Our Team

Ginny Shepherd
Summer START Coordinator

Ginny completed her M.Ed. in Counselor Education at NC State University. She has worked in a variety of areas within higher education including Counseling, Study Abroad and Campus Involvement. She completed her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Ginny is passionate about helping students have a smooth transition from high school to college both academically and personally.




Katie Koffman
Administrative Support Specialist

Katie completed her M. A. in Environmental Anthropology at NC State University. Katie brings a wealth of experience to the Summer START program with past experience in living and learning villages and undergraduate certificates. In her free time, she loves being outdoors and hiking.





Meet our 2016 Summer START Mentors!