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Meet the Covenant Team

Meet The Covenant Team

Hi, we are glad you are here!

Please email us at carolinacovenant@unc.edu for the quickest response to general questions about the Carolina Covenant program, your financial aid, or to request a virtual or in-person appointment with an individual member of our team (see below). While we welcome you to drop in, an email is the best way to help us understand your needs and the best way to help you on any day of the week.  We’re happy to support you and look forward to hearing from you!

Drop-In Office Hours:

Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where to find us:

3rd floor SASB North (#3327)



Candice Powell


Connect with Dr. Candice Powell, Director of Carolina Covenant, about:

  • Feedback about the Program
  • Partnerships and Policies
  • Media and Data Requests
  • Mentor Program

Ann Trollinger

Associate Director and Alumni Engagement

Connect with Ann Trollinger, Associate Director, about:

  • Financial Aid Need Analysis Questions
  • Dependency Appeal Questions
  • Budget Adjustments
  • Covenant Alumni Connections

Jayne Davis

Director of Covenant Scholar Well-being

Connect with Dr. Jayne Davis, Director of Scholar Well-Being, about:

  • Basic Needs Concerns (Housing, Food)
  • Resources for Mental Health

Liv Stricker

Program Specialist

Connect with Liv Stricker, Student Support and Programs Specialist, about:

  • Student programs and events
  • Social Media
  • Identifying opportunities, making connections on campus

Jessie Durham-Nash

Assistant Director for Career Development and Outcomes

Meet with Jessie Durham-Nash, Assistant Director for Career Development and Outcomes, about:

  • Career Exploration and Professional Development
  • Finding, Creating, and Securing Internship Opportunities
  • Resume, Job Application, and Personal Statement Review
  • Mock Interviews and Interview Prep
  • Salary Expectations and Negotiations
  • Talking about careers with family

Make an appointment with Jessie here


Maribel Borger

Mentoring Liaison

Connect with Dr. Maribel Borger, Mentoring Liaison, about:

  • Finding a Carolina Covenant Mentor
  • Ways to be a great mentee
  • Practices of great mentors
  • Maximizing mentoring relationships
  • Carolina Covenant mentoring experiences

Covenant Undergraduate Interns

As peer representatives and ambassadors for our program, the Carolina Covenant Undergraduate Student Interns advance the Covenant's mission and strategic goals by partnering with our professional staff to ensure high-impact experiences and supports for Carolina Covenant Scholars.

Covenant Mentors

Our Carolina Covenant Mentors are a critical part of our program's diverse and rich network of support for Covenant Scholars. We work with Scholars to identify their individual needs and interests and connect them with mentors who help them achieve their academic, pre-professional, and personal goals.