The Multicultural Male Initiative serves an integral role here at ESU by providing spaces for men of color to gather and find support, mentorship, and engagement.

The MMI is an interdisciplinary effort and is supervised by a committee of ESU individuals, including:

Dominque G. Washington, Academic Success Coach, Chairperson
Ly'esha Fleming, Resident Director and Program Assistant, Multicultural Affairs
Beverlyn Grace-Odeleye, Ph.D., Assistant Professor/Director of the STAR Program
Juanita Jenkins, Director of Multicultural Affairs
Gene Kelly, Ph.D., Interim Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center/Instructor, Psychology
Jessica Santiago, Ph.D., Academic Success Coach

For more information or to get involved, email Dominque Washington.

Contact Us

If you need any help finding information about the Gender & Sexuality Center, are interested in the work that we do, or have ideas about collaborating on future program, please contact Ariel Tucci at

Contact Information

Campus Address
University Center
(570) 422-2733
Title of Department Leader
Interim Director
Ariel A. Tucci
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