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Kina Moye

March 20, 2023

Budget & Finance Specialist | As Budget and Finance Specialist for GEAR UP North Carolina, Kina serves educational cohorts and two- and four-year collegiate institutions regarding budgetary forecasting and fiscal risk assessments and planning. Prior to joining the UNC … Read more

Dana Chandler

May 24, 2021

Currently, Dana serves as the GEAR UP Success Coach at Elizabeth City State University where she has worked for 3 years in multiple capacities. In the Success Coach role, Dana engages the experience of first-year Elizabeth City State University students. … Read more

W. Scott Holloway

May 24, 2021

W. Scott Holloway is currently the GEAR UP Success Coach at The University of North Carolina Greensboro in the Division of Student Success. Before joining GEAR UP, he served as the Assistant Director for Academic Success Coaching at UNCG. He … Read more

Alyssa Meyers

May 24, 2021

Alyssa is presently working as the GEAR UP Success Coach at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, NC. As a former high school Spanish teacher, one of Alyssa’s biggest passions is connecting with her students, forming authentic relationships, and guiding them … Read more

Meosha Draughn

May 24, 2021

Meosha currently serves as the GEAR UP Success Coach at Pitt Community College in Winterville, NC.  She strives to create meaningful and supportive relationships with first generation students as they transition from high school to post-secondary education. Prior to this … Read more

Estefane Santiago-Lopez

May 24, 2021

College Access and Success Manager | As College Access and Success Manager, Estefane oversees GEAR UP NC’s partnership with eight community colleges and four-year public institutions, develops statewide and post-secondary initiatives, oversees financial transactions, and supports GEAR UP programming, outreach, … Read more

Miodrag Stojnic, Ph. D.

May 24, 2021

Research and Evaluation Specialist |  Miodrag is the Research and Evaluation Specialist with GEAR UP NC. His main tasks include survey development, data management, and data analysis with the purpose of evaluating the impact of GEAR UP NC’s efforts on students’ … Read more