WELCOME TO NSBE-UI:
The National Society of Black Engineers is a student-managed, non-profit organization that is committed to recruiting, retaining, and motivating its membership to successfully complete a college education. It is an organized network of support for individuals who are typically underrepresented in the engineering and science community. By implementing programs that promote academic excellence, personal growth, and career development.
NSBE continues to increase the number of professionals who are committed t community development and prepared to successfully compete in technical surroundings. Since its creation in 1975, the society has grown to represent over 15,000 members and 200 colleges and universities nationwide.
Under the supervision of Professor Aicha Elshabini, the student chapter of NSBE at the University of Idaho was chartered in 2007 due to strong student interest in promoting the goals of the national organization on campus. All of the NSBE-UI founders have excelled in academia, research and industry. The success of the members made NSBE-UI one of the strongest and well reputed student organizations on the University of Idaho campus.
If you want to be part of a student organization that works for not only to enhance your professionalism but also helps the community through outreach events to drive the young generation to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields, please come and sit in one of our meetings. Our meetings are open to anyone!
- Stimulate and develop student interest in the various engineering disciplines.
- Increase the number of minority students studying engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Encourage members to seek advanced degrees in engineering or related fields and to obtain professional engineering registrations.
- Function as a representative body on issues and developments that affect the careers of black engineers