Find Your Academic Coach

If you are a freshman enrolled into the College Success course (FRST 101), your Academic Coach is also your FRST 101 instructor. If you are not enrolled into the College Success course (FRST 101), then please take advantage of our "Walk-in" academic coaching services from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ahmed Almustafa Ahmed

Name: Ahmed Almustafa Ahmed
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Computer Science)/University of Khartoun, Sudan
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Applied Mathematics)/ N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Gratitude teaches us to appreciate the rainbow and the storm.” - Dr. Christina G. Hibbert
Email: aaahmed@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4245

Katrina Allen-Norris

Name: Katrina Allen-Norris
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science)/James Madison University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Education (Curriculum and Instruction)/National-Louis University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” - Albert Schweitzer
Email: klallen@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4345

Amy Anderson

Name: Amy Anderson
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Theatre Arts)/Mercer University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Education (Higher Education Administration)/ Georgia Southern University; Ed.S (Leadership, Education and Administration Policy)/University of Georgia
One line/quote that best describes you: “Change your thoughts, change your world.” - Norman Vincent Peale
Email: ananders@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-2594

Anjan Basu

Name: Anjan Basu
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (English)/N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Arts (English-African American)/ N.C. A&T State University
One line that best describes you: “When travelling the path to success, one should discern when to take the path of least resistance and when to knuckle up and succeed anyway.” - Anjan Basu 
Email: abasu@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-2593

Torrey Michelle Burden

Name: Torrey Michelle Burden
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Mathematics (Administrative Management and Computing)/UNC-Greensboro
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Mathematics-Secondary Education)/N.C. A&T State University; Ed.S (Higher Education, Leadership and Educational Studies)/Appalachian State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “…and with all you’re acquiring, get understanding.” - Proverbs 4:7
Email: burdent@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4090

Antja Dionne Caldwell

Name: Antja Dionne Caldwell
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies)/N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Adult Education)/ N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “If you have a purpose in which you can believe, there’s no end to the amount of things you can accomplish.” - Marian Anderson
Email: adcaldwe@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4097

LorraineCook

Name: Lorraine Cook
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Information Systems-Office Systems Administration)/UNC-Greensboro
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Education (Adult Education-Higher Education)/ N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Good things come to those who work!” - Lorraine Cook
Email: lwcook@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4241

Tanisha Dennis

Name: Tanisha Dennis
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)/North Carolina A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Adult Education)/ North Carolina A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Take pride in how far you have come, and have faith in how far you can go.” - Unknown
Email: tmgeorge@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4092

Daniel Ferguson

Name: Daniel Ferguson, Sr.
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)/South Carolina State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Education (Mathematics)/Clemson University
One line/quote that best describes you: Open-minded and impartial…
Email: dmfergus@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4058

Andrea Fernandez

Name: Andrea Fernandez
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (English) / N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Arts (African-American Literature) / N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Do what you want and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” - Dr. Seuss
Email: amfernan@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4091

Maurice Gregory

Name: Maurice “Kase” Gregory
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Sociology)/University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Adult Education)/N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Go to class…do the work.” - Maurice “Kase” Gregory
Email: mdgrego1@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-2595

Ella Hairston

Name: Ella Hairston
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (English)/Johnson C. Smith University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Arts (Afro-American Literature)
One line/quote that best describes you: “Never let the circumstances of living, hinder the joys to be had along the way.” - Ella Hairston
Email: emhairst@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-2418

Tonia Hamilton

Name: Tonia Hamilton
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Business Administration-Human Resources)/UNC-Greensboro
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Adult Education-Higher Education)/ N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “In all things, strive for balance and simplicity.” - Tonia Hamilton
Email: tllewis1@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4242

William Grant Hill

Name: William Grant Hill
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Accounting)/N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Business Administration /Winston-Salem State University
One line/quote that best describes you: Aggie Bred…Greensboro Raised.
Email: wghill@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4238

Renisha Howard

Name: Renisha Howard
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)/UNC-Chapel Hill; Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)/UNC-Chapel Hill
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Public Administration/UNC-Chapel Hill
One line/quote that best describes you: “I have learned that some of the best adventures in life happen during the journey, rather than at the destination.” - Renisha Howard
Email: rhoward1@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-2064

Cornelia Johnson

Name: Cornelia Johnson
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Business Administration)/Mt. Olive College
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Arts (Human Services)/Liberty University
One line/quote that best describes you: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou
Email: cdhardiso@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4240

Wilson Jones

Name: Wilson Jones
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Winston-Salem State University
Master’s Degree/Institution:  N.C. A&T State University
Email: wmjones1@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4096

Melinda Lee

Name: Melinda Lee
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) / Elizabeth City State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Education (Instructional Technology) / American Intercontinental University
Doctoral Degree/Institution: Ph.D. (Professional Studies in Education) / Capella University
Email: mllee@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4348

Michael Murphy

Name: Michael Murphy
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Engineering) / N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Instructional Technology) / N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “People are about as happy as they make up in their minds to be.” - Abraham Lincoln
Email: mmurphy@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4131

Dawn M. Nail

Name: Dawn M. Nail
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication-Public Relations)/N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Ed.D. (Educational Leadership and Management)/Capella University
One line/quote that best describes you: "When they doubt you, love them for giving your dreams greater courage." - Cory Booker
Email: dndavis3@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4133

Juanita Painter

Name: Juanita Painter
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) / Norfolk State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Education (Urban Education) / Norfolk State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” - Colin Powell
Email: jopainte@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4093

Leslie Rowls

Name: Leslie Rowls
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Physical Education)/University of West Alabama
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Arts (Liberal Studies)/UNC-Greensboro
One line/quote that best describes you: “Give them all you got.” - Leslie Rowls
Email: ldrowls@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4235

Constance Adams Williams

Name: Constance Adams Williams
Bachelor’s Degree/Institution: Bachelor of Science (Accounting) / UNC-Greensboro; Bachelor of Science (Secondary Education, Mathematics) / N.C. A&T State University
Master’s Degree/Institution: Master of Science (Applied Mathematics) / N.C. A&T State University
One line/quote that best describes you: “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” - Maya Angelou
Email: cwillia9@ncat.edu
Work Phone: (336)285-4101