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Frances Ervin
Executive Director
WSU Brennan Hall 1 – Room #308
Campus Box 112
316-978-7800
Frances.Ervin@wichita.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Frances Ervin has earned a Bachelor of Science in Social work from Wichita State University and a Master degree in Clinical Family Therapy from Friends University. She is currently completing her doctoral dissertation on Contemplative Education in the WSU College of Education/ Educational Leadership Program.

Director's Message

Frances has over fifteen years of higher education and TRIO experience; also ten years experience in community mobilization. She is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the EOC program. Frances serves as the budget officer, supervisor of staff and volunteer personnel, and community relations. She served for three years on the National EOC Executive Board of Directors. Currently, Frances serves as a liaison between the program and Wichita State University as well as serving on select community advisory committees.


 

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Corinthian Kelly
Outreach Manager/Program Specialist
WSU Brennan Hall 1 - Room #309
Campus Box 112
316-978-7800
Corinthian.Kelly@wichita.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Corinthian Kelly has a Bachelor’s degree in Public and Urban Affairs from Virginia Polytechnic and State University. He is currently pursuing a Master's in Public Administration at Wichita State University.

Corinthian has over five years of experience working with educational opportunity programs. Currently, he serves as an Outreach Manager for the EOC and is located at Brennan Hall I. Corinthian is liaison for local colleges, universities and social service agencies that serve low-income adults. He coordinates the EOC Right Start to College workshops.


 

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Staysha Work-Fields
Outreach Manager/Program Specialilst                                                                                                                                     
WSU Brennan Hall 1 – Room #309                                                     
316-978-7800
Campus Box 112
Staysha.Work-Fields@wichita.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Staysha Work-Fields has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Langston University. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Learning and instructional Design at Wichita State University

Staysha has teaching and curriculum development experience. She also has experience in case management working with adult populations. Currently, she serves as an Outreach Manager for the EOC and is located at Brennan Hall I. Staysha is liaison for neighborhood resource centers and schools. She coordinates the EOC Making your Mark workshops.


 

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Jed Shepherd
Program Specialist
WSU Metropolitan Complex
Room # 145
316-978-7800
Jed.Shepherd@wichita.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Jed has a Bachelor's degree from K-State with a major in social sciences. He is currently pursuing a Masters in higher education administration at Wichita State University.

Jed has a strong background in customer services and experience working with student organizations. Currently, he serves as a Program Specialist for the EOC and is located at the WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex. Jed coordinates the EOC Orientation Plus Sessions.


 

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Huy Nguyen
Program Specialist/Social Media
WSU Metropolitan Complex
Room # 145
316-978-7800
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Huy earned a Master degree in Sport Management and Analytics with a minor in Computer Science from Wichita State University. 

Huy earned a Bachelors of Arts in Liberal Studies (Math and Psychology) from Newman University. He has a background in educational support services and experience working with USD 259 public school students. Currently, Huy serves as a Program Specialist for Social Media for the EOC and is located at the WSU Hughes Metroplolitan Complex. He coordinates the social media promotions, social media platforms, and assists with survey development. 

 


 

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Janardhan Yalamanchili
Program Specialist/Computer Technology Coordinator
WSU Metropolitan Complex
Room # 145
316-978-7800
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Janardhan has earned a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Wichita State University. 

Janardhan has a solid background in math tutoring and has served as a tutor for the Wichita State Math Department. Currently, he serves as a Program Specialist & Computer Technology Coordinator for the EOC, located at the WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex. Janardhan assists with Program Website, Document and Data Management which involoves program data collection, data analysis, and assists with various program software platforms.