Meet the Advisors of the Black Student Union

Clyde Pickett

Clyde W. Pickett
Director of Multicultural Development

Clyde W. Pickett became the director of multicultural development in June, 2005. Pickett supervises all services and programs of the Office of Multicultural Development. Additionally, Pickett is the Director of the Multicultural Center and the advisor to several student organizations. Previously, he served Morehead State University for two years in the Multicultural Student Services Office. Originally from Louisville, KY, Pickett completed his B.S. degree in agricultural economics from the University of Kentucky and his M. Ed in adult and higher education leadership, with emphasis in counseling and multicultural issues from Morehead State University.

Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw

Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw
Dean of Students

Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw joined the student affairs staff in August, 1987, as director of student programming. The following year she began directing minority student affairs. In 1991 Thompson-Bradshaw became the first Director of Multicultural Development. After serving several years as the Director of McIntosh Center, she was named Dean of Students, responsible for new student orientation, judicial affairs and Greek life, student activities and multicultural development. Previously, Thompson-Bradshaw was part of the residence life staff at The College of Wooster and worked in admissions at Old Dominion University. She earned her B.A. degree from Old Dominion in speech/mass media and an M.A. degree from Bowling Green State University in popular culture. Thompson-Bradshaw directs the ONU Gospel Ensemble and hosts a weekly gospel music broadcast on WONB, the campus radio station