Pictured above: Members of the Black Alumni Chapter

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September, 2017

Soul of the Pack UNM Black Alumni & Friends Reunion
Thursday, September 28 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
We are proud. We are Lobos. WE are the heart and soul of the wolf pack! Lobos, it's time to come home. You, your family, and friends are invited to join us for a weekend of fun, festivities, and fellowship at Homecoming 2017. [ More information about theUNM Black Alumni & Friends Reunion ]

Black Alumni Chapter Living Legends Trailblazer Award Reception
Friday, September 29, 2017, 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
The annual Living Legends/Trailblazer Awards Ceremony will recognize Black Alumni Trailblazers and recipients of the Charles P. Roberts Fellowship Award in the Centennial Engineering Auditorium. [ More information about theLiving Legends Trailblazer Award Reception ]

The purpose of the UNM Black Alumni Chapter is to develop a plan to mobilize the membership to assist in the accomplishment of the organization's purpose as follows:

  • To establish contact between the University and its Black Alumni
  • To maintain the existence of the Africana Studies Program and the African American Student Center
  • To assist with the recruitment, retention and graduation of Black Students
  • To establish a historical archive of the Black Student movement and Black Alumni contribution locally, nationally and internationally
  • To establish the Josephus (Joe) Long Scholarship Fund at UNM for high school and college students
  • To establish a bi-annual UNM Black Alumni publication

Motto: Never Submit to Injustice.

Last Updated: September 19, 2017

For questions or more information:

Barbara Brown Simmons, President
(760) 265-1170 barbarasimmons64@ yahoo.com