Full-time Faculty and Course Coordinator - University College
Kara Mohre develops, manages and teaches Trident University Experience courses, which are first-session transition courses for TUI. Additionally, she is a course developer and instructor for the courses Speech and Verbal Communications, Business Communications, Communicating for Success. Mrs. Mohre spent the last 6 years in progressive leadership roles in curricular and co-curricular areas at Trident. She developed a deep passion and expertise in supporting at-risk student populations who experience academic difficulty.
She is actively engaged in institutional self-review of WASC accreditation processes, which gives her a firm understanding of accreditation planning processes; evaluation activities; preparation of WASC reports; and review processes that align with WASC Standards and Criteria for Review (CFRs).
Previously, she served as adjunct faculty for Gardner-Webb University, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Alamance Community College. Additional subject areas taught were psychology and human services. She has more than twenty years of experience within the university, college and community college sectors.
She most recently served as the director of marketing and communication at SEM Works, a world renown higher education consulting firm. Her consulting and management experience include student recruitment and retention practices, implementing and managing enrollment marketing and communication plans for numerous college and universities world-wide, developing promotional materials for admissions and academic departments, event planning and internal marketing.
For four years of her career, Mohre was the associate manager for student marketing and communication for enrollment services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. There she was nominated for and participated in the Enrollment Services Leadership Institute. Additionally, she spent numerous years in admissions and recruitment as the assistant director of admissions at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, new student orientation manager for the Office of Financial Aid at the University of Virginia and a recruitment specialist at Danville Community College.
Mrs. Mohre has been an active member of numerous professional organizations (e.g., ACPA, CACRAO, VASPA, ACA) and VACRAO as a presenter, and served as an executive board member for Averett University’s Alumni Association. Among her contributions to the profession, Mohre authored a chapter in Gen Xers Return to College: Enrollment Strategies for a Maturing Generation, and in First Things First: Your Transition to UNCG, a guide for freshmen transitioning to college.
Mohre earned a master of education in counseling and higher education administration from the University of Virginia and a bachelor of business administration from Averett University. In addition, she has continued her graduate studies and research in the field of curriculum and instruction at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
- General Education
- Mohre, Kara, (2003). Marketing to the X Generation. In J. Black (Ed.) Gen Xers Return to College: Enrollment Strategies for a Maturing Generation. Washington, DC: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
- Mohre, Kara (2002). Money Management: A Guide to Financial Success. In S. Amundsen, C. Kamphoff & M. Martin (Eds.) First Things First. Your Transition to UNCG. Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.
- Mohre, Kara (2000). n.p. Work Effects on College Students. Graduate Thesis, University of Virginia
- Mohre, K., del Hierro, G.M., & Wirth, P. (2018). A holistic approach to in-class, out-of-class, and curricular student experiences within university college. Presentation given for the Teaching Excellence Series during the 2018 Trident Faculty Retreat.
- Mohre, K., del Hierro, G.M. (2018). Holistic Support for the Underprepared Student. Presentation given for all TUI faculty and staff during the Teaching Excellence Webinar Series.
- The Quarterly Faculty Trustee Award winner - Winter 2019
- Monthly COMMIT Award Winner - Communicate and Collaborate - February 2018
- Monthly COMMIT Award Winner - Own It - June 2014
- First-year Student Onboarding Committee - 2018
- Faculty Development and Work life Committee – 2014-2016