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The Black Student Union allows students of all races to rejoice in African American culture, lifestyles, history and activities. The BSU has brought many activities to Eastern Illinois University, including the annual Miss Black EIU pageant, spring fashion show, union parties, and forums.

BSU has and will continue to make a profound impact on Eastern Illinois University. We look forward to seeing you join in our mission. We thank you for your interest and hope your experience at Eastern Illinois University is encouraging, significant and enjoyable.

Meeting Information

Black Student Union meetings are held Mondays at 6 p.m. in the Charleston/Mattoon Room of the MLK Jr. Union. For more information regarding BSU, you can stop by their office in the Student Activity Center or e-mail any of the officers:

President —  Elizabeth T Bailey - etbailey@eiu.edu

Vice President — K T Kelley-Morton - ktkelleymorton@eiu.edu

Secretary —  Claude Abdoulaye-Pedila - cabdoulayepedila@eiu.edu

Treasurer — Deearia S Watkins - dswatkins@eiu.edu