About AARC 

meet the staff

Professional headshot of AARC Coordinator Torrell Foree


Torrell Foree (he/him/his)

Coordinator, African American Resource Center


Torrell Foree serves as the Coordinator for the African American Resource Center (AARC). He earned his Bachelors of Arts in History and African American studies with a minor in Sociology at California State University, Fullerton. He also has a Masters of Science in Education, with a concentration in Higher Education from CSUF. He has worked in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at Iowa State University. As a first-gen scholar and someone who has utilized the AARC as a student, he hopes to provide opportunity where students can have transformative experiences that impacted him as a student. In addition to supporting students, Torell loves driving stick-shift cars, is a fan of anime and Marvel, and enjoys everything Apple.

Professional headshot of Student Assistant Bethany


Programming Activity Lead, African American Resource Center

Bethany is a communications major from Los Angeles. Her favorite movie is the Secret Life of Bees and she enjoys listening to H.E.R., SiR and DVSN. In her spare time, she likes playing basketball with friends. This year, she is looking forward to establishing community consciousness as well as develop herself and others as a whole.