University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

Four Finalists for MEC Director to Present on Campus Sept. 3-8

August 30, 2014

The DDCE Search Committee for a new director for the Multicultural Engagement Center is pleased to share that four finalists have been selected.  You are invited to attend each candidate’s presentation on their vision for the Multicultural Engagement Center and why they are the best candidate for the position. Below are the dates and times for each presentation.

Brandelyn Flunder

Wednesday, September 3, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. (Student Activity Center (SAC), Room 2.102)

 Ms. Brandelyn Flunder currently holds the position of Assistant Director of the Multicultural Engagement Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Immediately prior, she was a Program Coordinator with the UT Austin Multicultural Engagement Center. Ms. Flunder earned her M.Ed. in Educational Administration from UT Austin and B.A. in History from The University of Texas at Austin.

 

Eric Castillo

Thursday, September 4, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. (Student Activity Center (SAC), Room 2.102)

 Dr. Eric Castillo currently serves as a Visiting Scholar with the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston. Immediately prior, he was the Director of the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures and Assistant Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs at the University of Florida. Dr. Castillo earned his Ph.D. in American Studies and M.A. in American Studies from the University of New Mexico Albuquerque, and B.A. in Communication Arts from the University of the Incarnate Word.

 

Vivie Nguyen

Friday, September 5, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. (Student Activity Center (SAC), Room 1.118)

Ms. Vivie Nguyen currently holds the position of Director of Cultural Resource Centers and Coordinator of LGBT Services with DePauw University. Immediately prior, she was the Assistant Director of cultural Resource Centers and Campus Life for DePauw University. Ms. Nguyen earned her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara and B.A. in Cognitive Sciences from the University of California Irvine.

 

Kristen Wong

Monday, September 8, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. (Student Activity Center (SAC), Room 2.102)

Ms. Kristen Wong currently holds the position of Assistant Director of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center at The Pennsylvania State University. Immediately prior, she was a Graduate Assistant with Asian Pacific American Student Affairs at the University of Arizona. Ms. Wong earned her M.A. in Higher education and B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona.

 

Evaluation forms will be made available for completion by attendees at each presentation.

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