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The Black Student Union (or BSU), formerly known as UMOJA or the Black Student Network, The Black Student Union is a network that encourages the success of our African-American students by providing the necessary tools for a successful college career and beyond graduation. Working together toward a common goal that provides a sense of community and belonging. To build new friendships and ultimately the bridge of unity among all people of African descent on the campus of The University of Texas at San Antonio. Its advisor is Herbert Ganey

BSU member Charles Jones was named Mr. UTSA in 2001, as well as BJ Winston in Fall 2011. Tunetha Wren won Ms. UTSA 2001, and Maurisa Woods was named Student Leader of the Month for February 2008. When the award was renamed Roadrunner of the Month, Winston won it for February 2011, Nicci Campbell for November 2012, president Charnelle Thompson for February 2013, and Leo McAfee Jr. for February 2014.

OfficersEdit

2013 - 2014 Executive BoardEdit

President: Destiny Jones

External Vice President: Chris Brown

Internal Vice President: Alysia Metoyer

Secretary: Kelsey Hillis

Treasurer: Carl Willis

Historian: Embler Igwe

Membership Chair: Malcolm Ramey

2013 - 2014 Executive Chairs:Edit

Special Events: Francis Garner

Social: Ariele Kinney

Pageant Chair: Miriah English

Pageant Co-Chair: Gabrielle Mason

Community Service: Courtney Hunter

Public Relations: Celeste Brown

Fundraising Chair: Obi

Fundraising Co-Chair: Robert Bennett

BSU Weekend Coordinator: Miricle Cooke

BSU Weekend Co-Coordinator: Julian Williams

Advisor: Herbert Ganey

Annual EventsEdit

MISS. What - A - Woman Scholarship Program (Fall Semester)

  • Winner 2013: Kenricka Myles
    • 1st Runner Up: Alexandria Deal
  • Winner 2012: Nicci Campbell[1]
  • Winner 2011: Justina Williams

Bingo with the Ques (Fall Semester)

MR. What - A - Man Scholarship Program (Spring Semester)

  • Winner 2013: Zach Dunn
  • Winner 2012: Nathan McDuell

The Black Student Union and African Student Association Charity Basketball Game (Spring Semester)

FestivalsEdit

Event Item Price Quant.
2012 Best Fest Hot Wings
2013 Fiesta UTSA Fried Fish Nuggets $2
2013 Best Fest Grilled Cheese Sandwiches $1.50
2014 Best Fest Kool-Aid $1.50
2015 Fiesta UTSA Italian Sodas $2

ReferencesEdit

  1. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month for November is Nicci Campbell". UTSA Today from 12/5/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
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