Academic - Engineering Culture/Identity Based Service & Volunteerism


The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is an international professional organization with an Iowa State student run chapter that promotes the development and retention of all, especially underrepresented and multicultural, students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related curricula. The mission of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community."


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Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 81
ISU Members 4
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Anyone in the university
Allowed Officers Anyone in the general assembly of the chapter
Membership Qualifications Anyone in the general assembly of the chapter
Membership Restrictions None
Elections/Selection Elections will be held in the latter part of the spring semester. If there are open positions after the general elections in the spring then elections for those positions will take place in the fall.
Meetings Our general assembly meetings take place every two weeks on Thursday evenings beginning September 9th, 2021 at 6pm in Hoover 1227.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

The National Society of Black Engineers meets every other Thursday in 1227 Hoover Hall at 6pm beginning September 9th, 2021 for the Fall 2021 semester. Meetings are centered around academic and professional development.

Description of Special Events

Fall Regional Conference every fall semester and National Convention every spring semester. Fall Regional Conference (FRC) is a weekend, regional conference help in November every year. It is a chance to network with peers from other universities in the region, as well as grow professionally through workshops and such. There is also a career fair. National Convention is almost the same, but on a larger scale. It's location varies throughout the country. This conference is held every March, usually the week after our spring break. There usually about 30,000 attendees. This is also a chance to network and there is a large career fair that is very comparable to Iowa State's.