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The Black Student Success Scholars program connects students from the African Diaspora to experience Black Excellence through a safe and welcoming environment. The program will bring an African-Centered education lens to support services, academic counseling, academic and cultural workshops, cultural enriching field trips, transfer planning, and HBCU tours.

Self-enroll in our Canvas page for a list of upcoming events, resources, and much more! You can also email Student Equity to join.

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Porch Talks

Join Black Student Success Scholars in our monthly meetings! Porch Talks are a safe space for students from the African diaspora to build a sense of connectedness and learn to advocate for themselves while discussing important topics in the Black community.

Registration required.

  • Wednesday, September 4 |  3 - 4:30 pm (Welcome Back + Game Night)  |  SAC 130 
  • Wednesday, October 2 |  3 - 4:30 pm (Conscious Conversations)  |  SAC 130  
  • Wednesday, November 6 |  3 - 4:30 pm (Mix & Mingle)  |  SAC 130  
  • Wednesday, December 4 |  3 - 4:30 pm (Destress)  |  SAC 130 

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If you require an accommodation for any of the events listed, please contact Disability Support Programs for Students at least three business days prior to the event by calling 949-451-5630 or emailing