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Welcome Chef Todd Richards to the 2016 Chefs of The World: The Taste of Fame

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Chef Richards will delight your pallet with a delectable three course meal. His wealth of culinary experience and passion is an experience you do not want to miss! MEET CHEF RICHARDS A self-taught culinary industry standout, Richards was named the 2013 James Beard Awards semi-finalist for Best Chef in the Southeast. According to Richards, joining

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Our 2015-16 Miss NBCA is… Dontia Barrett, Miss 2015-16 Winston Salem State University

  Our 2015-16 Miss NBCA is… Dontia Barrett, Miss 2015-16 Winston Salem State University. Her major is Psychology. Her platform is “Power women, Empower women.” Thank you to all the King and Queen participants in this year’s 30th Anniversary Hall of Fame Weekend.

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Presents HBCU Kings

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  Jamal Averette, Mr. North Carolina AT&T State University         Shawn Johson, Mr. Lincoln University of Missouri   Darius Aaron, Mr. Bowie State University   Please register for the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend Sept 23-27, 2015 at nbcahof.com.    

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend: Sponsors

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Ciara has 25 years of Leadership in the field of Mission Critical IT requirement, High Performance Computing and OEM/ODM Appliance Services.   SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.  A subsidiary of Koch Industries, is headquartered in Atlanta and employs approximately 35000 people at more than

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NBCA highlights HBCU Kings

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Israel Spencer, Mr. Johnson C. Smith University   Santea Ross Hendrix, Mr. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania   Register and join NBCA in its 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend as they salute HBCU Kings Sept. 23-27, 2015 at nbcahof.com.

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Highlights Queens

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Bella Umontuen, Miss Fisk University   Tyra Laster,  Miss Tennessee State University   Register and join NBCA as they salute HBCU queens in the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend Sept 23-27, 2015 at nbcahof.com.

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame features: Kings & Queens

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Dontia Barrett, Miss Winston State University   Omari Collins, Mr. North Carolina Central University   Antonio Gooden, Mr. Talladega College   Early Eckles, Mr. Paine College     Arnold Andrade III, Mr. Benedict College   Register and Join the Kings and Queens at the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Sept 23-27, 2015 at nbcahof.com.

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Sponsors

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  Cadillac is one of the oldest automobile brands in the world, following just behind GM’s Buick brand. Cadillac was formed from what was left of the Henry Ford Company in 1902, nine years before  Chevrolet appeared.  The Cadillac brand is named after Antoine Laumet de La Mothe,  sieur de Cadillac the founder of the

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Sponsors

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    AARP, Inc., formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, founded in 1958 by Ethel Percy Andrus, PhD, a retired educator from California and Leonard Davis, founder of Colonial Penn Group of insurance companies. AARP is a membership organization for people age 50 and over and operates as a non-profit advocate for its members. AARP has

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NBCA Highlights Queen’s Ceremony Participants

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Jillian Christina Curry, Miss Morgan State University   Muriel Symone Pannell, Miss Alabama State University Join NBCA in the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Sept 23-27, 2015. Register at nbcahof.com.        

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Salutes Queens

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Ariel Nicole Wynn, Miss Talladega College   Markela Tarrance, Miss Benedict College   Jessica Janay Hatcher, Miss Fort Valley State University Join the NBCA in saluting its Queens at the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Queen’s Ceremony Sept 23-27, 2015 at nbcahof.        

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Salutes Queens

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Katherine Callwood, Miss University of Virgin Islands   Joi Zieh, Miss Savannah State University   Ijeoma Alston, Miss Paine College Register for the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Queens Ceremony 23-27, 2015 at nbcahof.com.    

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Salutes Queens

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Latrice Antoine, Miss LeMoyne-Owen College   Kamura Dunn, Miss Dilliard University   Atiya Stewart, Miss University of Maryland Eastern Shore   Register and join us  Sept 23-27, 2015, at nbcahof.com      

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend Sponsors: Wells Fargo

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    In 1852, Henry Wells and William Fargo founded Wells, Fargo & Co. to serve the West. The new company offered banking and express. Wells Fargo opened for business in the gold rush port of San Francisco, and soon Wells Fargo’s agents opened offices in other new cities and mining camps of the West. In the

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The Jones Brothers Albany State University Alumni to Be Honored at 2015 HOF Induction Ceremony

  The Jones family is widely recognized as the only family to produce six brothers who played professional basketball, including four who played in the NBA. All six brothers attended Albany State University. Oliver Jones also served as the Albany State head men’s basketball coach for 28 years (1972-2000).  The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference recently celebrated Albany

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Sponsor of Legacy Alumni Award Luncheon: Southwest Airlines

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  Southwest Airlines Co.  is a U.S. airline and the world’s largest low craft carrier. It is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The airline was established in 1967 and adopted its current name in 1971.The airline has nearly 46,000 employees as of December 2014 and operates more than 3,400 flights per day. As of June 5, 2011, it carries the

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FVSU’s DeKalb Alumni chapter awarded Alumni Chapter of the Year

  August 2, 2015 – Fort Valley State University’s DeKalb Alumni Chapter is in the national spotlight for its outstanding efforts in supporting the university. The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame recently awarded the chapter its Fourth Annual Legacy Leaders Small Alumni Chapter of the Year Award. DeKalb chapter members will receive the

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Sponsors of Hall of Fame Weekend: Delta Airlines

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Delta Airlines was founded on May 30, 1924, in Macon, Georgia and became the world’s first aerial crop dusting company. The company moved to Monroe, Louisiana in 1925. In 1928 they purchased Huff Daland, and renamed the company Delta Air Service, with its headquarters in Monroe. The name Delta, refers to the Mississippi Delta. In 1941 Delta moved its headquarters from Monroe to

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NBCA Golf HBCU Classic Tournament Tees Off

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Benedict College was founded in 1870 in Columbia, South Carolina. It was originally a teacher’s college. Students attending Benedict College have the opportunity to earn four-year, liberal arts degree from 30 different disciplines.  Encouraging small business ownership, and business improvement, among African-Americans, is the goal of the Business and Economic Development Program. The athletics department

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Featuring Michael Smith Winston-Salem State University

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Michael O. Smith Winston-Salem State University Class of 1979 2015 NBCA Hall of Fame Ceremony Inductee   Michael O. Smith began his career as a restaurant attendant at a North Carolina Hyatt hotel while studying Business Administration at Winston-Salem University. Upon graduating in 1979, Smith joined Hyatt’s Corporate Training Program at Hyatt Regency Washington. Since

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NBCA hosts an Invitational Golf Tournament

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Alabama State University has both a men and women’s golf team.  The men’s team won their second title in the SWAC (Southwestern Athletic Conference) and in 2011 the women won in the SWAC Women’s Golf Championship. The women’s team also has the distinction of being Back to Back to Back Swac Commissioner’s Cup Champions. They

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NBCA’s Invitational Golf Tournament

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  Virginia Union University, was founded in 1865 in Richmond Virginia. The University was founded to “give the newly emancipated freedman an opportunity for education of the mind in an ethical and religious environment.” Today Virginia Union University offers Golf Scholarships to students. A Division II ranked school VUU will be present and accounted for at the NBCA’s

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NBCA Will Be Honoring Albany State University Alumni the Jones Brothers

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The Jones family is widely recognized as the only family to produce six brothers who played professional basketball, including four who played in the NBA. All six brothers attended Albany State University. Oliver Jones also served as the Albany State head men’s basketball coach for 28 years (1972-2000).  The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference recently celebrated Albany State’s

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Legacy of Leaders Salutes JSUMAC & NAASC

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Established in 1965, the Metro Atlanta Chapter of Jackson State University’s National Alumni Association exists to support the mission and vision of Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. The chapter is very active in student recruitment, alumni retention, community outreach and fundraising activities. They have been named Large Alumni Chapter of the Year and will be honored at the Legacy

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Legacy of Leaders Luncheon Awards 2015

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The Dekalb Alumni Chapter, Fort Valley State University is in the national spotlight for its outstanding efforts in supporting the university. They will receive the Small Alumni Chapter of the Year Award at the 4th Annual Legacy of Leaders Luncheon at noon, Friday September 25, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.  

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Legacy of Leader Awards, Dr. Sheri Mitchell James

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Dr. Sheri Mitchell James is a pediatrician in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Texas Southern University (1983) with a B.S. in Biology. In 1987 she graduated from Tulane School of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine degree. From 1998-2002 she was the Staff Pediatrician of both Monmouth Pediatrics and Kelsey Seybold Clinic-West Clinic. Since 2002 she

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Legacy Of Leader Awards Introduces Venora W. McKinney

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Venora W. McKinney is the president of the Langston University National Alumni Association.  In 2012 McKinney was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from LU.  “…McKinney works tirelessly to not only keep a strong number of alumni active in Langston University, but also to ensure future generations of alumni continue to walk through the doors of the

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Showcasing Queen Katrina McNeal & Inductee Michael Smith

