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Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership Staff

Below is a list of the staff members at the Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership which includes their picture and a brief bio. You can also find their contact information here.

Loree Crow

Director for Honors and Scholars - Loree Crow, M.A.

(970) 351-2948

I have been with the UNC Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership since January 2008 and at University of Northern Colorado since March of 2006. I have a B.A. in Social Science, with a minor in Business Administration, from California State University Stanislaus and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from University of Northern Colorado. My academic interests include developing innovative honors curriculum and integrating civic engagement into learning. I also love medieval history, and spend a great deal of time outdoors with my family hiking, camping, and horseback riding.

Margaret Kelley

Office Administrative Assistant
- Margaret McKeown Kelley

(970) 351-2940

I am the Administrative Assistant here at the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership. I truly enjoy working with the faculty, staff and the students at UNC and have worked at HSL since February, 2010. There is never a dull moment in this office. In addition to being the Administrative Assistant for the Honors Program and Leadership Studies, I am also the Administrative Assistant for the Life of the Mind program. I have a Bachelors of Science in Business Management Administration Science from UNC. In my spare time I love to cook, read, and go on walks with our yellow Labrador. I also especially enjoy spending time with my husband, my teenage son, and my family. 


Sarah Zwetzig


Coordinator for Honors & Leadership Curriculum Design, Assessment and Research - Sarah Zwetzig

(970) 351-1428

Sarah is entering her fourth-year in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D program.  She graduated from Colorado Mesa University with her B.A. in Counseling Psychology in 2014, and graduated from the Honors program.  Her interests include feminist theory, community psychology, and integrated care.  Sarah is in her second year working for the HSL Office, and she loves getting to be involved with students! She views student development as being holistic, in which all facets of an individual can contribute to success.  She believes in being flexible in learning and leadership to reach goals and build relationships.


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Coordinator for Communications, Planning, and Advising - Danielle Pacheco


Danielle is entering her first year in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Masters program. She graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. in Communication. She enjoys working with diverse students and helping first generation students navigate the higher education system. In the coming academic year she is looking forward to assisting and advising the The Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership students. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.




Research and Assessment Assistant - Greta Magi


Greta, a senior at UNC, is starting her third year working in the HSL office. She is majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and enjoys working with numbers and tiny details. She is excited to be completing her second tax internship in the spring. She is also part of the University Honors Program and the UNC Navigators. In her free time she enjoys playing the violin, cross stitching, and learning to do new complicated hairdos.





HSL Office Assistant - Esther Luce


Esther is a senior at UNC and started working at the HSL office in the fall of 2017.  She is majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Music. She is also a member of the Honors Program and hopes to use the skills she has developed through the program and working at the office to augment her communication and interdisciplinary studies. Esther enjoys reading, listening to music, and being involved with her church’s college and children’s ministries. She hopes to be a Christian church children’s pastor or camp director in the future.





Marketing & Graphic Design Assistant - Casey Ryder


Casey is a Sophomore here at UNC and recently joined the Honors Office as the Marketing and Graphic Design Assistant. She is double majoring in Psychology and Graphic Design, and also is a part of the Honors Program. She is also a part of the Pride of the Rockies Marching Band in the fall, and plays percussion in the front ensemble. In her free time she enjoys relaxing to some good music, watching TV, doing anything creative, or traveling with her family and friends. During the summers she enjoys working with children as a camp counselor in the foot hills of Boulder, Colorado.




HSL Office Assistant - Yalitza Topete


 Yalitza is entering her Sophomore year and is majoring in Dietetics. She is an active sister and Chapter Secretary for Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. During her free time she enjoys going to the gym, cooking, reading, painting and traveling to the mountains. She is part of the Honors Program and also the first in her family to attend college. She is also a Career Resource Ambassador at Career Services. Someday, Yalitza hopes to help people in need as a registered dietitian.