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.
- Executive Director- Center for the Study of Cuban Culture + Economy
- (540) 230-3143
The Afro- Cuban Experience: Cultural Exploration and Service Learning in Cuba: June 5th- June 12th, 2018
For more information on attending the trip, please contact:
Dr. Joe Scarpaci
To make a charitable donation for a Virginia Tech student to attend, please visit http://bit.ly/2GQP2HK
Virginia Tech Uplifting Black Men Conference
BMEN Success Coaching
This year the conference will be held on February 24th, 2018 in the Inn at Virginia Tech
More info about the conference can be found HERE
Register for the free conference HERE
If you would like to serve as a sponsor for the conference please contact Tommy Amal (firstname.lastname@example.org).
BMEN offers Success Coaching for all students on topics like:
- Academic Coaching
- Connection to Undergraduate Research/ Internships
- General advice and connection to campus resources
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: http://vtbmen.com