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Staff

Louise Mitchell, HCC Coordinator

Louise Mitchell graduated from Austin Peay State University with her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and minors in Mathematics and Spanish. She continued at APSU and received her master’s degree in Communications. Louise’s interests include reading classical literature, listening to music, playing with her two toddlers and volunteering for her national sorority. 

 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, HCC 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; she graduates May 5th, 2017. She aims to work in the field of Corporate/Media Relations.

Student Worker Staff

Derrick Williamson

Melody Bailey

Bethany Long

Hailey Lynch 

Delkis Rodriguez

Renee Seeman

Allison Parker