Campus Activities & Involvement Center

Meet Our Staff

Jon Kapell

Jon Kapell, Ed.D. Director for Campus Activities & Involvement


Campus Activities & Involvement: Campus Life
910.962.3553 (Main Office Line)
kapellj@uncw.edu

Jon supervises the Campus Activities & Involvement Center professional staff in their support roles for the SGA and student organizations. He also is responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating the Events Calendar Assistant and the Posting Assistant. In addition, he advises the Student Government Association, coordinates and implements the UNCWelcome Program, and oversees the UNCWeekends initiative with a student group along with other staff in the division. Jon presents various workshops for the Organizational Leadership certificate and he serves on the campus as a UNCW Safe Zone trained Ally and Safe Zone Trainer.

Nicole Fedders

Nicole Fedders, Assistant Director for Campus Activities & Involvement


Campus Activities & Involvement: Campus Life
910.962.7601 (Main Office Line)
feddersn@uncw.edu

Nicole oversees 300+ registered student organizations and the management of the Involvement Center and supervises the Involvement Specialists within the Involvement Center. She coordinates the annual campus wide events such as Involvement Carnivals/Fairs, Welcome Back, Student Organization Leadership Awards, re-registration seminars, annual registration process for all student organizations, and Student Organization Appreciation Day. Nicole also serves as the primary advisor to the SGA Treasurer and the Appropriations Committee in their allocation processes.

Darion Bayles, CAIC Graduate Assistant (UNCWeekends)

Campus Activities & Involvement: Campus Life

910.962.3553

jdb8570@uncw.edu

The UNCWeekends Graduate Assistant advises and manages the UNCWeekends planning group inclusive of event planning, implementation and management. They will also coordinate social media on behalf of CAIC and provide support for CAIC's major campus events alongside the CAIC full time staff.

Chantae

Chantea' Swinson, CAIC Graduate Assistant (Student Organizations)


Campus Activities & Involvement: Campus Life
910.962.3553
cds8610@uncw.edu

The CAIC Graduate Assistant will lend support and advising to multicultural student organizations by helping them implement programs and coordinate educational and social events. This position will also provide support for CAIC's major campus events alongside the CAIC full time staff.

Other Staff Whose Offices are Located in the CAIC

Jaime Russell Director

Jaime Russell, Ed.D. Director of the Office for Student Leadership and Engagement


Office for Student Leadership and Engagement
910.962.3877
russelljl@uncw.edu

Provides oversight for all of the functional areas of OSLE – which includes Leadership Development, Community Engagement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Awards and Recognition, and general office operations.  Jaime supervises the OSLE team, develops partnerships both on and off campus, attends professional development trainings to stay current on research and best practices, and to makes sure that the OSLE department goals align with those of the division and institution.  

Erin Williamson

Erin Williamson, Assistant Director of the Office for Student Leadership and Engagement


Office for Student Leadership and Engagement
910.962.3877
williamsone@uncw.edu

Provides oversight for OSLE Leadership Development programs, including: the Leadership Development Program, the Seahawk Leadership Conference, StrengthsFinder Coaching, the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Workshop Series, and the Seahawk Leadership Advisory Council.  To learn more, go to: http://uncw.edu/osle/lead/index.html

Amanda Gabbard

Amanda Gabbard, Coordinator for Civic Engagement

Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
910.962.3877
gabbarda@uncw.edu

Provides oversight for OSLE Community Engagement initiatives, including: Weekly Service in the Wilmington Community, Service Trips during semester breaks, Signature Service Events (like the Volunteer Fair, the Dean of Students Days of Service, the Halloween Carnival, and Young at Heart), and Philanthropic Causes (like Adopt-A-Family, Angel Tree, and our monthly American Red Cross Blood Drives). To learn more, go to: http://uncw.edu/osle/serve/index.html

Hilary Loso fraternity sorority life

Hilary Loso, Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life


Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
910.962.7295 (Main Office Line)
losoh@uncw.edu

Provides oversight for the development of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Community at UNCW, which includes providing educational trainings, creating community building opportunities, and maintaining regular communication with chapters, advisors and headquarters staff.  Hilary provides direct support to our Panhellenic chapters and council as well as our IFC chapters and council.  To learn more, go to:  http://uncw.edu/fsl/

Ebony Wofford graduate assistant

Ebony Wofford, Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life


Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
910.962.3877
wofforde@uncw.edu

Assists in the development of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Community at UNCW. Ebony supports our NPHC organizations and council, co-advises the IFC council and chapters, advises Alpha Psi Lambda and Order of Omega, and coordinates our FSL Leadership Development programs. To learn more, go to:  http://uncw.edu/fsl/

Racheal Walton

Racheal Walton, Administrative Associate of the Office for Student Leadership and Engagement


Office for Student Leadership and Engagement
910.962.3877
waltonr@uncw.edu

Provides administrative support for the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement, which includes office management, customer service, budget reconciliation, and supervision of our student workers.

