Marquette Black Alumni Association

The Marquette University’s Black Alumni Association actively contributes to excellence at Marquette and supports the university’s quest to be among the most innovative and accomplished Catholic and Jesuit universities in the world. Black alumni bring a vital perspective to the table and are key participants in Marquette’s drive to achieve its strategic goals.

BLACK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PURPOSE

  • To offer a meaningful network for Marquette’s Black alumni to connect with each other and the university.
  • Fundraise for scholarships that support Black students at Marquette, particularly the Ralph H. Metcalfe Sr. Scholarship that supports Black students based on their academic performance and demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity within Marquette and the community. Learn more about the scholarship.
  • Participate in mentoring, recruiting initiatives and other activities to regularly engage with current and prospective Black students.
  • Seek out and encourage alliances with Marquette alumni across the country.
  • Promote the association as a supportive resource for Marquette’s Black students.
  • Join the BAA group on Facebook and LinkedIn.

SUPPORTING OUR STUDENTS
The annual application process is announced to students in December and winners are announced in April.

Make a gift online to the Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr., Scholarship Fund (select "Black Alumni Association's Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr. Scholarship Award" from the dropdown menu).

BLACK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS
Nkozi “Jay” Knight, Prof St '08, President
Erika Brown, Arts’ 97, Vice President
Derek Baxter, Eng ’97
Vanessa Ann Brown, Eng ’80
Nicholas Dillon, Comm '90
Kevin Ingram, Bus Ad ’82, Grad ’02
Ingrid Jagers, Arts ’92
Ebony Ssali, Comm ’03

Interested in learning more or getting involved with the Black Alumni Association? Contact Rachelle Shurn, Prof St ’11, at rachelle.shurn@marquette.edu.

Sign up to receive email updates and invitations from the Black Alumni Association.

 

BLACK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

 

Make a gift online to the Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr., Scholarship Fund (select "Black Alumni Association's Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr. Scholarship Award" from the dropdown menu).

Join the Marquette University Black Alumni Association on Facebook

 

 

For more information about the Black Alumni Association, contact Rachelle Shurn, Prof St '11, at rachelle.shurn@marquette.edu or (414) 288-4765.