First Year Advising


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Catherine A. Smith

Director of First Year Experience

casmith@ncwc.edu |252.985.5265

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

There is purpose at Wesleyan! Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty member, the campus community and environment provides a platform for personal growth and opportunity to live your purpose.  I enjoy serving and assisting our students with the transition to college and into the Bishop family.

Taylor J. Stone

First Year Experience Advisor

tstone@ncwc.edu | 252.985.5270

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

I enjoy working at NC Wesleyan because the college has always been a part of my life!  My mother graduated from here and often brought me to campus as a child.  I attended Wesleyan and graduated in 2013.  Now, my younger sister is continuing the bishop tradition!  I appreciate Wesleyan for the role it has played in my family’s life.  I know the best is yet to come for our students and our institution and I’m glad that I get to be a part of it!

Stephanie M. Battle

Associate Dean of Students for Student Success

smbattle@ncwc.edu, 252.985.5274

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

 I love the students! It brings me great joy to witness a student develop from a timid, inexperienced freshman, not sure what to expect of college, to a confident senior with college and career experience, ready to venture into the post-college world.  Building relationships with students and contributing to their personal and academic success is my favorite aspect of working at NCWC.

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Terry A. Jones

Coordinator of Freshman Advantage

tajones@ncwc.edu   252-985-5560

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

My favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan is watching students grow academically and personally from fall to spring.

 

Jessica D. Harrison

Coordinator of Academic Intervention Services

jharrison@ncwc.edu     (252)985-5562

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

My favorite aspect about working for Wesleyan is its family atmosphere. Being a graduate I feel right at home every day when I turn onto campus.

Erma Hedgepeth

Academic Advisor

ehedgepeth@ncwc.edu/252-985-5131

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

My favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan is the interaction that I have with a diverse group of students, and being able to have an impact on their success. I’m proud to be an alum of the College, and to offer those same services and strategies that was once given to me.

Samantha Godsey

Coordinator of Academic Support Services

sgodsey@ncwc.edu  252-985-5275

What is your favorite aspect of working at Wesleyan?

I love the relationship that I get to build with the students and the students feel 100% comfortable with discussing educational and personal things with me. I have loved the atmosphere of NCWC since I began as a student in 2007.