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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

Calvin Sutton

May 24, 2021

Calvin Sutton is currently the GEAR UP Success Coach at Lenoir Community College, located in Kinston, NC. In this role, Calvin’s focus is to proactively assist GEAR UP high school graduates navigate their first college experiences as a first-year college … 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

Michelle Blount

May 17, 2021

Michelle Blount is the GEAR UP Success Coach at East Carolina University in Greenville. Prior to joining the GEAR UP team, she served as an Education Director with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain. She has also been … Read more