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Stacey Riemer

Stacey Riemer
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Civic Engagement
Ph.D. Syracuse University

I provide campus and community-wide direction and supervision for major programs and activities in the areas of civic engagement and leadership, including work with faculty on community-based learning. I also work on Title IX complaint resolution for students, and division-wide learning outcome assessments.

Kristin Booher

Kristin Booher
Director of Civic Engagement & Bonner Scholars
M.A. Boston College

I serve as the point of contact for the Bonner Scholars Program, Civic Engagement Council Executive Board, Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program and other events in the Center for Civic Engagement.

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Taylor Brendle
B.S. Davidson College

I manage the Lula Bell resource center, coordinate the Intersections programming series, and develop civic engagement publications for the Center for Civic Engagement.

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Kanalyn Jackson
Assistant Director of Civic Engagement
M.Ed., B.A University of North Carolina Wilmington

I coordinate the Federal Community Service Work-Study program, the Education Scholars program, the Community Involvement Fair and Service Saturdays. In addition, I advise several student groups and create our weekly newsletter.

Mary Alice Katon

Mary Alice Katon
Director of the College Advising Corps
M.S. Fitchburg State University

I train and supervise 18 college advisers in 19 high schools in rural North Carolina, and coordinate efforts with the national College Advising Corps office in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Leah Rapley

Leah Rapley
Assistant Director of Civic Engagement and Director of Freedom Schools
M.Ed. George Washington University

In addition to directing the Freedom Schools program, I coordinate campus-wide events and programs in the center including a semi-annual granting program and collaborative programs across the division that focus on the intersection of civic engagement and social justice.

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Maddie Smith
Program Coordinator
B.A. Davidson College

I work in collaboration with our program director and 18 advisers in 19 partner schools in North Carolina to increase the number of high school students who enter and complete higher education.