Academic Societies and Organizations
The AARCC proudly assists students in enriching their academic experience by becoming involved in societies and organizations that are specific to and promote their fields of interest. In addition to preparing students for academic excellence, these societies and organizations serve as opportunities for UCSC students to collaborate with other brilliant young African American students and emerge as leaders in their community.
NSBE increases the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. NSBE is comprised of more than 270 chapters on college and university campuses, 75 Alumni Extension chapters nationwide and 75 Pre-College Chapters.
Meetings are every Wednesday at 7pm in Baskin Engineering 2 room 280. For more information, email email@example.com.
Charles Hamilton Houston Pre-Law Society
The Charles Hamilton Houston Pre-Law Society is a pre-collegiate affiliate of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), a national organization designed to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students. The society's main focus is to instill a greater awareness of and commitment to the legal needs of the Black community. The Charles Hamilton Houston Pre-Law Society founded at the AARCC welcomes all interested students to take a leadership role in identifying legal and political issues pertinent to the black experience.
Black Science Network (BSN)
The purpose of the Black Science Network at University of California of Santa Cruz is to foster a sense of community amongst students of African descent interested in science and mathematics. Black Science Network strives for academic excellence, and success among its members and community.
Our mission is to stimulate the intellect and inner power of black students interested in science and mat...h, hence increase the number of Black scientists, doctors and mathematicians in our world. Through our program which fosters leadership, mentoring and community service, we seek to astronomically increase our numbers in the scientific and medical fields.
SNMA represents future underrepresented medial students and is committed to increasing the number of culturally capable and sensitive physicians. The SNMA is also dedicated to the academic and clinical success of medical students and pre-medical students.
NABA supports African/Black students interested in careers in finance and accounting. There are conferences and chapters in six regions of the U.S. that serve as opportunities for students of African descent to “lift as we climb”.