Black Alumni Society

Welcome to the Black Alumni Society

The mission of the University of Miami Black Alumni Society is to facilitate a comprehensive network among UM alumni, students, and faculty to advance the interests and needs of our community and promote the rich history of black alumni at the University.

The University of Miami Alumni Association supports an open and inclusive environment for all members of the Hurricane family. Please click here to read a message from President Shalala. Please feel free to contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1-866-UMALUMS (862-5867) or

Black Awareness Month

Join United Black Students, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Black Alumni Society as we celebrate Black Awareness Month (BAM) at Opening Ceremonies on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. Student Activities Center Ballrooms. The program will feature nationally acclaimed vocalist Nicole Henry, B.S.C. ’00. Nicole, will share her insights on her career and her time at the University of Miami. Guests will also be delighted with a musical performance.

For more information please contact the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, or 305-284-2855.

Two Faculty from UM College of Arts & Sciences Named
Top Black Educational Leaders of 2014

Legacy Magazine Recognized History Professor Donald Spivey and Associate Professor of English Patricia Saunders

Two of the finest faculty members in the UM College of Arts & Sciences have been recognized by Legacy Magazine as South Florida Top Black Educators of 2014. Click here to read the full article.

Congratulations on behalf of the Black Alumni Society!

Support the Black Alumni Society Scholarship Fund Today!

Support Our Mission

For more information about
the Black Alumni Society
please contact:

Cynthia (Cie) Cochran,
B.B.A ’01, M.P.A. ’06
Director, Alumni Engagement

Vanessa Lerouge, B.S.C. ’03
President, Black Alumni Society

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