Campus Activities & Involvement Center

Meet The Staff

Staff biographies.
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Vacant, Director of Campus Activities & Programs

The Director oversees the unit operations including staff supervision and professional developments, chairs UNCW's Campus Programming Committee, and implementation of efforts towards diversity, equity, and inclusion; and high impact practices. 

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Erin Williamson, Assistant Director for Student Leadership & Involvement

Erin oversees the coordination of numerous leadership initiatives including the workshops, trainings, and requests related to Emotionally Intelligent Leadership and CliftonStrengths curriculums. Erin advises the Seahawk Leadership Advisory Council (SLAC) who organize the annual Seahawk Leadership Conference. Erin earned a Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Eduation from Texas State University and has been at UNCW since 2015.

Strengths Coach: Communication, Adaptability, Maximizer, Relator, Developer.

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Andrea Ingle, Assistant Director for Student Leadership & Involvement

Andrea provides support and oversight of the Involvement Center: Home for 260+ Registered Student Organizations. Andrea serves as the primary administrator for UNCW's student organization management system and event portal; WAVELINK. Andrea is from Boone, NC with a Masters Degree in English Language from UNCW. Andrea has been at UNCW since 2014.

Strengths Coach: Input, Context, Intellection, Empathy, Learner.

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Darron Jenkins, Assistant Director for Campus Activities & Programs

Darron coordinates co-curricular programs such as the Leadership Lecture Series, curation of the Boseman Art Gallery, and supervises the Campus Life Marketing Team. Darron earned a Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Lousiana State University. Darron started at UNCW in July 2021.

Strengths Coach: Adaptability, Deliberative, Maximizer, Arranger, Communication.

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Darion Bayles, Coordinator for Student Leadership & Involvement

Darion oversees the campus-wide development and marketing for UNCWelcome, organizes UNCW Traditions, and supervises the Campus Life Programming Team. Darion supports the outreach, intervention, and data storytelling for the departments student engagement and retention efforts. Darion comes from Greensboro, NC and earned his Masters in Higher Education with a focus in student wellness. Darion has been at UNCW since 2019.

Strengths Coach: Communication, Strategic, Woo, Individualization, Command.

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Vacant, Coordinator for the Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE)

The Coordinator for the Association for Campus Entertainment serves the primary advisor to ACE, the on-campus programming board responsible for 100+ events a year through films, concerts, spirit and activities, and Homecoming. 

 

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Craig Fanto, Graduate Assistant for Student Organization Support

Craig is the GA for Student Organization Support and provides assistance to Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) in their personal growth, event planning, and use of WaveLink. Craig supports the operations of the Involvement Center and supervision of the Involvement Specialist team. Craig provides WaveLink training for RSOs and UNCW departments and assists Campus Life staff with the analysis of programming data to aid in retention and persistence of students. 

Context, Positivity, Achiever, Arranger, Includer.

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James King, Graduate Assistant for Campus Life Programming

James is the GA for Campus Life Programming and provides support to the planning, execution, and evaluation of co-curricular programming such as the Leadership Lecture Series, Keepin' It Reel Documentary Series, and The Ann Flack Boseman Art Gallery. James works collaboratively with academic departments, student organizations, and community partners to create supplemental opportunities and mutually-beneficial partnerships for Campus Life.

Intellection, Learner, Input, Context, Empathy.

 

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Drew Lord, Graduate Assistant for Online Engagement & Marketing

Drew is the GA for Online Engagement & Marketing and provides support to the development of innovative online programming to connect all students to the campus community including but not limited to traditional, off-campus, distance education, and non-traditional student populations. Drew spearheads the marketing for several Campus Life outlets including UNCWeekends programs, newsletters, and education for student organizations on marketing.

Woo, Positivity, Achiever, Adaptability, Communication.

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Alana Svensson, Graduate Assistant for Association for Campus Entertainment

Alana is the GA for the Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE) and advises the student programming board in their event planning and leadership. Alana specifically advises three of the ACE Committees: Arts, Concerts, and Marketing. 

Empathy, Input, Connectedness, Developer, Ideation.

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Caroline Carter, Graduate Intern for Association for Campus Entertainment

Caroline is the Graduate Intern for the Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE) and advises the student programming board in their event planning and leadership. Caroline specifically advises the Spirit and Homecoming Committee in their preparations for UNCW's Homecoming 2022.

Competition, Achiever, Discipline, Focus, Harmony.

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Alison Bolling, Graduate Intern for Student Engagement & Retention

Allison is a Graduate Intern for Student Engagement & Retention and provides support to programs and efforts designed to foster sense of belonging at UNCW. This position tracks and analyzes student engagement data, creates plans for student success in co-curricular engagement, and works with campus departments on how to support these efforts. 

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Kelly Spainhour, Graduate Intern for Student Engagement & Retention

Kelly is a Graduate Intern for Student Engagement & Retention and provides support to programs and efforts designed to foster sense of belonging at UNCW. This position tracks and analyzes student engagement data, creates plans for student success in co-curricular engagement, and works with campus departments on how to support these efforts.