Alumni play a critical role in the success of the Center for Black Studies. We value your support and look forward to staying in touch. Stop by and visit us at homecoming or anytime you're on campus.
Black Alumni Council
Founded in 1976, the NIU Black Alumni Council works to support Black students at NIU and to be a resource for NIU's Black alumni. NIUBAC has given more than $25,000 in Fanny Ruth Patterson Scholarship Awards, named for the first Black student to graduate from NIU. Board member Stephanie Carr was a Fanny Ruth Patterson Scholarship Recipient in 1990.