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Meeting Information

BGSA hosts bi-monthly general body meetings

11 am – 12 pmĀ 

Smithgall Student Services (Flag) Building

Room 117

Twice a month

BLM & Anti-Racism Proposal


We are here for you

The Black Graduate Student Association exists to provide an infrastructure of unity, support and academic guidance for the betterment of the graduate student body and the community.

Message from our Graduate Symposium Char

Hello, my name is Henderson Johnson, II and I am a Ph.D. Student in Aerospace Engineering. As the current Graduate Symposium ChairĀ of the Black Graduate Student Association, I would like to welcome you to our organization and this campus.

Our goal as an organization is to create a community for Black graduate students on campus and provide a support system that lasts even after you graduate. We hope to see you at our meetings and events, and if you ever need anything please reach out to us.

Welcome to the Black Graduate Student Association!

Membership Spotlights

Congratulations! We are pleased to present BGSA students who were recognized by various prestigious institutions for their academic and non-academic excellence.


Passed PhD Research Proposal and presented a poster at 8th Advances in Cement-Based Materials Conference

LaShasha Walker
Pursuing PhD in Civil Engineering


NSF Fellowship Recipient

Chirstopher BanksPursuing PhD in Robotics


NSF Fellowship Recipient, GEM Consortium fellowship with Adobe Systems, Inc. as the corporate sponsor, and interned with Adobe in Summer 2017

De’Aira BryantPursuing PhD in Computer Science

Your contributions are appreciated!