Rachael McLoud: Student Success Advisor

Before coming to UNCW, Rachael was the counselor/advisor for TRiO Student Support Services at Hagerstown Community College (HCC) in Maryland for almost five years. She holds a Master of Arts in College Student Development and Administration from Shepherd University and enjoys bringing her passion for higher education to the students with whom she works. Rachael completed an Associate of Arts in Foreign Language at HCC and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV. Prior to beginning her career as an advisor, she also worked in correctional mental health. Rachael trained as a classical ballet dancer before college and has since transitioned her love of movement into the yoga studio and plans to become a certified yoga teacher. In her free time, she enjoys finding and exploring new places, reading, the performing arts, and spending time at the beach.