Ohio TRiO Member Directory

Members are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

Dr. Monica Y. Adkins     

Vice President-College Access
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative
301 Oak Street

Cincinnati OH 45219
513-475-4166
madkins@cycyouth.org

Stephanie E. Albrecht
Director-TRIO Programs
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street

Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5402
salbrech@cscc.edu

John Anene
Director-Upward Bound
Central State University
840 Germantown Street

Dayton OH 45402
937-510-2790
janene@centralstate.edu

Darlene Barnes
Department Assistant-Upward Bound
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue, Yost 131

Cleveland OH 44106
216-368-3750
darlene.barnes@case.edu

Paul C. Bayless
Columbus OH
Retired

pbayless@columbus.rr.com

Dr. Bobby J. Beavers
Director-Counseling, Student Dvlpmt

& Vets Asst
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street, Room 10-324
Dayton OH 45402
937-512-2748
bobby.beavers@sinclair.edu

Dr. Marlena Beavers
Director-Upward Bound
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street

Dayton OH 45402
937-512-2421
marlena.beavers@sinclair.edu

 

 Michael P. Beckett 

Academic Counselor-Upward Bound
Ohio State University
281 West Lane Avenue, 3rd Floor
Columbus OH 43210
614-292-3724
beckett.75@osu.edu

Bonita G. Bembry
Director-Pre-College Services
Bowling Green State University
440 Saddlemire at Conklin
Bowling Green OH 43403
419-372-2381
bonitag@bgsu.edu

Ashley C. Benson
Director-Student Support Services
North Central State College
2441 Kenwood Circle, PO Box 698
Mansfield OH 44901
419-755-9016
abenson@ncstatecollege.edu

 

Barbara J. Berry
Director-Upward Bound
Baldwin-Wallace College
275 Eastland Road

Berea OH 44017
440-826-2208
bberry@bw.edu

 

Lori A. Billenstein
Academic Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street

Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5875
lbillens@cscc.edu

 

George Bovell
Director Student-Support Services
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 110
Cleveland OH 44115
216-523-7426
g.bovell@csuohio.edu

 

Barbara Brandau
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 110G
Cleveland OH 44115
216-687-3659
b.brandau@csuohio.edu

 

Valda Bronston
Assistant Director-McNair Program
University of Cincinnati
Swift Hall, Suite 702

Cincinnati OH 45221
513-556-2665
valda.bronston@uc.edu

 

David A. Brown
Counselor-Upward Bound
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street

Dayton OH 45402
937-512-2331
david.brown8356@sinclair.edu

 

Robert Brown
Student Advisor-
Educational Talent Search
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-6310
robert.brown@tri-c.edu

 

Dr. Heather E. Burton
Director-Ronald E. McNair Program
University of Akron-The Polsky Building
Akron OH 44325
330-972-8571
hburton@uakron.edu

 

Ambershaun Byrd
Assistant Director-
Student Support Services
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft, MS 523

Toledo OH 43606
419-530-3850
ambershaun.byrd@utoledo.edu

Heather E. Cantrell
Program Assistant-Student Support Services
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth OH 45662
740-351-4555
hcantrell@shawnee.edu


Philip M. Cathey
Director

Upward Bound/Student Support Services
University of Cincinnati
Teacher College, Suite 230
Cincinnati OH 45221
513-556-1626
philip.cathey@uc.edu


Eddie L. Chambers
Director-Upward Bound
Wittenberg University
P.O. Box 720
Springfield OH 45504
937-327-7535
echambers@wittenberg.edu


Sidney R. Childs
Director-TRIO Collegiate Services
Bowling Green State University
338 Conklin North
Bowling Green OH 43403
419-372-2677
sidneyc@bgsu.edu


Dorlisa W. Coe
Assistant Director-Upward Bound
Ohio Wesleyan University
219 Phillips Hall
Delaware OH 43015
740-368-3217
dwcoe@owu.edu


Dorothy A. Collins
Director-Student Support Services
Eastern Gateway Community College
4000 Sunset Boulevard
Steubenville OH 43952
740-264-5591
dcollins@egcc.edu


James Cullen
Director-Educational Talent Search
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative
301 Oak Street
Cincinnati OH 45219
513-475-4177
jcullen@cycyouth.org


Coleen Curry
Director-TRIO Programs
University of Akron
Ayer Hall 307
Akron OH 44325
330-972-5295
coleen@uakron.edu


