Black Resource Center


The Black Resource Center provides a safe, supportive space for undergraduate and graduate students of African descent to connect with each other to receive academic, spiritual, mentoring, and emotional support services.


The Black Resource Center seeks to create, implement and unify campus resources that support the recruitment, retention and success of Black identified students at USF.

History of BASE


Candice Harrison

Candice Harrison, Ph. D.
BASE Faculty Director





Michael Tadesse-Bell

Michael Tadesse-Bell, MA
BASE Program Manager
Assistant Dean of Retention and Persistence Programs





Nolizwe Nondabula

Nolizwe Nondabula, MA
Black Living-Learning Community Co-Instructor
Associate Director, Program Partnerships, Engage San Francisco Initiative
Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good





Dominique Broussard

Dominique Broussard, Ph.D.
Black Resource Center Liaison
CAPS Staff Psychologist





Chance Gabriel
Student Assistant
Junior, History Major

Angela Sivers
Student Assistant
First Year, Media Studies Major


Mutale Mulenga

Mutale Mulenga
Resident Advisor, Back Living-Learning Community




Our Programs

  • Black Student Orientation (Check SLE)
  • Navigating USF Workshops
  • Resiliency Workshops
  • Brown Bag Lunches with Faculty
  • Mentoring Opportunities
  • Competency Workshops