Our Staff

Our staff consists of four members who each serve in unique capacities in order to directly assist our students and the University of Cincinnati community. We are here to assist students in any way possible regardless of your ethnic identity, and are proud to serve at a university that prioritizes the pride and inclusion of students along all identity spectrums. We hope that you'll utilize us, as well as the resources available in our office, to enhance your overall experience here at the University of Cincinnati!

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Autumn Francisco

Graduate Assistant


Autumn Francisco in the AACRC GA. Autumn manages the weekly newsletter and provides support to our leadership teams, mental health initiatives, and graduate and professional students.

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Eric Watford

Program Coordinator


Eric Watford is a Program Coordinator and is in over the MLK Program, Black History Month, and the AACRC Choir.

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Jacquelyn Taylor

Program Manager


Jacquelyn Taylor is a Program Manager and is over the Transitions Program, Abercrumbie Living-Learning Community, and Base Steering Committee.

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Mercedes Jones



Mercedes Jones is a two-time graduate of UC and provides leadership to the AACRC team.