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Student Success

Under the leadership of Associate Dean Anona Smith Williams, Ed.D., the Student Success team is composed of student-centered professionals, dedicated to the holistic wellness and success of the students within the NC State College of Education. In addition, the Student Success team supports the land-grant mission of the institution through its commitment to serving the citizens of North Carolina through dynamic community outreach initiatives. As a collective, Student Success’ priority is to provide a safe, supportive, resourceful, and collaborative space for the partners with which they work.

Mission Statement

The NC State College of Education Office of Student Success and Strategic Community Engagement is committed to providing learning and student development opportunities that foster integrity, collaboration and reflective practices that promote self-awareness and social justice.

Our efforts promote a culture of learning that challenges and supports students to become educators and leaders that think and do the extraordinary.

The student success team places a high value on student achievement, quality academic advising and meaningful involvement.

Meet Our Team

Suzanne Clayton

Scholarship Program Specialist and Assistant to the Associate Dean for Student Success

Brooke Dove

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Student Engagement, Diversity, and Inclusion

Crystal Espey

Teaching Fellows Director at NC State

Destiny Faison

Administrative Assistant, Student Services and Advising Center

William Hitt

Embedded Counselor with College of Education and College of Natural Resources

Lindsey Hubbard

Director of Outreach and Strategic Partnerships

Trisha Mackey

Director, Transformational Scholarships Program

Allison Mitchall

Assistant Dean for Student Success

Demetrius Richmond

Senior Director of Student Services and Graduate Student Support

Mike Steadman

Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator