LaFarin Meriwether

LaFarin Meriwether, Associate Director for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
LaFarin Meriwether joined HRL in 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and one in Public Service and Leadership from the University of Kentucky. LaFarin received her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati. Currently, LaFarin is working on completing her doctorate in Higher Education from Florida State University. Fun fact LaFarin is a Black Belt in Taekwondo.
Email: lrmeriwe@uncg.edu

Chris Gregory

Chris Gregory, Assistant Director for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Chris Gregory joined the Residence Life Team in 2004 as a Coordinator for Residence Life. He has served as an Assistant Director since 2010. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Master of Science degree in Industrial Labor Relations from West Virginia University, and a Master of Education degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration from UNC Greensboro. Fun Fact: Chris is a Cubmaster for a local Cub Scout Pack.
Email: cdgregor@uncg.edu

Demarcus Merritt

Demarcus Merritt, Assistant Director for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Demarcus Merritt joined HRL in 2017. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in K – 12 Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance with a minor in Sport Marketing from Virginia State University. Demarcus received his Master of Science degree in Sports Management from Virginia State University. Fun fact Demarcus once worked with NASCAR.
Email: damerri2@uncg.edu

Shelley Wald

Shelley Cosner Wald, Assistant Director for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Shelley Wald joined HRL in 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Longwood University. Shelley received her Master of Education degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Fun fact Shelley is a member of Sigma Kappa sorority.
Email:scwald@uncg.edu

Coordinators for Residence Life

Diana Aguillon

Diana Aguillón, Coordinator for Residence Life, Spring Garden Apartments

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Diana Aguillón joined HRL in 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Winston-Salem State University. Diana received her Masters of Education degree in Higher Education Student Affairs from Western Carolina University. Fun fact Diana has a passion for converse shoes.
Email: dlaguill@uncg.edu

Jayla Beeler

Jayla Beeler, Coordinator for Residence Life, Tower Village

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Jayla Beeler joined HRL in 2019. Jayla received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology
from the University of Kentucky. Jayla received her Masters of Education degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from Loyola University Chicago. Fun fact: Jayla was a semi-finalist on American Idol when she was in high school!
Email: j_beeler@uncg.edu

Shawn Copeland

Shawn Copeland, Coordinator for Residence Life, North and South Spencer

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Shawn J. Copeland joined HRL in 2018. Shawn received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing from Southern Connecticut State University. Shawn received his Masters of Science degree in Higher Education from Syracuse University. Fun Fact: Shawn loves reality TV.
Email: sjcopela@uncg.edu

Will Dodson

Will Dodson, Ashby and Strong Residential College Coordinator, Mary Foust and Guilford Halls

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Will joined the Housing and Residence Life Staff in 2011. He earned his doctorate at UNC Greensboro in Rhetoric & Composition, and Literary and Film Theory. Fun fact: Will is inscrutable.
Email: wjdodson@uncg.edu

Darron Jenkins, Coordinator for Residence Life, The Historic Quad

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Darron A. Jenkins joined HRL in 2016. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from The University of Southern Mississippi. Darron received his Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from Louisiana State University. Fun Fact: Darron is an honorary member of the Beyhive.
Email: dajenki4@uncg.edu

Paul Lentz

Paul Lentz, Coordinator for Residence Life, Haywood/Highland/Lofts on Lee

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Paul Lentz joined HRL in July of 2018. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from the State University of New York at Oneonta. He received his Master of Science degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from Buffalo State College. Fun Fact: Paul was born down the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown NY.
Email: pmlentz@uncg.edu

Juliann Losey

Juliann Losey, Coordinator for Residence Life, Cone

Personal Pronouns: They, Them, Their(s)
Juliann Losey has been with HRL since 2015. They received their B.S. English Professional Writing from the University of North Alabama and their M.L.A. in Leadership and Ethics from Spring Hill College. Fun fact: Juliann can yodel.
Email: jrlosey@uncg.edu

Matthew McKay

Matthew McKay, Coordinator for Special Projects

Matthew McKay joined UNC Greensboro Housing and Residence Life staff in July 2015. Matthew earned a Master of Science degree in Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science & Wellness, both from Jacksonville State University. Matthew’s professional interest are minority male mentorship, student leadership, student conduct, social justice & inclusion, and facilities. When not at work, Matthew spends his time talking to family, reading, working out, playing the piano, riding motorcycles, and getting involved in the community.
Email: msmckay@uncg.edu

Alyssa Mitchell

Alyssa Mitchell, Coordinator for Residence Life, Lexington & McCormick

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Alyssa Mitchell joined HRL in 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies from the State University of New York at Brockport. Alyssa received her Master of Education degree from the University of West Georgia in Counseling with a concentration in College Student Affairs. Fun fact Alyssa used to drum with the Sankofa African Drum and Dance Company in New York.
Email: aamitche@uncg.edu

Ashley Owens

Ashley Owens, Coordinator for Residence Life, Weil/Winfield

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Ashley C. Owens joined HRL in 2018. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the State University of New York at Brockport. Ashley received her Master of Education degree from the University of West Georgia in Counseling with a concentration in College Student Affairs. Fun fact Ashley used to dance with the Sankofa African Dance Company in New York.
Email: acowens@uncg.edu

Crystal Thibodeaux

Crystal Thibodeaux, Coordinator for Residence Life, Reynolds

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Crystal Thibodeaux joined HRL in 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from North Carolina State University. Crystal also received her Master of Education degree in College Counseling and Student Development from North Carolina State University. Fun Fact: Crystal has a pet fish named Oscar.
Email: cathibod@uncg.edu

Kelli Thomas

Kelli Thomas, Coordinator for Residence Life, Moore/Strong

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Kelli Thomas joined HRL in 2016. She received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Education (Family & Consumer Sciences K-12 Concentration) and Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Fun fact: Kelli collects magnets from all the places she has traveled in and out of the United States.
Email: kelli.thomas@uncg.edu

Paige Thomas

Paige Thomas, Coordinator for Residence Life, Jefferson Suites

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Paige Leigh Thomas joined HRL in 2018. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 2013 and her Master of Science degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 2018 both from Indiana University Bloomington. Fun fact is Paige, like a true Hoosier, is a basketball fan and state champion herself.
Email: plthoma2@uncg.edu

jessica webb

Jessica Webb, Coordinator for Residence Life, Ragsdale/Mendenhall

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Jess joined HRL in January of 2018. She received both her Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and an Master of Education degree in College Student Affairs Administration from The University of West Florida. Fun fact: Jess has a Corgi named Toast!
Email: jnwebb4@uncg.edu

Briana Welsh

Briana Welsh, Coordinator for Residence Life, Lee & Union

Biographical information to come.
Email: b_welsh@uncg.edu

Daniel Wiggins

Daniel Wiggins, Coordinator for Residence Life, Grogan

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Daniel Jay Wiggins joined HRL in 2015. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from Birmingham Southern College. Daniel received his master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Psychology from Troy University. Fun fact: Daniel used to be a certified Zumba Instructor.
Email:djwiggi2@uncg.edu

Natasha Young

Natasha Young, Coordinator for Residence Life, Phillips/Hawkins

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Natasha joined the HRL team in July 2018. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Keene State College in May 2016, and a Master of Science degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University (Ohio) in May 2018. Outside of work, Natasha is a Team Captain and skater with the Greensboro Roller Derby league!
Email: njyoung@uncg.edu