Black Student Union

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About Us

The purpose of the BSU shall be to function as a unifying force for all Black students though which they may cooperate for achieving the following mutual objectives: a. To encourage and promote high academic and scholastic standards among all members b. To promote, protect, and support the interests of all members, especially Black students, through active participation in political and governance affairs c. To provide unwavering support for all members especially Black students within the Denison University community in all facets of their matriculation d. To function as a source of interaction between the Black faculty, staff, administration, and the BSU membership e. To function as a vehicle through which all Black students can maintain their social identities f. To function as a community service organization g. To function as a place of instruction and knowledge for the Denison community at large









Members Benefits

- Thought-provoking, entertaining, and creative programming that encompasses the diversity and excellence of Black culture - Access to a newly renovated Black Student Union space that includes a new Macbook, a workspace, new kitchen appliances, a new television, and a beautiful mural -Opportunities to engage in critical conversations about Blackness and to learn more about challenges and benefits of Black students at a predominantly white campus - Leaderships and mentorship

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Our Team

Adonte Mays
DCGA Senator
Zandie Lawson
Chanel Jordan
Klara Thelusma
Maya Thornton
Cayla Bovell
Lindsay Lewis-Persue
Minister of Records and Correspondence
Tef Tewoldeberhan
Minister of Finance
Thomas Coffey
Ayana Hinton
Zora Whitfield
DCGA Senator
Diamond McClellan
Minister of Affairs
Taylor Trimble
Vice Chief Minister
Aniaha Ortiz
Chief Minister


Black Student Union

100 West College Street
Granville Ohio 43023
United States