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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Black Student Union

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Mission Statement

The Black Student Union is an organization at the University of North Florida that is devoted to spreading the history and culture of African Americans. This is done through the implementation of educational workshops, cultural forums, and entertainment events. We unify our members by creating a lifelong relationship and being a catalyst for academic and cultural enrichment. We strive to exemplify our standing motto: "Unity is Our Strength."


"Unity is Our Strength."

2022  2023 Leadership

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Marie Dorneval

President of the Black Student Union 

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Breonshea Speed-Jackson

Vice President of the Black Student Union  

Signature Events

Black Excellence Expo

Generally occurs in February

Celebrate all things exuding Black excellence with the Black Student Union! Enjoy a night of art in this fun-filled event showcasing culturally enriching education and entertainment featured in the African diaspora.

Osprey Idol

Generally occurs in Spring Semester

Come showcase your talents to your fellow Ospreys! Prefer to watch? We got you covered. Enjoy some amazing talent and we’ll award prizes to the top three acts.

Connect with us

Interested in joining us?

Visit us at Founders Hall, Building 2, Suite 1400

Call us at (904) 620-2689

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