CCAE Staff

Dr. Corliss P. Bennett
(707) 826-4587
Nelson Hall East 216

It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Corliss Bennett-McBride as Director of Humboldt State's Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence. In this position, Dr. Bennett will oversee a multi-program unit comprised of multiple... more

Adrienne Colgrove-Raymond
Adrienne Colegrove-Raymond
ITEPP Coordinator & Director of Elite Scholars
(707) 826-5197
Brero House 93

Adrienne Colegrove-Raymond, a member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, was raised on the Hoopa Reservation, and has worked in various aspects of higher education. Her father, Wilfred K. Colegrove, was... more

Marlette Grant-Jackson
Resource Coordinator & Academic Advisor
(707) 826-5199
Brero House 93

My name is Marlette Grant-Jackson, a Yurok Tribal Member, raised in Hoopa and an alumn of HSU & ITEPP.  I am a mother of four (3 adult children and 1 two year old granddaughter).  I am the ITEPP Cultural Resource Center (CRC)... more

Mona Mazzotti
Mona Mazzotti
Publicity Specialist/Coordinator
(707) 826-3369
Balabanis House 55-209
Fernando Paz
LCAE Coordinator
(707) 826-4586
NHE 202

Fernando Paz graduated from Humboldt State University in 2008 with a double degree in History and Ethnic Studies. He returned to Humboldt State University the spring of 2013 to pursue his Masters in Social Sciences... more

Amanda Staack
Amanda Staack
Office Manager
(707) 826-3365
Balabanis House 55

I am originally from the Ohio Valley, but have slowly made my way to the beautiful West Coast. I received a Bachelor of Science degree in History with a minor in Cultural Anthropology from Northern Arizona University. I moved to Arcata in... more

Paula Tripp
Academic Advisor
(707) 826-5196
Brero House 93

ITEPP Alumnus, Paula “Pimm” Allen, was hired in April as a part‐time academic advisor at ITEPP. Pimm brings with her years of experience working with Indian students, communities, and programs most recently at United Indian Health Services... more

Gabrielle Fox
Office Assistant

Year/Major: Senior year studying Psychology

Hometown: Los Angeles

"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right." –Henry Ford

Ever since I was a young girl, I have loved helping other people. This... more

Raymond Ocelotl
Publicity Assistant

Year/ Major: Senior year studying Business Administration with a concentration in Finance

Hometown: Coachella Valley (Cathedral City)

"Don't think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you'll never do a thing." - Bill Murray... more