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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.

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.

Phone: 919.515.5623

Adviser Contacts

CountySchool NameFirst NameLast NameEmail
BladenEast Bladen High
BladenWest Bladen High
DuplinJames Kenan High
DuplinWallace-Rose Hill High
DuplinNorth Duplin High
DuplinEast Duplin High
FranklinBunn High
FranklinFranklinton High
FranklinLouisburg High
GranvilleJ F Webb High
GranvilleSouth Granville High
MartinRiverside High
MartinSouth Creek High
MooreNorth Moore High
PenderHeide Trask High
PenderPender High
PerquimansPerquimans High
PittAyden-Grifton High
PittNorth Pitt High
WashingtonWashinton County High
WayneSouthern Wayne High

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Have you had a good summer? We certainly have! So thankful to @ncstatedasa for taking our first group photo of the year! We're on week 4 of our summer training @ncstate , and we are so excited to jump back into the schools and continue working with our students #collegeadvising #summertraining ...

"Although we've come, to the end of the road..." ...

Corey Aydlett is an outgoing adviser who served at North Pitt. Thank you for all your hard work Corey! He will be pursuing a position with the North Carolina Conservation Network as a Policy Associate. ...

Cindy Cortez is an outgoing adviser who served East Duplin. Thank you for all your hard work Cindy! She will be pursuing a position as a Mental Health Associate Professional at New Dimensions Group and pursing a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling. ...

Aliaha Austin is an outgoing adviser that served East Bladen. Thank you for all your hard work Aliaha! She will be pursuing a Master's of Public Policy at Duke University. ...

Jared Mathewson is an outgoing adviser who served Louisburg. Thank you for all your hard work, Jared! He will be pursuing a master's of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill this fall. ...

Victoria Larson is an outgoing adviser who served Southern Wayne. Thank you for all your hard work, Victoria! She will be pursuing a M.S. in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime at New York University this fall. ...

Chris Walls is an outgoing advisers who served at Washington County High. Thank you for all your hard work Chris! He will be pursing a master's in Higher Education Administration at NCCU and working full time at UNC-W as a 1st year Admissions coordinator. ...