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Welcome to the Office of Black Student Achievement!


The mission of the Office of Black Student Achievement is to promote quality services and programs related to the retention, progression and graduation of African Americans attending Georgia State University by providing resources and advocating for their academic success, degree attainment, co-curricular involvement, cultural heritage, and international and educational diversity. The primary focus of the Office of Black Student Achievement is to build a culture of care. Our three goals are to provide access, integrity, and inclusion in all of our services.

Building a culture of care through:

  • Access: Providing opportunities to obtain information and utilize resources
  • Integrity: Creating purposeful and engaged cultural experiences
  • Inclusion: Promoting equitable learning environments

 

We also offer the following free services for students:

  • Leadership Development Workshops
  • Black Student Leadership Institute
  • Student Organization Advisement
  • Advocacy for Students
  • Tutoring and Academic Support
  • GRE Preparation
  • Study Spaces
  • Meeting Room Spaces
  • Computer Lab (installed with JAWS, Zoomtext,  and Premiere)

 

We are located in Student Center East, Suite 300 from 8:30 am - 5:15 pm Monday through Friday. Feel free to stop by and say hello or use one of our many services!  

Phone (404) 413 1530

 

blackstudentachievement.gsu.edu

Instagram: gsublackstudentachievement

Twitter: obsa_gsu

 

 

 

 

 

Portal Information

Description

The Office of Black Student Achievement within the Division of Student Affairs serves as a liaison among other offices within Division and academic departments on topics related to African American students, faculty, and staff.

The Office of Black Student Achievement provides university-wide service and support programming in many areas. These areas include cultural enrichment, racial awareness, ethnicity, diversity, leadership training, organizational development, and institutional resources. To achieve its goals, the office sponsors a number of academic, cultural, and social events. Special interest programs address African American and other minority concerns. The Office of Black Student Achievement programs are complemented with co-sponsored initiatives.

Category

Departmental

President Name

Bernard McCrary

Faculty/Staff Advisor Name

If your organization has multiple advisors, please list the advisor you want authorized to approve campus requests (i.e. room reservations, funding applications, etc)

Kernysha Rowe

Faculty/Staff Advisor Email
Organization Purpose Statement

The mission of the Office of Black Student Achievement is to promote quality services and programs related to the retention, progression and graduation of African Americans attending Georgia State University by providing resources and advocating for their academic success, degree attainment, co-curricular involvement, cultural heritage, and international and educational diversity. The primary focus of the Office of Black Student Achievement is to build a culture of care. Our three goals are to provide access, integrity, and inclusion in all of our services.

Guiding Principles
Building a culture of care through:

Access: Providing opportunities to obtain information and utilize resources.
Integrity: Creating purposeful and engaged cultural experiences.
Inclusion: Promoting equitable learning environments.

Select your organization's primary membership demographic

Both Undergraduate & Graduate

Total Organization Members

3

Selection Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process.

N/A

Are members required to pay dues to particpate?

No

Administrator Use Only
Fee Council this organization belongs to:

Department Funded