Meet the Team

Academic and Career Coaching 

Personalized degree information to equip students for their future career

Academic Advising | Career Coaching | SOAR 

The Niblock Student Center provides centralized Academic and Career Coaching for all undergraduate business students. Each Department and School in the Belk College has an Academic and Career Coach appointed as their primary liaison and the primary advisor to students with declared majors in their area. Pre-Business students are assigned an Academic and Career Coach based on their last name. Academic and Career Coaches are located in the Niblock Student Center on the 3rd floor of the Friday building. A currently enrolled, Belk College of Business student may meet with his or her Academic and Career Coach through either an Advising Appointment, Walk-In Session or Peer Advisor session. Click to Schedule an Appointment

Lesley Harris

Director, Academic and Career Coaching

Lesley Harris

Friday 308
704-687-7585
lesley.harris@uncc.edu

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Paul Holliday-Millard

Associate Director Academic & Career Coaching

Paul Holliday-Millard

Friday 306C
704-687-7680
Paul.Holliday-Millard@uncc.edu

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Allison Sigmon

Associate Director Academic & Career Coaching

Allison Sigmon

Friday 306B
704-687-7714
AllisonMSigmon@uncc.edu

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Chris Holloman

Assistant Director of Academic and Career Coaching

Chris Holloman

Friday 311E
704-687-7632
chollom1@uncc.edu

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Madison Josupait

Academic and Career Coach, Graduate Assistant

Madison Josupait

Friday 311B
704-687-8846
mhartne7@uncc.edu

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Erin Knaul

Assistant Director Academic & Career Coaching

Erin Knaul

Friday 310A
704-687-7663
eknaul@uncc.edu

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Kim Lawrence

Assistant Director Academic & Career Coaching

Kim Lawrence

Friday 310B
704-687-7670
k.lawrence@uncc.edu

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Amanda McKnight

Assistant Director of Academic and Career Coaching

Amanda McKnight

Friday 311A
704-687-6046
amckni10@uncc.edu

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Miles Winston

Assistant Director of Academic & Career Coaching

Miles Winston

Friday 338
704-687-7662
mwinsto8@uncc.edu

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Levi Morgan

Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator

Levi Morgan

Friday 305
704-687-7585
levi.morgan@uncc.edu

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professional development TEAM

Cooperative learning through experiential learning opportunities

Internship for Credit | Women in Business | Career Development | Honors Programs | Learning Community

The Niblock Student Center Professional Development team believes every undergraduate business student can graduate with the skills and mindset needed to lead, to cultivate a meaningful career, and to navigate challenges not yet known. The team facilitates employer connections and provides intentional experiential learning opportunities in order for students to develop in-demand professional skills that fit their diverse aspirations. We work with faculty, student organizations, and other campus groups to integrate career and professional development topics into business courses, meetings, or events and often partner with staff in the University Career Center and Belk College graduate programs. Professional Development staff and resources are located in the Niblock Student Center on the 3rd floor of the Friday building. Workshops, networking opportunities and events are listed on the Niblock Student Center Calendar.

Bring us to your class or student organization meeting! If you are a faculty member, instructor, student organization leader, or campus partner interested in a presentation on a career or professional development topic, please submit a request using the online presentation request form

Meagan Glasco

Director of Professional Development

Meagan Glasco

Friday 312B
704-687-6329
mglasco@uncc.edu

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Sarah Haley

Assistant Director of Professional Development

Sarah Haley

Friday 312A
704-687-7568
sarah.haley@uncc.edu

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Zack Lord

Assistant Director of Professional Development and Honors Programs

Zack Lord

Friday 311D
(704) 687-6068
zlord2@uncc.edu

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Sarena Taylor

Assistant Director of Professional Development

Sarena Taylor

Friday 310C
704-687-7665
stayl121@uncc.edu

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Undergraduate Peer Leaders

Peer support through programming and advisement

Peer Talks | Mentoring |Advising | Events

Peer Advisors

 
Belk College of Business Peer Advisors support undergraduate Pre-Business Administration, Pre-Accounting, and Pre-Economics students by offering supplemental academic advising; helping them understand the major declaration requirements and process; clarifying their academic and career goals; providing mentoring to students classified as at-risk by the university; and assisting students in their transition by helping them discover and connect to involvement opportunities both inside and outside the Belk College of Business. Peer Advisors are declared, Belk College of Business students who work to support undergraduate students as they progress through the pre-major curriculum. To make an appointment with a Peer Advisor:
  1. Login to your my.uncc.edu page. 
  2. On your student homepage, select the Connect link.
  3. Click Make an Appointment for Advising  and a series of drop down menus will appear. 
  4. Choose Peer Advising and then select Niblock Student Center, Friday, suite 305. 

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Erika Colvin
Senior Peer Advisor

Erika Colvin

Graduation Year: 2021
I am a Finance major and my advice to students is to stay involved on campus and do everything in your power to build your network.
Arjun Nag
Senior Peer Advisor

Arjun Nag

Graduation Year: 2021
I am a Finance and Accounting double major and my advice to students is to participate in the events and student organizations that the Belk College has to offer!
Taylor Cox
Peer Advisor

Taylor Cox

Graduation Year: 2021
I am a Business Analytics major and my advice to students is to always make friends, talk to people in your class, and form study groups!
Bailey Harris
Peer Advisor

Bailey Harris

Graduation Year: 2022
*Coming Soon*
Amy Kidder
Peer Advisor

Amy Kidder

Graduation Year: 2022
*Coming Soon*
Harvey McCollough
Peer Advisor

Harvey McCollough

Graduation Year: 2021
*Coming Soon*

Peer Guides

Belk College of Business Peer Guides assist the Professional Development Team in supporting undergraduate business students within the Niblock Student Center. Peer Guides attend all professional development programming, host Peer Talks to connect with students in small groups, and serve as mentors to underrepresented students. Peer Guides add a student perspective to professional development by sharing their experiences, connecting students to career resources, and seeking ongoing student feedback. Connect with a Peer Guide after an event listed on the Niblock Student Center Calendar to learn more about their experiences with internships, studying abroad, networking, and getting involved on campus!

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Menuki Fernando
Peer Guide

Menuki Fernando

Graduation Year: 2021
I am a Finance major with a concentration in Accounting. My advice to students is to make connections by getting involved on campus and take advantage of resources offered through the Belk College of Business and utilizing the Internship for Credit and many other career development opportunities.
Danielle Riendeau
Peer Guide

Danielle Riendeau

Graduation Year: 2022
I am an Accounting major and my advice to students is to get involved!
Ayanna Silver
Peer Guide

Ayanna Silver

Graduation Year: 2022
*Coming Soon*
Mansi Sodha
Peer Guide

Mansi Sodha

Graduation Year: 2021
I am a Finance and Management Information Systems double major and my advice to students is to take advantage of all the resources provided by the Niblock Student Center and make as many connections as possible.