C-STEP Student Of The Month



Janina Millis is a 2016 honor graduate of West Carteret High School who is continuing her academic excellence here at Carteret Community College working on an Associate in Arts degree.  Upon graduating from high school, Janina was accepted to be part of C-STEP, a special program here at CCC where she was guaranteed admission to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
two years in advance as long as she fulfills certain program requirements.  When she graduates in May 2018 and transfers to UNC Chapel Hill, Janina hopes to major in Environmental Sudent of the Month SeptemberCommunications. Recently she was inducted into Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society as well as the campus chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success where she serves as the public relations officer.   In addition to these campus programs, she is also a member of TRiO Student Support Services, a wonderful campus program designed to help students maximize their academic potential.  This summer, North Carolina Coastal Reserve selected Janina as a paid educational intern. Janina continues to make the most out of her community college experience by taking advantage of many of the opportunities here on campus.

Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP) – is a program for talented, hard-working students from modest-income homes who are guaranteed admission to UNC Chapel Hill two years prior to matriculation.  While at the community college, C-STEP provides them with intensive advising along with special monthly activities including overnight trips to Carolina, visits from UNC advisors, career counselors, and financial aid, performing arts and sporting events, and team-building and leadership activities. For more information, visit C-STEP web page  and contact Melinda Rouse, at 252.222.6175 or email rousem@carteret.edu 


Don’t forget!   C-STEP application deadline for community college freshmen is OCT 1