About Us
We are located on the 3rd floor of the Steele Building.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Campus Box 3504 – Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone # (919) 962-8235
Our Professional Team

Candice Powell

Candice Powell, M.Ed.
Interim Associate Director for Retention

Katie Cartmell, M.A.
Interim Associate Director for Retention


Carmen Huerta-Bapat, Ph.D.
Counselor and Carolina Firsts Program Director

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Carmen Gonzalez
Counselor and Lookout Scholars Program Director

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Sarah Stanfield
Counselor and Coordinator for Academic Interventions

Jessica Lambert Ward
Counselor and Coordinator for Academic Appeals

Luke Fayard
Counselor and Transfer Student Coordinator

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Omar Simpson, Ph.D.
Counselor and Transition Course Coordinator


Benton Fairchild
Administrative Support Specialist
Graduate Assistants
Rebekah Daniel – Lookout Scholars Program Graduate Assistant
Undergraduate studies: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Global Health and Environment & African Studies, Arabic minor
Current graduate studies: Master of Social Work (MSW)/ Master of Public Health (MPH)
Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Schedule a meeting: Monday: 11:30am-5:00pm/ Thursday: 12:45pm-5:00pm/ Friday: 12:30pm-5:00pm


Undergraduate Interns

George Washington Lopez

George Washington Lopez
Major: Business
Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Lenore Hango
Major: Health Policy and Management
Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC

Anusha Suresh
Major: Information Science
Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Viviana Gonzalez
Major: Psychology with a minor in Spanish
Hometown: Saxapahaw, NC

Ayanna Webster
Major: Exercise Sport Science and Neuroscience
Hometown: Durham, NC

Kayla Carlson
Major: Psychology with a minor in Women and Gender Studies
Hometown: Sanford, NC
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