Amonica Davis
Director-Educational Talent Search
Cuyahoga Community College
3740 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-6314
amonica.davis@tri-c.edu


Audrey Davis
Student Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-6310
audrey.davis@tri-c.edu

Jared Davis
Program Specialist-Upward Bound
University of Dayton
Chaminade Hall - 300 College Park
Dayton OH 45469
937-229-3580
davisjaa@notes.udayton.edu


Lacrecita A. Dobbins
Academic Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Bowling Green State University
Math & Science Bulding 381A
Bowling Green OH 43403
419-372-8156
dobbinl@bgsu.edu

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Monica F. Durham
Advisor-Student Support Services
North Central State College
2441 Kenwood Circle, PO Box 698
Mansfield OH 44901
419-755-5606
mdurham@ncstatecollege.edu


E. Henderson Ellis
Assistant Director-Upward Bound Math Science
Kent State University
225 Schwartz Center
Kent OH 44242
330-672-2920
hellis1@kent.edu

​Ralonda M. Ellis-Hill
Director-Student Support Services
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-4291
ralonda.ellis-hill@tri-c.edu


Bari H. Ewing
Director-TRIO Programs
Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH 45223
513-569-1828

bari.ewing@cincinnatistate.edu

John J. Fedor
Education Specialist-Student Support Services
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft, MS 523
Toledo OH 43606
419-530-3617
john.fedor@utoledo.edu


Carolyn Felton
Coordinator-Educational Talent Search
University of Akron
Ayer Hall 318
Akron OH 44325
330-972-5718
cfelton@uakron.edu

Daisy Fisher
Eductional Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Bowling Green State University
410 Saddlemire Student Services
Bowling Green OH 43403
419-372-2381
dfisher@bgsu.edu

Leigh A. Fisher
Director-Student Support Services
Clark State Community College
570 East Leffel Lang
Springfield OH 45504
937-328-3870
fisherl@clarkstate.edu


Sherice L. Freeman
Director-McNair Program - RAGS
Kent State University
P.O. Box 190
Kent OH 44242
330-672-2264
slfreema@kent.edu


Catherine Friedman
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Cleveland State University
1899 East 22nd Street
Cleveland OH 44115
216-687-2080
c.friedman@csuohio.edu


Elvin Friesen
Director-Upward Bound
Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH 45223
513-569-1730
elvin.friesen@cincinnatistate.edu


Debra K. Gardenhire
Director-Upward Bound
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44106
216-368-3758​

dkg6@case.edu
 

Deb L. Goins
Assistant Director

Educational Talent Search
Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta OH 45750
740-374-8716
dgoins@wscc.edu


Domingo Gomez
Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Cuyahoga Community College
3740 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-6314
domingo.gomez@tri-c.edu


R. Renee Hampton
Dean-Student Life
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5004
rhampton@cscc.edu


Amanda Haney-Cech
Director-Academic Resource Center
Marietta College
215 Fifth Street
Marietta OH 45750
740-376-4837
cecha@marietta.edu


Dr. Geraldine L. Hayes-Nelson
Assistant Dean-Pre-College Programs
Kent State University
Michael Schwartz Center - 225
Kent OH 44242
330-672-2920
ghnelson@kent.edu


Sherry M. Holley
Information Technician-Upward Bound
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton OH 45402
937-512-2331
sherry.holley@sinclair.edu


Thomas Jefferson
Assistant Director-Upward Bound
Kent State University
PO Box 5190, Michael Schwartz Center
Kent OH 44242
330-672-8678
tajeffer@kent.edu


Jasmine L. Johnson
Academic Advisor
Upward Bound Math Science
Stark State College of Technology
6200 Frank Avenue, N.W.
North Canton OH 44720
330-494-6170
jjohnson@starkstate.edu


Mortenous Johnson
Manager-Upward Bound
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton OH 45402
937-512-5188
mortenous.johnson@sinclair.edu
 

John Kula
Director-Upward Bound
Eastern Gateway Community College
4000 Sunset Boulevard
Steubenville OH 43952
740-264-5591
jkula@egcc.edu


Tiffany G. Laipply
Assistant Director-Upward Bound
Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta OH 45750
740-374-8716
tlaipply@wscc.edu


