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Dr. White

Dr. Theresa White

Greetings! I'm Dr. Theresa White, Black Scholars Matter (BSM) Program Director. I am a Professor and Former Chair of the Department of Africana Studies and an advocate for student health, wellness and success. The BSM team and I are excited to offer you this unique program. 

Bryan Arevalo

Bryan Arevalo

Hello all, my name is Bryan Arevalo, the PR, and Marketing Manager for BSM. I am a recent CSUN alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and two associate degrees in Liberal Studies and Communications. I am excited to help support BSM scholars and want to ensure that they receive the best college experience!

Chelsea Onuselogu

Hello, I am Chelsea Onuselogu,  BSM's Student Outreach Ambassador. I am a Junior majoring in Public Health with hopes of being a researcher or a doctor. Through this position, I aim to guide the next generation of Black Scholars to be their most educated, resilient, and curious selves imaginable. 

Patrick Anderson Jr

Patrick Anderson Jr

 Hi all, I am Patrick, the Creative Media Editor for BSM. As a CSUN senior, I major in Journalism / Public Relations, received certification in Art Direction, and possess future hopes of working in creative advertisement for tech or for performative industries. I am excited to help bring BSM to light! 

 Camille Edwards

I'm Camille Edwards, the BSM Program Assistant. I recently graduated from UC Irvine with two bachelor's degrees in Political Science and Sociology. I am eager to support BSM scholars during their time in this program.

Fiona Dsa

Hi, my name is Fiona! I am the Program Coordinator for BSM, I am a Mass Communication graduate at CSUN and am looking to specialize in Public Relations. I want to bring all the greatness and excellence of BSM with everyone to fruition with positive vibes, inclusivity, and teamwork.