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Meet the Team

Program Representative


Maddison Crump

Professional Title: Bright Sucess Center Student Representative to Belonging and Resilience

Schedule Appointment: Here

Bio: Hi Everyone! My name is Maddison and I’m a fourth year psychology major here at UC Merced. Not only do I work for GSP but I‘m also a student in the program as well. I spend most of my time advocating for underserved populations and foster/ guardianship youth. Throughout my time here at UC Merced I have been very active in the Bright Success Center. I started off as a student in the Guardian Scholars Program. I got a job as a student coordinator my second semester of college and eventually worked my way up to lead. Through this position I have been active in collaborating with different programs and learning about their student populations, I eventually became a student in BUS and an ally to the monarch center

Who do I serve? Students and staff of Guardian Scholars Program, Bobcat Underground Scholars, and Monarch Center 


Student Coordinators

Brana Phillips

Professional Title: Lead Student Coordinator

Cohort: Second Years 

Schedule Appointment Here

Bio: Hi my name is Brana (bruh-nae) I am a 4th year psychology major. My hours during the summer will be Mondays from 3-5pm and then Tuesday through Fridays from 9am- 1:30pm. 

Brianna Ochoa

Professional Title: Co-Lead Student Coordinator

Cohort: First Years 


Schedule Appointment:Here

Bio: Hi my name is Brianna and I’m a third year psychology major. During the summer my hours will be Monday- Thursday 10:30 am until 3:30 pm. Please visit me in KL 222 if you need any assistance.