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Office of Student Success

McNeill Hall, Room 1002
chhs@uncw.edu
Phone: (910) 962-3208
Fax: (910) 962-7656

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Schedule with a Student Success Advisor

CHHS Office of Student Success Staff

Mark Werbeach

Mark Werbeach

Director of the CHHS Office of Student Success

 

Mark Werbeach has over 10 years of experience in university student and academic affairs. He provides leadership and direction to the Office of Student Success. Previously, he served as a Career Counselor at UNCW. Mark has always had a strong interest in helping other people reach their goals. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kent State University in Ohio. He then went onto obtain a Master of Science in Counselor Education from Radford University in Virginia. Outside of work, Mark enjoys playing competitive volleyball, cornhole, and kitesurfing on sunny days.

 

Patti Schulz

Patti Schulz

Student Success Advisor

 

M.B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

M.S. in Educational Psychology, Baylor University, Waco, TX

B.S. in Psychology, Houghton College, Houghton, NY

Ryan Underwood

Ryan Underwood

Student Success Advisor

 

Ryan Underwood has been an advisor in the Office of Student Success since 2012. She had previous experience in higher education while at Appalachian State University. Ryan received a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a Master of Arts in Higher Education from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In her free time, Ryan enjoys cross stitching, reading and collecting seashells from the beach. She looks forward to meeting all students who visit the Office of Student Success!

 

Leah Frierson

Leah Frierson

Student Success Advisor

 

Leah has been an academic advisor for over two years and prior to that coached college basketball for almost nine years. Leah is dedicated to student success and strives to make sure that each student has the resources and guidance to help them develop academically, professionally and personally during their time at UNCW. Leah received an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Southwestern Illinois College and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Austin Peay State University. Leah then received her Master of Arts in Education from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Arts in Physical Education from the University of North Carolina Pembroke. In her free time, Leah enjoys watching and playing sports, working out, reading, watching movies and spending time with friends and family.

 

Vicci White

Vicci White

Student Success Advisor

 

Vicci White started out as a K-12 teacher and coach. During the last 10 years she served as a Career Counselor at Occidental College in California, as a Career Manager at the University of Idaho and now as a College of Health and Human Services Student Success Advisor. Vicci is passionate about helping others - whether students, colleagues, or community members. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Education: Physical Education at Pacific Lutheran University in Washington and a Master of Arts: College Student Affairs from Azusa Pacific University in California. Vicci can be found puttering around the house, playing cards, kayaking, or enjoying the beach when she is not at work.

 

 

Linda Kleckner

Linda Kleckner

Administrative Associate

Linda Kleckner has been with UNCW since 2005, having started at the School of Nursing, Student Services Office, then transitioning to the Office of Student Success when the School of Nursing became a part of the College of Health and Human Services in 2012.  She provides administrative support to the advisors in the Office of Student Success.  She is in the midst of completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with a hopeful graduation date of May 2017.  Linda is a native of Wilmington, which means she loves the beach.  She also loves to travel, is an excellent cook, and loves to read.

 

 

 

 

 


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