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Program Staff

Program Director, Nicole Ditillo

Nicole Ditillo serves as the Program Director for the NC State College Advising Corps. After completing her undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College, Nicole served as a college adviser with the Pennsylvania College Advising Corps in rural Huntingdon County, PA. Nicole’s experience as a college adviser ignited her passion for college access and led her to pursue a PhD in Educational Research and Policy Analysis at NC State. Her research focuses on college access and persistence among students from rural communities. In both her work and research, Nicole continues to strive towards enhancing educational opportunities for rural, low-income, and underrepresented populations.

Contact
Email: nmditill@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919.515.5247

Assistant Program Director, Amira Alexander

Amira Alexander serves as the Program Coordinator for the NC State College Advising Corps. A native of Cabarrus County, Amira obtained her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science from NC State with a minor in Extension Education. While there, she researched the effects of marketing strategies on low-income children and spent time abroad in Costa Rica exploring food security and sustainability. An NC State College Advising Corps Alumna, Amira cultivated her belief in educational access and equity.

Contact
Email: asalexa3@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919.515.5623

Adviser Contacts

CountySchool NameFirst NameLast NameEmail
BladenEast Bladen High SchoolAliahaAustincac-eastbladen@ncsu.edu
BladenWest Bladen High SchoolChristianMoorercac-westbladen@ncsu.edu
DuplinJames Kenan High SchoolKrisMcDanielcac-jameskenan@ncsu.edu
DuplinWallace-Rose Hill High SchoolJordanBinghamcac-wallacerosehill@ncsu.edu
DuplinNorth Duplin High SchoolSierraDixoncac-northduplin@ncsu.edu
DuplinEast Duplin High SchoolCindyCortezcac-eastduplin@ncsu.edu
FranklinBunn High SchoolTiaAndersoncac-bunn-hs@ncsu.edu
FranklinFranklinton High SchoolAllyPearsallcac-franklinton@ncsu.edu
FranklinLouisburg High SchoolJaredMathewsoncac-louisburg@ncsu.edu
GranvilleJ F Webb High SchoolsCierraHarriscac-jfwebb-hs@ncsu.edu
GranvilleSouth Granville High SchoolKieraLindnercac-southgranville@ncsu.edu
MartinRiverside High SchoolTaylorDayecac-martincounty@ncsu.edu
MartinSouth Creek High SchoolTaylorDayecac-martincounty@ncsu.edu
MooreNorth Moore High SchoolStaciKnightoncac-northmoore@ncsu.edu
PenderHeide Trask High SchoolKevinHogancac-heidetrask@ncsu.edu
PenderPender High SchoolAJJohnsoncac-pender-hs@ncsu.edu
PerquimansPerquimans High SchoolKellyCrabtreecac-perquimans@ncsu.edu
PittAyden-Grifton High SchoolAnnieMiyacac-aydengrifton@ncsu.edu
PittNorth Pitt High SchoolCoreyAydlettcac-northpitt@ncsu.edu
WashingtonWashinton County High SchoolChristopherWallscac-washington@ncsu.edu
WayneSouthern Wayne High SchoolVictoriaLarsoncac-southernwayne@ncsu.edu

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A big birthday week for the WolfCAC! Corey celebrated his birthday this past Tuesday, AJ will celebrate her birthday tomorrow, and Jordan will celebrate her birthday on Saturday! 🥳🥳🥳 ...

Attention current, future, and past advisers‼️ We will be sharing NC State CAC alumni updates so you can learn from, aspire to, and connect with their networks.

This week, Jessica Caudle, a former adviser at Franklinton High School!
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My love for college is what led me to the College Advising Corps. I wanted to share the growth and joy I experienced in college with high schoolers that are often burned out, fearful, and under-supported through the college application process. If I could show support and provide advice, maybe they’d feel comforted to know that college is not only attainable but well worth the challenge. ...

Today the WolfCAC is meeting virtually for our February conference, and we played a little game in between sessions! I had a secret face to describe to my teammates & they were to draw the face solely based on my description. After their drawings were complete, we compared their doodles to my real image! How do you think they did? 😂👍 ...

Hello, everyone! I am Jordan Bingham, a 2nd year adviser, serving Wallace-Rose Hill High School in Duplin County, NC. I will be taking over the Instagram this week to show you a sneak peek into my day-to-day life as a college adviser. ...

Attention current, future, and past advisers‼️ We will be sharing NC State CAC alumni updates so you can learn from, aspire to, and connect with their networks.

This week, Maria Martinez, a former adviser at Heide Trask High School!
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Yesterday, advisers Chris and Kris celebrated their birthdays! We appreciate all the expertise and energy you two bring to our team! 🥳 ...

One of the things I am most proud of this year at Franklinton High School is the number of college acceptances my students have already received. This wall is a reminder to teachers that their work matters, to underclassmen that success is attainable, and to our seniors that they deserve to be celebrated. We need this wall more than ever this year, and I’m so proud to be building a college-going culture in my school. ...