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The LGBTQ+ Pride Center is honored to have such dedicated staff supporting the LGBTQ+ community.


Professional Staff



Connor Scott-Calaway

LGBTQ+ Initiatives Coordinator

Pronouns: He/Him/His

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Connor is currently the LGBTQ+ Initiatives Coordinator at the University of California, Merced. Prior to joining the Office of Social Justice Initiatives & Identity Programs, Connor worked as an educator and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community across all levels of education. Most recently Connor has worked in administration within secondary and adult education, as well as a faculty member for CSU, Fresno. In both roles Connor has worked as an agent of change, challenging administrations, providing professional developments, and organizing university-wide student, staff, and faculty associations. Connor eagerly brings his skills years of experience to UC Merced, where he aims to facilitate transformative change across campus.

Regular hours: M-F 9-4:30pm


Scholar Coordinators


Jasmine Okincha

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs


Mica Bradley

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Hi I’m Mica. I’m originally from the Bay and I like reading long books. Huge pop girlie. Feel free to stop by and say hi!


Robin Aujero

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs



Past Interns:

  • Robert Garcia 2019-2022
  • Alo Parra 2019-2020
  • Lynna Hihn 2019-2020
  • Ariel Wright 2018-2020
  • Isreal Alonso 2016-2018
  • Kelsey Koover 2015-2016