"It is not your environment, it is you, the quality of your mind, the
integrity of your soul, and the determination of your will that will
decide your future and shape your life. . . . "
Benjamin Elijah Mays
President, Morehouse College
The Mission of the Black Student Union is to share the historical and
cultural heritage African Americans and others of African decent; to
enhance the lives of campus constituents and neighboring communities by
fostering an appreciation for cultural diversity; and to promote unity
among African Americans and other people of African descent.
The purpose of the Black Student Union is to foster community and
academic growth; to provide a forum to share ideas; and to promote
activities that enhance their experiences in the collegiate environment.
How can I join the BSU?
If you wish to join the BSU, you must simply express the desire to the
Vice President who is officially in charge of membership for the
organization. You may also contact the Office of Diversity and Academic
Support in C123. It is expected, should you join the BSU, that you will
adhere to the mission and purpose of the organization. For further
information, contact (410) 780-6570.
Who may join the BSU?
Membership in the BSU is open to all CCBC Essex campus students. Any
student who is interested in joining the BSU will not be denied
membership because of their race, creed or ethnicity.