Black Student Organization (BSO)

Original BSO logo

Mission Statement

The Black Student Organization promotes pride and cultural awareness of the African American culture through various programs and activities. BSO also provides avenues for networking and socializing.

Vision Statement

To create a welcoming and inclusive environment where we educate, celebrate, and support all of our members, promote and advocate black history, while furthering the uplifting of our community through voluntary services and increasing the overall general membership of the organization.

BSO Executive Board 2022-2023

President: Lem Cartman
Vice President: Tékeidra Masters
Secretary: Camille Jefferson
Treasurer: Chris Gatlin
Historian: Caleb Okoroti
Public and Web Relations: Charlesiana Roberts
Activities Coordinator: John Williams
Activities Coordinator Committee Co-Chairs: Essence Roberson, Naja Steele
Advisors: Merri Roddy & Wynton Jones

Fall Meeting Times

General Meetings TBD

Who Can Join?

BSO is welcome to any and everyone.

Office Hours

Please email us at blackstudentorg@valpo.edu for an appointment.

If you have any questions, or would like any additional information about BSO, please feel free to contact us!