You First at VCU First-Generation Student Success and Research Center Faculty and Staff


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Daphne Rankin, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Special Programs

Student Success

First-Generation Faculty
Development and Research

Elizabeth Bambacus, Ph.D.
Director, First-generation Student Experience
(804) 827-3927
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Edmund Acevedo, Ph.D.
Director, Faculty Development and Research
(804) 828-0948
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Carlton Goode, Ed.D.
Assistant Director, Special Populations and Student Engagement Men of Color Initiatives
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Julie Nguyen, M.Ed.
You First AAPI Student Success Coach
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Ellen Carpenter, Ph.D.
You First Faculty Fellow
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Erin Henshaw
Altria Scholars Progress Coach
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Gabriela Segovia
You First and Special Programs Graduate Assistant
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Destiny Fore
You First Graduate Assistant
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Daishan Johnson
You First Graduate Assistant