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Dr. Brandi Elliott

Dr. Brandi Elliott

Dr. Brandi N.H. Elliott

Dr. Brandi Nicole Hutchins Elliott is a native of Cincinnati, OH.  She serves as the Director of the Office of Ethnic Programs & Services and the Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program.  Dr. Elliott began her career at the University of Cincinnati as a student in 1997.  She holds a BA in Psychology, an MA in Mental Health Counseling, and an EdD in Urban Educational Leadership.  She is responsible for the implementation of programs and services that address the academic, social and cultural needs of a diverse student body.  Dr. Elliott co-chaired the university’s annual Diversity Conference for two years.   She was accepted into 2011-12 UC Women's Leadership Development Program and was named a 2011-2012 YWCA Rising Star and completed the YWCA Board Leadership Program.  Dr. Elliott enjoys spending time with her family and loves Zumba.  

Dr. Elliott says:  "If you are not here to serve the students, you are in the wrong place."

Email: Brandi.elliott@uc.edu

Ms. Priscilla Ayala

Ms. Priscilla Ayala

Ms. Priscilla Ayala

Priscilla Ayala is a Kansas City, MO. native, of Colombian descent, as both her parents are from Colombia, South America. Ms. Ayala received two Bachelor of Arts Degrees in History and Spanish with a minor in Latin American Studies, as well as her Master of Science Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Missouri State University.  She serves as the Program Coordinator for the Office of Ethnic Programs and Services. Her responsibilities will consist of helping to coordinate new and existing program initiatives including areas of multicultural programming, service learning and community outreach. In addition Ms. Ayala, will also serve as a resource to help advise, build relationships, and assist in retention and academic success, regarding the Latino student population at UC.  She is a family orientated person, and in her free time; she enjoys traveling, being with family and friends, listening to music, dancing, and watching movies.

Priscilla Ayala says: “I am passionate in advocating for students because I believe in encouraging opportunities and learning experiences for students’ success, development and growth.”

E-Mail: Priscilla.Ayala@uc.edu

Graduate Assistant Anang Dadhich

Mr. Anang Dadhich

Mr. Anang Dadhich

Anang Dadhich is from Mumbai, India, and serves as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Ethnic Programs and Services. As a Graduate Assistant, he is responsible for coordinating the BEARchats program, assisting with Worldfest, promotional work and other events at the campus held by EPS. He hold a BS degree in Aerospace engineering from Dehradun, India, and is currently pursuing his Masters in the same from UC. An avid traveller, he has done internships in various companies in different parts of the country to understand the local culture and meet new people. He was awarded Best Student of the College award for his projects and involvement in his undergrad program. Presently he is the President of UC Italian and French Club, and Treasurer of Aerospace Graduate Student Association. His interests include exploring, cycling, volunteering, soccer, writing, dancing, and playing guitar.

Anang says: “Live life to the fullest and tick everything off your bucket list. Learn something new everyday. A man should be inside the box only when he is dead.”


Email: dadhicag@mail.uc.edu