Our Staff

Welcome to Carolina!

Our mission is to provide new undergraduate students the information and activities needed to transition smoothly to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and to promote an on-going relationship between the families of all Carolina students and the University in support of their students’ success at Carolina.

As your office at Carolina, we are here for you!

We look forward to meeting and welcoming you and your family to the Carolina community!

Go Heels!

Jennifer Mallen

Director

Jennifer Mallen
jennmallen@unc.edu

Jenn Mallen (she/her/hers) grew up in Boston, MA, but lived more recently in Los Angeles and State College (PA) before arriving in North Carolina. She earned her B.S. in biology and environmental science from Tufts University, her Ed.M. in Higher Education Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational change from UCLA. Jenn's professional experience includes orientation and family programming, student leadership development, student organizing advising, Greek life, higher education research and teaching, and development and alumni relations. In her free time, Jenn enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on her Boston and collegiate sports teams, and discovering new restaurants.

Justin Inscoe

Associate Director

Justin (he/him/his) is a native North Carolinian growing up just down the road in Oxford, NC. Justin received his B.S. in Business Administration from UNC Wilmington and his M. Ed. In Higher education Administration at NC State University. After two years working with the First Year Experience in Carolina Housing, Justin started his role here as the Associate Director working with family programming, communications, and student leadership. When not at UNC, you can find Justin hanging out with his cats, enjoying live music in the Triangle, or enjoying a hot cup of coffee.

Seth Bumgarner

Coordinator for Transitions Programming & Assessment

Seth Bumgarner
sjbumgar@live.unc.edu

Born and raised in North Carolina, Seth (he/him/his) is a Tar Heel as well as a New Student & Family Programs alum. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2017 with a B.A. in History and Peace, War, & Defense. He received his M.A. in Higher Education from the University of Denver with specialties in higher education policy and college student affairs. With NSFP, Seth advises the WOW Board and works with board members to organize Weeks of Welcome (WOW) and related events. He also arranges our assessment strategies to make programs, engagement, and learning better for students and campus partners.

Rosemary Winn

Coordinator for Family Communications

Rosemary Winn
rosemary@unc.edu

Rosemary Winn (she/her/hers) is a native North Carolinian, born and raised in Greenville. She is also a proud UNC-Chapel Hill alumna, having earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in photography, along with a minor in Italian Language in 2009. She is excited to be back on campus and looks forward to working behind the scenes to advance programs and ensure students have a great Carolina experience. On the weekends you can find her hiking a mountain trail, selling artwork at local pop-up markets or traveling with friends.

Christy Carral

Coordinator for Orientation Leader Development

Christy Carral (she, her, hers) grew up Miami, Florida, but recently moved from New Orleans to work at UNC Chapel Hill. She is a double alumna of Florida International University (FIU) where she earned her B.A in English, as well as her M.A. in Higher Education Administration with an Academic Advising Certificate. Her previous experiences include orientation, housing, first year programs, Greek life, and supporting marginalized students. She is passionate about making education accessible and helping others feel welcomed and celebrated. In her spare time, Christy enjoys participating in or attending performance arts events, all things coffee, puppies, and bookshops, in addition to celebrating her identity as a Latina.

Marcus Bullett

Operations Manager

Marcus Bullett
bullett@unc.edu

Marcus Bullett was born and raised in a small town in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia.  He is a graduate of VCU in Economics with a minor in Accounting.  He previously worked for UNC-Chapel Hill as an accounting tech and moved on to finance manager at NC State.  He is glad to return to UNC and working with New Student & Family Programs as a Business officer.  He enjoys the outdoors, exercise, family time, eating and cooking.

Vacant

Associate Director

Vacant

MK W.

MK W.

Josh S.

Josh S.

Year: Junior

Major(s): Public Policy and Economics

One Thing I Love About UNC: The student culture

Jaleah T.

Jaleah T.

Nathan A.

Nathan A.

Nayeli G.

Nayeli G.

Nydia C.

Nydia C.

Year: Sophomore

Major: Public Policy and European Studies with a Minor in Spanish 

One Thing I Love About UNC: I love that UNC's community allows me to truly feel at home! 

Seth H.

Seth H.

Abby S.

Abby S.

Caroline M.

Caroline M.

Year: Sophomore

Major(s): Environmental Science with Hispanic Studies and Chemistry Minors 

One Thing I Love About UNC: The campus! It is so beautiful in the sunshine. 

Cristina V.

Cristina V.

Matheus S.

Matheus S.

Kennadi B.

Kennadi B.

Year: Junior

Major(s): Biology, Health and Society Minor

One Thing I Love About UNC: The wonderful community of friends I’ve made!

Anki S.

Anki S.

Sarah B.

Sarah B.

Year: Junior

Major(s): Biology

One Thing I Love About UNC: The school pride everyone has

Nic M.

Nic M.

Katey B.

Katey B.

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology and Human Organizational Leadership & Development

One Thing I Love About UNC: One thing I love about UNC is how welcoming the students and faculty are. Everyone is very kind and friendly, UNC is a great place to be. 

James S.

James S.

Jackson P.

Jackson P.

Year: Sophomore

Major(s): Biology and Economics 

One Thing I Love About UNC: I love that I can go anywhere in the world wearing a Tar Heel shirt, and anytime anyone else is wearing something UNC related, we always have the best interactions; our community is awesome!

Giovanna C.

Giovanna C.

Year: Sophomore

Major(s): Neuroscience and Economics

One Thing I Love About UNC: The students here are so friendly and approachable! As an international student, the friends I made here really helped my transition to Carolina!

Gage T.

Gage T.

Divya P.

Divya P.

Year: Junior

Major(s): Global Studies and Public Policy

One Thing I Love About UNC: I love the constant sense of community and spirit! Our shade of blue isn't too bad either.

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