Mallory Carpenter, College Access and Success Program Director

Mallory Carpenter is the College Access and Success Program Director for the West Virginia GEAR UP Program based in the Southwestern Region overseeing college access and success initiatives. A first-generation college graduate, she earned her BA in English from the University of Charleston and then went on to earn her MA in English from Ohio University. Mallory has worked in higher education for over eleven years and has over six years of experience in program management. She is interested in contemporary literature and loves helping students from underrepresented backgrounds succeed. In her free time, Mallory spends time with her husband, son, and pets. She enjoys reading, video games, and streaming service binges.