Meet Our Staff

The Honors College staff supports high-achieving students across campus in a variety of roles.  We provideā€¦

  • ADVISING for students who plan to enter pre-health professions or who want to apply for prestigious awards and fellowships such as the Truman or the Goldwater
  • INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINARS and honors sections of general education courses available to all honors students on campus
  • GUIDANCE through the Application to Candidacy process required for graduation with honors distinction
  • ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT to all honors program directors, members of the Honors Faculty, honors students and merit scholar students
  • OVERSIGHT for the University Honors Program, the oldest and largest honors program on campus, open to students of any major

Malin Pereira, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Malin Pereira, Ph.D.

Levine Hall 190
704-687-7198
mpereira@uncc.edu

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Mindy Adnot, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Curriculum

Mindy Adnot, Ph.D.

Levine Hall 191
704-687-7195
madnot@uncc.edu

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Gretchen Bagley, NCCP

University Honors and Merit Scholars Specialist

Gretchen Bagley, NCCP

Levine Hall 192
704-687-7980
gretchenbagley@uncc.edu

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Christopher Cameron, Ph.D.

Faculty Fellow

Elizabeth Hanie, D.V.M., M.S.

Pre-Health Professions Advisor

Elizabeth Hanie, D.V.M., M.S.

Levine Hall 293
704-687-7196
prehealth@uncc.edu

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Joe Howarth, M.A.

Faculty Fellow For Community Engagement

Joe Howarth, M.A.

Levine Hall 193
thowarth@uncc.edu

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Reuben Howden, Ph.D.

Crown Scholars Faculty Fellow

Reuben Howden, Ph.D.

Levine Hall 194
rhowden@uncc.edu

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Karen James, M.A.T., J.D.

Associate Director for Scholars Advising

Karen James, M.A.T., J.D.

Levine Hall 292
704-687-7200
karenjames@uncc.edu

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Jeffrey Leak, Ph.D.

Martin Scholars Faculty Fellow (On leave for 2019-2020 Academic Year)

Jeffrey Leak, Ph.D.

Levine Hall 194
jleak@uncc.edu

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Denise Lynch, MA, NCC, LPC

Coordinator of Programming

Denise Lynch, MA, NCC, LPC

Levine Hall 188
704-687-6053
dlynch29@uncc.edu

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Shannon Zurell-Carey

Office Administrator

Shannon Zurell-Carey

704-687-5103
Levine Hall 189
shannonzurell@uncc.edu

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Jayden Corea

Public Relations Intern

Connor Derrick

Alumni Relations Intern

Brianna Smith

Events and Programming Intern

Molly Unrath

Marketing Intern

Bryson White

IT Intern