Institutional Advancement & Alumni Affairs Staff

Randi Ceballos

Randi Ceballos

Gift Records Coordinator
(910) 630-7170
Mallett-Rogers House
Randi Ceballos
Randi Ceballos

Gift Records Coordinator

(910) 630-7170
Mallett-Rogers House
Kirbie Britt Dockery, Interim Director of Advancement, Director of Alumni Affairs & Annual Giving

Kirbie Dockery, M.S.

Senior Director of Advancement Services & Prospect Research
(910) 630-7167
Mallett-Rogers House
Kirbie Britt Dockery, Interim Director of Advancement, Director of Alumni Affairs & Annual Giving
Kirbie Dockery, M.S.

Senior Director of Advancement Services & Prospect Research

B.S., Methodist University; M.S., University of Tennessee

(910) 630-7167
Mallett-Rogers House
Dr. George Hendricks

George Hendricks, Ph.D.

Senior Director for Community Affairs; Professor of Social Work
(910) 630-7056
Mallett-Rogers House Annex
Dr. George Hendricks
George Hendricks, Ph.D.

Senior Director for Community Affairs; Professor of Social Work

B.S., M.S.W., East Carolina University; Ph.D., Walden University

Bio:

Dr. George Hendricks serves as the Senior Director for Community Affairs. Prior to his current appointment, he served as Dean of the School of Public Affairs, Dean of Graduate Studies, and Chair of the Social Work Department. George has twelve years of practice experience in School Social Work where he worked with at-risk elementary school, middle school, high school and alternative school students. His research interests and dissertation include the academic achievement of homeless children. In May 2019, George and Rev. Kelli Taylor published, “A Fresh Expression Of And Are We Yet Alive” in the Asbury Theological Journal. He also has a motivational speaking business, George Hendricks Motivational Speaking. Dr. Hendricks is a two-time past presenter at the B. F. Stone Lyceum. His favorite quote is by Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Dr. Hendricks is an active member at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, He was recognized as the Cumberland County School Social Worker of the Year. He also earned the Exemplary Teacher Award and the Distinguished Professor of the Year award at MU and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the East Carolina University School of Social Work.

Dr. Hendricks is married to Kelly Hendricks, an R.N. with the Cumberland County Health Department. George and Kelly have two children, Tanner and Trevor.

Research Interests:

  • Academic achievement of homeless children
  • Methamphetamine

Personal Interests:

  • Tennis
  • Reading
  • Kayaking
(910) 630-7056
Mallett-Rogers House Annex
Stephanie Hicks

Stephanie Hicks, B.S.

Administrative Assistant, Institutional Advancement
(910) 630-7394
Mallett-Rogers House
Stephanie Hicks
Stephanie Hicks, B.S.

Administrative Assistant, Institutional Advancement

B.S., Westfield State University

(910) 630-7394
Mallett-Rogers House
Wendy Hustwit

Wendy Hustwit, M.A.

Director, Corporate, Foundation & Sponsored Programs
(910) 630-7103
Mallett-Rogers House
Wendy Hustwit
Wendy Hustwit, M.A.

Director, Corporate, Foundation & Sponsored Programs

B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., Claremont Graduate University

Bio:

Wendy Hustwit earned her bachelor’s degree in Government, with a minor in Spanish. She received her master’s degree in Applied Women’s Studies from Claremont Graduate University.

Wendy became Grant Writer/Sponsored Research Officer at Methodist University in October 2014. Prior to this position, she was the Grants Coordinator at Fayetteville Technical Community College for three years (2011-2014) and provided grant-writing consulting services in Fayetteville since moving to the area in 2009.

Since graduate school, Wendy has worked in non-profit and higher education fundraising, grassroots organizing, and political advocacy positions. Wendy’s grant writing career began in 2005 with her first grant proposal while working as Development Manager for a medium sized non-profit in Southern California. Wendy has helped numerous organizations with proposals and grant awards in higher education, public housing, health education, social services, mental health and substance abuse counseling, arts and culture, and workforce training.

(910) 630-7103
Mallett-Rogers House
Lauren Metzger

Lauren Metzger, B.S.

Director, Annual Giving
(910) 630-7169
Mallett-Rogers House
Lauren Metzger
Lauren Metzger, B.S.

Director, Annual Giving

Degrees:

B.S., University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Bio:

Lauren earned her B.S. from UNCP in Mass Communications and Public Relations. She has worked for UNCP as Assistant Director of Development & Events and the United Way of Robeson County as a Resource Development Manager.

(910) 630-7169
Mallett-Rogers House
Gregory Swanson

Greg Swanson

Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Senior Counsel
(910) 630-7050
Mallett-Rogers House
Gregory Swanson
Greg Swanson

Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Senior Counsel

(910) 630-7050
Mallett-Rogers House