USU Access & Diversity Center
0185 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-0185
Program Coordinator for Nontraditional Students, Advisor for the Nontraditional Student Association
LGBTQA Program Coordinator – L.I.F.E. (Love is for Everyone), Interfaith Student Association
Multicultural Program Coordinator – Native American Student Council, Latino Student Union
Multicultural Program Coordinator - Black Student Union, Polynesian Student Union, Asian Student Association
LGBTQA Intern, Love Is For Everyone
Access and Diversity Center Intern
Madeline Smith is studying social work with a minor in psychology and is starting her junior year. She is from a university town in Ames, Iowa. Madeline enjoys playing the piano, enjoying time outdoors, and spending time with her girlfriend and friends. She is grateful for the community she is involved in at the access and diversity center and feels she has a family far away from her own. Her involvement at the Access and Diversity Center began when she transferred to Utah State University in the fall of 2015, where she participated in L.I.F.E activities. Madeline is very happy to be interning at the Access and Diversity Center this school year and is excited for all of the many upcoming opportunities to participate in activities and get to know all of the amazing people involved with the Access and Diversity Center. Madeline is currently working with L.I.F.E. She is excited to participate in the diverse club activities and help out as she is needed!
Multicultural Intern, Clubs: Native American Student Council and Latino Student Union
Chewy Garcia is a senior majoring in Social Work with a minor in FCHD. His hopes are to one day be able to help high school students attain a college education. He was born in Grace, Idaho but at age 5 moved to Utah which he now calls his home. He is the youngest of 5, is a first generation student, and will be the first in his family to ever graduate from a 4-year university. Chewy’s passion is helping people, which is what drove him to become a Social Worker and an intern in the Access and Diversity Center. He has been involved with the Access and Diversity Center since his freshmen year and has loved it since day one. “I am where I am now, solely due to the support and help of the Access and Diversity Center.” He is an avid Star Wars fan and is proud to be called a nerd. His hobbies include fishing, gaming, hiking, camping, pretty much any outdoor activity, and of course nerding out.
Multicultural Intern, Interfaith Student Association, Polynesian Student Union, Black Student Union
Evelyn Hernandez is a double major starting her final academic year in Social Work and Psychology at Utah State University. She comes from a small town in Sugar City, Idaho and is the first in her family to graduate high school and attend college. Evelyn enjoys scrapbooking on her free time, as well as outdoor activities, and spending time with her beautiful niece and nephews. She has been involved with the Access and Diversity Center since 2012. Evelyn says that the Access and Diversity Center is where she found her “home away from home”. It has opened up many opportunities for her, such as council member, internships, and professional development, and she is glad to be part of this department. Aside from interning with the Access and Diversity Center, she is a mentor for the Aggies 4 Aggies program on campus and is also an Undergraduate Teaching Fellow for the Social Work Department. Currently, she is works particularly with the Polynesian Student Union, Black Student Union, and Interfaith Student Association. She looks forward to working with all the clubs this year!