Multicultural Affairs Office Staff

The Office of Multicultural Affairs, located on the second floor of Hamlin Hall, is home to many dedicated people working to improve and preserve Trinity College's diversity.


Karla Spurlock-Evans, Dean of Multicultural Affairs and Senior Diversity Officer

Dean Karla Spurlock-Evans oversees the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Encouraging a participatory environment, Dean Spurlock-Evans provides leadership and direction for the office, working in close collaboration with both student and professional staff members.  The dean strives to provide opportunities for students to explore and embrace multiple cultural experiences, and is concerned with assuring that Trinity College is a fully inclusive community.  The dean, who reports to and advises the President, works with fellow administrators and faculty to develop academic and mentoring programs, to formulate and implement recruitment and retention strategies, and to stimulate support from alumni​, corporations, and friends of the College.  She also serves as senior diversity officer and ombudsperson for administrative staff. You can contact Dean Spurlock-Evans at karla.spurlockevans@trincoll.edu.
 

Carol Correa de Best, Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs

As the associate director, Ms. Correa de Best shares with Dean Spurlock-Evans leadership of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. She provides direct supervision for office staff, the graduate assistant and student peer leaders.  Ms. Correa de Best also coordinates matters pertaining to the cultural houses, and provides leadership development and staff support for student organizations. You can contact her at carol.debest@trincoll.edu.
 


Juan Hernandez, Graduate Assistant, Assistant P.R.I.D.E. Coordinator and Cultural House Supervisor

In collaboration with Ms. Correa de Best, Mr. Hernandez supervises all activities related to the P.R.I.D.E. (Promoting Respect for Inclusive Diversity in Education) program as well as the the cultural houses. He helps supervise the P.R.I.D.E. Leaders and the Cultural House Coordinators to assure that they create a positive environment where students can develop both personally and academically. An ​important aspect of what Mr. Hernandez does is the planning for the P.R.I.D.E. Welcome Weekend, which introduces incoming first-year students to the atmosphere at Trinity College. Mr. Hernandez also advises the cultural organizations on campus. You can contact him at juan.hernandez@trincoll.edu