Student Workers and Interns

Imani Crawford

Graduate Assistant

Imani is pursuing a Master of Social Work degree. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from UNC Charlotte. Her areas of interest include urban youth and communities and emotional/behavioral health. She serves as a BASICS graduate assistant and is excited to help her community of students.

Kendyll Graham

Graduate Assistant

Kendyll is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from NC State. She loves educating others which is fitting as she serves as the Peer Education and Leadership Graduate Assistant. Prior to coming to UNC Charlotte, she served as a College Adviser at a high school in rural NC for two years. She is interested in sexual and women's health as well as health education. She loves to read and binge watch Netflix series. 

Marie Huggins

Graduate Assistant

Marie is pursuing a Doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision at UNC Charlotte. She received her M.Ed. in Counselor Education: College Counseling and BA in Psychology from NC State. Her research interests include Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling and College Student Personal Health and Wellness. She serves as a BASICS Graduate Assistant and looks forward to assisting students at UNC Charlotte.

Salem Rogers

Graduate Assistant

Salem is pursuing a master's degree in Economics and serves as the financial wellness graduate assistant . She received her BA in Mathematics from the UNC Chapel Hill before teaching high school math for four years. Her areas of research interest are ever evolving and currently centered around econometrics and health economics. She has a penchant for hot tea and hopes to one day learn how to poach an egg.

Paige Thornton

Graduate Assistant

Paige is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Communications from Appalachian State University.  Her areas of research interest include mental health awareness and education.  She is happiest in the mountains, or near a river a lake and loves any restaurant that serves cheese plates. 

Mercy Buckman


Mercy is an undergraduate student at UNC Charlotte. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health. Mercy is working as an intern for the Center for Wellness Promotion. She has a passion for health education. She enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Jasmyn Neely


Jasmyn is undergrad student pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health. She has a passion for helping others. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and relaxing. Upon graduating, she hopes to receive a job in the health promotion field.

Jack Noyes



Jack is from Wilkesboro, NC. He enjoys fishing and playing golf in his free time. He is pursuing a BS in Psychology and Sociology.  He is undecided on if he wants to go to grad school or enter the work force. Jack is working as an Undergraduate Intern for the CWP.

Hamza Abushawriyeh

Social Media and Design Assistant


Hamza is currently an undergrad student at UNCC, majoring in architecture and minoring in communications. Hamza is working as a graphic designer and social media marketer for the Center of Wellness Promotion. He enjoys all forms of art, traveling, learning about different cultures, writing, and petting cats.

Andrew Long

Undergraduate Assistant


Andrew is an undergrad student with the Belk College of Business here on campus. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in both Accounting and Managerial Information Systems. Andrew is working as an Undergraduate Assistant for the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC). He is an advocate for Recovery in the community of Charlotte and particularly passionate about recovery as it relates to the college experience. He has a love for basketball, film, listening to people’s experience and learning.

Darnisha Pulley

Undergraduate Assistant

Darnisha is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health at UNC Charlotte. She has a particular passion for community and sexual health, and substance abuse prevention and treatment. Darnisha is working as an undergraduate assistant in the Center for Wellness Promotion. Her interest outside of school are networking, traveling, and spending time with family.

Stefanee Tillman

Undergraduate Assistant


Stefanee is an undergraduate student at UNC Charlotte. She is study Psychology as her major and Spanish as her minor. She serves as a peer educator, undergraduate assistant, mentor and tour guide for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. As an aspiring Clinical Psychologist, it is in her best interest to help the community and spread health awareness to creating a more successful environment on campus.