Meet the Staff of Upward Bound Math Science. 

Wichita State University's TRIO-UBMS office is staffed with a team of individuals who are committed to the UBMS Mission to Educate, Stimulate and Motivate our seventy-four college-bound students.

For general questions or concerns, email to or call (316) 978-3316.

Visit us: We are also located in Brennan Hall I, Room 114.

Our hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Derrick Veasey, Director   staff


  • Responsible for all operations of the Center which include but are not limited to leadership, supervision, resource oversight,

    student service provision and reporting and evaluation.

Lorene Berg, Assistant Director Assistant Director

  • Maintain and enhance academic support including tutoring, study skills, academic monitoring.

  • Supports ACT prep and college planning.

 LaQunda Atkinson, Program Coordinator  Program coordinator

  • Assist with the coordination of the budget, student activities, reservations, student recruitment, marketing and student travel.

  • Manages the administrative needs of the Center.