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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 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.

BCC Staff

Simone Hayes - Walton

Program Coordinator to the Black Cultural Center

Black Cultural Center

Dean's Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8456
  2. Black Cultural Center 114
  3. Black Cultural Center 114
Simone Hayes

BCC Interns

Bereket

Bereket (Bek) '25 (he/him)

Position: House Coordinator
Home: Ethiopia
Potential Major/Minor:
Computer Science/Peace and Conflict Studies
Other Involvement: Table Tennis, Foosball

What is one thing people would be surprised to find out about you?
I used to collect coins for eight years before I came to college. I build structures using my coins.

Blaine

Blaine '24 (she/her)

Position: House Coordinator
Home: Utah
Potential Major/Minor: Political Science/French
Other Involvement: Mock Trial, SASS, International Relations Club, and Women in Political Science Club

What is one thing people would be surprised to find out about you?
I have a twin sister.

Chisom

Chisom '25 (they/she)

Position: House Coordinator
Home: Los Angeles, California
Potential Major/Minor: Engineering, Computer Science
Other Involvement: Volleyball Team Manager, Garnet Singers/Chorus, SASS, SASA, SQU

What is one song recommendation you can give?
i by Kendrick Lamar

Philippe

Philippe '23 (he/him)

Position: Research Intern
Home: Cameroon
Major/Minor: Architectural
Studies/Art History and Black Studies
Other Involvement: Architecture Club, Art Galleries, Swat Cycle, Lang Scholar

Favorite BCC event?
The African Kitchen event. African students cooked home meals and served the entire campus community. Preparing the meals feels like a mess but it was a nice day and people enjoyed my food.

Eliana

Eliana '25 (she/her)

Position: Research Intern
Home: Washington State
Potential Major/Minor: Education, Black
Studies/Political Science
Other Involvement: SASS, SAME, NatroKnots, Literacy Tutor

What is one thing people would be surprised to find out about you?
I’ve lived in three different states, and two different countries.

Mwangangi

Mwangangi '23 (he/him)

Position: Programming Intern
Home: Kenya
Potential Major/Minor: Economics, Math/Statistics
Other Involvement: Lang Scholar, Center for Innovation and Leadership

What is one thing people would be surprised to find out about you?
I have a lot of fun socks. Funky socks are found everywhere in Nairobi and I find myself buying as many as I can.