Meet the Bearcat Buddies Team

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Antione Spriggs

Program Manager, Center for Community Engagement


Antione Spriggs is an Indiana native currently residing in Liberty Township with his wife, Jacole and his four children, Cameron, Aliyah, Alisa, and Antionae. Antione holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Xavier and a Master’s in Social Work from UC ('17).

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Cara Walters

Program Coordinator, Center for Community Engagement


Cara Walters is a Hoosier transplant living in Cincinnati. Cara holds two environmental degrees from Western Kentucky University. She channels her passion for individual action by facilitating volunteer opportunities & supporting community partners.

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Noah Borgemenke

Bearcat Buddies Program Assistant

Noah Borgemenke is a 2nd year student studying Health Sciences on a Pre-Physical Therapy Track. Noah coordinates our background check process and oversees our Lead Tutor Leadership Program.

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Valencia Abunaw

BSW Intern

Valencia is a BSW student in her final year at UC. She believes that community engagement is important because everyone can be involved, and people's needs can be met by the volunteers in the community.

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Jae’auna Felton

BSW Intern

Jae’auna is a BSW graduating in 2024. She is helping CCE reach our goal of centralizing tutoring services for UC students. She aims to earn an MSW and then work with adolescents in either a school or hospital setting.

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William Kegg

Analytics Intern

William is a 4th Year double majoring in Business Analytics and Insurance & Risk Management. His goal is to become a Professor of Analytics at UC and give back further to the community.