Student Ambassadors


Mission Statement

The First Year College Ambassadors aim to:

  • Involve current and former First Year College students to represent FYC at official events
  • Give invaluable leadership opportunities to students who are excited about FYC
  • Work to promote FYC events to the students
  • Work with prospective and future students to help them transition


2014-2015 FYC Ambassadors

Name Hometown Classification Major Campus Involvements  
 Sarah Nicholls  Washington, NC  Junior Business Administration FYCA Vice President, Intramural Volleyball  
 Carly Alderman  Waxhaw, NC  Sophomore Nutrition Science Campus Crusade, FYC Ambassador  
 Mick Sugar  Fayetteville, NC  Sophomore Zoology Greek life, FYC Ambassador, Univeristy Scholars Program, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Intramural sports  
 Will Appleyard  Raleigh, NC  Sophomore Biology/Spanish Minor  Students of AMF, Relay for Life 2013, University Scholars Program, Service Raleigh 2013, Global Village  
 Justin Sly  Huntersville, NC  Sophomore Mechanical Engineering  Greek life, Intramural sports, University Scholars Program  
 Anna Etheridge  Fremont, NC  Sophomore Business Administration FYC Ambassador  
 Sarah Garfinkle  Charlotte, NC  Sophomore Biochemistry Pre-Pharmacy Club, Intramural sports, Biochemistry Club, Univeristy Scholars Program  
 Claudia Menjivar  Greensboro, NC  Sophomore Fashion Management Product Development Circle K, NCSU Womens Soccer Club  
 Taylor McCoy  Clearwater, FL  Sophomore Accounting FYC Ambassador  
 Alyssa Little  Kernersville, NC  Sophomre Human Biology and English University Scholars Program, Pre-Health Club  
 Katherine Bryan           Gastonia, NC  Junior Science, Technology & Society                Women Empowering Society Together, Peer Mentor, Community Service Events (Service Raleigh, Clean a Highway)  
 Jake Garner  Asheboro, NC  Sophomore Accounting Tucker Hall Resident Advisor, CSLEPS LIA, CSLEPS Student Leadership Teams  
 Jenna LaGuarina  Somerset, NJ  Junior Psychology and Minor in Spanish Pre-Health Club, CSLEPS, Emerging Leaders, FYC Student Council,  
 Taylor Looper  Charlotte, NC  Junior Human Biology W.E.S.T., Peer Mentor, Pre-Health Club  

 Michelle Sorrells

 Asheville, NC  Junior Sociology University Scholars Program, Peer Mentor Program, Alumni Mentor Program, Global Village, ASL Club, Alexander Hall Council, University Recreation  
 Peyton Holmquist  Charlotte, NC  Sophomore  Communication Resident Mentor, University Scholars, University Ambassador  
Nick Galban  Fayetteville, NC Junior   Civil Engineering  Power Lifting Club, Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity  
 Samantha Ivey Raleigh, NC Sophomore Accounting   University Scholars  


FYC Advisor: Melissa Simpson  Contact me if you have questions.


University Open House

  • Saturday, October 18 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM


First Year College Visitation Days

FYC Visitation Days are for prospective HS juniors and seniors.

  • Friday, September 19
  • Friday, November 14
  • Friday, December 5

*All First Year College Visitation Days are from 1:30-2:30 in the First Year College Commons, room 104.


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