Raquel Goode, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, IMPACT in Cone
Raquel Goode was born in Greensboro, NC. She attended North Carolina State University where she received her B.A. in Psychology and her B.A. in Communication in May 2013. For the past two years, Raquel served in the NC State College Advising Corps as a college adviser at J F Webb High School. Working closely with first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students, she grew a deep passion for college access. The part she found most rewarding working with students were the opportunities to mentor and build relationships. She is currently pursuing her MS/Ed.S in College Counseling/Student Development in Higher Education in hopes to be an effective leader on a college campus. She understands that often times counseling plays a huge role when it comes to supporting students. Outside of mentoring her past students, she enjoys spending time with close friends, cooking, crafting, and trying new things.
Christopher Gremillion, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, Connect LLC, Lee Hall in Spartan Village
Christopher Gremillion received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an Associate’s degree from Craven Community College in New Bern, North Carolina. While at Chapel Hill, he served with the Office Of New Student and Family Programs as an Orientation Leader and Project Coordinator, a peer mentor for the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling, & Pre-College advisor for Upward Bound. Chris’s professional interests include access and success for low-income, first-generation, and under-represented minorities; residence-life programming in various national university settings, equity in education, and student belonging. Born in Alaska, Chris is a military brat and has spent time in Okinawa, Louisiana, & North Carolina. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, food, reading, and traveling. Chris and his family are looking forward to exploring Greensboro while pursuing his Master’s degree in Higher Education from UNCG.
Ashton Inman, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, Quad
Ashton Inman received her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Leadership from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. During her time at UNC Wilmington she was involved with Housing and Residence Life, University College, Transition Programs, the Office of Admissions, and the College of Health and Human Services. Those positions gave her a true passion for working with students and lead her to further her education at UNCG where she will be pursuing her M.Ed. in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, trying new restaurants, and exploring new places during her free time.
Kirby Jones, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, Explorers in Reynolds
Kirby Jones graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he received the Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Throughout his undergraduate studies, he served as a University Marshal, a member of the service committee of the National Residence Hall Honorary, and the Senior Resident Relations Associate at the HRL main office. He is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Counseling and Education with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling here at UNCG. He aspires to counsel primarily adolescents and young adults who suffer from anxiety and depression once his degree has been obtained. Kirby enjoys spending intimate time with family, watching sports, and listening to music in his free time.
Monica Luong, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, Mosaic LLC in Phillips-Hawkins
Monica Luong attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her B.A. in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication Studies in 2015. After graduation, she acted as the Facility Operations Intern at UNC Campus Recreation for the next 2 years managing the operations and staff at the Student Recreation Center. She is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Business Administration starting in the fall. Monica is passionate about working with students and developing a culture of open-mindedness and tolerance. Her plans after graduation are TBD, but her interests include leadership development and mentorship facilitation. In her free time, Monicaenjoys going to sporting events, watching reality tv, social activities, and traveling to new places.
Liz Shepard, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, MADH LLC in Moore-Strong
Lizzie “Liz” Shepard, a Winston-Salem native, earned her BA in psychology from Queens University of Charlotte in 2015. She spent her post undergraduate experience serving as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) at East Carolina University in the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement. She is currently pursuing an M.Ed here at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her areas of interest include: first-generation students, multicultural affairs, social justice, student advocacy and women’s leadership. During her personal time, Liz enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and trying out new local restaurants and coffee shops.
Sarena Taylor, Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life, Spartan Wellness LLC in Weil/Winfield
Sarena Taylor attended Coastal Carolina Community College where she received her Associate of Arts. Afterwards, she transferred to North Carolina State University where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. This past year, Sarena served as a resident mentor working with transfer and second year students. Sarena found a new passion for helping students with their college experience. She is currently pursuing her M.Ed. in Student Personnel
Administration in Higher Education here at UNCG with hopes of being an inspirational resource on campus. Sarena enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, and trying new things.