Frances Ervin
Executive Director
WSU Brennan Hall 1 – Room #308
Campus Box 112

Frances Ervin has earned a Bachelor of Science in Social work from Wichita State University and a Master degree in Clinical Family Therapy from Friends University. She is currently completing her doctoral dissertation on Contemplative Education in the WSU College of Education/ Educational Leadership Program.

Director's Message

Frances has over fifteen years of higher education and TRIO experience; also ten years experience in community mobilization. She is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the EOC program. Frances serves as the budget officer, supervisor of staff and volunteer personnel, and community relations. She served for three years on the National EOC Executive Board of Directors. Currently, Frances serves as a liaison between the program and Wichita State University as well as serving on select community advisory committees.



Corinthian Kelly
Outreach Manager/Program Specialist
WSU Brennan Hall 1 - Room #309
Campus Box 112

Corinthian Kelly has a Bachelor’s degree in Public and Urban Affairs from Virginia Polytechnic and State University. He is currently pursuing a Master's in Public Administration at Wichita State University.

Corinthian has over five years of experience working with educational opportunity programs. Currently, he serves as an Outreach Manager for the EOC and is located at Brennan Hall I. Corinthian is liaison for local colleges, universities and social service agencies that serve low-income adults. He coordinates the EOC Right Start to College workshops.



Larry Williams
Program Specialist
WSU Metropolitan Complex
Room # 145

Larry Williams has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Wichita State University.

Larry has extensive background in management wherein he focused on providing excellent customer service. He is also experienced in assisting university students understand the tools they need to succeed in the classroom.  Larry currently serves as the Operations Manager for the EOC and is located at the WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex.  He is the EOC liaison for veterans and military-connected persons.



Abhishek Kumar Das
Program Specialist/Computer Technology Coordinator
WSU Metropolitan Complex
Room # 145

Abhishek Kumar Das is majoring in Biomedical Engineering at Wichita State University. 

Abhishek Kumar Das has experience in communications and outreach, gained while working at the WSU Foundation. Currently, he serves as a Program Specialist & Computer Technology Coordinator for the EOC, located at the WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex. Abhishek assists with the program website,  program data collection, data analysis, and assists with various program software platforms.