Mary-Charles grew up in Durham, NC and earned her BS in Sociology from College of Charleston. She began her career as a Middle and High School Counselor in Colorado, after earning her MA in Counselor Education from the University of Colorado at Denver. Mary-Charles has a wealth of experience in Higher Education through her work in Career Counseling, Academic Advising, and Admissions. She enjoys working with students from all walks of life, and playing a helpful role in each student’s academic journey. When not at work, Mary-Charles can be found enjoying time with her family and friends, planning her next beach trip, or cleaning up after her 2 dogs and cats. She loves to travel, read, and to try and fix things around her house on her own.