Linda Lanier
Director-Student Support Services
Cuyahoga Community College
11000 Pleasant Valley Road
Parma OH 44130
216-987-5073
linda.lanier@tri-c.edu


Lois Lankford
Educational Advisor

Educational Talent Search
Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta OH 45750
740-374-8716
llankford@wscc.edu

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Trisha A. Large
Advisor-Student Support Services
Zane State College
1555 Newark Road
Zanesville OH 43701
740-588-1218
llarge@zanestate.edu


Dana Lawless-Andric
Director-Pre-College Programs
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190, 225 Michael Schwartz
Kent OH 44242
330-672-1920
dlawless@kent.edu


Stephanie M. Liezert
Adminstrative Support Staff
Student Support Services
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 110
Cleveland OH 44115
216-687-2402
s.liezert@csuohio.edu

Deborah B. Lipscomb
Director
Upward Bound
Ohio Wesleyan University
219 Phillips Hall
Delaware OH 43015
740-368-3218
dblipsco@owu.edu

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Dr. Jane Lyons
Director
Student Support Services/Talent Search
Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville OH 45764
740-753-7112
lyons_j@hocking.edu


MaryAnn Malone
Director
Student Support Services
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth OH 45662
740-351-3307
mmalone@shawnee.edu

Christopher Marshall
Academic & Student Services Coordinator
Upward Bound
Ohio Wesleyan University
219 Phillips Hall
Delaware OH 43015
740-368-3216
cmmarsha@owu.edu


Kelly L. McWhorter

Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative
301 Oak Street
Cincinnati OH 45219
513-475-4173
kmcwhorter@cycyouth.org


Patricia Melton
Student Development Specialist

Upward Bound
Baldwin-Wallace College
275 Eastland Road
Berea OH 44017
440-826-2208
pmelton@bw.edu

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Lindsey E. Mickler
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 110
Cleveland OH 44115
216-687-2168
l.mickler@csuohio.edu

Gail A. Miller
Director-Upward Bound
Ohio State University ATI
1328 Dover Road
Wooster OH 44691
330-287-1284
miller.2@osu.edu


Angela M. Mulby
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 110
Cleveland OH 44115
216-687-9372
a.mulby@csuohio.edu


Donna M. Muntz
Director

Educational Talent Search
Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta OH 45750
740-374-8716
dmuntz@wscc.edu


Sharon Murray
Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Cuyahoga Community College
3740 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-4961
sharon.murray@tri-c.edu

Teresa Nared
Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative
301 Oak Street
Cincinnati OH 45219
513-475-4175
tnared@cycyouth.org


Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng
Interim Director-Upward Bound
Ohio University
124C McCracken Hall
Athens OH 45701
740-593-4055
owusu-kk@ohio.edu

Cynthia E. Partridge
Assistant Director-Upward Bound
University of Cincinnati
Teacher College, Suite 230
Cincinnati OH 45221
513-556-1629
cynthia.partridge@uc.edu


Camille Patty
Academic Advisor-Upward Bound
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton OH 45402
937-512-5188
camille.patty@sinclair.edu

Karl J. Penn
Academic Advisor-Upward Bound
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton OH 45402
937-512-2331
karl.penn@sinclair.edu


Dr. Kendra L. Preer
Director-Upward Bound Math Science
Stark State College of Technology
6200 Frank Avenue, N.W.
North Canton OH 44720
330-494-6170
kpreer@starkstate.edu


Oscar N. Ramos
Director-Student Support Services
Kent State University
207 Schwartz Center, PO Box 5190
Kent OH 44242
330-672-3190
oramos@kent.edu

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Carrie A. R. Reeves
Coordinator-Upward Bound
University of Akron
Ayer Hall, Room 316
Akron OH 44325
330-972-5839
creeves@uakron.edu


Bonnie Richardson-Berry
Assistant Director-Upward Bound
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190, 225 Michael Schwartz
Kent OH 44242
330-672-8683
bfrichar@kent.edu

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Brenda L. Riley
Director-Counseling
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-4624
brenda.payne-riley@tri-c.edu


Pamela N. Rogers
Director-Upward Bound
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft Street, MS 407
Toledo OH 43606
41-530-3812
progers@utoledo.edu


Stacey Rogers
Supervisor-Student Support Services
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5531
sroger10@cscc.edu


Katrina Rugless
Assistant Director-Student Support Services
Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH 45223
513-569-1825
katrina.rugless@cincinnatistate.edu


