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The BCC's Staff

The Center's staff counsels, advises, and assists students and their organizations, and provides consultative services to other campus staff and student organizations.  The director/assistant dean and administrative assistant oversee the day-to-day operations of the Center. The staff is always open to students needing sound advice and strong support.


Dion Lewis
Dean of Junior Class and Director, Black Cultural Center
Phone: (610) 328-8456

Simone Hayes
Administrative Assistant to the BCC
Phone: (610) 328-8456
Fax: (610) 690-5711

Nakia Waters
Program Coordinator, Black Cultural Center
Phone: (610) 690-5541

BCC Student Interns 

Programming Interns

AJ Adelekan  '23 

Brandon Ekweonu '20

Haron Kalii  '23

Musa Salaam '22 

Terence (TJ) Thomas '21

House Managers 

Millie Amilcar '20 

Rasheed Bryan '20

Winfred Nemlin '20 

Research Interns

Angeline Etienne '22 

Ayo George '22  

Joy George '20

Web Design Intern

Black Cultural Center (BCC) Library Coordinators



BCC Student Groups

2019-2020 SASS Executive Board:
Co-Presidents: Wrenn Odim '20 & Taylor Tucker '20
Vice President: Alexis Riddick '20
Secretary: Destiny Samuel '22
Admissions/Alumni Liaison - Mikayla Purnell '22
Civic & Political Action Coordinator: Eva Logan '22
Outreach Coordinator: TBD

2019-2020 SASA Executive Board:
Co-Presidents: Tolu Banjo '22 and Beluchi Okoronkwo '22 
VP: Elvis Adorkor '22
Secretary: TBD
Treasurer: TBD
Events Coordinator: Biruh Tesfa Dejene '22
Outreach Coordinator - Jolleen Opula '21

2019-2020 SOCA Executive Board:
Co-Presidents: Joe Green '21 & Maleyah Peterson '21
Treasurer: Patricia Bautista '23 
Historian - Angeline Etienne 22'  
Outreach Coordinator: TBD
Secretary: TBD

Swarthmore Gospel Choir
Co-Leaders: Elizabeth Gonzalez & Kayonna Tindle 
Gospel Choir Director: RayShawn Davidson

2019-2020 ABLLE
 President - JJ Balisanyuka-Smith '21

2019-2020 NSBE
 President - Quentin Millette '20