Meet the Staff

Chelsea Drake

Coordinator

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Jonathon Sun

Graduate Assistant

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Graduate Student | Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

“I enjoy working at the MCC because of the friendly environment and being around a great group of students.”

Marissa Tabor

Student Co-Coordinator

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Senior | Math and Statistics

“My favorite event was Tunnel of Oppression because it was so real and you got to feel how others live.”

Mayra Santander

Student Co-Coordinator

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Senior | Major: Health Science | Minor: Business

“I enjoy working at the MCC because I get to help students have a voice by creating events that they want to explore and bringing awareness of different issues.”

Tiana Glass

Librarian

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Senior | Women’s and Gender Studies

“My favorite event at the MCC so far has been “A Night with Melanie Cervantes (a cultural worker and co-founder of Dignidad Rebelde).”

Alex Carranza

Program Assistant

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Junior | Majors: Psychology and Spanish

“I enjoy working at the MCC because I get to meet and interact with so many different people!”

Dynasty Avila

Program Assistant

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Junior | Health Science

“Culture Couture has been my favorite event because it was interesting to see different culture, food, and fashion.”

Julian Jones

Program Assistant

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Senior | Major: International Studies

“My favorite event was the Festival of Lights. Learning about cultures and history is always interesting to me.”

Melissa Banuelos

Program Assistant

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Senior | Major: Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound

“I love spending time here and It’s so diverse and I love the people who come to the MCC.”

Mikaela O’Barr

Program Assistant

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Junior | Major: Civil Engineering

“To me the MCC provides a space for assembling and organizing and it encourages marginalized communities to take up space in a world that often shuts out our voices and disguises our efforts. It’s also a space where people can feel peace of mind that their differences will be celebrated instead of frowned upon.”

Jessica Luu

Graphic Designer

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Senior | Major: Journalism

“I love the MCC because it’s the place in Columbia where I feel like I can be who I am and advocate for others with the support of my peers. It’s my second home and my second family.”

Chelsea Mackey

Program Assistant

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Senior | Majors: Biology & Psychology

“For me, the MCC is a place that embraces different people’s backgrounds and cultures. It is a place for students of all different backgrounds to feel welcomed and know that they have a voice.”