• PRIDE Black Student Alliance

    PRIDE Black Student Alliance (PRIDE BSA) is an organization that serves as a support system for student members as well as an educational tool for the University and community. Each year, PRIDE sponsors activities and speakers to raise awareness about and celebrate the rich cultural experiences of people of African descent. PRIDE's annual events are Black History Month, Gospel Night, Kwanzaa and the Black Bag Series.

    PRIDE was established in 1969 during the Civil Rights Movement. PRIDE was the first student of color organization that was established here at Hamline University. The goal of PRIDE was to focus on promoting racial identity, dignity and equality. PRIDE represented and was inclusive of all student of color, as well as white students and international students. The first president of PRIDE was Richard Jones.

    Click here to read the PRIDE Constitution.

    President

    Nyjee Palmer 
    Email: narradondo02@hamline.edu  

    Vice President

    Jasmine Tappin
    Email: jtappin01@hamline.edu  

    Treasurer

    David Peterson 
    Email: dpeterson35@hamline.edu  

    Public Relations

    Filsan Said
    Email: fsaid01@hamline.edu  

    Secretary

    Aria Gilliam 
    Email: agilliam01@hamline.edu   

    Black History Month Coordinator

    Jordan Grier 

    Email: jgrier02@hamline.edu

    Advisor 

    Carlos Sneed
    Email: csneed@hamline.edu&

  • Hamline News

    Sexualities and Gender Diversity Initiatives is accepting nominations for the Merv Meyer/Jeff Nash Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a College of Liberal Arts junior or senior with financial need who is self-proclaimed gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender; and is actively involved in community service outside the classroom. Please submit nominations online, the deadline to submit is Friday, March 3, 2017.

    Since 2010, the Office of Multicultural and Diversity Initiatives and Bush Memorial Library have collaborated on the Hamline Diversity Award. This cash award is given annually to an undergraduate student who demonstrates excellent facility with scholarly research materials to produce a project on a diversity topic. Nominations are now open from faculty, librarians, and students. Deadline is Thursday, March 9 at 5 p.m.

    Come to the Women's Month event, Stories of the People: Text, Movement, and Music on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in Anderson 112. This evening of text, movement, and music will feature writers who contributed to the recent anthology A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota