Black Alumni Society

Black Alumni Society 20th AnniversarySince chartering February 5, 2000, the Black Alumni Society (BAS) works to inform, involve and serve alumni as it promotes Kennesaw State University. BAS works diligently to cultivate a sense of pride, integrity, and the gift of giving by promoting and facilitating the engagement of African-American and African alumni with their alma mater. BAS is a way to deepen your connection with the KSU Alumni Association through professional and social networking, volunteerism, and mentoring.

Give to the BAS


Black Alumni Society 20th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, February 8, 2020


  • BAS supports the Wilkes/Burnett Black Alumni Society Scholarship, a scholarship awarded for academic merit each fall semester to an undergraduate student interested in the sciences or pre-medicine studies. BAS has succeeded in endowing the scholarship to ensure deserving students are afforded a Kennesaw State education in perpetuity

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    NEEDED: Black Alumni Society Photos to help celebrate the legacy!
    Do you have photos from your days at KSU as a BAS Member?
    Please contact Jyll Kafer, Director, Alumni Relations


    Stay Connected with BAS

    Keep up-to-date on what we are doing!
    Join our Facebook Group:

    Contact Matthew Upchurch Butler, Vice-President, KSU Black Alumni Society

  • There are many ways to give back. The BAS has an amazing leadership team who help provide the opportunities for our black alumni. Please see the committees below:

    • Student Retention and Mentoring Committee
    • Scholarship & Fundraising Committee
    • Alumni Engagement
    • Communications Committee

    To learn more about how to get involved with these committees email:

  • BAS believes one of its commitments to the Kennesaw community is providing a firm foundation for programming, engagement and mentorship. Money given to our BAS general fund will help us increase our impact and to continue bringing awareness and resources to our fellow Owls. Please make a generous donation today and spread the word! 

    Click here to give online


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