National Society of Black Engineers
P.O. Box 3441
Martinsville, VA 24115
|Primary Contact||Helen Howell|
|Primary Focus Area||Education|
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was founded at Purdue University in 1975 by six people: John Logan (deceased), Edward Coleman, George Smith, Stanley Kirtley (deceased), Brian Harris, and Anthony Harris. Their nickname is ‘The Chicago Six.’ The NSBE headquarters is located in Alexandria, Virginia.
NSBE is the largest student-managed organization in the country with hundreds of pre-college, college and alumni/technical professional chapters all over the world. These chapters are geographically divided into six regions. Our chapter is located in Region 2.
NSBE offers academic excellence programs, scholarships, leadership training, professional development and access to career opportunities for thousands of members annually. With over 2000 elected leadership positions, 12 regional conferences and an annual convention, NSBE provides opportunities for success that remain unmatched by any other organization.