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The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), was founded in 1975 Purdue University located in West Lafayette, Indiana by six undergraduates and a faculty advisor. It is one of the largest student-run organizations in the United States, with core activities centered on improving the recruitment and retention of Black and other minority engineers, in both academe and industry. NSBE is an organization that provides opportunities for personal and professional success. Or mission statement is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.


  • President: Abderahmane Naidjate (CPE-BS)
  • Vice President: Amy Boateng
  • Secretary: Jason Brice (ELE-BS)
  • Treasurer: Rudolf Boampong
  • NSBE Ambassador: Rachel Nere
  • Public Relations: Jonathan Valerio
  • Program Chair: Cachelle Johnson
  • Senators: Calvin Benson
                    Thompson Saint-Victor