip.m.edwards@gmail.com
Hometown: Buffalo,NY
College/Grad School: University at Buffalo–SUNY (B.S.) / University of Michigan (M.S.)
Available For: Lunch of Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: University Resources, Academic Majors: Information Science, Study Skills
Holly Straut Eppsteiner
HOLLY STRAUT EPPSTEINER
PhD Student/Teaching Fellow, Sociology Department

hstraut@unc.edu
Hometown: Otego, NY
College/Grad School: UMass Amherst (Undergraduate), UNC (Graduate)
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Major: Sociology, Management & Society, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Jeffrey Erbig
JEFFREY ERBIG
Teaching Assistant, Department of History

jeffrey.erbig@unc.edu
Hometown: New Jersey
College/Grad School: Messiah College
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Major: History, Study Skills
Alanna Gillis
ALANNA GILLIS
PhD Graduate Student, Sociology Department

alannag@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Hilton Head, SC
College/Grad School: Furman University
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major(s), Internships, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Michael Gutierrez
MICHAEL GUTIERREZ
Lecturer, English and Comparative Literature

mgutie@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
College/Grad School: UCLA (undergraduate), University of Massachusetts and University of New Hampshire (graduate)
Available For: Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Advising, Academic Majors, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting
Eric Hansen
ERIC HANSON
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science

ehansen@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Leavenworth, KS
College/Grad School: Creighton University
Available For: Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Jennifer Harker
JENNIFER HARKER
Doctoral Student, School of Media and Journalism

jlharker@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Amarillo, Texas & Phoenix, Arizona
College/Grad School: Arizona State University; West Texas A&M University
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Mass Communication/Journalism/Public Relations/Strategic Communication/Advertising Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Parenting while attending college
Anne S. Hastings
ANN S. HASTINGS
Senior Lecture, Deptartment of Sociology

ahasting@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Louisville, Georgia
College/Grad School: Georgia Southern/UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Eric Hodges
ERIC HODGES
Assistant Professor- School of Nursing

eahodges@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Martinsville, VA
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill, UT-Memphis, George Mason University, & Oregon Health & Science University
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Academic Majors: Nursing and International Studies, Research Opportunities, Healthy Habits
Brian Hogan
BRIAN HOGAN
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry

hoganb@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Boonton, NJ
College/Grad School: Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey)/ PhD UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Academic Majors, Public Service, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Healthy Habits
Kelly Hogan
KELLY HOGAN
Senior Lecturer, Biology

leek@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Aberdeen, NJ
College/Grad School: The College of New Jersey/ UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: Email Conversations College Concerns, Study Skills
Matthew Hotham
MATTHEW HOTHAM
Teaching Assistant, Religious Studies

mhotham@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Boise, ID
College/Grad School: BA from Colgate University, MFA from Syracuse University, MTS from Harvard University, pursuing a PhD at UNC
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: Religious Studies, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills
Tonia Jacobs
TONIA JACOBS
Clinical Instructor, Family & Children’s Resource Program, Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work

tjacobs@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Lake Waccamaw, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: Psychology and Social Work, Public Service, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Coretta Jenerette
CORETTA JENERETTE
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

coretta.jenerette@unc.edu
Hometown: Hemingway, SC
College/Grad School: Clemson University and the University of South Carolina-Columbia
Available For: Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting
Shawn Kneipp
SHAWN KNEIPP
Associate Professor, School of Nursing

skneipp@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Fife Lake, Michigan
College/Grad School: University of Michigan / University of Washington
Available For: Meetings, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Healthy Habits
Rhonda Lanning
RHONDA LANNING
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

rlanning@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Central Florida
College/Grad School: Earlham College in Richmond Indiana and University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors, Health Sciences Majors, Public Service, Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Healthy Habits
john Lovett
JOHN LOVETT
Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science

jllovett@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Longmeadow,MA
College/Grad School: Wheaton (MA) College
Available For: Office Hours, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Major: Political Science, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting
Gustavo Maroni
GUSTAVO MARONI
Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology

gmaroni@unc.edu
Hometown: Buenos Aires – Argentina
College/Grad School: Buenos Aires/Madison, Wisconsin
Available For: Meetings, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors: Biology and Chemistry, Career Planning
Xaris Martinez
XARIS MARTINEZ
Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant, Department of History

xamartin@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
College/Grad School: University of California at Los Angeles (college); University of Missisippi and UNC-Chapel Hill (grad school)
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Majors (History), Study Skills
Ashley Mays
ASHLEY MAYS
Teaching Assistant, Department of History

ammays@email.unc.edu
Hometown: O’Fallon, IL
College/Grad School: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (college); UNC-Chapel Hill (grad school)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Major: History, Internships, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Health Habits
Autumn McClellan
AUTUMN MCCLELLAN
Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Sociology

mcclela@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Brown City, MI
College/Grad School: Ferris State University
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Career Planning, Study Skills, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Attending Graduate School
Timothy McKeown
TIMOTHY MCKEOWN
Professor, Department of Political Science, Hamilton 302

timmck@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College/Grad School: Macalester College, B.A.; Stanford University, Ph. D.
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors: Social Sciences, Public Service, Internships, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Other: religion at Carolina
Layna Mosley
LAYNA MOSLEY
Professor, Department of Political Science

mosley@unc.edu
Hometown: Ocala, Florida
College/Grad School: Rollins College (BA); Duke University (MA, PhD)
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Majors: Political Science and Global Studies, Public Service, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Maria J. Obando
MARIA J. OBANDO
Graduate Student and Teaching Fellow, English and Comparative Literature

mjobando1@gmail.com
Hometown: Burke, VA
College/Grad School: George Mason University
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Majors: English, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Time Management
Julie Page
JULIE PAGE
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing; Carrington 514

pagej@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Springfield, Illinois
College/Grad School: Illinois Wesleyan University and Rush University, both in Illinois
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: University Resources, Academic Advising, Academic Majors: Nursing, Study Skills, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Abigail Panter
ABIGAIL PANTER
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Undergraduate Education; Professor of Psychology in the L.L. Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory

pgoodman@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Palisades, NY
College/Grad School: Wellesley College (BA);New York University (MA, PhD)
Available For: Advising appointments, Meetings, Telephone Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors, Career planning, Research opportunities, Study skills, Staying motivated, Goal setting, Time management, Healthy habits
Robert Porter
ROBERT PORTER
Lecturer in African American Studies, African, African American and Diaspora Studies CB 3395, 104 Battle Hall

rporter@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Houston, Texas
College/Grad School: University of Texas at Austin, undergraduate. Rice and UNC-CH, graduate
Available For: Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Travis Proctor
TRAVIS PROCTOR
Graduate Student, Department of Religious Studies

proctort@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Fort Scott, KS
College/Grad School: Washington University in St. Louis
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Jason Roberts
JASON ROBERTS
Associate Professor of Political Science, Political Science

jroberts@unc.edu
Hometown: Falkville, AL
College/Grad School: University of North Alabama / Washington University in St Louis
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Majors: Political Science, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Michael Schultz
MICHAEL SCHULTZ
Graduate Student, Department of Sociology

schultzm@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Centralia, WA
College/Grad School: Whitworth University
Available For: Meetings, Off Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Advising, Making Friends, Academic Majors: Sociology, Public Service, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Gidi Shemer
GIDI SHEMER
Lecturer, Faculty Advisor, Biology

bishemer@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Nir-David, Israel
College/Grad School: Israel
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Academic Majors: Biology, Research Opportunities, Study Skills
Jacob Smith
JACOB SMITH
Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science

smithjf@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Clinton, OH
College/Grad School: Kenyon College (undergraduate) and UNC Chapel Hill (graduate school)
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, University Resources, Making Friends, Career Planning, Public Service, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
Sara Smith
SARA SMITH
Associate Professor, Geography

shsmith1@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Tucson, Arizona
College/Grad School: Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Academic Majors, Geography Major, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Time Management
James Stimson
JAMES STIMSON
Raymond Dawson Distinguished Professor of Political Science

