Marshall University Black Alumni's primary mission is to help African American students become successful in their educational endeavors and their post education careers.
Marshall University Black Alumni is using this MUBA Alumni website to launch and coordinate several fund raising efforts.
Please read below for more information.
Donate to MUBA General Fund
Marshall University Black Alumni members and friends can donate to the Marshall University Black Alumni General Fund. The General Fund will be used to support financial initiatives that Marshall University Black Alumni agrees to take on for supporting the minority students. Donations to the Marshall University Black Alumni General Fund will be used to supplement Marshall University Black Alumni programs.
Marshall University Black Alumni has provided a link to PayPal to enable MUBA members and friends to donate to the MUBA General Fund.
Purchase MUBA Paraphernalia
There is also an On-line Store for selling MUBA Paraphernalia items. The current MUBA Paraphernalia consists of memorable items commemorating Marshall University Black Alumni's 40th Anniversary.
Proceeds from the sale of MUBA Paraphernalia will go to Marshall University Black Alumni's General Fund and will be used to supplement Marshall University Black Alumni programs.
MU Black Alumni offers two scholarships each year:
MU Black Alumni is in the process of establishing a third scholarship, the Fran Jackson Scholarship.
Japri Miller is the 2019 Nate Ruffin Scholarship Winner. Ellison Bryson, III is the 2019 Janis Winkfield Scholarship Winner.
Each scholarship will award $1000 for the 2019 - 2020 Academic School Year.
Marshall University Black Alumni members and friends can donate to the Fran Jackson Scholarship Fund, the Janis Winkfield Scholarship Fund or the Nate Ruffin Scholarship fund.
You will be helping to endow the Fran Jackson Scholarship Fund when you donate to the Fran Jackson Scholarship Fund Initiative.
You will be helping the respective endowments grow when you donate to the Janis Winkfield Scholarship Fund or the Nate Ruffin Scholarship Fund.
MU Black Alumni members experienced a memorable Homecoming 2018. There was a weekend full of events and food. Good times were available for everyone.
The weekend included a Friday night comedy show with comedians, who have appeared on BET, Comic View, and VH1. The comedy show was combined with a dance to kick start the weekend.
The events on Saturday included a Tailgate party, which was held on the Marshall University campus' Into Field. The tailgate was a great event with good food, good music and good fellowship.
On Saturday evening, MUBA hosted the 40th Anniversary Banquet - Dance. All of the MUBA Founders were represented. MUBA recognized each of the founders to show our appreciation for their vision and efforts for incorporating MU Black Alumni, Inc,
After the Banquet, MUBA members and guests mingled and danced into the night.
MUBA hosted a Hospitality Suite, which was open on both Friday and Saturday nights. MUBA members were at the Hospitality Suite until the early morning hours,
On Sunday, MUBA conducted a Memrial Service to honor deceased MUBA members from October 2017 through October 2018. The service was conducted at First Baptist Church, Huntington WV. MUBA member, Bishop Frederick Brown was the speaker and provided an inspirational message.
In addition, please visit the Marshall University Black Alumni Facebook page to view hundreds of pictures.
There are two major opportunities to spend time with MU Black Alumni:
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