Meet UNCW's Transfer to Teal 2014 - 2015 Teal Guides! They are excited to personally show prospective students everything UNCW has to offer Transfer Students. Sign up to attend a Transfer to Teal Friday tour today!
Learn more about each of their stories and why they decided to Transfer to Teal. Follow them throughout the academic year as they blog and share their college experiences and explore Wilmington.
To view our previous Teal Guide cohort, check out the Teal Guide Legacy.
Hi, my name is Ally and I am a junior here at UNCW! I am originally from Albertville Minnesota, which is about 20 hours away. I transferred to UNCW at the beginning of my junior year from a school in Minnesota called St. Cloud State. I am a psychology major with a neuroscience minor. I will be graduating in the Spring of 2016 and hope to attend graduate school after that.
I currently live off campus with one roommate. I am involved in psychology circle and I work as a dubraiser on campus. I love going to the beach, hanging with friends, and overall being here at UNCW!
Hi, my name is Drew and I’m a senior here at UNCW. I was born and raised in North Carolina and I’ve been in Wilmington for a couple of years now. I originally attended Campbell University right out of high school, and transferred to UNCW as a junior in the Fall of 2013. My major is in Communication Studies focusing on Public Relations and minoring in History.
I’m currently living just off-campus in an apartment and have no trouble getting to campus. I am an active member of the Communication Studies Society, Lambda Pi Eta, and I’m a Teal Bridge Mentor for new transfers. I also work the front desk in the admissions office, and I’ve been a Teal Guide almost since I first arrived at UNCW.
My name is Jacqueline and I am from Poughkeepsie, New York. I transferred to UNCW Fall 2013 from a community college. My major is Recreation Therapy and I expect to graduate Fall 2015. I live on campus in the University Suites and I work off campus at Starbucks. I am the secretary of the Association of Recreational Therapy Students. My best experience being at UNCW is being able to be involved with my majors club because I am able to meet so many people with the same interest as myself.
Hi! My name is Kate. I am originally from Westport, CT, but I transferred to UNCW in the Summer of 2014 from where I consider to be home: Los Angeles, CA. I have earned two Associates Degrees, one in Arts & Humanities and another in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Coastline Community College in Newport Beach, CA. Prior to this, I also attended 2 other city colleges.
I am majoring in communication studies and hope to graduate at the end of Summer 2015. Along with being a proud Teal Guide, I am on the studio crew for TealTV, I have an internship with Course Hero/Knowledge Drive, and I work at Surf House in the town of Carolina Beach where I live.
Hi! Kyle here. I’m from Cody, Wyoming and I am a sophomore here at UNCW. I am majoring in Psychology with a Minor in Biology. I have the intention of going to Medical school after my time here at UNCW. I transferred to UNCW after thirteen years in the United States Marine Corps on active duty. Though I still am in the Marine Corps Reserves, I felt it was time to try something different with my life. I have a huge passion for helping veterans and suffer of PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (hence my desire to go to Medical School). Currently, I am the Vice President of the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) and a Teal Guide. I live in Jacksonville, North Carolina with my lovely wife Lacy and two daughters, Abigail and Rosalie, I commute to campus every day. I am truly enjoying my experience here at UNCW, and am ready to share with however will listen.
Howdy y’all! My name is Lex and I am from Hopewell, New Jersey. I transferred Fall 2014 from a four-year college, The College of New Jersey. I am a junior studying Exercise Science and I am graduating May 2016. I live off campus and ride my bike to class each day. I am a member of the club field hockey team here at UNCW. I enjoy working out, listening to music and going to the beach. I have a 100 pound labradoodle named Moose and I live each day to the fullest because life is too short.
My name is Megan, and I am a transfer student from Center Moriches, New York. I transferred here this year, and I am a sophomore, even though this is my third year in college. I attended the Suffolk County Community College, a two year school for two years, but did not get a degree.
I am currently majoring in Creative Writing, but I am looking to change it to Secondary Education. I live off campus, in an apartment by myself. I am looking to get more involved in volunteer positions while being here and I am also on the hunt for a job. I am thinking of joining the Figure skating club, and also the Quidditch club. I am also in the process of writing a book that I hope to publish soon.
Hi, my name is Sarah! I’m from Chapel Hill, NC and I am a sophomore here at UNCW. This is my first year and I’m loving it so far! I transferred from Appalachian State University, which is another four year institution in the mountains of North Carolina. I am currently deciding on a major, but I’m leaning towards the health fields.
I currently live on-campus, and it’s the best. I’m involved in TSO (Transfer Student Organization) and I am working on getting my CNA. I am also in the Honors College here at UNCW. I enjoy movies and music. I look forward to meeting everyone that comes for a tour! GO SEAHAWKS!
Hello, My name is Vanessa and I transferred from a two year institution, Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) from back home in Sanford, North Carolina which is about 2 1/2hrs from here. I transferred my Sophomore year in the Fall of 2013. I am currently a Junior majoring in Accounting and minoring in Psychology.
I am an Orientation Leader, a Teal Guide, and a Peer Mentor. I hold the leadership position in the Peer Mentor program. I am responsible for not only myself and my mentees, but the other mentors and there mentees as well. I live off campus and walk to school and take the shuttle on rainy days. I enjoy the UNCW campus and all it has had to offer me. I plan to graduate May 2016 and I look forward to my last few years here at UNCW.
My name is Whitney and I am from Chadbourn, NC. I transferred to UNCW in the Fall of 2013 from Southeastern Community College where I completed my Associate’s in Science degree. I am majoring in Exercise Science and I expect to graduate in May 2015.
I live off campus and commute to campus. On top of being a Transfer to Teal Guide, I am in Sigma Alpha Omega, the Exercise Science Club, the Pre-Physical Therapy Club, and am a Transfer Orientation Leader. I can’t wait to see you on campus for a tour!