stimson@unc.edu (HAM 320)
Hometown: Marion, Iowa
College/Grad School: University of Minnesota (undergraduate)/University of North Carolina (graduate)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: Email Conversations General College Concerns, Transitioning to Carolina, Public Service, Internships, Research Opportunities
Alissandra Stoyan
ALISSANDRA STOYAN
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science

stoyana@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Syracuse, New York
College/Grad School: Union College / UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Transferring to Carolina, Academic Majors, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Goal Setting, Time Management, Other
Dr. Deborah Stroman
DR. DEBORAH STROMAN
Professor and Academic Advisor, Exercise and Sport Science

dstro@unc.edu
Hometown: Wayne, PA
College/Grad School: University of Virginia (B.S.), University of North Carolina (M.A.), and Capella University (Ph.D.)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Other: Meals With Heels
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: EXSS, Internships, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits, Careers in the Allied Health and/or Sport Industry
Jane Thrakill
JANE THRAKILL
Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Admissions for English

tkill@unc.edu
Hometown: Wilton, CT
College/Grad School: Amherst College (undergraduate) and Johns Hopkins University (graduate school)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: English Major, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Didem Turkoglu
DIDEM TURKOGLU
Instructor, Sociology Department

turkoglu@unc.edu
Hometown:
College/Grad School: Bogazici University (Istanbul)
Available For: Office Hours, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: Academic Advising, Research Opportunities
William Vizuete
WILLIAM VIZUETE
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering

vizuete@unc.edu
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
College/Grad School: University of Texas Austin; Missouri Science & Technology
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Goal Setting, Time Management
Neil Weinberg
NEIL WEINBERG
Graduate Student, Department of Political Science

weinberg@unc.edu
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
College/Grad School: Eastern Michigan University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Majors, Public service, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Erika Wise
ERIKA WISE
Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Geography

ekwise@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
College/Grad School: University of California at Santa Cruz / University of Arizona
Available For: Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, Academic Majors, Geography / Environmental Science / Studies, Career Planning, Research Opportunities, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
AIMEE MCHALE
Clinical Assistant Professor, Public Health Leadership Program

aimee@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Washington, DC
College/Grad School: College of the Holy Cross (BA)/St. Louis U Law School (JD)/UNC-Gillings (MSPH)
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: General College Concerns, Academic Advising, Making Friends, Academic Major(s), Public Service, Career Planning, Goal Setting
Paula Borden
PAULA BORDEN
Associate Director, NC Health Careers Access Program and the Carolina Higher Education Opportunity Programs Office

pborden@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Durham, North Carolina
College/Grad School: Wingate University and North Carolina Central University
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Academic Advising, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Academic Majors: All Pre-Health Majors, Internships, Career Planning, Scholarships and Student Aid, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Healthy Habits
Jacquelyn Gist
JACQUELYN GIST
Career Counselor/Assistant Director University Career Services

jmgist@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Towson Md.
College/Grad School: B.A. and MSW from UNC Chapel Hill
Available For: Advising Appointments, Meetings, Office Hours, Lunch or Coffee, Telephone Conversations, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Transitioning to Carolina, Making Friends, Joining Student Organizations, Public Service, Internships, Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management, Community Service
Lori Haight
LORI HAIGHT
Career Services Coordinator, School of Information and Library Sciences

lhaight@email.unc.edu
Hometown: Rockville, MD
College/Grad School: So and So University
Available For: University of Richmond (undergraduate), Ohio State and NC State (graduate school)
We Can Talk About: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations College Concerns, transitioning to Carolina, University Resources, Student Organizations, Career Planning, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting
Candace Reynolds
CANDACE REYNOLDS
Special Projects & Strategic Initiatives, Office of the CIO

creynolds@unc.edu
Hometown: Graham, NC
College/Grad School: UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State
Available For: Meetings, Lunch or Coffee, Email Conversations
We Can Talk About: College Concerns, University Resources, Career Planning, Study Skills, Staying Motivated, Goal Setting, Time Management
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