Multicultural Emerging Scholars Program

Meet the Team

The Multicultural Emerging Scholars Summer Bridge and Living Learning Community program (MESP) is possible because of a dedicated team of professionals at The University of Toledo with a passion for student development, growth and retention.

Valerie Simmons-WalstonValerie Simmons-Walston
Special Assistant to the President for Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships



Malaika BellMalaika Bell, M.A.
Director for Diversity and Inclusion




Stefanie Bias
Executive Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion



Last Updated: 10/28/22