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BGSA has plans to bring students together

December 7, 2017

Members of the Black Graduate Student Association hope to provide mentorship, professional development and career planning to students. James Griffin, TRiO adviser as well as former member of BGSA, asked Zachary Booth, the current president, as well as Maliya Smith, the vice president and Secia L...

‘Top Black Achievers’ to honor students

Emily Brodt, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015

African-American students are being honored at this year’s “Top Black Achievers” reception Thursday 7 p.m. in the Grand Ball Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jazmine Thompson, a graduate assistant and one of the students being recognized, said her family is what motivates...

Black Graduate Student Association helps minorities

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 7, 2014

When she graduated in May, her father gave her two options—get a job or go to graduate school. Unsure if she was ready to jump into the workforce, she decided graduate school was her best choice. Sherry Gunn, president of the Black Graduate Student Association, said even though she was unsure about...

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