The Black Male Excellence Network (BMEN) is a university-wide initiative that is spearheaded by The Student Success Center with a collection of partners across Virginia Tech’s campus representing academic affairs, student affairs, advancement, admissions and athletics. The collective aims to improve the academic performance, undergraduate experience, and graduation rates of Black male undergraduates at Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech BMEN offers a variety of programs to enhance the mission and vision throughout the year. Below are descriptions of upcoming programs.


  • Virginia Tech Uplifting Black Men Conference

  • This year the conference will be held on February 23rd - 24th, 2018 in the Inn at Virginia Tech


  • BMEN Success Coaching

    • Mentorship
    • Academic Coaching
    • Connection to Undergraduate Research/ Internships
    • General advice and connection to campus resources
  • BMEN offers Success Coaching to its members for:

    If you're interested in coaching, please sign up here:



For more information about BMEN programs and how to get involved, please visit the website: