Meet the Staff

Dante Jones, Assistant Director for Programs

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate School: Southern Illinois University
Graduate School: Southern Illinois University
Degree: Master’s Degree – Higher Education                                                                                                                  Bachelor’s Degree – Economics
Areas of responsibility – Spotlight Programs Boars


Yabsera Demissie, Student Affairs Advisor III

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate School: University of South Florida
Graduate School: Nova Southeastern University
Degrees: B.S. Public Health, M.Ed College Student Affairs
Areas of Responsibility: Spotlight Programs Board, Spirit and Traditions, Live Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Panther Connections.


Damoneke Harper, Student Affairs Advisor II

Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Undergraduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Graduate School: Old Dominion University
Degrees: M.ED – Higher Education
B.S. – Business management
Areas of Responsibility: Cinema and Gaming, Daytime, Panthers After DarkEmail:


Chinara “CC” Thomas-Earle, Senior Administrative Coordinator

Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Undergraduate School: Georgia State University
Degrees: B.S. – Psychology
Areas of Responsibility: Spotlight Programs Board, Administrative needs, Student Assistants & Cinefest Attendants.


Uma, Uma Graduate Assistant

Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
Undergraduate School: Florida International University
Graduate School: Georgia State University
Degrees: BA in International Relations
Areas of Responsibility: Spotlight Programs Board


Spotlight Programs Board
Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
404-413-1610 – Phone
404-413-1608 – Fax

Mailing Address:
Georgia State University
PO Box 3973
Atlanta, GA 30302-3973

Delivery Address:
Georgia State University
Spotlight Programs Board
Student Center East, Room 316
55 Gilmer St. SE
Atlanta, GA 30303