Meet the Staff

Advising Staff

Henrietta Thomas
Director
Colvard 2200
704-687-7719
hlthomas@uncc.edu

Henrietta earned a B.A. in Political Science at Davidson College in 1979.  Returning to her South Carolina home...


Michael Abel
Academic Advisor and Director for Peer Mentoring
Colvard 2200
704-687-7723
mabel3@uncc.edu

Michael became a member of the University Advising Center in April 2013.  Originally from Greensboro, N.C., he graduated...


LeeFredrick Bowen
Academic Advisor and Director for Academic Advising Systems
Colvard 2200
704-687-5520
lbowen11@uncc.edu

Fred joined UNC Charlotte and the University Advising Center staff in April 2013.  Prior to working at UNC Charlotte, Fred...


Maureen Doran
Academic Advisor and Assistant Director of Service Learning
Colvard 2200
704-687-5440
mdoran3@uncc.edu

Maureen joined the University Advising Center staff in April 2012. Prior to coming to UNC Charlotte, she worked as an...


Audra Esposito
Transfer Advisor
Colvard 2200
704-687-7722
abesposi@uncc.edu

Audra comes back to UNCC with a broad, diverse background in the arena of higher education…all in North Carolina. Her experience...


Kristen Galloway
Academic Advisor and Associate Director of Freshman Advising
Colvard 2200
704-687-0295
kgallow9@uncc.edu

Kristen joined the University Advising Center staff in March 2011.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work...


Cheryl Hester
Academic Advisor and Assistant Director for Student Success
Colvard 2200
704-687-7720
chester6@uncc.edu

Cheryl joined UNC Charlotte in April 2008 and the University Advising Center in March 2009. Before relocating to Charlotte,...


Shelley McGraw
Academic Advisor
Colvard 2200
704-687-7856
smcgraw3@uncc.edu

Shelley joined the University Advising Center staff in August 2013.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from...


Erin Fox
Academic Advisor
Colvard 2200
704-687-7071
efox25@uncc.edu

Erin joined UNC Charlotte and the University Advising Center staff in July 2016. Prior to working at UNC Charlotte, Erin worked...


Ryan Mulkeen
Academic Advisor and Charlotte Engineering Early College Liaison
Colvard
704-687-7721
rtmulkee@uncc.edu

Ryan joined the University Advising Center staff in November 2015.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from...


Ashley Pauling
Academic Advisor
704-687-5449
apaulin@uncc.edu

Ashley joined the University Advising Staff in March 2017. She received her Bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of...


Deanna Rella
Academic Advisor & Associate Director of Academic Advising Development
Colvard 2209
704-687-8295
drella@uncc.edu

Deanna joined the University Advising Center staff in October 2016. Previously she served as an Academic Advisor and Career Coach for five years...


Howard Simms
Associate Director for Transfer Students
Colvard 2200
704-687-7302
hsimms@uncc.edu

Howard returned to the University Advising Center staff in November 2013 after serving as the UTOP program and Building Better...


SaDonna Smith
Transfer Advisor
Colvard 2200
704-687-8504
ssmit363@uncc.edu

SaDonna joined the University Advising Center staff in August 2016.  As an alum, she received her Bachelor’s degree in...


Administrative Staff

Julie Griffin
Administrative Support Associate
704-687-7717
jgrif107@uncc.edu

Julie joined the University Advising Center in May 2016. She received her Associates degree in information...


Sarah Hedrick
Administrative Support Associate
Colvard 2200
704-687-7717
sbrow210@uncc.edu

Sarah joined the Advising Center in May 2013.  She began her work at UNC Charlotte in 2010 in the University College...


Kimberly Sowa
University Program Associate
Colvard 2200
704-687-7717
ksowa1@uncc.edu

Kim joined the University Advising Center in February 2014. She began her work at UNC Charlotte in 2012 in the Facilities...



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