Pictured is a woman in a bright yellow dress standing next to a painting she made which resembles a corner diner in New York City. Her arms are outstretched towards the painting and she has a wide smile on her face

Charlotte Allen

Communications Team

Charlotte is a Sophomore Air Force Brat, that has lived all over the world! She is Majoring in Advertising with Minors in German and Studio Arts

Charlotte is involved on campus in graphic design, painting, sketch art, and photography.

In her free time, Charlotte likes doing everything art: Painting, drawing, photography, digital media, etc.

Charlotte’s Favorite Quote: “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can”
-The Little Engine that Could


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Kevin Baynes

Communications Team Lead

Kevin is a Senior from Atlanta, GA Majoring in Computer Science.

Kevin is involved on campus in Housing and Residential Communities. the Black Student Union, Collegiate 100, Grandeur Gentlemen’s Coterie, and Big Brother

In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending money.

Kevin’s Favorite Quote: “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.”
-John Lennon


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Omer Bensaadon

Web Master

Omer Bensaadon is a Junior from Weston, FL Majoring in Management Information Systems, with Minors in Computer Science and Political Science.

Omer is involved in Alpha Kappa Lambda, the Student Government Association, The Roosevelt Institute, No Labels UA, Loopd News, and CDW-G on campus.

In his free time, Omer enjoys biking, running, cooking (poorly), hanging with friends, and playing video games.

Omer’s Favorite Quote: “I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul”
-William Ernest Henley


Picture of a gentleman in a red shirt juggling a soccer ball, the ball is above his head in this picture.Zach Hartzog

Communications Team

Zach is a Sophomore from Asheville, NC Majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics.

Zach is involved on campus in Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Emerging Scholars, and Intramural Sports.

In his free time, Zach likes running, playing soccer, backpacking, and designing websites.

Zach’s Favorite Quote: “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Cstephan Hutcherson

Logistics Team

Cstephan is a Senior from Mobile, AL Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Cstephan is involved on campus in the Collegiate 100, and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

In his free time, Cstephan likes playing recreational sports like basketball and football, and fishing.

Cstephan’s Favorite Quote: “If you ain’t first, you’re last”
-Ricky Bobby


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Shemaiah Kenon

Team Lead

Shemaiah is a Senior from Port St. Lucie, FL Majoring in Sports Journalism with a Minor in German and Political Science.

Shemaiah is involved on campus in the Capstone Association of Black Journalists, Society of Collegiate Leadership & Achievement, and WVUA 23 News.

In her free time, Shemaiah likes Sleeping, spending time with good people, and playing football & basketball

Shemaiah’s Favorite Quote: The Moral of the Story is the Glory.
-Chief Keef


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Levin McNeal

Event Programmer

Levin is a Senior from Birmingham, AL Majoring in Human Performance Exercise Science.

Levin is involved on campus in Women of Excellence, and the Black Student Union.

In her free time, Levin likes to travel, read for pleasure, laugh (mainly at herself) and napping!

Levin’s Favorite Quote: “Taking steps is easy, standing still is hard.”
-Regina Spektor


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Jalisa Rawlinson

Office Assistant

Jalisa is a Sophomore from Prattville, AL Majoring in Accounting

Jalisa is involved on campus in the Avanti Orientation Team, Alpha Lambda Delta, and the UA Student Recruitment Team

In her free time, Jalisa enjoys shopping, watching Grey’s Anatomy, and napping.

Jalisa’s Favorite Quote: “Good things take time”
-Anonymous