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

Associate Professor, History





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





Jojo Vieira Norman

Jojo Vieira Norman

Student Assistant

Junior, Sociology Major / Health Studies Minor

Black Student Union, Executive Board Member



headshot Angela Sivers

Angela Sivers

Student Assistant

Sophomore, Sociology Major

Black Scholar, Cohort 1 




Yasmine Lelaind

Yasmine Lelaind

Student Assistant 

Sophomore, Business Management Major

Black Scholar, Cohort 1




Shaquilla Thomas

Graduate Assistant

Second Year, Higher Education & Student Affairs Masters Program




Our Programs

*Programs in development