The Oberlin Review

Frank Dawson.

Frank Dawson, “Agents of Change” Director

November 22, 2019

Frank Dawson is the current dean of the Center for Media and Design at Santa Monica College. He’s had a long career in entertainment, working as an associate programming executive at CBS and a production executive at Universal’s Television Division. Dawson earned his Bachelor’s in Sociology from Cornell University and his Master of Science degree in Television and Radio from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. During his time at Cornell, Dawson and other student activists made national ne...

Dr. Carmen Phelps, a Multicultural Resource Center director candidate, speaks to students on Wednesday. Two
other candidates, Dr. Millicent Carvalho-Grevious and Dr. Teresita Levy, will visit the College Friday and Monday, respectively.

Search for MRC Director Continues as Candidates Visit College

December 12, 2015

Only three candidates remain in the search for the new director of the Multicultural Resource Center. The first candidate to visit was Dr. Carmen Phelps, the director of Student Engagement for the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership at Temple University and author of the 2012 book, Visionary Women Writers of Chicago’s Black Arts Movement. A native of Ferguson, MO, Phelps produces multicultural and social justice programs and advocates for Temple’s student bo...

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