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Department of Engineering - National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Department of Engineering - National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Vision Statement

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) strives to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Stimulate and develop student interest in the various engineering disciplines.
  • Strive to increase the number of minority students studying engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Encourage members to seek advanced degrees in engineering or related fields and to obtain professional engineering registrations.
  • Promote public awareness of engineering and the opportunities for Blacks and other minorities in that profession.
  • Function as a representative body on issues and developments that affect the careers of Black Engineers.

Mission Statement

Our mission is " to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. "

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) with more than 24,000 members, is one of the largest student-managed organization in the country. NSBE is comprised of more than 270 chapters on college and university campuses, 75 Alumni Extension chapters nationwide and 75 Pre-College chapters. These chapters are geographically divided into six regions.


2007-2008 Officers
Office Name Engineering Discipline Email
President Thomas Gobert Electrical
V. President Marvin Williams Electrical
Treasurer Whitney Armstrong Electrical
Secretary Megan Johnson Chemical
Senator 1 Victor Guilory Chemical
Senator 2 Jene Newble Electrical
Program Chair Don West Mechanical
Membership Dir Bryan Malbroux Electrical
Dean of Students Toby Osburn
Faculty Advisor Nikos Kiritsis