Black Cultural Center

Student Organizations

Diversity Peer Education Team (DPET)

The DPET is a team of students trained in diversity education. These students make it their mission to educate the campus community about issues concerning race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and discrimination.

Women of African Diaspora

Host programs to discuss the issues the Black women face on campus, in our campus community, and around the world. Students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend. Participants should RSVP to the Black Cultural Center.

Black Student Union (BSU)

BSU serves as a welcoming leadership body for African American students. The students of BSU plan and coordinate educational, cultural, and social events for the benefit of all Berea College students. Membership (dues are $5.00) is open to all students interested in promoting the purpose of the organization.

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee

The Committee plans and coordinates all the activities for the MLK celebration. It is open to all students, faculty, and staff.

Intercultural Understanding and Awareness

This group meets monthly to gain greater cultural awareness and understanding. Meetings are usually held in the Black Cultural Center.

Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)

Founded by Berea College Alum Carter G. Woodson’s, ASALH is seeks to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.

The Arts Collective is currently forming to develop student performance skills. Students who are interested in spoken word, writing, acting, music, and other performance arts are encouraged to join.

The Black Cultural Center – Advisory Committee

Comprised of Faculty, Staff, and Students and serves as a group of advisors on issues related to the BCC. The committee meets at least twice a semester and helps to promote the success of African Americans at Berea College.

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