Eva Martinez Powless (She/Her/Hers)
Director, Office of Intercultural Engagement
Center for Intercultural Engagement

Born in Muzquiz Coahuila, Mexico, Eva was a first-generation student who attended middle and high school in Crystal City, Texas. Prior to joining the Student Affairs team, Eva worked in Marquette’s Office of Admission for eight years in the role of Assistant Dean and Multicultural Community Outreach. She also brings a community-based perspective by having experience in leadership in the non-profit sector. Eva serves on various committees and is a proud member of the Hispanic Youth and Career Conference planning committee. Eva earned her B.A. in Community Development & Leadership at Alverno College and Master's in Public Service and Leadership at Marquette University.

Assistant Director, African American Student Services
Center for Intercultural Engagement
Office of Intercultural Engagement

DeJuan Washington (He/Him/His)
Graduate Assistant, Intercultural Engagement

Born in Milwaukee, WI, DeJuan is a first generation student who attended high school at Riverside University High School. He then went on to receive a B.A in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. DeJuan has a list of experiences ranging from being a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar, contributor to the L.E.A.P (Liberal Education and America’s Promise) initiative, and former Vice President of UW-Whitewater’s Black Student Union, ect. He is the epitome of perseverance and desires to act as a resource to students during their unique journey’s towards excellence. DeJuan aspires to one day be the director of Multicultural Affairs at public institution after graduation.

Tere Serna
Student Program Assistant
Center for Intercultural Engagement

Michelle Miller
Student Program Assistant
Center for Intercultural Engagement

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