Ohio University

Being Black in College

BBIC

Being Black in College (BBIC) is a programming series that connects Black students to academic resources on and off campus. This series is dedicated to connecting students to alumni and to creating platforms that enrich the academic experience of Black students on campus. Some of the programs include, Being Black in College Professional Success Conference, BBIC Empower Her etc. The program works with students to achieve their academic and professional goals.

Popular Programs

  • Black Professional Success Workshop
  • Mental Health Workshops
  • Culture Kitchen
  • EMPOWER HER – All Women of Color Workshop
  • Being Black in College Book Club
  • Financial workshops
  • And more
Group of student members of the Being Black in College group

All events are open to everyone and students can attend any event simply by registering for the events in advance. All event and registration information is often announced via email and on other social media platforms. To be added to the email list or for more information, students can email BeingBlackincollege@ohio.edu.  

An alumni panel speaks to a room of people at the Black Professional Success Workshop

Upcoming Events


 

BBIC Empower Her Image

EMPOWER HER.

Virtual events designed to prepare women of color to become the best version of themselves.

Women Of Color Leadership Panel

March 8 // 2-3:30 p.m. // Microsoft Teams

Want to learn more about how to develop your leadership skills in your field of study, socially, and all-around? Here is where you should be! This will be a panel with women of color in leadership positions answering questions to help others! The questions will focus on how these women have developed their leadership skills, harnessed their experiences, and much more!

 


Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

March 10 // 2-3:30 p.m. // Zoom

Interested in making sure your resume and cover letter get noticed? Or perhaps, you’d like feedback on your current resume and cover letter. The Being Black In College Series has got you covered! This interactive workshop will assist you in polishing your resume and cover letter and give you insight into what will help you get noticed.

 


Breaking The Barriers

March 12 // 2-3:30 p.m. // Microsoft Teams

This event aims to debunk the false narratives around mental health and its relationship with African American students. OHIO’s Counseling and Psychological Services and the Being Black In College Series will collaborate in presenting the truths and helpful resources to help us move forward.


Register Here