Meet Our Staff


Barbie Windom, Director 

Barbie has been the UTC Director since 2005.  She previously served the UTC in many other roles, including undergraduate tutor, SI leader, SI supervisor, graduate assistant, Math Coordinator, and Assistant Director.  She is a graduate of NC State (BS, Physics, ’92, and MS, Operations Research, ’95) and has taught MA 107, MA 141, and PY 211.  She is a Raleigh native and married to Troy, a Wolfpack engineer. They are currently proud parents of Wolfpack and Seahawk (UNC-Wilmington) undergraduate students.


Wendy VanDellon, Assistant Director

Wendy earned her BA in English from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York; MA in English Rhetoric and Composition from Ohio University; and Ph.D. in Composition from the University of New Hampshire. She has tutored in two different tutoring centers as a writing center assistant, worked with a writing across the curriculum program, taught a variety of classes, and overseen several local publications. Wendy oversees the Writing and Speaking tutorial programs. She currently lives in Raleigh with her husband Chad.


Robin Horton, Tutor Coordinator

Robin supervises the Weekly Assigned and Drop In tutoring programs at the UTC. She received her Ph.D. in English Literature from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2018. Her dissertation research focused on working-class poetry in nineteenth-century America. She has worked as a writing tutor, an academic coach, and a tutor mentor at writing and learning centers at UNC-CH and at the College of William & Mary, her undergraduate institution. She has also taught a variety of writing and literature courses and been a program assistant for a summer program that promotes diversity in higher education. She lives in Carrboro with her husband Steven.


Sarah Stokely, SI Coordinator

Sarah earned her BS in Applied Mathematics from NC State in May 2016 and is currently pursuing her MS in Mathematics Education. Sarah began working as a student for the UTC in January 2013 and since then has served in a variety of roles including Individual Weekly Assigned Tutor, Small Group Tutor, and Peer Supervisor, SI Leader and Peer Supervisor, Academic Consultant, and USC 210 Instructor. She has lived in Raleigh for 7 years and currently oversees the SI and Small Group Tutoring programs.


Elizabeth Jereb, University Program Associate

Betsy received her BA in Economics and Psychology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1983. She also earned a Database Management Certificate at Wake Tech Community College in July 2002. She began working for the UTC in September 2004. Betsy and her husband, Rick, have two children, Cameron and Michelle.


Maggy Bell, University Program Associate

Maggy has worked for the UTC since 2019 and has been working on campus in various capacities since 2014. Her husband, Mike, works on campus in the Facilities Division. She is currently working on a distance education degree at ECU. Maggy enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and taking her toddler son to story time at the public library.