Resource Center Staff


Shevonne Nelson Dillingham


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Shevonne provides leadership for the Multicultural Student Center, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, and OMA Ambassadors (peer diversity education program). Additionally, she facilitates diversity education programming for classes and student organizations and provides consultation for campus multicultural and LGBTQ+ issues upon request. Shevonne advises H.U.E. (Honoring, Urging, and Empowering Queer and Trans People of Color) and co-advises Black Student Union. Their undergraduate degree is in communication, family studies, and fashion merchandising from Weber State University and her master's is in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University. Their previous experience includes multicultural recruitment, student activities, campus recreation, and multicultural and LGBTQ+ leadership.


Paul Mendez


Paul Mendez is a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Multicultural Affairs from McAllen, TX and oversees the OMA Ambassadors in their efforts in providing diversity education across campus. Paul is a second year in the College Student Personnel Graduate Program here at BGSU. His undergraduate degree (2018) is in Psychology and hopes to graduate with his Master’s in the spring of 2020. Aside from his roles in OMA, Paul also works part time in the Office of Admissions as the advisor of the Multicultural Recruitment Team and is an instructor for first year students in the Firelands Pathway Program.


Allie Hicks


Allie is a Graduate Student in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. They advise the Queer/Trans Student Union and help coordinate campus and community events such as Big Gay Welcome, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Lavender Graduation, and more. Allie is also a Safe Zone facilitator on campus. They received their Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from BGSU in 2018 and will graduate with their Master's in College Student Personnel in Spring of 2020.