Campus Activities & Involvement Center

Meet The Staff

Staff biographies.

Stefanie Norris, Interim Executive Director for Campus Life

Stefanie 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. Stefanie is from Virginia Beach, VA with a Masters of Education in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University. Stefanie has been at UNCW since 2010.

Strengths Coach: Activator, Communication, Empathy, Achiever, Woo.


Vacant, Associate Director of Student Involvement

The Associate Director serves as the primary advisor for the Student Government Association (SGA). They provide support to student organizations, provide leadership to the Campus Life Student Employee Program, and lead the department in student retention initiatives.


Andrea Ingle, Assistant Director for Campus Activities & 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.


Darron Jenkins, Assistant Director for Arts and 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.


Bill DiNome, Assistant Director for Student Media

 Bill advises UNCW's student-run media organizations including the campus news outlet, the literary magazine Atlantis, TealTV, the podcast studio Hawkstream Radio, and Flicker Film Society. Bill has been at UNCW since 1998 after receiving his Masters in Fine Arts.

Strengths Coach: Learner, Input, Intellection, Adaptability, Harmony.


Darion Bayles, Coordinator for Campus Activites & Involvement

Darion oversees the campus-wide development and marketing for UNCWelcome, organizes UNCW Traditions including Beach Blast and Involvement Carnival, and supervises the Campus Life Programming Team who support UNCWeekends and Online programming. Darion comes from Greensboro, NC and earned his Masters in Higher Education with a focus in student wellness and behaviors. Darion has been at UNCW since 2019.

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


Kelly Wrobel, Coordinator for Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE)

Kelly 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. Kelly is originally from the Chiacagoland area and received her Masters of Education in Higher Education with an emphsis in College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University. Kelly joined UNCW in May 2020.

Strengths Coach: Deliberative, Achiever, Responsibility, Adaptability, Learner.


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.


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.



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.


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.


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.