Early College High School Liaison
Ms. Amber Carr McGregor is the Early College High School (ECHS) Liaison at North Carolina State University. In her current role, she is responsible for serving as the primary advocate for the Wake STEM ECHS. Amber works to facilitate a successful transition for the students from high school classes to university courses as they graduate from the program with a high school diploma and up to two years of transferable college credit. She supports opportunities to align the talent and resources of NC State with Wake County Public Schools, and seeks out opportunities to collaborate with existing programs at the university to enhance the students’ success. Ms. McGregor also serves as the primary advisor for the STEM ECHS students, helping them to select and enroll in appropriate NC State courses that align with their career and major interests. Additionally, she works directly with the high school juniors in the classroom, teaching a two-semester sequence of courses that emphasizes the students’ transition from high school to college and the meaningful exploration of goals, values, careers, and majors. Ms. McGregor completed her B.S. in Applied Sociology at NC State University. She received her MPH in Public Health with a Concentration in Health Policy and Administration from East Carolina University. She is currently pursuing a M.S. in Parks, Recreation, Sports Management, and Tourism from North Carolina State University.