Organizations for Black Students

Below is a list of organizations sponsored by Black Programs. For additional information, please stop by our office in Garcia Annex, room 135 or email us at

Black Student Association

The BSA is the main student group sponsored by our department. This group is responsible for various student activities and events throughout the year, such as Black history month events and others like Bowling and game Night. Executives are elected yearly, and anyone is able to become a member.

President – Christopher Love

Vice President – Meligha Garfield

You can find them on the following social media sites:

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Gospel Choir

oiouiThis choir, established by Dr. Andrew Wall in the mid 1970s, currently has over 20 members–a diverse group of dedicated and talented musicians who share a love of gospel music. The singers are well known for their powerful delivery of gospel music and have performed at many local churches and other venues throughout the region, including Alamogordo, Silver City, and El Paso. Due to the spirit of collaboration with the music department, students may now receive college credit for taking part in this choir.

For more information, contact the faculty advisor:

Dr. Bobbie Green

Follow the Gospel Choir on Facebook.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

NSBE_logoThe National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit association that is owned and managed by its members.

The organization is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development, mentoring opportunities, career placement services and more. NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.”

President – Meshack Audu

NSBE NMSU Facebook

Phi Beta Sigma

pbs1914The purpose of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated is explained in our Motto “Culture for Service and Service for Humanity”.

Phi Beta Sigma is dedicated to strong bonds of brotherhood, living with integrity, serving humanity, promoting quality education and developing leaders.

President – Artwan Green
URL: and Phi Beta Sigma on Facebook.

Zeta Phi Beta

ZetaPhiBeta-crestZeta Phi Beta national and local programs include endowment of its National Educational Foundation, community outreach services, and support of multiple affiliate organizations. Zeta chapters and auxiliary troops have given many hours of voluntary service to educate the public, assist youth, provide scholarships, support organized charities and promote legislation for social and civic change. A non-profit organization, Zeta Phi Beta is incorporated in Washington D.C. and in the state of Illinois. Zeta is supported by the dues and gifts of its members.

President – Shawsaeya sykes