Contact Your Counselor

Finding your admission counselor

We assign an admission counselor to every student, based upon either the school that you attend or where you live. Look for your counselor (below) based on the North Carolina county or the state in which your school is located. .

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Counselor Student Types NC Counties, Out-of-State Areas & Community Colleges Served

Liz Alliss

Assistant Director of Admissions
8282622542

First-Year

Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Yancey

South Carolina

Kyndall Bennett

Admissions Counselor

Jayne Dowdy

Jayne Lybrand Dowdy

Associate Director of Transfer & Military Recruitment
828-262-2860

Military/veteran students, Online & Transfer students

Anson, Avery, Bladen, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Carteret, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Cumberland, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Gaston, Graham, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hoke, Iredell, Jackson, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Polk, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Swain, Transylvania, Union, Yancey

Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Heather Edwards

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-2561

First-Year

Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Lincoln, Watauga, Wilkes

Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin

Emiline Greer

Emiline Greer

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-7683

First-Year

Durham, Johnston, Wake

Meghan Hudson

Meghan Hudson

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-8533

First-Year

Alamance, Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Caswell, Chatham, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Wilson

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

Pressley Laton

Associate Director of Transfer Recruitment
828-262-2562

Online & Transfer students

Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Beaufort, Bertie, Caldwell, Camden, Caswell, Chatham, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Tyrrell, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Karen Laws

Online & Transfer Recruitment Program Manager
828-262-6261

Online & Transfer students

Caldwell Community College - Hudson
Wilkes Community College

Octavia Little

Associate Director of Recruitment - Teacher Education
828-262-8915

Education majors

Jaxeli Martinez

Assistant Director of Admissions - Hispanic and Latinx Recruitment
828-262-3107

First-Year, Hispanic students

Anson, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Greene, Harnett, Hoke, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Sam Shireman

Sam Shireman

Online & Transfer Recruitment Program Manager
828-262-6806

Online & Transfer students

Gaston College
Western Piedmont Community College

Shakinah Simeona-Lee

Sr. Associate Director for Diversity Initiatives

First-Year

Guilford, Rockingham

Buffy Sisk

Buffy Sisk

Associate Director, Online & Transfer Recruitment
828-262-2550

Online & Transfer students

Catawba Valley Community College
Central Piedmont Community College

Trecia Smith

Admissions Counselor
828-262-7766

David Stevenson

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-2120

First-Year, International students

Mecklenburg, Union

Elena Tribby Taylor

Elena Tribby Taylor

Associate Director of Admissions
828-262-7256

First-Year

Cabarrus, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin

Beth Watts

Beth Watts

Associate Director of Transfer & Online Advising
828-262-7453

Online & Transfer students

Caldwell Community College - Watauga
Mayland Community College