Shirley A. Brozzo -
Associate Director
Favorite quote: Life is a one-time offer.  Use it well.

Shirley has been with the Multicultural Center since 1994 and holds a master of fine arts degree in creative writing. She is a contingent professor with the Center for Native American Studies. Originally from Ironwood, Shirley relocated to the Marquette area in 1989. She has three adult children, one grandson and one granddaughter.  In her spare time she likes to read, knit, and catch Glee or America's Got Talent on TV.


Rena GregorichRena Gregorich - 
Senior Secretary 
Favorite Quote: "To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." – Unknown

Rena is originally from Gwinn, Michigan.  She holds her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lake Superior State University.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, movies, traveling, fourwheeling, volunteering, and family time.  Rena’s favorite location that she has traveled to, so far, is Anchorage, Alaska.



Luke Ogle -
Graduate Assistant
Favorite Quote: “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – Gandalf the Grey

Luke is a Master of Biology student at NMU. He received his Bachelor's of Science from NMU in May 2016.  He is from Montgomery, Michigan, but calls Marquette his home now. Luke enjoys camping, fishing, playing with his cat, and watching shows on Syfy.



Jump Start Team Leader
Favorite Quote: “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”

Samanthia is an easy going and kind person that is family oriented. She is a junior and I major in zoology. Samanthia was born and raised in Jamaica and loves to share her culture with others. She loves the beach, animals and watching movies.


Jump Start Team Leader
Favorite Quote: “It’s not the places that you visit, but the people that you are with while visiting.” –Unknown

Julia is a pre-medical student and is seeking a Neuroscience degree. Her future career goals are to become an Emergency medical doctor in a hospital somewhere near mountains as she is highly passionate about rock and ice climbing, backpacking, kayaking, and swimming. If you ask, she will tell you all the best places where to climb or hike around Marquette. 


Julio Diaz –
Jump Start Team Leader
Favorite Quote: “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

Julio is a junior from Chicago, Illinois currently majoring in International Studies. He enjoys traveling, working out, and eating. Julio has recently done academic and volunteer work in Ghana and Costa Rica. Julio hopes to pursue a graduate degree in international studies after graduating from NMU.