Robin Stone
Director-Student Support Services
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft, MS 523
Toledo OH 43606
419-530-3848
robin.stone@utoledo.edu


Dr. Valli Sarveswaran
Director-Ronald E. McNair Program
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 219A
Cleveland OH 44115
216-802-3391
v.sarveswaran@csuohio.edu


Dr. Jane A. Schierloh
Student Advisor/Education Specialist
Student Support Services
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-4203
jane.schierloh@tri-c.edu


Colleen E. Schmid
Student Development Advisor
Student Support Services
Kent State University
P. O. Box 5190
Kent OH 44242
330-672-3190
cschmid@kent.edu


Daniel K. Schneider
Academic Director
Educational Talent Search/Upward Bound
University of Cincinnati Clermont College
1981 James E. Sauls Sr. Drive
Batavia OH 45103
513-558-7437
dan.schneider@uc.edu


Alexis Sherman
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5426
asherma1@cscc.edu

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Amy J. Sigman
Director-Student Support Services
Zane State College
1555 Newark Road
Zanesville OH 43701
740-588-1342
asigman@zanestate.edu


Crystal E. Smith
Advisor-Educational Talent Search
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative
301 Oak Street
Cincinnati OH 45219
513-475-4174
csmith@cycyouth.org


Rabekah D. Stewart
Director-Upward Bound
Ohio State University
3rd Floor SAS Building, 281 W. Lane Ave.
Columbus OH 43210
614-292-2344
stewart.1115@osu.edu


TyAnn G. Stewart
Director-Upward Bound
University of Dayton
Chaminade Hall - 300 College Park
Dayton OH 45469
937-229-4517
tstewart1@notes.udayton.edu


Julie A. Sullivan
Advisor-Student Support Services
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5596
jsulliva@cscc.edu


Phyllis M. Swanigan
Assistant Director-Upward Bound
Wittenberg University
P.O. Box 720
Springfield OH 45501
937-327-7538
pswanigan@wittenberg.edu


Donna J. Sweeney
Instructional Assistant

Educational Talent Search
Cuyahoga Community College
3740 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115
216-987-6310
donna.sweeney@tri-c.edu


Carla T. Tatum
Academic Advisor-Upward Bound
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-2494
ctatum01@cscc.edu


Melissa A. Timmons
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5056
mtimmons@cscc.edu


Natalie K. Tobin
Math Program Specialist

Student Support Services
Kent State University
800 East Summit Street
Kent OH 44242
330-672-3190
ntobin@kent.edu


Tammy Tucker
Academic Counselor-Upward Bound
Central State University
840 Germantown Street
Dayton OH 45402
937-376-6646
ttucker@centralstate.edu


Jamie L. Vega
Academic Advisor-Student Support Services
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 111B
Cleveland OH 44115
216-523-5227
j.l.vega@csuohio.edu


Meghan Volk
Supervisor-Upward Bound
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-287-5340
mvolk@cscc.edu


Christopher K. Welch
Director-Educational Talent Search
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton OH 45402
937-512-5186
christopher.welch@sinclair.edu


Dr. Cheri Westmoreland
Director-McNair Program
University of Cincinnati
Swift Hall, Suite 702
Cincinnati OH 45221
513-556-2880
cheri.westmoreland@uc.edu


Gary Williams
Director-Precollege Outreach Programs
Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta OH 45750
740-374-8716
gwilliams@wscc.edu


Sherri Harper Woods
Director-Upward Bound
Youngstown State University
One University Plaza
Youngstown OH 44555
330-941-4664
sdwoods02@ysu.edu


Damon A. Young
Curriculum Coordinator
Upward Bound Math Science
Stark State College of Technology
6200 Frank Avenue, N.W.
North Canton OH 44720
330-494-6170
dyoung@starkstate.edu


Lydia Young
Academic and Career Education Coordinator
Upward Bound
Wittenberg University
734 Woodlawn Avenue, Synod Hall
Springfield OH 45501
937-327-7539
lyoung@wittenberg.edu

Ohio TRIO is a member of the Educational Opportunity Association (EOA) (formerly MAEOPP), one of the 10 regional associations that comprise the Council for Opportunity in Education. TRIO programs in Ohio receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal TRIO Programs. Ohio TRIO is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization.  Feel free to contact us via email at OhTRIO@eoa.org.

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