Kayla Lowdermilk

Office Manager


Joined NCSSM in November 2022

Kayla Lowdermilk joined NCSSM in November 2022 as Office Manager for Student Life on the Morganton campus. Prior to NCSSM she worked for Western Piedmont Community College for five years, advancing in various business office roles and working in the Educational Talent Search TRIO program as an educational resource facilitator assisting middle and high school students prepare for college. When she was younger she was a part of the TRIO program, so it is a program that is very special to her, and helped her develop a passion for helping students and watching them succeed. Prior to Western Piedmont Community College, she worked two years at WW Healthcare Consultants as a staff accountant. Kayla earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Appalachian State University and a master’s degree in business administration from University of North Carolina Pembroke. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, cooking, and crafting.

BS, Business Administration, Appalachian State University

MBA, University of North Carolina Pembroke

Student Life

Terry Lynch

Vice Chancellor for Student Life & Chief Campus Officer, NCSSM-Durham

Jenny Merrill

Dean of Students (Morganton)

Taylor Parsons ’09

Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Life & Coordinator for SCSSI

Kare Roberts

School Store Associate (Morganton)

Cameron Robinson

Assistant Director of Student Life (Morganton)

Ayesha Yousafzai

Director of Campus Health and Safety