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Black Student Union

The Black Student Union is open to all students of African-American descent or students interested in the African-American culture.

Meetings:  Thursdays 2:00pm-3:00pm IRN 128

For more information contact BSUs advisors:

Yvette Strickling

Our Goal

The goal of the Black Student Union is to provide a support system for African-American students and all members of Chandler-Gilbert Community College by creating an environment that provides and promotes leadership opportunities, embraces identity and encourages diversity. We believe it is our responsibility to successfully convey our collective perspectives of the Black Experience to our fellow students as well as faculty, staff and administrators. Additionally we are fully aware of our unique and vital position at this institution, recognizing the need to initiate understanding through group solidarity and collective identity.

Our Mission

In honor of our rich heritage; we passionately embrace this opportunity to educate ourselves, Chandler-Gilbert Community College community and the world by the following: Ensuring that our membership has a sense of Ownership to the organization. Actively communicating with the BSU Advisors or Diversity Committee and providing them input on how they can make the experience of all students better. Providing a safe place medium through which students can voice their needs and concerns to the appropriate agencies of the College. Generate a greater understanding among all cultures while actively promoting and participating in academic, political, and social programs which broaden understanding of the crucial aspects of race and social environments within our community.​
BSU Officers & Advisers
  • Yvette Strickling
    BSU Adviser, Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs, 480.732.7310