SACHELLE FORD INTERIM DIRECTOR
ANGELA JENKINS LIBRARY COORDINATOR
Angela Jenkins is the Library Coordinator for African American Cultural Center at NC State University. She previously served as Manager of Library Research and User Services with a nonprofit hospital/healthcare organization in Princeton, New Jersey managing a library reference/research desk and providing information support to patrons, staff, and students. Angela has over 25 years in Special Libraries.
Angela is a graduate of Rider University, located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, with a B.A. in Liberal Studies. She is a member of the American Library Association, Special Libraries Association, and the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey. Angela’s special interests include African, African-American History, Cities and Suburbs, Social Inequality, Sociology of Art.
Mrs. Jenkins favorite quote is, “Who the work reaches, who has access; democratizing access to information and knowledge is the primary responsibility of everyone who has access to African American history: community, writers, mentors, and supporting organizations doing work in the front and in the back.” -Imani Perry
JOHN MILLER IV PROGRAM COORDINATOR
A student-centered scholar-practitioner, John Miller IV holds a master’s in higher education and bachelor’s in psychology with a concentration in arts entrepreneurship, both from NC State. He most recently served as residence coordinator at Duke University. While at NC State, he served as graduate assistant in NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs and as undergraduate student programming assistant at the African American Cultural Center (AACC).
As a professional diversity educator, Miller is dedicated to empowering others to develop their understanding of cultural competency while advocating for the representation and inclusion of minoritized communities within systems of oppression. His life motto is “Adinkrahene. AYA. Sankofa.” (Lead. Endure. Remember.)
In his role as program coordinator, Miller will lead programming initiatives, including planning and executing the AACC signature events, which include Harambee, Kwanzaa, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Campus Commemoration, Blacks in Wax Live Museum and the Ebony Harlem Awards, as well as working with campus and community partners to coordinate programs that bring awareness of and appreciation for African Diasporic culture and history. Miller will also coordinate the AACC Gallery’s exhibitions, lead the AACC’s social media and digital communication efforts, and advise the AYA Ambassadors student group.
TONYA HINES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Tonya will work with vendors to process contracts, invoices and payments, monitor and track programming expenses and support the AACC staff in the coordination of a variety of student-focused programs and activities as well as faculty engagement and interdisciplinary research initiatives.
Tonya holds a Master’s in General Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Saint Augustine’s University.