Meet the Staff

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Director, Cultural Center

 

 

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Leondra Gully, M.Ed. 
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Assistant Director, Cultural Center
502.852.0231

Ask Me About:

  • African American Female Initiative
  • Cultural Center student employment opportunities
  • Early Arrival Program
  • Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP)
  • Marketing & Website Management 
  • Woodford R. Porter Scholarship Program (including the Porter Living-Learning Community & Program Assessment
  • Student Organizations: NAACP-UofL Chapter, Society of Porter Scholars, Dazzling Cardettes

Hometown: East St. Louis, Illinois

Education: Master of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services: concentration College Student Personnel; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, minor in Pan-African Studies 

Fun fact: Leondra has 5 siblings and 18 nieces and nephews.

Leondra Says: “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.”   
                            ― Angela Y. Davis

Connect with Leondra for academic success coaching, campus resources, graduate school preparation, leadership development, student organization development & event brainstorming, campus and local & community involvement. She can also help with navigating UofL’s campus as a current or transfer student and preparation for life after the undergraduate experience. 

Leondra’s favorite thing about the Cultural Center is that at its core it's student-centered and  the staff are committed to making the University of Louisville a place where all students feel a strong of sense of belonging and are provided with the tools to thrive. "We want to want make sure that all students feel welcome and that they know if they ever need anything we are always here to help and support them." 


Sarah Nuñez, MPA 
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Assistant Director, Hispanic and Latinx Initiatives
502.852.0230

Ask me About: 

  • Compas Peer Mentor Program
  • Community and Campus Engagement & Fundraising
  • Undocumented Student Resources
  • Coaching
  • Assessment
  • Scholarship Award Management

Hometown: Bogota, Colombia (Place of birth); Raleigh, North Carolina; Asheville, North Carolina

Education: Master of Public Affairs

Fun fact:From 2013-2015, Sarah owned a school bus and managed a social enterprise business from the bus called Chiva, Transporting Opportunities to People (TOP). The CHIVA TOP Project was a community "tool" to help neighbors and community creatively access resources, build community, and create art.

She Says: “ We are the leaders we’ve been looking for.” -Grace Lee Boggs

Visit Sarah for success coaching and connecting to campus and community resources. She is knowledge about scholarship opportunities, campus and community resources, and has many tips for your academic and life success. She can also help you to connect your passions with your class assignments, projects, work, and leadership opportunities as well as help to guide your next steps with clarity and new ideas.

Her favorite thing about the Cultural Center is the friendly and welcoming staff and student workers who help the space to feel like “familia” and a place where you can be yourself!


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Coordinator, African American Male Initiative (AAMI)

 

 

Marcos G. Morales Gutierrez
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Program Coordinator, Hispanic/Latinx Initiatives
marcos.morales@louisville.edu
502.852.7267

Ask Me About:

  • Marketing
  • Programs and Events (Open Houses, Noche De Familia y Amigos, Heritage Month)
  • Latin American & Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO)
  • Coaching
  • Admissions Liasion

Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky

Education: Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance, Concentration: Public Health Education. Minor in Wellness Coaching. Certificate: Peace, Justice, & Conflict Transformation. 

Fun fact: Marcos is of Purépecha indigenous decent, loves to play chess and rides an orange bike. 

They Say: “In Lak’ech: Yo Soy Tú o Tú Eres Yo, I Am You or You Are Me.”   

Connect with Marcos for brilliance coaching, mentoring, event planning, and connecting to campus and community resources.

Marcos’ favorite thing about the Cultural Center is the commitment to the on-going and evolving practice of student and community solidarity.


Vacant
Administrative Associate