National Society of Black Engineers - UIUC Chapter

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About Us

The mission of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.









Member Benefits

NSBE is a place for members to grow and learn from each other. We are wholeheartedly dedicated to our mission statement. The four pillars of NSBE is academic excellence, professional development, community engagement, and family. Our members can enjoy academic support through Study Tables and NSBE Buddies. We have various professional opportunities which include meetings with corporate sponsors, resume reviews, and interview workshops. We spearhead opportunities for community outreach and engagement through A Walk for Education, NSBE Jr, and HSV. Join the NSBE Family and become a part of our story!

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Chair Contact

Meeting Time


Communication Zone

Joshua Sekyere

Sunday 1-2 pm

EH 112

External Zone

Kinglsey Okeke

Friday 6-7 pm

EH 112

Finance Zone

Michaela Horn

Monday 4-5 pm

EH 112

Programs Zone

Fantah Kabba

Sunday 2-3 pm

EH 112

Executive Board

Saliyah As-Salaam Profile

Saliyah As-Salaam

Zion Odoh Profile

Zion Odoh

Abdulgafar Sulaiman Profile

Abdulgafar Sulaiman

Isaiah Neal-Webster Profile

Isaiah Neal-Webster

Jalen Bennett Profile

Jalen Bennett

Waidat Bada Profile

Waidat Bada

Sophia Witola Reyes Profile

Sophia Witola Reyes

Grant Lindsay Profile

Grant Lindsay

Michael Joseph Profile

Michael Joseph

Ella Greer Profile

Ella Greer

Isiah Lashley Profile

Isiah Lashley

Ogechi Onyewuchi Profile

Ogechi Onyewuchi

Academic Excellence Chair
Jaelynn-Darshawn Abdullah Profile

Jaelynn-Darshawn Abdullah

Marketing Chair
Iman Somerville Profile

Iman Somerville

Max Elloye Profile

Max Elloye

Academic Excellence Chair
Emmanuel Buabeng Profile

Emmanuel Buabeng

Pre and Post Collegiate Chair
Jasmine Richmond Profile

Jasmine Richmond

Community Service Chair