Mattie Gaddy-Parks is a member of NCSSM’s Enrollment Services Department, with her primary focus since 2005 being the school’s Admissions Department. Prior to serving as the Associate Director of Admissions, Mattie served as an admissions counselor covering most of eastern North Carolina and the metropolitan areas of the state. Since coming to NCSSM she has served on various committees to include Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Campus Security and Safety; Native American Advisory Board; Calendar and Scheduling; Summer Leadership; Campus, Climate, Culture, and Diversity; Staff Senate; and others. In addition, she has also had the opportunity to develop and co-develop several Mini-Term courses including explorations of New York and Puerto Rico. While at NCSSM Mattie has been afforded the opportunity to collaborate with some of the most brilliant and creative young people by serving as a club sponsor for NIA, Legacy, Hope, and Africa Fest. She is passionate about empowering young people to see their true potential and in her role in admissions, she can do just that. Mattie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fayetteville State University and a master’s degree in public administration from North Carolina Central University.