terryTerry Bradley - Student Associate

Terry is a senior at Montana State University majoring in Elementary Education, with an emphasis in science. From Huntley, MT, Terry feels he was born a Bozemanite and loves everything Bozeman has to offer. Terry spends his time working with children during summer schools programs and tutoring programs. Working in the DISC has opened up many opportunities for Terry to experience the vast types of people here on campus and in Bozeman. Terry encourages the coming together of peoples of many backgrounds. He feels diversity of many forms is to be celebrated. 


Jerico pictureJerico 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. 



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.




Keegan bio photoDrew Keegan - Graduate Assistant LGBTQ Student Support

Drew Keegan is the Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ Student Support in the DISC. He organizes LGBTQ-focused events such as Coming Out Day and Lavender Celebration, manages the LGBTQ Mentors Program, and supports established programs such as Safe Zone. He is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Public Administration in which his research concentration focus on the intersection of queer theory, critical geography, and social equity on public lands. Since earning his Bachelor’s Degrees in International Relations and History at Richmond, the American International University in London, Drew has called Bozeman home for the past three years. He is focusing his efforts on making students, especially those identifying as LGBTQ, feel welcomed and safe on campus in addition to promoting active lifestyle habits on and off the Montana trails that contribute positively to LGBTQ students’ physical, mental, and social well-being.


AnnieVAnnie Venters - Sustained Dialogue Student Coordinator

Annie grew up on the shores of Flathead Lake, and spends most of her days dreaming of sleep, cuddling with her dog, and  drinking coffee. She passionately studies Community Health and Women's and Gender Studies. In 2014 she stumbled her way into the DISC, the Writing Center, and the VOICE Center -- since then she hasn't been able to  leave. She strongly believes in mutual respect across differences, and is working to create a community more inclusive for diverse experiences. 





2018-2019 Employment Opportunities


GTA for LGBTQ Student Support

Application due by March 23, 2018