Jamese Carrell joins the Student Professional Development Programs (SPDP) team as Relationship Manager. In this role, Jamese will support in developing processes and systems that successfully implement a suite of internship and scholarship programs such as the Chevron Corporate Scholars, career readiness, and a multitude of professional development opportunities, and conferences.
Prior to UNCF, Jamese served as the Member Services Associate at the National College Attainment Network (NCAN). In this role, she supported 500 member organizations through professional development and training with the goal of increasing members’ capacity to serve students from underrepresented backgrounds in entering and completing postsecondary education. Along with state agency, k-12, and educational nonprofit experience, Jamese also spent several years working in higher education. Jamese earned her BA in Communication from Western Illinois University and her MS in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration from Indiana State University. College access, success, and equity is her passion work.