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Eric Smith

Assistant Director, Thrive Hubs

LocationSteele Building, Room 2015B


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Alma Mater

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


B.A. in Sociology

What I enjoy most about working with students:

I enjoy learning about their goals and being able to support them in achieving those goals.

My hometown:

Bullock, NC

First job out of college:

College Adviser through the Carolina College Advising Corps

Lowest grade I got as an undergrad:

F in ECON 10. I did not listen to the advice of my Advisor and I took CHEM 101, ECON 101 and MATH 231 in my first semester.

If I didn’t work for Advising I would:

I would work in a high school or college access organization

Bucket list item

To go to a Super Bowl, NBA Finals Series, World Cup Games and an Olympics Games.