, Director of Race and Ethnicity Programs
Maurice Tiner

Director of Race and Ethnicity Programs

Maurice oversees the daily operations of Unity House, trains and supervises professional and student staff, collaborates with students and colleagues to offer campus programs and events, and provides direct support and advocacy to students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Maurice Tiner is a Connecticut College Posse Alum from Chicago, IL. He graduated from Connecticut College in 2017 with his Bachelors of Arts in Africana Studies. His service to the Connecticut College community earned him the Anna Lord Strauss medal, which is the highest service award given to a graduating senior. He went on to serve a three-year term on the Board of Trustees as the Young Alumni Trustee. In 2019, Maurice Tiner graduated from Yale Divinity School with a Masters of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Black Religion and the African Diaspora.

 , Program Coordinator
Dulmarie Irizarry

Program Coordinator

Dulmarie supports all professional staff and student employees within the division of Institutional Equity and Inclusion. She works closely with student groups, and coordinates a range of multicultural programs and events for the campus community. She is known for making Unity House feel like home—to both students and their families.

Dulmarie Irizarry has been at Connecticut College for 11 years. She was born and raised in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Prior to joining the Unity House team, she earned her associate’s degree in secretarial sciences from Emory College and worked at New London's Regional Multicultural Magnet School and Waterford's The Friendship School as a translator, interpreter and secretary. 

Clayton Potter

Genesis Program and Community Learning Coordinator

Clayton holds a dual-role between the Division of Institutional Equity and Inclusion and the Holleran Center.  In his work with DIEI, Clayton supports REP as a Genesis Coordinator. He is primarily responsible for the Genesis Mentoring Program, where Genesis students have the opportunity to mentor students at New London High School. 

Clayton Potter is a New London native who joined the College community in October 2018. He received his Bachelors of Arts in English Literature from Columbia University in 2018. Clayton is active in the New London community having served on local committees and volunteering with local non-profit organizations.

 , Director of Race and Ethnicity Programs
Maurice Tiner

Director of Race and Ethnicity Programs

Maurice oversees the daily operations of Unity House, trains and supervises professional and student staff, collaborates with students and colleagues to offer campus programs and events, and provides direct support and advocacy to students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Maurice Tiner is a Connecticut College Posse Alum from Chicago, IL. He graduated from Connecticut College in 2017 with his Bachelors of Arts in Africana Studies. His service to the Connecticut College community earned him the Anna Lord Strauss medal, which is the highest service award given to a graduating senior. He went on to serve a three-year term on the Board of Trustees as the Young Alumni Trustee. In 2019, Maurice Tiner graduated from Yale Divinity School with a Masters of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Black Religion and the African Diaspora.