Andrea Ingle, Ace Program Coordinator

Andrea Ingle, Assistant Director for Campus Life


Campus Life Arts & Programs
910.962.7722 (Main Office Line)
inglea@uncw.edu

Andrea advises the student-run program board, Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE), and its executive board and committees: Spirit, Special Events, Concerts, Films and Boseman Art Gallery.

Campus Life staff who work closely with the CAIC

Cathy Murphy

Cathy Murphy, Business Operations Coordinator


2041 Fisher University Union Campus Life Office
910.962.3769 (Main Office Line)
murphyc@uncw.edu

Cathy processes financial transactions for Campus Activities, SGA, Student Organizations and Student Media. She is an assistant to the University Union Budget Manager.

Campus Activities & Involvement Center Student 

Cole Tillett, Office Assistant

Campus Activities & Involvement: Campus Life
910.962.4250 (Main Office Line)
caic@uncw.edu

The Office Assistants assists in typing office correspondence and forms, checks mailbox and distribute mail to office staff and Involvement Center, sends faxes and distribute received faxes to office staff, inventory supplies and keep a bi-weekly updated list of supplies to be ordered, keeps the color printer paper and forms stocked, assist the CAIC professional staff in program file management and other special projects creates and updates display cases in the Fisher Student Center, second floor, runs any needed errands for the office, installs CAIC Event Calendars in the Fisher restrooms, and organizes storage room and check for supplies needed.

Lauren

Lauren Arsena, Events Calendar Assistant


The Events Calendar Assistant is responsible for creating and editing the weekly CAIC events calendar that gets posted throughout UNCW.

Kaitlyn Wease

Kaitlyn Wease, Posting Assistant


The Posting Assistant ensures thorough and timely distribution of CAIC publicity. The Posting Assistant monitors and maintains campus-wide CAIC bulletin boards located in most academic and administrative buildings.

Involvement Specialists (located in the Involvement Center)

Peer educators trained to assist student leaders develop leadership skills and learn to effectively run their student organizations.

  • Communicate with student organization leaders
  • Assist with constitution review
  • Advise on marketing materials and initiatives
  • Assist with event planning process
  • Support SGA Services (i.e. Appropriations process and Legal Services)
  • Assist with general Involvement Center needs (i.e. copying, printing, use of scanner, student organization forms, etc.)

910.962.3553 (Main Office Line)
activities@uncw.edu

Ruchi

Ruchi Shah, CAIC Manager

Ruchi is a senior majoring in Biology. Her goal is to go to medical school. During her time at UNCW, she has been a part of the Global Medical Brigades, an Orientation Leader, and a Seahawk Link.

Zack

Zachary Farrell, Involvement Specialist

Zach is a Senior majoring in Finance with a minor in Computer Science.  His current goals involve attaining a MBA in Finance.  During his time at UNCW, he has been a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity as well as served on the executive board.  He has also been a member of the Student Finance Club.

Hadley

Hadley Rollins, Involvement Specialist

Hadley is a Junior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Accountancy. Along with her interest in business she also enjoys staying involved with the filmmaking community. During her time at UNCW she has participated in the Flicker Film Society, Real Teal Film Festival committee and hopes to one day be a Producer.  

Nathan

Nathan Liu, Involvement Specialist

Nathan is a Senior majoring in Psychology. His current goals include joining the Peace Corps, and going to medical school to become a pediatrician and eventually work with Doctors Without Borders. During his time at UNCW he has created the UNCWilderness organization, and he also works as a Certified Peer Writing Tutor and as a Peer Educator with Health Promotions.

Taylor

Taylor Lee, Involvement Specialist

Taylor is a Junior majoring in elementary education with a concentration in behavioral studies. Her goal is move back to her hometown and give back to the community by teaching at the same place she graduated from. 

 Janae

Janae Shinault, Involvement Specialist

Janae is an aspiring Marine Biology Major. She is an new Involvement Specialist in the CAIC office but has been part of the whole operation since last year. Janae's positivity and ability to adapt in tough situations is why she is a key member to the CAIC staff, and she is always ready to help any student who walks into the door to the best of her ability.

Nickolas

Nicholas Pianovich, Involvement Specialist 

Nicholas is a sophomore double majoring in Psychology and Recreational Therapy. His current goals include becoming an occupational therapist, specifically working with children that have special needs. During his time at UNCW Nicholas has been involved in the Office of the Dean of Students’ Conduct and Academic Affairs Board, Resident Assistant, and Fraternity Life. 

Meg

Meg Salvadore, Involvement Specialist

Meg is a senior majoring in English, with a minor in Journalism. Her current goals are to teach abroad in Spain after college and to work for a magazine. During her time at UNCW, she has been a member of the UNCW Women’s Soccer team and proud Friends of Jaclyn teammate.