Meet Our Staff

Full Time Staff

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Chyna Hart
Associate Director

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Email: chart@wcupa.edu
Chyna Hart serves as the Associate Director for the Dowdy Multicultural Center. She is a West Philadelphia native and a two-time West Chester University alumni. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications (2015) and her master’s degree in Higher Education Policy & Student Affairs (Spring 2022) and has a professional background in college access and student success work. She enjoys painting, traveling, and dancing and enjoys guiding West Chester University students in their pursuit of academic and personal success.

 


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Angela Garrett
Secretary

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Email: agarrett@wcupa.edu
Angela Garrett has been employed at West Chester University since November 2, 2015 as the Secretary to the Dowdy Multicultural Center (formerly the Office of Multicultural Affairs). She is also a graduate of West Chester University with a bachelors degree in Business Management/Public Affairs. Along with her husband and children, she was a long term resident of West Chester, PA since 1996.

Angela was previously employed at the Chester County Domestic Relations office as a Hearing Officer and Enforcement Officer for 7 years prior to moving to Illinois with her husband due to job relocation. Upon her return to the West Chester, PA area she became her father’s caregiver Angela currently resides in Newtown Square, PA. She enjoys assisting and encouraging the students in the Dowdy Multicultural Center, spending quality time with her family and vacationing at the beach. She’s a member of the Christian Faith Fellowship church where she serves on the Financial Ministry team.


Student Staff Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Graduate Assistants 

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Tammy McNeil (she/her/hers)

Graduate Assistant | Email: DMC_GA2@wcupa.edu
Masters in Human Resource Management
B.S. Psychology- East Stroudsburg University

Tammy is looking forward to meeting new students at WCU. She enjoys traveling, reading,  painting, and crocheting.

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Ragha Mohan (she/her/hers)

Graduate Assistant | Email: DMC_GA1@wcupa.edu
Masters in Public Health Graduate Student
B.S. Psychology- University of Wyoming

Ragha also serves as a Reframe Campaign Leader with the Wellness Promotion center on campus. Originally from India and raised in Kuwait, Ragha likes to travel, read, cook, and spend time with friends.

Student Assistants

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Ananiya “Nani” Jones (she/her)

Campus Partners and Student Organizations Student Assistant | Email: DMC_CPO@wcupa.edu |
4th Year- Political Science | Minor: Spanish

In addition to working for the DMC, she works for the Office for Wellness Promotion as a peer educator. Her favorite and most time-consuming extracurricular activity is serving as the Black Student Union’s Co-Vice President. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, reading, eating, spending time with family, and she absolutely loves traveling. Her most recent trip was to Germany and the Czech Republic.

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Christabel Anukam (she/her/hers)

Peer Mentoring Program Advisor | Email: DMC_PMA@wcupa.edu
4th Year- Psychology

Christabel is the President of Wahala African dance team, public relations for AFRISA, outreach coordinator for ECAY, and fundraising chair for Poesis. Her favorite hobby is dancing as she also enjoys creating choreography. She also enjoys trying new foods, shopping, and experiencing new things.

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Naseemah Jackson (she/her/hers)

General Projects Student Assistant
4th year- Criminal Justice

Naseemah serves as President NAACP ( National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), and Community Service Chair for Sisters United and Black Men United. Outside of academics and extracurriculars Naseemah enjoys trying new restaurants and foods, and spending time with friends and family.

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Shelby Lewis (she/they)

Social Justice Education Student Assistant | Email: DMC_SJE@wcupa.edu
3rd year- English | Minors: Journalism and Digital Humanities

Shelby is a peer educator for the Center for Trans and Queer Advocacy, President of NABJ (National Association for Black Journalists) and secretary for Poesis. They also enjoy playing Dungeons and Dragons with their friends, researching for their next publication, and visiting their hometown of Baltimore City.

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