Meet the Teal Bridge Mentors

Carson

Carson Brinkley Banks

Carson is from Farmville, NC and is a Junior majoring in Film Studies and Philosophy. He transferred from East Carolina University.

 

 

Advice for Transfer students:

Make the most of your time here by staying active and involved with clubs and organizations on campus. Never feel as though you lost the opportunity to get involved simply because you weren't here during your freshman year.

Jess

Jess Fusaro

Jess is from Newtown, Connecticut and is a Junior majoring in Human Resource Management. She transferred from High Point University.

 

 

Advice for Transfer students: 

Take every opportunity to try new things! You'll never know what you missed out on if you never try.

Ashton

Ashton Nicole Inman

Ashton is a “military mover-arounder” and is a Junior majoring in Business Administration Management. She transferred from Arizona State University.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Don't give up or get discouraged. Don't be afraid to try things more than once.

AmandaAmanda Lane Myers

Amanda is from Charlotte, NC and is a Junior majoring in Political Science. She transferred from UNC Charlotte.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Never let yourself be intimidated by not knowing others, introduce yourself...chances are they feel the same way.

JohnathanJohnathan William Pierce

John is from Riverside, CA and is a Senior majoring in Criminology/Criminal Justice. He transferred from Coastal Carolina Community College.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Get out of the house as much as you can, even if it's just by yourself. UNCW students are incredibly friendly, and even if you're just going to work out at the rec center or grabbing some food, you're sure to meet some new friends and make the transition process easier.

TatianaTatiana Natalie-Marie Shewchuk

Tatiana is from Sandwich, MA and is a Senior majoring in Business Management. She transferred from UMass Amherst.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Be excited about your new transition, you chose UNCW for a reason.There are going to be a lot of new changes so remember there is always going to be someone there for you.

SavannahSavannah Conley Slaughter

Savannah is from Charleston, WV and is a Senior majoring in Spanish. She transferred from West Virginia University.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students: 

Mindset is everything for transfer students. Chances are you will only have yourself to depend on for the first couple weeks, so keeping a positive attitude when situations get hard and learning how to easily adapt is the key to a successful first semester as a transfer student.

Anna

Anna Carolyne Taber

Anna is from Plainfield, IN and is a Junior majoring in Business Administration. She transferred from DePauw University.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students: 

Be courageous. Go after the things you really want. If you work hard, there is always some reward behind it.

AlexisAlexis Nicole Walker

Lex is from Hopewell, NJ and is a Senior majoring is Exercise Science. She transferred from The College of New Jersey.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Don't wait for things to happen, go out and make them happen. Joining the club field hockey team allowed me to remain active, while being able to create new friendships and ever lasting memories here at the Dub.

Ashley

Ashley Nicole Williams

Ashley is from Fuquay-Varina, NC and is a Junior majoring in Recreational Therapy. She transferred from Wake Technical Community College.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Don't give up or get discouraged. Don't be afraid to try things more than once.

Caitlin

Caitlin Wallin

Caitlin is from Sanford, NC and is a Senior majoring in Business Administration. She transferred from Central Carolina Community College and Valdosta State University.

 

 

Advice for Transfer Students:

Try something new or different! If you never have been paddle boarding, go on one of the School Recreation events. I also suggest really getting to know your professors. They are not just your teacher. They can also be mentors, advisors, and references on your last part of your college experience.


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