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Staff

The new HCC Coordinator is TBA.

 Dr. Ruiz

Dr. Ruiz-Avilés, Cultural Director

Dr. Ruiz-Avilés has been the Cultural Director of the Hispanic Cultural Center since it first opened back in 2005. He is also a Professor of Hispanic Literature, History, and Language. He holds a PhD in Hispanic Literature from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is also the Coordinator of the Study Abroad Program in Spain. His personal interests include Hispanic literature, cinema, and travel.

Erika Adams, Graduate Assisstant

Erika Adams graduated from Austin Peay State University in the Spring of 2015, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with a minor in leadership. She was also a Track and Field athlete for Austin Peay during her undergraduate years. She's currently earning her Masters of Fine Arts in Corporate Communications while serving as the Graduate Assisstant for the Hispanic Cultural Center. After graduating, she aims to work in the field of Public/Media Relations. Her personal interests include fitness, literature, and fine arts.

Student Worker Staff

Kellyann Glendenning 

Bethany Long

Michael Simpkins

Melody Bailey

Delkis Rodriguez (Work Study)

Renee Semaan (Scholarship Worker)

Jay Alvarez (HCC Student Assisstant)