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Jerico Cummings - Sustained Dialogue Student Coordinator

Jerico is a third-year student at Montana State majoring in Sociology with a minor in Native American Studies. He was born and raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Jerico strives to listen deeply and to be changed by what he hears through awareness and education of social justice and environmental issues. Together we can make a positive change. 




Micah McFeely - Sustained Dialogue Student Coordinator

Micah McFeely bleeds blue and gold as a fourth-year student at MSU studying Economics and Statistics and co-coordinating the MSU Sustained Dialogue Program. Since attending a “Common Ground” retreat in her first weekend of college, Micah quickly became passionate about issues concerning her fellow bobcats. At MSU, she has served as Student Body Vice-President, a Resident Advisor, an MSU Voice Center Advocate and Peer Educator, a Safe Zone Project Facilitator, a Sustained Dialogue Moderator, and an international buddy program president and leader. When she has a moment to breathe, Micah McFeely prefers fresh air, black coffee, and good company.



ariel Ariel Donohue - Director

Ariel is the Director of the Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons Montana State University, managing the office’s various programs, events, and initiatives. Originally from New York State, Ariel earned her Bachelor’s degree from The College of New Jersey and earned a Master’s in Adult and Higher Education from Montana State University. She has worked at MSU since 2009, previously having worked in the Office for Community Involvement and the Office of Activities and Engagement. Ariel is passionate about creating inclusive communities, supporting students, and promoting and embracing diversity in all forms.





Madie Hanson - Graduate Assistant LGBTQ Student Support

Madies Profile PhotoMadie Hanson is the Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ Student Support within the DISC. In her role, Madie organizes LGBTQ-focused events such as Coming Out Day and the Lavender Celebration, as well as managing the LGBTQ Mentors Program, and supporting the Safe Zone Program for MSU faculty, staff and students. Beginning in Fall 2018, she is pursuing her Master’s in Education, with an emphasis in Student Affairs.

Madie grew up in Havre, Montana and graduated from Montana State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, as well as minors in Political Science and History. During her time as an undergraduate she worked in the Dean of Students Office with the Bobcat Parent & Family Program, as well as the Fraternity and Sorority community. This past summer, she spent time working within MSU’s Office of Residence Life. Madie enjoys spending time exploring Bozeman’s coffee shops, hiking, singing loudly in her car, and spending time with family and friends.

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