Director of AACRC
Mrs. Ewaniki Moore-Hawkins affectionately known by her students as "Ms. Niki", is a native Cincinnatian and a graduate of the prestigious Walnut Hills High School. While at the University of Cincinnati, Ewaniki was heavily involved in many student activities and was heavily involved in the Cincinnati community. Noted as a leader and a scholar, Mrs. Hawkins was a Darwin T. Turner scholar, and amongst her many involvements included serving as a Base Mentor, an AACRC Choir president, a member of CWEST and Sigma Phi to name a few. Niki also accomplished many "firsts" amongst her peers and colleagues by becoming the first Miss Kuamka and the first female Director of the African American Cultural & Resource Center.
Ewaniki excelled in higher education and as a student and then prospered as a professional on the University of Cincinnati campus. In 2002, she graduated from the College of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing/Entrepreneurship. Soon after graduation, she became employed with the African American Cultural & Resource Center as a Program Coordinator for four academic years and was promoted to Assistant Director of the AACRC and Ethnic Programs and Services. In 2006, Ewaniki went on to complete her Master of Business Administration degree from the College of Business. Recently, Ewaniki was promoted to Director of the AACRC, where she will help to continue the rich legacy and increase retention rates of African American students. Ewaniki loves helping students reach their fullest potential and prides her creativity as being one of her greatest assets. She is married to Mr. Brandon Hawkins and has two beautiful daughters Khara and Karis.