"Empowerment Through
Cultural Awareness"



The purpose of the Black Student Cultural Programming Board is to provide social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs for African American and other multicultural students. We seek to expose others to the culture, thoughts, and perspectives of African American and multicultural students throughout the Ohio University community, as well as, the Athens community. Our goal is to serve as a resource for the empowerment of the cultural programming at Ohio University.


BSCPB holds Executive Board meetings every Monday at 6:00 p.m. and General Body meetings every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in 205 Baker Center (Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room).

How can I become a member?

To become a part of BSCPB, a member must attend three (3) General Body meetings and participate in the planning/implementation of one (1) event. There is a yearly dues of $5, but includes an official BSCPB T-Shirt, priority seating at our annual SIBS Weekend Concert, and programming experience.

How can I get involved?

There are several events that need people to serve on different committees. The Blackburn Spencer Scholarship Pageant, K is for Kwanzaa, SIBS Weekend Variety Show and Concert, and Unity Fest are just a few events that will need dedicated members to help make it successful.

Executive Board Positions

BSCPB is composed of 12 executive board members, a graduate adviser, and a primary adviser. At the end of winter quarter, executive board applications will be available for the following positions:

Vice President
Communications Director
Booking Agent
Booking Agent Assistant
Special Events Coordinator
Special Events Assistant
Cultural Arts Coordinator
Cultural Arts Assistant
Public Relations Coordinator
Public Relations Assistant
For a full description of each position, please click here.