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Katrina McNeal, Miss Jarvis Christian College, is working on a double major in English and Education. She will be competing in the NBCA’s Queens Ceremony for her school. Michael Smith, manager, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Winston-Salem State University, will be an inductee in the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame. Register and join us Sept. 23-27th,

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Highlighting Queen Tierra Williams & Inductee Ada Anderson

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Miss Lincoln University Tierra Williams will be participating in Miss NBCA September 23-27th, 2015. Since Ada Anderson graduated from Huston-Tillotson University, she has had many awards and honors. Among which she became the first African-American member of the Austin Community College Board. She also created the Leadership Enrichment Arts Program to offer low-income youth and youth of color the opportunity to

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Showcasing Legacy of Leaders Honoree Allen Jackson & Inductee Elisabeth Omilami

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Allen M. Jackson was a 2009 graduate of Claflin University with a degree in Business Administration.  In 2012 Claflin University appointed Jackson as its new director of the Annual Fund and Alumni relations. Jackson will be named Director of the Year in the Legacy of Leaders Alumni Awards Ceremony.   Elisabeth Willams-Omilami is an Atlanta, GA

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Highlighting Inductee Clara Adams-Ender

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General Clara L. Adams-Ender U.S. Army, (Retired) was born in Wake County, North Carolina. She received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from North Carolina A&T State University. After receiving a Master of Science Degree and a Master of Military Art & Science Degree she has been awarded 12 honorary doctorate degrees in law, public service,

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Highlighting Inductee Regina Benjamin

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  Regina Benjamin graduated from Xavier University and went on to become the Surgeon General of the United States. She was also appointed as the Medical Director in the regular corps of the Public Health Service. Benjamin will be an inductee in the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Please register for both

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Highlighting Inductee Tommie Colbert, Sr.

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  Kentucky State University graduate Chief Justice Tommie G. Colbert Sr., has been selected to be an inductee in the 2015 NBCA Hall of Fame. Join us September 23-27th, 2015 . For all of the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame events please regster at www.nbcahof.com.

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Highlighting North Carolina A&T State University Past Queen: Sharron Jenkins

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In 1991 Sharron Jenkins of North Carolina A&T State University was crowned Miss NBCA. Jenkins has a B.S. degree from North Carolina A&T and a Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.  Jenkins was one of just a few African-American women to receive a doctorate degree in Chemistry in 1997. Since then, she has received numerous

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Highlighting Inductee Janice Howroyd

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Janice Bryant Howroyd is the first African-American female with a billion-dollar business. This North Carolina A&T State University graduate is the founder and chief executive officer of ACT-1 Group. The largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States. She also received the BET Honors Entrepreneur Award. Howroyd will be participating in the 30th Annual

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Highlighting Inductee Will Downing

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  Will Downing is a singer, songwriter, and producer. This Virginia Union University graduate received the International Association of African-American Music Diamond Award (2002) and is a spokesperson for the American Stroke Association. He will be an inductee into the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame. Register for all of these programs: September 23-27, 2015 at

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Highlighting Hakeem M. Oluseyi

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  Hakeem M. Oluseyi is a professor at both the Florida Institute of Technology and at Alabama A&M University. He is also involved with the SuperNova/Acceleration Probe Mission (SNAP) project. After receiving his B.S. in Mathematics and Physics (1991) from Tougaloo College, he received both his M.S. (1995) and Ph.D (1999) in Physics from Standford University.

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Save The Date for 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend

    Save the Date for our 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend. Theme for this year is “HBCUs Educating, Empowering, Leading”. Events will occur from September 23-27, 2015. Register Here  

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Miss UVI Elisa Thomas is First to Bring Home National Hall of Fame Crown

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  Miss U.S. Virgin Islands Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. Thomas competed against 20 other college queens from Historically Black Colleges and Universities from across the nation on Sept. 27, 2014

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Leroy Campbell Commissions Artwork for 30th Anniversary Hall of Fame Weekend

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Commissioned Artwork by Leroy Campbell for the 30th Anniversary Hall of Fame Weekend   Campbell’s work has been exhibited in galleries and institutions in the U.S. as well as in Japan and Africa. His prints have been featured on hit television shows such as “Martin”, “Living Single”, “The Heat of the Night” and “Fresh Prince

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees

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30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception Honoring our 2015 Inductees Friday, September 25, 2015 6:00 PM Hyatt Regency Atlanta 265 Peachtree Stree, Atlanta, GA 30303 Join us as we celebrate this year’s inductees: Arts/Entertainment– Will Downing, Virginia Union University Athletics– The Jones Brothers, Albany State University Business– Janice Howroyd, North Carolina

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Alumni HOF Weekend September 23-27 2015